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Associate Professor
College of Education
Courses Taught 
SCED 301: Writing Intensive Program Methods
SCED 315: Teaching Writing in the Junior and Senior High School
SCED 401E/L: New Directions in Teaching English in the Junior and Senior High School
ENGL 390: Young Adult Novel
SCED 304E: Clinical Experiences in the Secondary School: English
SCED 305E: Secondary Student Teaching and Seminar in English
Research Interests 
N/A
Education 

Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, 2003

The University of South Dakota

Dissertation: Uses of Music in the High School English/Language Arts Class in South Dakota: Teacher

Perceptions and Practices

 

M.A., English, 1990

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Thesis: The Last Days of Justice Thierry

 

Secondary Certification, Graduate Single-Subject Teaching Program, 1984

University of California-Santa Barbara

K-12 English

 

B.A., English, 1983

University of California-Santa Barbara

 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1978-80

Undergraduate studies

Selected Publications 

Books:

Duggan, T. J. (2013). Advanced Placement Classroom: Lord of the Flies. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Duggan, T. J. (2012). Advanced Placement Classroom: Julius Caesar. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Duggan, T. J. (2008). Advanced Placement Classroom: Hamlet. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

 

Articles:

 

Dover, A. G., Schultz, B. D., Smith, K., & Duggan, T. J. (2015, in press). Embracing the controversy: edTPA, corporate Influence, and the cooptation of teacher education. Teacher College Record.  

 

Dover, A. G., Schultz, B. D., Smith, K., & Duggan, T. J. (2015, March 30). Who’s preparing our candidates? edTPA, localized knowledge, and the outsourcing of teacher evaluation. Teacher College Record. http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentId=17914 

 

Duggan, T. J. (2014). Obscurity. Music CD. Tim Duggan Music. A collection of original folk music.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2009). Conferences 101: Take a classic and make it current. Illinois English Bulletin 96(2), 11-27.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2008). Advanced Placement Classroom: Hamlet. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2008). Ethics and teaching English language arts: An exploration. English Journal 97(6), 18-19.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2007). Ways of knowing: Exploring artistic representations of concepts. Gifted Child Today 30(4), 56-63.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2006). Deepening the experience: Adding individual and group projects to gifted summer camp.Curriculum Division Newsletter, National Association for Gifted Children.

 

Knipper, K. J. & Duggan, T. J. (2006). Writing to learn across the curriculum: Tools for comprehension in content area classes. The Reading Teacher 59(5), 462-470.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2005). Curriculum, testing, and standards. Educated Answers. South Dakota Public Broadcasting website, http://www.sdpb.org/Archives/ProgramDetail_learning.asp?ProgID=3457 Released April 5, 2005.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2005). Handling gifted students. Educated Answers. South Dakota Public Broadcasting website http://www.sdpb.org/Archives/ProgramDetail_learning.asp?ProgID=3048 Released January 4, 2005.

 

Schweinle, A., Pietrzak, D., & Duggan, T.J. (2004). TV’s impact on children. Educated Answers. South Dakota Public Broadcasting website, http://www.sdpb.org/Archives/ProgramDetail_learning.asp?ProgID=2404 Released September 9, 2004.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2003). Drama workshop in the English classroom: Studying Shakespeare through the eyes of actors and directors. Shakespeare 10(3), 10-12.

 

Duggan, T. J. & Mangiameli, M. (1999). Shakespeare Unbound: The Study Guide. Nebraska Shakespeare  Festival. Musical Recordings.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2008). Language Arts 201. Self-published. Compact Disc.

 

Duggan, T. J., Doyle, K., and Liebers, S. (2005). Watching Time Walk. Toadsong Music. Compact Disc.

 

Duggan, T. J. (2003). Language Arts 101. Self-published. Compact Disc.

 

Duggan, T. J. & Doyle, K. (1996). Natural Progression. Toadsong Music. Compact Disc.

