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Susan Wynn

Associate Professor of the Practice of Education
Education
Box 90739, Durham, NC 27708-0739
213 West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Digital Storytelling: Narratives for the 21st Century · December 30, 2013 Lecture North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented, Winston-Salem, NC
Re-conceptualizing Reflection: Helping Students Move from Reaction to Action · December 29, 2013 Lecture The Mentoring Institute at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque
Developmental Supervision: Supporting Psychological and Pedagogical Growth of Pre-service Teachers · December 29, 2013 Lecture The Mentoring Institute at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Creating Community, Collaboration, and Connections for Mid-Career Teachers · January 6, 2012 Lecture Albuquerque, New Mexico
Using Digital Storytelling with Secondary Students · January 6, 2012 Lecture Denver, Colorado
Digital Storytelling: Narratives for the 21st Century · December 30, 2013 Lecture North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented, Winston-Salem, NC
Re-conceptualizing Reflection: Helping Students Move from Reaction to Action · December 29, 2013 Lecture The Mentoring Institute at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque
Developmental Supervision: Supporting Psychological and Pedagogical Growth of Pre-service Teachers · December 29, 2013 Lecture The Mentoring Institute at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Creating Community, Collaboration, and Connections for Mid-Career Teachers · January 6, 2012 Lecture Albuquerque, New Mexico
Using Digital Storytelling with Secondary Students · January 6, 2012 Lecture Denver, Colorado
Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for the Profession · January 6, 2012 Lecture Albuquerque, New Mexico
Women Leaders in K-12 Education · January 6, 2012 Lecture Duke University
Making Connections Between High School Service Learning and Secondary Teacher Preparation · January 6, 2012 Lecture ICSLTE at Duke University (International Conference on Service Learning)
Digital Storytelling · January 12, 2011 Lecture Winston Salem, NC: North Carolina Association for Gifted and Talented Conference
Digital Storytelling: Narratives for the 21st Century · January 12, 2011 Lecture New Orleans, LA: NAGC
Next Generation Education: Narratives for the 21st Century · May 1, 2010 Lecture Orlando, FL: International Conference on Education, Training, and Informatics
Digital Storytelling: A Creative Option for High School Students · January 6, 2010 Lecture National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) in Atlanta, GA
Digital Storytelling: Narratives for the 21st Century · January 6, 2010 Lecture National Association for Gifted Children in Atlanta, GA
Cross-Departmental Collaboration in an Educational Technology Course · January 5, 2009 Lecture Advancement of Computing in Education, Charleston, SC
Digital Storytelling Narratives for the 21st Century · January 5, 2009 Lecture National Association for Gifted Children, St. Louis, MO
Digital Storytelling Narratives for the 21st Century · January 5, 2009 Lecture NC Association for the Gifted and Talented Conference, Winston-Salem, NC
Teacher Retention: Should I Stay or Should I Go · January 5, 2009 Lecture AERA, San Diego, CA
Beginning Teacher Retention and the Importance of Mentoring, School Climate, and Principal Leadership in a Professional Learning Communities Framework · December 22, 2008 Lecture American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY
Promoters and Depleters of High Teacher Efficacy in Salta, Argentina · December 22, 2008 Lecture Education across the Americas 6th Annual Conference: "Educational Equity, Policy and Transformation in the Americas" Teachers' College, Columbia University
Mentoring, School Climate, and Principal Leadership: What Matters to Beginning Teachers? · December 22, 2008 Lecture American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in New Orleans, LA
Creating Community, Collaboration, and Connections through PK-12/University Partnerships · December 22, 2008 Lecture American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in New Orleans, LA

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Bass Connections Faculty Team Member - OSPRI Lab: Open Source Education Technology · August 2017 - May 2018 Projects & Field Work flag United States of America
Unknown - Education Awareness Week · January 12, 2011 Other Service to Community ; I am serving as a faculty advisor for Education Awareness Week, a series of three major events in January that are designed to raise awareness and spark conversations about education. These student-initiated events are designed to reach out to a diverse group of Duke students who are interested in education.
