Carol Pate

Carol M. Pate, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education


Office Location:  St. Joseph Hall, 4th flr., North Wing, SJ427
Office Phone:  215.248.7127
E-Mail:  cmpate@chc.edu





Educational Background
 

  • B.A., Special Education, University of Arizona
  • M.A., Special Education, Eastern New Mexico University
  • Ed.D., Education, Indiana University
  • Post Doctoral Work, University of Pennsylvania

Scholarly Interests
 

  • The effect of media on children's social and cognitive processes
  • Technology and teacher preparation

Courses Taught
 

  • Undergraduate and Graduate courses related to Special Education
  • Graduate courses in education research and literacy
  • Senior Seminar
  • Beginning Teacher's Institute

Other Academic Information
 

  • Presented papers on the effects of the alaphabet on emerging literacy at the University of Pennsylvania's Ethnography Education Forum, March 2000.

Academic Presentations: Invited Presentations

Pate, C. (10/27/01) "How to Critique Research". Rehabilitation Symposium of the 65th Anniversary of the Jiangsu Province Hospital and First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University.

Pate, C., Kahn, J., Cotugno, D. (11/01/01) "Technological Fluency in Pre-service Teachers: Possibilities Realized". Transitions in Teacher Education, the 30th Annual Teacher Education Assembly sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators.

Kahn, J., Pate, C., Waskowitz, W., (2/12/2001) "Electronic Texts and On-Line Resources: A Progress Report. Pennsylvania Educational Technology Conference.
 

Academic Presentations: Peer-Reviewed & Research-Based 1998-present

Pate, C.M., Kahn, J., Waskovitz, W., (3/3/01) The Actions and Investigations of Seventh Graders Using Print or Electronic Text: Evaluating How a "Sense of Place" is Supported Through an Electronic Environment. University of Pennsylvania, Ethnography Forum: Practitioner Research-Work In Progress.

Pate, C.M., McWhinney, G. (10/26/2000) "First Grade Actions and Investigations of Written Language: The Alphabet's Role in Constructivism." Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators, Harrisburg, PA.

Pate, C.M., McWhinney, G. (3/2/2000) "The Actions and Investigations of First Graders Regarding Written Language: The Centrality of Media/External Tools as Organizing Cores in Emerging Literacy." University of Pennsylvania, Ethnography Forum: Work In Progress.

Pate, Carol M. (3/4/1999) "Basic Situational Frames and Accompanying Coordinating Actions in a Classroom-based Collaborative Group Project: A Qualitative Research Inquiry". University of Pennsylvania, Ethnography Forum Work In Progress.

Pate, C. (3/2/1998) - "Expert/Novice Interactions: Differences in Perceived Zones of Proximal Development in Medical Students". University of Pennsylvania, Center for Urban Ethnography's Ethnography Forum.

Peer Reviewed Monographs

Pate, C., Kahn, J., Cotugno, D., (2001) "Technology Fluency in Pre-service Teachers: Possibilities Realized". In Scanlon, K.C. (Ed.) Technology: Application to Teacher Preparation. Monograph III, October 2001. Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators.

Kolodner, E., Pate, C. (2001) "Position Paper on Ethical Considerations" In Integrating Research Into Occupational Therapy: A Teaching Guide for Educators. American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Bethesda, MD.

Kolodner, E., Pate, C. (2001) "Open Ended Interviewing with Mentors". In Integrating Research Into Occupational Therapy: A Teaching Guide for Educators. American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Bethesda, MD.

Peer Review Articles/Book Chapters

Pate, C.M., Stroup, K., Stout, J. (1995): Transportation of children and adults With developmental disabilities, in "Doing What Works: Information Services For People With Developmental Disabilities". Walling, L.L., Irwin, M.M. eds. Greenwood Press.

Melvin, J.L., Pate, C.M. (1993): Surviving the complexities of academic medical centers. Am. J. Phys. Med. Rehab. 1993;72:52-53.