 

Duggan, T. J. & Doyle, K. (1994). Something Out There. Toadsong Music. Compact Disc.

 

Other Publications Feature articles for The Lincoln Star, 1990-93

 

Numerous articles as staff writer and copy editor, 1988-89 Inside Lincoln Business (magazine)

 

Poetry published in Laurus, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1988, Mindprint Review, 1985.

 

“The Heart Has Reasons” (short story), McGill Observer, 1983 Manuscript Reviews

 

Duplass, J. A. 2006. Middle and high school teaching: Methods, standards, and best practices. Boston, Houghton Mifflin.

 

Ornstein, A. C., Behar-Horenstein, L. S., & Pajak, E. F. (2007). Contemporary issues in curriculum (4th ed.). 

Boston, Allyn & Bacon.

 

Music:

Obscurity. Tim Duggan Music, 2014 

                      A collection of original folk music.

 

Language Arts 201. Tim Duggan Music, 2008

                       A collection of songs and sonnets from Shakespeare and other famous poets.

Selected Exhibitions 

Title: Duggan, T. J. (2005). Handling gifted students. Educated Answers. South Dakota Public Broadcasting website http://www.sdpb.org/Archives/ProgramDetail_learning.asp?ProgID=3048

Released January 4, 2005.

 

URL: http://www.sdpb.org/Archives/ProgramDetail_learning.asp?ProgID=3048

 

Title: Schweinle, A., Pietrzak, D., & Duggan, T.J. (2004). TV’s impact on children. Educated Answers. South Dakota Public Broadcasting website, http://www.sdpb.org/Archives/ProgramDetail_learning.asp?ProgID=2404

Released September 9, 2004.

 

URL: http://www.sdpb.org/Archives/ProgramDetail_learning.asp?ProgID=2404

Additional Information 

Amundsen Partnership:

As Faculty-in-Residence, I coordinated NEIU-Amundsen High School partnership. In this capacity I served on school’s Instructional Leadership Team and Literacy Team, conducted two professional development sessions for all-school faculty, provided individual mentorship of teachers, including guest teaching, team-teaching, and observing teachers. I also created and hosted monthly student open-mic performances. Over the past two years of this partnership, Amundsen has been moved off CPS probation and ACT scores have jumped nearly 2 points.

 

PASAS Grant Consulting (through NEIU Center for College Access and Success):

Conducted workshops and ongoing individual mentoring for teachers in the Morton School District focusing on literacy practices at Morton East High School, Morton West High School, and Morton Freshman Center.

 

Union Participation:

UPI Negotiating Team Member. Successfully negotiated UPI/NEIU Collective Bargaining Agreement for 2014-2019

 

Recent Awards:

Faculty Excellence Award for Research and Creative Activity, 2012-2013. Northeastern Illinois University

Faculty Excellence Award for Research and Creative Activity, 2011-2012. Northeastern Illinois University

Faculty Excellence Award for Service, 2010-2011. Northeastern Illinois University

Little Red Schoolhouse Award, 2007, School Administrators of South Dakota Recognition for outstanding school innovation through partnership with Beresford, SD School District “Operation Coyote”

 

College Teaching Experience

Associate Professor of Secondary English Education, 2013-present

Northeastern Illinois University

Clinical Supervisor and Coordinator for Partnership with Amundsen High School

Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in English education, supervising clinical students and student teachers, working regularly with Amundsen High School (Chicago Public Schools) students, faculty, and administration to improve school performance, developing arts culture through hosting open mic performances, and creating opportunities for collaboration between NEIU faculty and students and Amundsen faculty and students.

