Beverly Irby
Office#: 513 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4226
Office Phone: (979) 862-2092
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Other Title: Associate Department Head
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Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. *Druery, D., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., & Guerrero, C. (2017, in press). Academic Oral and Written Language (AOWLS): A Curriculum Component of the English Language and Literacy Acquisition-Validation (ELLA-V; i3 Grant). In P. Cook (Ed.). Educational trends. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Press * (In Press)

2. Lara-Alecio, R., & Irby, B. (in press, 2015). El Raton Vaquero. A bilingual literacy book. Published by Frog street (In Press)

3. Tong, F., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & *Guerrero, C. (in press, 2015). Invited Chapter. How professional learning can shape teachers[48]19 pedagogical delivery of science and language teaching in middle school classroom for English language learners. In C. Buxton (Ed.) Teaching science to English learners: Research to practice. Springer. * (In Press)

4. Lara-Alecio, R., Koch, J., Irby, B. J., & Tong, F. (in press, 2015). Invited Chapter. How to measure big ideas in science for improving English language learners[48]19 conceptual understanding. In C. Buxton (Ed.) Teaching science to English learners: Research to practice. Springer (In Press)

5. Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Tong, F., & *Phuong, To Tam. (In press, 2015). Invited Chapter. The use of research-based ESL strategies with lower grade middle school English language learners in the science classroom. In C. Buxton (Ed.) Teaching science to English learners: Research to practice. Springer * (In Press)

6. *Huerta, M., *Tong, F., Irby, B. J., & Lara-Alecio, R. (2016, in press). Measuring and comparing academic language development and conceptual understanding via science notebooks. Journal of Educational Research. doi: 10.1080/00220671.2014.992582 [2013 5-year impact factor: 1.282] * (In Press)

7. Irby, B. J., *Sutton-Jones, K., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (in press). From MOOCs to MOOPILs: Pushing the boundaries of virtual professional development and learning for teachers. International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development, 9(1) * (In Press)

8. *Yang, P., *Tong, F., Irby, B., Lara-Alecio, R., Ramos, N., & *Walichowski, M. (2016, in press). The effect of storytelling and retelling on oral performance of elementary students in English as a foreign language (EFL) program: An exploratory study in Mainland China and Taiwan. Asian Journal of Education and Training. * (In Press)

9. *Spies, T., Tong, F., Lara-Alecio, R., & Irby, B. J. (in press, 2015). The influence of developing oral language on Reading comprehension of English language learners. International Journal of Current Research, 7(10) * (In Press)

10. Abdelrahman, N., & Irby, B. J. (2017). Hybrid learning in higher education. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Blended learning: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications. Hershey, PA: IGA Global.

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Teach the Teacher: Summer Camps for Educational Service Regions 4 and 6 of the State of Texas. (Co-PI)
Department of Defense-National Security Agency (Federal)
2017/03/28 - 2018/02/27
Total Funding: 1,530.

Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunity (LISTO), a 5-Year Longitudinal Validation Project. (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2017/01/01 - 2021/12/31
Total Funding: 12,000,001.

Catapult Round 3 - Project STAR (Service, Teaching, and Research) [Funded amount $30,000]. (PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016/12/01 - 2018/05/31
Total Funding: 0.

Catapult Round 3 - Instructional Coaching & Leadership Endorsement Program (Funded amount $25,000). (Co-PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016/12/01 - 2018/05/31
Total Funding: 0.

Empowering Teachers of English Language Learners (ETELL). (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2016/09/01 - 2021/08/31
Total Funding: 2,750,000.

Eco-Resilience NPD program: Synergistically Connecting Multiple Environments for the Success of English Learners. (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2016/09/01 - 2021/08/31
Total Funding: 2,750,000.

English Language and Literacy Acquisition Validation Study (ELLA-V). (Co-PI)
US Department of Education (Federal)
2013/01/01 - 2017/12/31
Total Funding: 14,827,438.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Margie Martinez (Spring, 2014), Ed.D.
Augustina Lozano (Spring, 2015), Ph.D.
Jerrod Barton (Summer, 2015), Ed.D.
Jimmy Scott Gouard (Fall, 2015), Ed.D.
Detra De Verne Johnson (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Sonya Diana Hayes (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Laurelyn Hunter Arterbury (Summer, 2016), Ed.D.
Erich Morris (Summer, 2016), Ed.D.
Nancy Aguilar Guerrero (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Lolita Antoinette Tabron (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Tiffany TaNeal Spicer (Summer, 2016), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2016 - ). Reading and Writing

Editor (2015 - ). Dual language research and practice journal

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Education Policy Analysis Archives

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Journal of Research on Leadership Education

Editor (2015 - ). Mentoring and Tutoring

Editorial Board Member (2014 - ). School Leadership Review

Editorial Board Member (2013 - ). Bilingual Research Journal

Editor (1996 - ). Advancing Women in Leadership

Awards

(2015). Texas Council of Professors of EDAD.  Researcher of the Year Award

(2015). Living Legend Award.  National Council of Professors of EDAD

(2014). Diversity and Climate Award.  November

(2013). Higher Education Honoree.  Texas Association of Bilingual Education

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