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RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

RESEARCH FOCUS
My research focuses on the evaluation of virtual learning environments on the academic and behavioral outcomes for students with disabilities.

* work with student, ^ Work with student as first author


Publications in National & International Refereed Journals

18. Vasquez, E., & Straub, C. (2014). Online instruction in writing for students with learning disabilities: A review of the literature. Reading and Writing Quarterly. [1.163 Impact Factor].

17.
*^McKinney, T., & Vasquez, E. (2014). There’s a bug in your ear! Using technology to increase the accuracy of DTT implementation. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities [.978 Impact Factor].

16. Marino, M. T., Gotch, C. M., Israel, M.,
Vasquez, E., Basham, J. D., & Becht, K. (2014). UDL in the middle school science classroom: Can video games and alternative text heighten engagement and learning for students with learning disabilities? Journal of Learning Disabilities Quarterly,. [.429 Impact Factor].

15. *^Garland, D., Vince-Garland, K., & Vasquez, E. (2013). Management of classroom behaviors: Perceived readiness of education interns. Journal On The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 13(2), 133-147.

14. Hunt, J., & Vasquez, E. (2013). An exploratory study of the effects of ratio strategies intervention on knowledge of ratio equivalence for students with mathematics learning disability. Journal of Special Education, 47(3), 1-11. [1.278 Impact Factor].

13. *Vasquez, E., & Serianni, B. (2012). Research and Practice in Distance Education for K-12 students. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 31(4), 33-42.

12. ^*Vince Garland, K., Vasquez, E., & Pearl, C. (2012). Efficacy of individualized clinical coaching in a virtual reality classroom for increasing teachers’ fidelity of implementation of discrete trial teaching. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Journal, 47 (4), 502-515. [.978 Impact Factor].

11. *Vasquez, E. & Straub, C. (2012). Evidence based online instruction for students with disabilities: A review of the literature. Journal of Special Education Technology, 27 (3), 31-40.
10. Vasquez, E. & Slocum, T. (2012). The evaluation of synchronous online tutoring for students at risk of reading failure. Exceptional Children, 78 (2), 221-235. [3.587 Impact Factor. Ranked 1 out of 36 in special education].

9. Vasquez, E., Forbush, D., E., Mason, L, Lockwood, A., & Gleed, L. (2011). Delivery and evaluation of synchronous online reading tutoring to students at-risk of reading failure: implications for rural students. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 30(3), 16-26.

8. *Vasquez, E., Slocum, T., Mason, L., Okeeffe, B., Lopez, A., Straub, C., Powell, S., Mkinney, T., Bedsem, P., Walker, Z., & Gonzalez, T. (2011). Empirical research on ethnic minority students: 1995-2009, Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, (2), 84-94. [1.04 Impact Factor].

7. Davis, R. L., Ninness, C., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Stahl, K., Ward, T., & Vasquez, E. (2008). Functional assessment of self-initiated maladaptive behaviors: A case study. Behavior and Social Issues, 17, 66-85.

6. Hudson, P., Shupe, M., Vasquez, E., & Miller, S. (2008). Teaching data analysis to elementary students with mild disabilities. Teaching Exceptional Children Plus, 4(3) Article 5.

5. Forbush, D. E., Stenhoff, D. M., Vasquez, E., Furzland, M., Alexander, M., & Stein, J.  (2007).  Evaluation of an online tool for assessing competence in achievement testing.  Teacher Education and Special Education, 30(3), 142-154.

4. Morgan, R. L., Morgan, R. B., & Vasquez, E. (2006). I can search for jobs on the internet! A web site that helps youth in transition identify preferred employment. Teaching Exceptional Children, 38, 6-11.

3. Ninness, C., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Vasquez, E., Bradfield, A., & Ninness, S., (Winter 2005). A Relational frame and artificial neural network approach to computer-interactive mathematics. The Psychological Record, 55, 561-570. [0.96 Impact Factor].

2. Ninness, H. A. C., Newton, R., Saxon, J., Rumph, R., Bradfield, A., Harrison, C., Vasquez, E., & Ninness, S. (2002). Small group statistics: A monte carlo comparison of parametric and randomization tests. Behavior and Social Issues, 12 (1), 53-63.