 

Assistant Professor of Secondary English Education, 2009-2013

Northeastern Illinois University

Courses Taught: Teaching Writing in the Junior and Senior High School, Methods of Teaching English in the Secondary School, New Directions in Teaching English in the Junior and Senior High School, Young Adult Novel, Secondary Clinical Field Experience in English Methods of Teaching at the Secondary Level, Research Methods for Secondary Language Arts

 

Adjunct Instructor, 2009

Northwestern University

Course Taught: Engineering Design and Communication II

 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2008-2009

Northeastern Illinois University

Courses Taught: Methods of Teaching at the Secondary Level, New Directions in English Language

Arts Teaching, Secondary Internship

 

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, 2003-2008

The University of South Dakota

Courses Taught: Methods and Media for Middle/Secondary School Teaching, Reading Development in

Content Areas, Secondary School Curriculum, 7-12 Language Arts Methods, Nature and Needs of

Gifted Children, Curriculum Development and Teaching Strategies for the Gifted, Nature and Nurture of

Creativity, Improvement of Instruction, Philosophies of Education

Additional Responsibilities: Served as director of gifted programs, supervised student teachers, placed

interns, served on committees, coordinated secondary education

 

College Teaching Experience (continued)

Instructor, 2002-2003 The University of South Dakota

Courses Taught: Methods and Media for Middle/Secondary School Teaching, Reading Development in

Content Areas, Secondary School Curriculum, 7-12 Language Arts Methods

Additional Responsibilities: Supervised student teachers, placed interns, served on committees

 

Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2001-2002

Morningside College, Sioux City, IA

Courses Taught: Argumentation and Critical Thinking, College Writing, Interpreting Literature

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1999-2002

The University of South Dakota

Responsibilities: Supervised and evaluated student teachers

Adjunct Instructor, 1995-2001

Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE

Courses Taught: Composition I, Composition II, Technical Writing, Humanities

 

Instructor, 1989-1995

Southeast Community College, Beatrice NE

Courses Taught: Composition I, Composition II, Technical Writing, Introduction to Literature, American

Literature, Modern Fiction, Creative Writing

Additional Responsibilities: Articulated transfer agreements with statewide four-year institutions,

introduced critical thinking component into Composition II curriculum, served as Faculty Association

President and State Coordinator for Community College Humanities Association, advised students,

served on numerous committees

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1988-89

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Course Taught: Composition I

 

Secondary School Teaching Experience

 

Instructor

Gifted Learning Links Program, Center for Talent Development, 2008-2010

Northwestern University

Course Taught: Honors Literary Analysis 6-12

 

Substitute Teacher, 1995-2001 Omaha Public Schools (NE)

Vermillion Public Schools (SD)

Elk Point-Jefferson Public Schools (SD)

Responsibilities: Taught classes in all secondary areas, including special education

 

English Teacher, Summers, 1989, 1990, 1997

Boys Town High School, Boys Town, NE

Courses Taught: Adventures in Literature I and II, Reading

 

Gifted Program Mentor, 1988, 1989

Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE

Responsibilities: Mentored a twice-exceptional student

 

English Teacher, 1984-87 and Summer, 1988

Sonora Union High School, Sonora, CA

Courses Taught: English 10, English 10 Honors, English Literature, Creative Writing

Other Responsibilities: Served as Gifted and Talented Education Coordinator, Assistant Track and Field

Coach

 

School-based Workshop Experience

Founder and Director, 2003-2008

Institute for Teachers of Gifted Youth, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

Responsibilities: Designed and coordinated a week-long institute with one-day, two-day, and five-day

options for training and professional development in needs of gifted children, curriculum for gifted

children, and the nature of creativity (25-50 participants each year)

 

Independent Workshop Director, 1999-2007

Responsibilities: Created and directed workshops teaching performance-based Shakespeare studies,

songwriting, and creative writing in schools in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota (Approximately 15

schools served)

 

Director of Outreach and Education Programs, 1997-99

Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, Department of Fine Arts, Creighton University and University of Nebraska-

Omaha

 

