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Karon N. LeCompte, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

Baylor University
School of Education
One Bear Place #97314
Waco, TX 76798
Office: Marrs McLean Science Building 236
Phone:254 710-3596
Fax: 254 710-3160
Email: karon_lecompte@baylor.edu

Degrees:
Ph.D. August 2002. Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The University of Texas at Austin, Specialization: Curriculum Studies, Social Studies Education, and the Integration of Technology in Curricula. Dissertation: "Establishment of Academic Standards for Early 20th Century Texas High Schools: The University of Texas Affiliated Schools Program". Supervisor: Dr. O.L. Davis, Jr.

M.A. 1996. Elementary Education/Gifted and Talented Education.
Sam Houston State University. Thesis: "The Manifestation of Leadership Potential in Female Preservice Teachers." Supervisor: Dr. Beverly Irby

B.S. 1995. Elementary Education/English. Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX.

Publications:
Baumal, M, Field, S.L. and LeCompte, K. (2008 in press) Mexico, Our Closest Neighbor: Three Elementary Teacher's Perspectives. The Social Studies.

LeCompte, K. (2008) Power to the People: Using Primary Resources to Teach Social Studies Methods. Black History Bulletin. ASALH.

LeCompte, K. (2006) Conditions of Democracy: Elementary Perspectives, Social Studies and the Young Learner, 19 (1), 28-31.

LeCompte, K, Field, S.L. and Alleman, J. (2005) Fruitful Collaboration, Social Studies and the Young Learner, 18(2), 14-19.

LeCompte, K and Nicol, T. (2005) East Texas Oilfield Schools: Expansion, Diminution, and Reorganization, American Educational History Journal, 32 (2), 116-124.

Strunk, K.J. and LeCompte, K.N. (2004) Tennessee's First Public School Finance Issues: The
Peoples' Petitions, 1812-1861. American Educational History Journal, 31(1), 29-36.

LeCompte, K.N. and Davis, O.L. Jr. (2004) Establishment of Academic Standards for
Early 20th Century Texas High Schools. Journal of Educational Administration and History, 36(2).

LeCompte, K.N. (2003). [Review of the book Teaching What Matters Most: Standards
and Strategies for Raising Student Achievement]. Theory Into Practice, Teacher Reflection and Race in Cultural Contexts, 42(3), 258-260.

Kelly, L.J and LeCompte, K.N. (2003) The Early Development of Science and
Mathematics Standards in Texas. American Educational History Journal, 30(1),
107-113.

LeCompte, K.N., and McCray, A.D. (2002) Complex Conversations with Teacher
Candidates: Perspectives of Whiteness and Culturally Responsive Teaching.
Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 4(1), 25-35.

Baumal, M, Field, S.L. and LeCompte, K. (2008 in press) Mexico, Our Closest Neighbor: Three Elementary Teacher's Perspectives. The Social Studies.

LeCompte, K. (2008) Power to the People: Using Primary Resources to Teach Social Studies Methods. Black History Bulletin. ASALH.

LeCompte, K. (2006) Conditions of Democracy: Elementary Perspectives, Social Studies and the Young Learner, 19 (1), 28-31.

LeCompte, K, Field, S.L. and Alleman, J. (2005) Fruitful Collaboration, Social Studies and the Young Learner, 18(2), 14-19.

LeCompte, K and Nicol, T. (2005) East Texas Oilfield Schools: Expansion, Diminution, and Reorganization, American Educational History Journal, 32 (2), 116-124.

Strunk, K.J. and LeCompte, K.N. (2004) Tennessee's First Public School Finance Issues: The
Peoples' Petitions, 1812-1861. American Educational History Journal, 31(1), 29-36.

LeCompte, K.N. and Davis, O.L. Jr. (2004) Establishment of Academic Standards for
Early 20th Century Texas High Schools. Journal of Educational Administration and History, 36(2).

LeCompte, K.N. (2003). [Review of the book Teaching What Matters Most: Standards
and Strategies for Raising Student Achievement]. Theory Into Practice, Teacher Reflection and Race in Cultural Contexts, 42(3), 258-260.

Kelly, L.J and LeCompte, K.N. (2003) The Early Development of Science and
Mathematics Standards in Texas. American Educational History Journal, 30(1),
107-113.

LeCompte, K.N., and McCray, A.D. (2002) Complex Conversations with Teacher
Candidates: Perspectives of Whiteness and Culturally Responsive Teaching.
Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 4(1), 25-35.

Baumal, M, Field, S.L. and LeCompte, K. (2008 in press) Mexico, Our Closest Neighbor: Three Elementary Teacher's Perspectives. The Social Studies.

LeCompte, K. (2008) Power to the People: Using Primary Resources to Teach Social Studies Methods. Black History Bulletin. ASALH.

LeCompte, K. (2006) Conditions of Democracy: Elementary Perspectives, Social Studies and the Young Learner, 19 (1), 28-31.

Research Interests:
Social Studies Education, Curriculum Studies, History of Education

Awards:
Kappa Delta Pi Outstanding Regional Counselor, Alpha Pi Chapter, Vanderbilt University, 2007
Transatlantic Outreach Program Fellowship, Summer 2005 - Travel and Expenses to Germany
Keizai Koho Fellowship, Summer 2003 - Travel and Expenses to Japan
Excellence in Writing Award. Student Government Association. Sam Houston State University. 1997