1. Ninness, H. A. C., Rumph, R., Vasquez, E., & Bradfield, A., (Dec. 2002) Multivariate randomization tests for small- n behavioral research. Behavior and Social Issues, 12 (1), 64-74.
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Book Chapters (peer-reviewed)

Pearl, C. &
Vasquez, E., (In Press). Synchronous Online Teaching: Uses of Adobe Connect. In B. Collins (Eds.). Online in Real Time: Using Web 2.0 for Distance Education in Rural Special Education. American Council on Rural Special Education.

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Non-Refereed Manuscripts

Morgan, R. L., &
Vasquez, E. (2006). Teaching functionally equivalent replacement behaviors to students with problem behavior: What? How? Why? The Utah Special Educator, 26(4), 33-34.

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Other Published Manuscripts

2.
Vasquez, E. (2009). Evaluation of The Effectiveness of Online Tutoring for Students At-Risk of Reading Failure. Doctoral dissertation, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

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Vasquez, E. (2003). A Comparison of Parametric and Randomized Multivariate Statistics using Monte Carlo Methods: A Computer Generated Approach. Masters thesis, Nacogdoches, TX.

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Manuscripts in the Editorial Review Process for Publication in Refereed Journals

*^Garland, D., Vasquez, E., & Vince Garland, K. (In Review). Covert Coaching of Praise among Graduate Student Teachers of Students with Developmental Disabilities. Education and Treatment of Children.

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Vasquez, E., Welch, G. Hughes, C., Marino, M , Koch, A., Delisio, L., Gallup, J., & Schaffer, K., (In Review). Empirical research on simulation within special education contexts: A review of the literature. Submitted to Rural Special Education Quarterly (Invited Special Issue)

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Vasquez, E., Straub, C., Nagendran, A., Walsh, G., Marino, M., Hughes, C., Schaffer, K., Koch, A., Delisio, L., & Russel, M. (In Review). A comparison of simulated and traditional environments on the social responses for children with autism. Submitted to Exceptional Children

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Vasquez, E., Powell, S., Rodriguez, J., Hunt., J., McKinney, T., Straub, C., Walker, Z., & Vince-Garland, K. (In Review). Using E-Cove to increase the efficiency of pre-service teacher observations. Submitted to International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Vasquez, E.
(In Review). Online virtual supplemental instruction for students with learning disabilities. Submitted to Education and Treatment of Children.

Straub, C., &
Vasquez, E. (In Review). Online instruction in writing. Submitted to Remedial and Special Education

Vasquez, E.,
& McKinney, T. (In Review). BIE and Special Education Review of Literature.

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Miller, K. M., & Vasquez, E. (In Review) Examining the Use of Handwriting, Typing, and Scribing with Struggling Writers Exceptionality.

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Grants

Total Funded Grants (External + Internal): $4,476,000.00
Funded External Grants

2014-2018 Special Educator Preparation in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Co-Principal Investigator & Project Director
Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Award #
H325K130222 - $1,250,000

2013-2017 Special Educator Preparation in Severe or Profound Disabilities
Co-Principal Investigator & Project Director
Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Award # H325K120207 -
$1,250,000

2011-2014 Special Educator Preparation in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Co-Principal Investigator & Project Director
Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Award # H325K100209 -
$1,200,000

2009-2013 Special Educator Preparation in Severe or Profound Disabilities (Focus Area B)
Co-Principal Investigator & Project Director
Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Award # H325K080219 -
$800,000
Funded Internal Grants

2010-2011 The Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Clinic for Academic and Behavioral Interventions Research and Practice
Co-Principal Investigator & Project Director
Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute Research Project Funding
Award
$16,000

2009 The Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Parent Training in Behavioral Interventions.
Principal Investigator & Project Director
Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute Research Project Funding
Award $8,000
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Total Submitted Grants (External + Internal): $6,885,000
Submitted Under Review
2014-2018 Enhancing Persistence And Learning in STEM for Students with Disabilities Using Mixed Reality Learning Communities (E-PALS)
Co-Principal Investigator
National Science Foundation: Research on Education and Learning (REAL).
$1,500,000

2013-2016 Autism Research Program Idea Development Award
Co-Principal Investigator
Defense Health Program, Department of Defense. $350,000