Responsibilities: Designed, developed, and coordinated Shakespeare Unbound artist residencies in

schools across Nebraska and in Western Iowa, taught Shakespeare through performance, offered

public forums and teacher in-services, coordinated student sonnet-writing contests, directed Camp

Shakespeare (approximately 22 schools served)

 

Camps and Summer Programs

 

Camp Director, 2001, 2002, 2004-2008

South Dakota Governor’s Camp, The University of South Dakota

Ambassadors of Excellence Camp, The University of South Dakota

One-week and Two-week residential camps for gifted youth

 

Camp Director, 2002, 2003

Siouxland Shakespeare Camp, Morningside College, Sioux City, IA

 

Drama Instructor and Team Leader, 2000

South Dakota Governor’s Camp, The University of South Dakota

 

Camp Director and Instructor, 1998-2000

Camp Shakespeare, Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, University of Nebraska-Omaha

 

Creator/Director and Instructor, 1999, 2000, 2002

Shakespeare in the Summer, Omaha, NE

Program for Gifted Students of the Omaha Public Schools

 

Crew Leader, 1982

National Forest Service Youth Conservation Corps, Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara, CA

 

Counselor, 1979, 1980

Camp Thunderbird for Boys, Bemidji, MN

 

Conference/Workshop Presentations

“Bard Core Curriculum! Reading into Shakespeare.” Workshop for CPS faculty participants in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Bard Core professional development program. Chicago, IL, August 5, 2015.

 

“M.A.S.T.E.R.ing the Art of Music Integration.” Two-day workshop for ARTeacher grant participants, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, February 25-26, 2015

 

“Bringing Performance Techniques into the English Classroom.” Bard Core Professional Development Workshop. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, December 5, 2014. 

 

“M.A.S.T.E.R.ing the Art of Music Integration.” Featured workshop, YAL Conference, St. Charles, IL. October 24, 2014

 

“Lear and his Fool: Bridging Critical Interpretation with Classroom Performance.” Teacher workshop. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, September 13, 2014.

 

“M.A.S.T.E.R.ing the Art of Music Integration.” Featured workshop, National Writing Project Urban Sites Conference, Chicago, IL, April 26, 2014. 

 

“M.A.S.T.E.R.ing the Art of Music Integration.” Featured workshop at ARTful Teaching Conference, Withrop Rockefeller Institute, Arkansas, March 31-April 1, 2014

 

 “M.A.S.T.E.R.ing the Art of Music Integration.” Workshop presented as part of the “From A to Jay-Z: Using Music to Teach English” Workshop. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. Boston, MA, November 25, 2013. 

 

“(Re)Inventing Shakespeare through Performance-Based Reading and Writing.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. Boston, MA, November 23, 2013. With Marilyn Halperin, Molly Topper, and Jason Harrington.

 

“Shakespeare as a Tool of the Public School Bureaucracy.”  Paper presented in the “Wrong Shakespeare” Seminar at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, March 28, 2013. 

 

“Finding the Match: Igniting Change as a First-year Teacher in an Urban Setting.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. Las Vegas, NV, November 18, 2012. With Alison Morales, Sergio Santillan, and Ryan Dooley.

 

"Bard Core Professional Development: Reaching At-Risk Students through Shakespeare and Teachers."Conference on English Leadership. Chicago, IL, November 21, 2011. With Marilyn Halperin, Karen Boran, and Sandra Shimon.

 

"Bard Core in Practice: Bringing Difficult Text to Life with Struggling Readers and Writers in Urban Schools." National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. Chicago, IL, November 19, 2011. With Marilyn Halperin, Karen Boran, and Sandra Shimon.

 

"We’re All in this Together: Establishing An Adolescent Literacy Program that Builds Community and Student Achievement." National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. Orlando, FL, November 20, 2010. With Deborah Will.

 

"Entering Difficult Texts: How Not to Get Stuck before Starting the Journey." Poster Session. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. Orlando, FL, November 20, 2010.

