Tony L. Talbert, Ed.D.
Professor and Graduate Program Director
Campus Contact Information
School of Education
One Bear Place #97314
Waco, TX 76798-7314
Office: Draper 211-A
Campus Phone: 254-710-7417
Ed.D., The University of Houston
M.A., Baylor University
BA, Stephen F. Austin State University
Philosophy of Teaching:
As a research and teaching scholar at Baylor University, Dr. Talbert has committed his research, teaching and service to meet the changing needs of students, educators, schools and communities through collaborative development, facilitative leadership, and transformative reflexive praxis. Dr. Talbert's 25 years as a professional educator have included public school and university teaching and administration as well as administration and consulting with state and federal education agencies and private corporations.
Dr. Tony L. Talbert, Professor and Graduate Program Director, teaching and research areas of expertise include qualitative research design/analysis and cultural/social studies in education. Dr. Talbert refers to his field of research as "Education As Democracy" which integrates the study of cultural and social issues and movements impacting education (e.g., class, race, gender, sexuality, privilege, power, social justice, liberty, equity) into a focused discipline of qualitative inquiry.
Dr. Talbert is pleased to discuss: qualitative research design and analysis; cultural and social issues impacting education; democracy education market democracy vs. popular democracy); alternatives to war-centric curriculum and practice in public schools and society; traditions of dissent within democratic societies; interactive peace and democracy teaching strategies and resources; and, the role of activism within education and society. Dr. Talbert can be reached at (254) 710-7417 or Tony_Talbert@baylor.edu.
Publications / Scholarship:
Nolen, A. and Talbert, T. (2011). When are prescriptive recommendations appropriate in qualitative research. Educational Psychology Review - Special Issues (http://www.springerlink.com/content/1040-726X)
Aoyama, I., Talbert, T., Brak-Bernard, L. (2011). Cyberbullying and victimization among high school students: Cluster analysis of sex and age differences. International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning.
Talbert, T. & Meira, A. (2011). Visions, Voices, and Virtual Journeys: The Future
of Distance Education. In Huffman, S. et. al (Eds.), Cases on Building Quality Distance Delivery Programs: Strategies and Experiences (p.269-289). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Talbert, T. & Rogers, J. (2011). Teacher as activist: Bridging theory and practice in democratic activism.
In C.S. White's Progressive Perspectives in Social Education.
Talbert, T. and Aoyama, I. (2010). Cyber-bullying internationally increasing: New challenges in technology generation. In Robert Zheng's (Ed.), Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet. IGI Global Publishers. Hershey, PN. (http://www.igi-global.com/marketingdept/reviews/zheng.pdf)
Talbert, T. (2009). Activist Teaching Through Democratic Empowerment. Democracy & Education. v. 18. n. 2.
Talbert, T. L. & Glanzer, P.L. (2006). Giving Peace a Chance in America's Social Education
Classrooms: Teaching Alternatives to Violence from Secular and Religious Communities Nonviolence. In K. Kottu (Ed.), Religion, Terrorism and Globalization: Nonviolence - A New Agenda. Nova Publishers. Ch. 17, pp. 265-27
Talbert, T., & White, C. (2006). Technology for transmission or transformation: A social justice paradigm. Society for Information Technology in Education Annual.
Talbert, T. (2005) Freedom or French fries: Packaged democracy for world consumption. In C. White & R. Openshaw (Eds.), Democracy at the crossroads: International perspectives on critical citizenship education. N.Y.: Rowman and Littlefiled Publishing Group.
White, C. and T. Talbert (2005). Comfortably numb? Rethinking social studies for social justice. In Current Issues in School Leadership. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Talbert, T. (2005 - Invited Author). Democracy lite: Market democracy and the student consumer. Journal of Democracy and Education.
Talbert, T. (2005). Who locked the tech room? Overcoming barriers to student-centered technology integration. T.H.E. Journal.
Talbert, T. (2004). Give peace a chance...in our social education textbooks. Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism, and Practice. n.8, Sp/Fa, pp. 9-15
Talbert, T. (2004). Come to the edge: Embracing teacher empowerment for the 21st century. Action in Teacher Education.
Glanzer, P., Ream, T., & Talbert, T. (2003). Why both classical and modern character education are not enough: Lessons from the Emperors Club. Journal of Education and Christian Belief. Vol. 7. No. 2
Talbert, T. and C. White (2003). Lives in the balance: Controversy, Militarism, and Social Studies Efficacy. in C. White. True confessions: Popular culture, Social Studies efficacy, and the struggle in schools. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Talbert, T. (2002). Dead men tell no tales...or do they? Socials Studies inquiry in the local cemetery, Social Studies Journal , 31,
Talbert, T. (2002). Their graves tell the tales: Unraveling our communities' mysteries through inquiry in the Social Studies. The Social Studies Texan , 17 (3),
Talbert, T. (2002- Invited Author). McFreedom? Packaged democracy for student consumption. Simile, 2 (1),
Talbert, T. (2001). Who hid the technology in the bookroom? Discovering ways to overcome the barriers to technology integration in the Social Studies education classroom. Computers in the Social Studies Journal , 10(1).
Talbert, T. (1999). I think; therefore, I write: Challenging issues and chasing problems through a critical thinking and writing framework. Mississippi Journal for the Social Studies, 10, Fall 1999
Talbert, T. (1999). Activist teaching for democratic empowerment. Trends & Issues in the Social Studies, 11.
Baylor University Fellow - 2011
Baylor University - Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award Nominee - 2010-11
Baylor University - Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year Award Nominee. 2003-04
Baylor University - School of Education Faculty Achievement in Teaching Award. 2003.
Baylor University - School of Education Faculty Achievement in Leadership Award. 2003.
Baylor University - Phi Kappa Chi Light Your World Banquet honoring "Most Influential Professors at BU." 2003.
Baylor University - Pi Beta Phi Teacher Book Dedication. 2003. Book donated by Miss Jacki Johnson in the name of Dr. Tony L. Talbert as the professor who has had the most impact in her life.
University of Houston - New Faculty Research Award - College of Education, University of Houston. 2001.
University of Houston- Grant to Enhance and Advance Research Award. 2001
TED 3380 - Social Issues in Education
TED 3385 - Secondary Social Studies Teaching Associate Part 1
TED 3386 - Secondary Social Studies Teaching Associate Part 2
TED 4341 - Secondary Social Studies Curriculum
EDC 5321 - Contemporary Curriculum
EDC 5348 - Issues in Curriculum Development
EDC 5391 - Social Foundations of Education
EDP/EDC 6336 - Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis
EDC/EDP 6339 - Ethnographic Research Methods and Analysis
EDC/EDP 6359 - Mixed-Methods Research Methods and Analysis
EDC/EDP 6370 - Case Study Research and Analysis
Associate Editor - Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research. 2007- Present.
Associate Editor - International Journal of Research on Cyber Behavior, Psychology, and Learning. 2009-Present.
Editorial Advisory Board for the journal - Cases on Building Quality Distance Delivery Programs: Strategies and Experiences. 2009-Present.
Editorial Review Board for the journal - Theory and Research in Social Education. 2009-Present
McGraw-Hill Academic Advisory Board for Taking Sides: Human Sexuality. 2009-Present
National Council for Accrediting Teacher Education (NCATE) & National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Program Reviewer. 2007-2012
Member - Institutional Review Board - Baylor University - 2009-Present.