JACK HELFELDT
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Primary Emphasis Area: Reading Education
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Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Helfeldt, J.P., Capraro, M.M., Capraro, R. M. & Scott, C. (2015). Full-time teaching internships: A public school-university partnership designed to increase teacher retention in urban area schools. Journal of Education and Human Development, (4) 2, 1, DOI: 10:15640/jehd.v4n2_1a1.

2. Sanchez, B., & Helfeldt, J.P. (2014). Effects of rhetorical reading on the reading and writing performances of ELL and native English speaking college students. Journal of College Literacy and learning. vol 40, pp. 3 - 18

3. Kim, S., McTigue, E., Helfeldt, J. (2011). A comparison of Education, business, and engineering undergraduate students' intern use and their experiences, confidence, and competence in using new literacies of the internet. 60th Yearbook of the Literacy Research Association

4. Capraro, M. M., Capraro, R. M., & Helfeldt, J. (2010). Do differing types of field experiences make a difference in teacher candidates' perceived level of competence? Teacher Education Quarterly, 37(1), 131-154.

5. Helfeldt, J., Capraro, R. M., Capraro, M. M., Foster, E. S., & Carter, N. (2009) An urban schools-university partnership that prepares and retains quality teachers for "high need" schools, The Teacher Educator, 44 1-20.

6. Nichols, W.D., Wilkins, J.L., Rupley, W.H., Helfeldt, J., Young, C.A., & O’Connor. (2007). Examining elementary and middle school teachers’ beliefs and instructional practices related to reading. Balanced Reading Instruction, 13, 37-58.

7. Helfeldt, J. (1999). Carousel Brainstorming: An Instructional Strategy to Activate Schema, Assess Prior Knowledge, Generate New Ideas, and Focus Instruction in S.Totten, C. Johnson, L. Morrow, T. Sills-Briegel Practicing What We Preach: Preparing Middle.

* 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)

Catapult Round 2 - Follow-up Snook ISD as a CEHD Lab School Project Mission (Funded amount $30,345). (Co-PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016/05/01 - 2017/05/31
Total Funding: 0.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Karla Wynell Eidson (Fall, 2009), Ph.D.
Bernice Yvonne Sanchez (Fall, 2009), Ph.D.
Su Yeon Kim (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Jamie Berry (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Carmen Amparo Pompa (Spring, 2016), Ed.D.
Elsa Yvonne Reyna-Barron (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Bertha Cristina Trevino (Fall, 2016), Ed.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (1986 - ). Reading Research and Instruction

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(1998-2004). Co-Chair Resolutions and Rules.  College Reading Association

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