 

“Bard Core: Bringing Performance into Classroom Study of Shakespeare.” Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Chicago, IL, August 16-17, 2010.

 

“Life is Revision or How I Learned to Quit Worrying and Just Get On With it.” Illinois Association of Teachers of English Spring Regional Workshop, Shaumburg, IL, April 16, 2010.

 

“Ideas for Introducing Students to Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors.” Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Chicago IL, January 9, 2010.

 

 “Making Research Real: A Teacher-Student Partnership for Local Action” (with Liz Kirby). Illinois Association of Teachers of English Fall Conference, Rockford, IL, October 16, 2009.

 

“Richard III: A Guide to Classroom Orientation Activities.” Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Chicago IL, October 3, 2009

 

“Bard Core: Entering into the Script of Richard III” Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Chicago IL, August 5, 2009.

 

Keynote Address: “101 Conferences: Take a Classic and Make It Current.” Illinois Association of Teachers of English Fall Conference, Oak Brook, IL, October 17, 2008.

 

“35 Things You Can Do With Hamlet.” Illinois Association of Teachers of English Fall Conference, Oak Brook, IL, October 17, 2008.

 

“35 Things You Can Do With Hamlet.” Iowa Council of Teachers of English Fall Conference, Johnston, IA, October 3, 2008.

 

“Sure-fire Shakespeare.” Nebraska Association for the Gifted Conference, Omaha, NE, February 28, 2008.

 

Keynote Address: “The Connection between Music and Literature: A Performance.” South Dakota Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference, Chamberlain, SD, February 22, 2008.

 

“How Time Flies: Creating Moments in the Study of Literature, Writing, and Film.” South Dakota Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference, Chamberlain, SD, February 22, 2008.

 

“Professional Development: Sharing with Others.” Roundtable discussion. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, New York, New York, November 16, 2007.

 

“I Would Never Do This at Home: The Role of Performing Arts in Gifted Children’s Leadership Development.” Poster session, National Association for Gifted Children Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN, November 9, 2007 (with Heath Weber).

 

“Shakespeare’s Music.” Shakespeare Garden Twentieth Anniversary Celebration, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, October 18, 2007.

 

“Life is Revision OR How I Learned to See My Writing.” Dakota Writing Project September Showcase, Vermillion, SD (with broadcast over South Dakota DDN network), September 19, 2007.

 

“Sheridan Blau’s Literature Workshop.” South Dakota Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference, Chamberlain, SD, March 24, 2007.

 

“Teaching Shakespeare through Performance.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Nashville, TN, November 17, 2006.

 

 “Ways of Knowing and Artistic Representation of Concepts.” Poster session, National Association for Gifted Children Annual Convention, Charlotte, NC, Nov. 3, 2006.

 

“Songwriting: An Introduction.” The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, workshop sponsored by the Dakota Writing Project and the Vermillion Literary Project, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, October 14, 2006.

 

“Using Sheridan Blau’s Literature Workshop to Improve Reading and Writing.” Dakota Writing Project, The University of South Dakota, June 10, 2006.

 

Keynote Address: “Using Music in the Classroom: Adding Our Voices.” South Dakota Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference, March 24, 2006.

 

“Shakespeare and the Curriculum of Identity.” National Association for Gifted Children Annual Convention, Louisville, KY, November 11, 2005.

 

“Gifted Students and Reading: Filling Empty Spaces in Classroom Time.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Pittsburgh, PA, November 19, 2005.

 

Keynote Address: “Professional Development in a Flexible Framework: Adjunct Teaching in the Community College.” Faculty Development Workshop. Northwest Iowa Community College, Sheldon, IA, September 10, 2005.

 

“THE Meaning vs. MY Meaning: Developing Individual and Shared Interpretations of Literature.” South Dakota Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference, Chamberlain, SD, April 1, 2005.

 

 “Shakespeare and the Curriculum of Identity.” Nebraska Association for the Gifted Annual Convention. Omaha, NE, February 24, 2005.

