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Jennifer Urbach, Ph.D.

Jennifer Urbach, Ph.D.


School of Special Education

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McKee 034


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Publications/Creative Works

Urbach, J. & Banerjee, R (2019).  Participatory Research with Special Populations:  Issues and Recommendations. In A. Eckhoff (Ed). Participatory research with young children.

Brownell, M. T., Kiely, M. T., Haager, D. Boardman, A.G., Corbett, N., Algina, J., Dingle, M., & Urbach, J. (2017). Literacy Learning Cohorts: Content-focused Approach to Improving Special Education Teachers’ Reading Instruction. Exceptional Children. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1177/0014402916671517

Urbach, J., Moore, B. A., Klingner, J. K., Galman, S., Haager, D. Brownell, M. T. (2015).  “That’s my job:” Comparing the beliefs of more and less accomplished special educators related to their roles and responsibilities. Teacher Education and Special Education: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. 38(4)323-336.

Brownell, M. T., Lauterbach, A. A., Dingle, M., Boardman, A., Urbach, J., Leko, M. & Park, Y. & Benedict, A. (2014).  Individual and contextual factors influencing  special education teacher learning in Literacy Learning Cohorts.  Learning Disability Quarterly. 37(1) 31-44.

Urbach, J. & Eckhoff, A. (2012). Release the dragon: The role of popular culture in children’s stories. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood.13 (1), 27-37.

Luckner, J. L.  & Urbach, J (2012).  Reading fluency and students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Synthesis of the research. Communication Disorders Quarterly 33(4), 230-241. 

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