Unknown - Northern High School's Young Men of Progress · January 12, 2011 Other Service to Community ; This group of 15 students from Northern High School visited Duke University in August. My role was to plan their visit. Students toured West Campus, then met with MAT candidates, and then had a session with two football players.
Supervision in Schools & Community Centers · 2011 Community Development Supervision in Schools & Community Centers ; Working closely with students who are engaged in field experiences in the local schools is an important part of the courses that I teach both in the fall and in the spring. This past spring (2013) I arranged and supervised the student teaching practicums for six high school candidates who were placed at Jordan High School. Three content areas were represented: math, science, and social studies. Student teachers require various levels of support and this group had two high needs students, so I spent a minimum of 15 hours per week at their school site. Coordinating and overseeing the practicums of student teachers is a time-intensive but rewarding endeavor. I met regularly with the mentor teachers, three of whom were new to the STPP. I also assisted each student teacher with unit and lesson planning. In addition to the coordination of the student teaching practicum, I observed each student teacher formally and informally and completed a mid-term and final evaluation in conjunction with the mentor teacher. Following the mid-term and final evaluations, I met with each student teacher to debrief and reflect on the evaluation. Along with the observations, I met informally with mentor teachers on an ongoing basis to discuss each candidates' performance and to address any concerns. The fall semester (2013) supervision was focused on the six new STPP candidates who will be student teaching in the spring of 2014. Since I taught the methods course this past fall, I worked closely with the mentor teachers as the student teachers completed their Fall Internship Portfolio. In the fall, student teachers visit their school site to complete required activities and to work in their mentor teacher's classroom. I also met with each mentor teacher for a formal evaluation conference in December to assess the students' readiness level for the spring student teaching practicum. Additionally, I communicate with the on-site coordinator at Jordan High School who helps to facilitate smooth transitions for student teachers. In addition to the methods-focus of this course, we have also incorporated a "local to global" component that features collaboration with the elementary teacher preparation program. The fall semester began with a book study of The Best of Enemies followed by an insightful guided tour of the community surrounding Duke University. The global component is an exciting and collaborative experience that includes taking the secondary and elementary student teachers to Shiv Nadar University in India. In preparation for this new experience, we conducted five pre-departure workshops to help contextualize our upcoming trip. The other two courses that I teach in the fall, EDUC 243 and EDUC 363, have a 20-hour service learning component, so the students' work in the schools and after-school community centers is also a component of supervision. Both courses carry the writing code, so much time is devoted to this area. In addition, EDUC 363 carries the R (research) code; students conduct a qualitative research study focused on local school leaders. This past semester students interviewed a school board member, a former superintendent/principal and a current middle school principal. Coordinating these sessions was also a time-intensive and rewarding endeavor, and students shared that they appreciated having the opportunity to connect theory to practice.
Supervision in Schools & Community Centers · 2011 Community Development
Bass Connections Faculty Team Member - OSPRI Lab: Open Source Education Technology · August 2017 - May 2018 Projects & Field Work flag United States of America
Unknown - Education Awareness Week · January 12, 2011 Other Service to Community ; I am serving as a faculty advisor for Education Awareness Week, a series of three major events in January that are designed to raise awareness and spark conversations about education. These student-initiated events are designed to reach out to a diverse group of Duke students who are interested in education.
Unknown - Northern High School's Young Men of Progress · January 12, 2011 Other Service to Community ; This group of 15 students from Northern High School visited Duke University in August. My role was to plan their visit. Students toured West Campus, then met with MAT candidates, and then had a session with two football players.