Non-Funded Grants

2012 UCF Technology Fee Grant Application for ADA accessible video/sound booth for the College of Education hosted by the Teaching Academy.
Principal Investigator
UCF Technology Fee Grant
$59,256

2010–2012 Evaluation of Live Video/Audio Online Tutoring to Students in Rural and Inner City Homes and Schools.
Co-Principal Investigator
Stepping Stones Grant Competition Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education $250,000

2009-2011 Project Reach to Teach.
Principal Investigator
Stepping Stones Grant Competition Office of Special Education Programs, U.S.
Department of Education
$250,000

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Papers Presented at Refereed Conference

International

6.
Vasquez, E. (2012, March). Synchronous online instruction for students with disabilities in rural locations. 23rd International Conference for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. Austin, TX.

5.
Vasquez, E. (2008, May). Evaluation of synchronous online tutoring to students in rural and inner city public school. Paper presented at the 34th Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

4.
Vasquez, E.,& Stenhoff, D., (2007, May). Research on ethnic minority students: An analysis of 11 years of studies published in JABA. 33rd Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.

3.
Vasquez, E., Forbush, D., Stenhoff, D., Lockwood, A., & Gleed, L. (2007, May). An evaluation of the effectiveness, efficiency, and feasibility of live on-line tutoring for remediating students’ skill deficits. 33rd Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.

2. Morgan, R. L.,
& Vasquez, E. (2007, May). Teaching applied behavior analysis to pre-service teachers. 33rd Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.
1. Ninness, C., Rumph, R., McCuller, G., Harrison, C., Vasquez, E., Bradfield, A., & Ninness, S., (2003, May) Artificial neural network analysis of derived relational frames. Presentation at the International Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, CA.
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National
19. * Walker, Z., Koch, A., & Vasquez, E. (2013, November). Improving interview performance for individuals with intellectual disabilities using mixed reality and coaching. Paper presented as part of the research on virtual learning environments panel at the 36th Annual Teacher Education Division Conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL.

18.
* Shaffer, K., Koch, A., Straub, C., & Vasquez, E. (2013, November). Analysis of virtual learning environments for secondary students with autism. Paper presented as part of the research on virtual learning environments panel at the 36th Annual Teacher Education Division Conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL.

17.
*Vasquez, E., Koch, A., Delisio, L., Gallup, J., Schaffer, K., Nagendran, A., Russell, M., Straub, C., Welch, G., Hughes, C., Paz, M., & Alias, A. (2013, April). An analysis of virtual learning environments on students with disabilities: A review of the empirical literature. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children 2013 Convention and Expo.

16.
*Miller, K., & Vasquez, E. (2013, April). Examining the use of handwriting, typing, and scribing with struggling writers. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children 2013 Convention and Expo.

15.
*Vasquez, E. & Serianni, B. (2013, March). Research and Practice in Distance Education for K-12 students. Paper presented at the American Council on Rural Special Education Conference, Orlando, FL.

14.
*Miller, K., & Vasquez, E. (2012, November). Examining the use of handwriting, typing, and scribing with struggling writers. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Teacher Education Division Conference. Grand Rapids, MI.

13.
*Vasquez, E., & Straub, C. (2011, November). Evidence based instruction for K-12 learners. Where is the evidence? Paper presented at the 34th Annual Teacher Education Division Conference. Austin, TX.

12.
*Hunt, J., & Vasquez, E. (2010, November). Conceptual understanding in fraction through Quotient and Ratio interpretations: Old habits and new perspectives. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Teacher Education Division Conference. St. Louis, Missouri.


11.
*Vasquez, E., Slocum, T., Mason, L., O’Keeffe, B. Lopez, A., Straub, C. Powell, S., McKinney, T., Bedsem, P. Walker, Z., & Gonzalez, T. (2010, April). Empirical Research on Ethnic Minority Students: 1995 – 2009. Paper presented at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Nashville, TN.

10. Alexander, M,
Vasquez, E., Hager, K., & Keramidas, C. (2010, March). Teacher Preparation and Technology Options: Technologies that Lessen the Miles in Rural Practice. Paper presented at the 30th Annual American Council on Rural Special Education Conference, Memphis, TN.

9.
Vasquez. E., & Wienke, W. (2009, October) Evaluation of synchronous online tutoring delivered to students at risk of academic failure. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders Conference, Tempe, AZ.