 

“Writing Songs.” Dakota Writing Project, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, June 10, 2004. 

 

“Teaching Reading through Performance.” Oglala Lakota College Teacher Inservice, Rapid City, SD, May 3, 2004.

 

“Improving Reading through Dramatic and Musical Performance.” Northeast Educational Cooperative Teacher Inservice, Watertown, SD, Feb. 13, 2004.

 

“Uses of Music in High-School English/Language Arts Classes in South Dakota: Teacher Perceptions and Practices.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 22, 2003.

 

“Improving Reading through Dramatic and Musical Performance.” Ninth Annual Reading Recovery Regional Conference, Sioux Falls, SD, October 24, 2003.

 

Keynote Address: “Shakespeare Set to Music.” South Dakota Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference, Chamberlain, SD, March 28, 2003.

 

“Breathing New Life into Old Texts: Teaching Shakespeare through Performance.” South Dakota Council of Teachers of English Spring Conference, Chamberlain, SD, March 28, 2003.

 

“Breathing New Life into Old Texts: Teaching Shakespeare through Performance.” South Dakota Reading Conference, Chamberlain, SD, November 13, 2002.

 

“Breathing New Life into Old Texts: Teaching Shakespeare through Performance.” Y2K Regional NCTE/NWP Conference on Literacy Education, Fargo, ND, August 3-6, 2000.

 

“Breathing New Life into Old Texts: Teaching Shakespeare through Performance.” Nebraska Speech Communication and Theatre Association Conference, Kearney, NE, October 2, 1998 and October 1, 1999.

 

“Bridges to College English.” Nebraska Tech-Prep Association Conference, Kearney, NE, June 13, 1995.

 

“Multicultural Perspectives: A Look at the Uruguayan Education System.” Community College Humanities Association Regional Conference, Chicago, IL, October 30, 1992.

 

Supervision

42 student teachers

9 graduate interns

15 Clinical students

1 Dissertation committee chair

9 Doctoral committees

22 Master’s committees

6 Out-of-department Master’s committees

 

Committees and Service

Northeastern Illinois University:

Writing Intensive Faculty Advisory Committee (co-chair), 2009-present

School of Education Reorganization Implementation Committee, 2009-present

Secondary Education Portfolio Committee, 2009-present

 

University of South Dakota Committees:

University Writing Assessment Committee, 2007

Student Affairs Committee (chair), 2005-2007

President’s Task Force on Writing, 2003-2004

University Scholarship Committee, 2005

Electronic Portfolio Committee

Graduate Admissions Committee

Sunshine Committee

Field Experience Committee

Assessment Committee

 

Other

 

Coordinator, “Operation Coyote.” Field experience for secondary education students. 2005-2007. Beresford

Middle/High School, Beresford, SD and The University of South Dakota.

 

Coordinator, Omaha Public Schools Visit. Field experience for secondary education students, The University of

South Dakota, 2004-2007

 

Faculty Association Executive Committee, Southeast Community College (Nebraska), 1992-1994

 

Additional

 

Student Involvement

Advisor: USD Juggling Club, USD Secondary Education Club, 2005-2007

 

Music Performance

Over 500 musical performances, solo and with Kevin Doyle (Duggan and Doyle)

 

University of South Dakota Theatre Production Roles

“Duncan, the King,” Macbeth, Knutson Theatre, The University of South Dakota, October, 2006

“Robert,” Proof, Arena Theatre, The University of South Dakota, March 2005

 

Other Theatre Roles

Various Characters from Shakespeare, Shakespeare Unbound, Nebraska Shakespeare Festival educational

touring performance, 1997-1999

“Border Guard” and “Kit Kat Patron,” Cabaret, Beatrice (NE) Community Players, 1994.

“Captain Keller,” The Miracle Worker, Beatrice (NE) Community Players, 1993.

 

References available upon request

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