Supervision in Schools & Community Centers · 2011 Community Development Supervision in Schools & Community Centers ; Working closely with students who are engaged in field experiences in the local schools is an important part of the courses that I teach both in the fall and in the spring. This past spring (2013) I arranged and supervised the student teaching practicums for six high school candidates who were placed at Jordan High School. Three content areas were represented: math, science, and social studies. Student teachers require various levels of support and this group had two high needs students, so I spent a minimum of 15 hours per week at their school site. Coordinating and overseeing the practicums of student teachers is a time-intensive but rewarding endeavor. I met regularly with the mentor teachers, three of whom were new to the STPP. I also assisted each student teacher with unit and lesson planning. In addition to the coordination of the student teaching practicum, I observed each student teacher formally and informally and completed a mid-term and final evaluation in conjunction with the mentor teacher. Following the mid-term and final evaluations, I met with each student teacher to debrief and reflect on the evaluation. Along with the observations, I met informally with mentor teachers on an ongoing basis to discuss each candidates' performance and to address any concerns. The fall semester (2013) supervision was focused on the six new STPP candidates who will be student teaching in the spring of 2014. Since I taught the methods course this past fall, I worked closely with the mentor teachers as the student teachers completed their Fall Internship Portfolio. In the fall, student teachers visit their school site to complete required activities and to work in their mentor teacher's classroom. I also met with each mentor teacher for a formal evaluation conference in December to assess the students' readiness level for the spring student teaching practicum. Additionally, I communicate with the on-site coordinator at Jordan High School who helps to facilitate smooth transitions for student teachers. In addition to the methods-focus of this course, we have also incorporated a "local to global" component that features collaboration with the elementary teacher preparation program. The fall semester began with a book study of The Best of Enemies followed by an insightful guided tour of the community surrounding Duke University. The global component is an exciting and collaborative experience that includes taking the secondary and elementary student teachers to Shiv Nadar University in India. In preparation for this new experience, we conducted five pre-departure workshops to help contextualize our upcoming trip. The other two courses that I teach in the fall, EDUC 243 and EDUC 363, have a 20-hour service learning component, so the students' work in the schools and after-school community centers is also a component of supervision. Both courses carry the writing code, so much time is devoted to this area. In addition, EDUC 363 carries the R (research) code; students conduct a qualitative research study focused on local school leaders. This past semester students interviewed a school board member, a former superintendent/principal and a current middle school principal. Coordinating these sessions was also a time-intensive and rewarding endeavor, and students shared that they appreciated having the opportunity to connect theory to practice.
Supervision in Schools & Community Centers · 2011 Community Development
Unknown - Hillside High School · January 6, 2010 Other Service to Community
Unknown - Student U. · January 5, 2009 Other , Durham, NC Service to Community ; I was invited to give a presentation to new teachers at Student U. The title of my presentation was Teaching the Tweens.
Unknown - Club Boulevard Elementary School · January 5, 2009 Other , Durham, NC Service to Community ; I was invited to present to fifth-grade parents on middle school transition. The title of my presentation was Unraveling Middle School: What You Should Know about Your Child When Selecting a Middle School.
Unknown - Student U. · January 5, 2009 Other , Durham, NC
Unknown - Club Boulevard Elementary School · January 5, 2009 Other , Durham, NC

Service to the Profession


Education Awareness Week · January 6, 2012 Other
Faculty Advisor : Duke UNITED (Uniting Networks of Individuals Through Education in Durham) · January 6, 2012 Other
participant - Pre-Convention Speaker for the 59th Annual Convention of the National Association for Gifted Children · January 6, 2012 Professional Development Denver, Colorado
University of Iowa · December 22, 2008 Other
reviewer - Reviewer · December 22, 2008 Editorial Activities
Education Awareness Week · January 6, 2012 Other
Faculty Advisor : Duke UNITED (Uniting Networks of Individuals Through Education in Durham) · January 6, 2012 Other
participant - Pre-Convention Speaker for the 59th Annual Convention of the National Association for Gifted Children · January 6, 2012 Professional Development Denver, Colorado
University of Iowa · December 22, 2008 Other
reviewer - Reviewer · December 22, 2008 Editorial Activities
reviewer - Journal reviewing and editing · December 22, 2008 Editorial Activities
reviewer - Editorial Board · 2008 Editorial Activities
Co-Editor/Editorial Board : International Journal of Applied Educational Studies · 2008 Other Gulf University for Science and Technology in Kuwait