8. Keramidas, C. G., Hager, K., Alexander, M., &
Vasquez, E. (2009, November) Teacher preparation in changing times: Using technology to lessen the miles in rural practica. Panel Presentation at the 32nd Annual Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference. Charlotte, NC.

7.
*Vasquez, E. & Lopez, A. (2009, November) Empirical Research on Ethnic Minority Students 1995-2009: A review of the literature. Paper Presentation at the 32nd Annual Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference. Charlotte, NC.

6. Wienke, W., Gilmore, B., Salzburg, C., Sundeen, T., &
Vasquez, E. (2009, March) Innovative leadership programs to prepare special education faculty for rural colleges. Symposium presented at the 29th Annual conference for the American Council on Rural Special Education, Denver, CO.

5.
Vasquez, E., (2009, March). Evaluation of online tutoring to at-risk students in rural locations. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference for the American Council on Rural Special Education, Denver, CO.

4. Wienke, W., Dieker, L., Salzberg, C., Lignugaris/Kraft, B.,
Vasquez, E., & Pawling, K. (2008, July). Innovative leadership programs to prepare a new generation of leaders in special education. Symposium presented at the Conference on Teacher Education and Special Education in Changing Times: Personnel Preparation and Classroom Interventions.

3. Forbush, D.,
Vasquez, E., Salzberg, C., Lockwood, A., & Gleed, L. (2007, March). Delivery and evaluation of live audio/video internet based reading tutoring. 27th Annual Conference of the American Council on Rural Special Education. Billings, MT.

2. Forbush, D.,
Vasquez, E., & Mason, L. (2007, March). Assessing tutees reading skills at a distance via a live audio/video internet based system. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Council on Rural Special Education. Billings, MT.

1. Stenhoff, D. & Forbush, D., &
Vasquez, E. (2006, November). Assessing undergraduates’ delivery of an achievement test with an internet-based tool. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Convention of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.  San Diego, CA.
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State

11. Schaffer, K., & Vasquez, E. (2013, September). Video modeling: Effects on pre-service educator pairing skills. Poster presented at the Annual Florida Association for Behavior Analysis Conference. Daytona, FL.

10.
Vasquez, E., & Reyes, M. (2011, November). Center for Academic and Behavioral Interventions, Research, and Practice 2010 Grant Outcomes. Presented at the Toni Jennings Annual Leadership Summit. Orlando FL.

9.
*Vasquez, E., & Straub, C. (2011, September). Evidenced-based Synchronous Online Reading and Writing Instruction for Struggling Learners. Presented at the Florida Distance Learning Associations Fall Conference. Orlando, FL.

8.
Vasquez, E., Forbush, D., Gleed, L., & Lockwood, A. (2007, August). An evaluation of the effectiveness, efficiency, and feasibility of live on-line reading tutoring for at risk students in an inner city location. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Utah Conference on Effective Practices in Special Education and Rehabilitation: Interventions Across the Life Span, Logan, UT.

7.
Vasquez, E. (2007, August). Assessing tutees reading skills at a distance via a live online system. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Graduate Research Symposium. Logan, UT.

6. Morgan, R. L., &
Vasquez, E. (2006, June). Teaching functionally equivalent replacement behaviors: don’t agitate. Communicate! Paper presented at the 4th Annual Utah Conference on Effective Practices in Special Education and Rehabilitation: Interventions Across the Life Span. Logan, UT.

5. Morgan, R. L., &
Vasquez, E. (2005, June). Teaching functionally equivalent replacement behaviors to students with problem behaviors: What, how, and why. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Utah Conference on Effective Practices in Special Education and Rehabilitation: Interventions Across the Life Span. Logan, UT.

4.
Vasquez, E., Ninness, C., Rumph, R., & McCuller, G. (2003, May) Error pattern recognition: Artificial neural network analysis of transformation of functions. Poster session presented at International Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, CA.

3.
Vasquez, E. (2002, November). A comparison of parametric and randomized multivariate statistics using Monte Carlo methods: A computer generated approach. Poster session presented at Texas Association of School Psychologists, Dallas, TX.

2.
Vasquez, E. (2002, March). Small group statistics: A Monte Carlo comparison of parametric and randomization tests. Poster session presented at the Texas Association of Applied Behavior Analysis, Houston, TX.

