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Jerry Worley, Ed.D.

Jerry Worley
  • Professor
  • Education Studies

Teaching Interests
    • Social Studies Education
    • Values Clarification
    • The Human Variable in Education
Responsibilities

 Courses Taught:

  • ES 203 – Exploring Schools in Grades 1-8

  • ES 309 – Social Studies Curriculum and Instruction in Grades 1-8

  • ES 312 – Secondary Methods

  • ES 356 - Teaching Social Studies in Grades 4-12

  • ES 385 – Social Foundations of Human Relations

  • ES 435 – Classroom Management 

  • ES 490 – Historical, Legal, and Philosophical Foundations of Education

  • ES 720 – Learning

  • ES 746 – Teaching All Students: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity

  • ES 788 – Introduction to Educational Inquiry

  • IDIS 285 – Integrating the Social Sciences: The Social Studies

Research and Creative Activities
  • Holistic Approaches
  • The Phenomenology of the Individual
  • Native American Curriculum
  • Social Studies Education
  • Privilege
  • Marginalization
  • Oppression
  • Power
  • Bias
Education

Professional Preparation

  • Ed.D, The University of Southern Mississippi, Curriculum and Instruction, Social Studies, 2004
  • M.Ed. The University of Southern Mississippi, Curriculum and Instruction, Social Studies, 2001
  • B.S. Montana State University, Secondary Education, Social Studies, 1990

Appointments

Full Professor, Education Studies, UWEC (July 2018 to present), Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Associate Professor, Education Studies, UWEC (July 2012 to 2018), Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Assistant Professor, Education Studies, UWEC (July 2008 to 2011), Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Assistant Professor, Tift College of Education, Mercer University, (June 2005 to June 2008), Macon, Georgia

Visiting Professor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, The University of Southern Mississippi, (June 2004 to June 2005), Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Instructor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, The University of Southern Mississippi, (June 2003 to June 2004), Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Graduate Assistant Instructor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, The University of Southern Mississippi, (August 2001 to June 2003), Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Published Research

      PRODUCTS OF SCHOLARLY and CREATIVE ACTIVITY

      BOOKS:

Worley, J.E. and Roshell, L. (2019) Building, maintaining, and repairing relationships: this room of earth and sky. New York: Peter Lang Publishing

Worley, J.E. and Roshell, L. (2018) Low hanging fruit: Ripe pickings for the deep tracks of social education. Boston: XanEdu Publishing.

Worley, J.E., Weber, J., and Wolfe, L. (2016) The deep tracks: Building heart to heart relationships through social education. Boston: XanEdu Publishing.

Worley, J.E., and Fisk, J. (2014) Building relationships through the social studies. Boston: XanEdu Publishing.

Worley, J.E., Morris, M., Stramiello, A., (Editors) (2008) Sometimes I did all I could do:  Authentic remembrances of teaching. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press.

Worley, J.E. (2008) Perspectives on building rapport in higher education: A qualitative inquiry. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Press.

      SCHOLARLY ARTICLES:

Worley, J.E. (2014) Creating pathways to a better life. Tribal College Journal, 26 (2), pp. 18-22.

Worley, J.E. and Feldmann, D. (2014) Blind your ponies: Opening our social studies eyes to the human experience. The Social Studies Review 54 (1), pp. 90-97.

Watson, D.C. and Worley, J.E. (2013) Leveraging equitable literacy access:  Using analytical tools of inquiry, Wisconsin Journal of Reading Association Journal, 51 (1) pp. 41-51.

Worley, J.E. (2013) Inspired art in the Bear’s Paw Mountains, Tribal College Journal, 25 (1), pp. 31-32.

Worley, J.E. (2012). To speak in a clear voice. Tribal College Journal, 23 (3), pp. 60-61.

Worley, J.E. (2011):  Lessons in education – and beauty. Tribal College Journal, 22 (3), p. 77.

Worley, J.E. (2010). Caring, sharing in the Big Sky: Writer, photographer explore five of Montana’s tribal colleges. Tribal College Journal, 22 (2), pp. 14-22.

Worley, J.E. and Feldmann, D. (2010): Not found in a book: A quiet tiger engagement. The Social Studies Review, 49 (1). pp. 86-88. Spring-Summer, 2010.

Worley, J.E. (2010):  From the frozen wind, a charging bull appears. Tribal College Journal, 21 (3), pp. 36-37.  

Jones, R. and Worley, J.E. (2005). Hey teachers: Don’t forget about trust when interacting with diverse families and communities! Dimensions of Early Childhood, 33, 3-8.