1. Calliou, M.,
Vasquez, E., (2002, March). The effects of using differential reinforcement of alternative (DRA) on self-stimulatory behaviors. Poster session presented at the Texas Association of Applied Behavior Analysis, Houston, TX.

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Invited Workshops

8.
Vasquez, E., Davey, B., & Stenhoff, D., (2011, May) Using excel vista to visually display data for behavior analysts. Workshop at the 36th Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, Denver, CO

7.
Vasquez, E., & Schwartz, S. (2010, November). The ins and outs of online teaching in higher education: Instructing for the future! 33rd Annual Conference Teacher Education Division- Council for Exceptional Children, St. Louis, MI

6. Stenhoff, D., Davey, B., &
Vasquez, E. (2009, May). Using excel vista to visually display data for behavior analysts. Workshop at the 35th Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, Phoenix, AZ

5.
Vasquez, E. (2009, September). Camtasia Studios Show and Tell. Faculty workshop at the University of Central Florida. Orlando, FL.

4. Vasquez, E. (2008, October). Efficient use of Camtasia Studios 5.0 for faculty to integrate asynchronous video lectures in Webcourses. Faculty Workshop at the University of Central Florida. Orlando, FL.

3. Davey, B., Stenhoff, D., &
Vasquez, E. (2008, May). Efficient Use of Microsoft Excel for Behavior Analysis and Practitioners to Graphically Communicate Outcomes. Workshop at the 34th Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

2. Stenhoff, D., Davey, B., &
Vasquez, E. (2007, May). Efficient use of Excel for behavior analysis and practitioners to graphically communicate outcomes. Workshop at the 33rd Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.

1. Davey, B., Stenhoff, D., &
Vasquez, E. (2006, May). Using Excel spreadsheets and graphs for visual display of individual behavior and academic performance in applied settings. Workshop at the 32nd Annual Convention of the International Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

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University Teaching and Supervision

University of Central Florida, Orlando

EEX 4601

Introduction to Behavior Management

Face-2-Face Course

EEX 6342

Seminar: Critical Issues in Special Education

Online Course

EEX 6612

Methods for Behavior Management

Online Course

EEX 6061

Instructional Strategies for PreK-6

Online Course

EMR 6235

Nature of Severe and Profound Disabilities

Online Course

EEX 6297

Assessment, Diagnosis, and Curriculum: Prescriptions for Students with Autism and Severe Disabilities

Online Course

EEX 6295

Assessment, Diagnosis, and Curriculum for Mild and Moderate Disabilities

Online Course

IDS 7500

Seminar in Educational Research: Single Subject Research Methodology

Face-2-Face Course

Utah State University

SPED 5010

Applied Behavior Analysis I

Face-2-Face

SPED 5050

Applied Behavior Analysis II

Face-2-Face

SPED 5610

Practicum: Instruction for Persons with Severe Disabilities

Supervision in Public Schools

SPED 6620/7720

Advanced Behavior Analysis

Online Course

Stephen F. Austin State University

SPE 539

Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis

Face-2-Face

SPE 550

Research Methods

Face-2-Face


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Doctoral Dissertation Committees

Chair

5. Koch, A. (Expected 2015).
The use of psychoanalytic to predict academic instruction for children with disabilities. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, and Community Sciences.

4. Hughes, D. E. (2014).
The design and evaluation of a video game to help train perspective-taking and empathy in autism spectrum disorder children. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida. College of Sciences, Department of Modeling and Simulation

3. Schaffer, K. (2014).
The effects of social interaction across technology modalities for students with autism spectrum disorders. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

2. Straub, C. (2012).
Synchronous online instruction in writing. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

1. McKinney, T. (2012).
Using bug in ear to provide synchronous coaching to pre-service teachers implementing discrete trial teaching. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

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Committee Member

14. Gesundhelt, I. (In Process).
School wide positive behavior supports tier 3 interventions for early childhood and elementary settings. Ed.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education and Human Performance, Department of Child, Family & Community Sciences.

13. Gourwitz, J. (2014).
An analysis of technology modalities for use to prepare special educators. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

12. Serianni, B. (2014).
An analysis of online instruction practices for students with disabilities in K-12 settings. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

11. Craanen, P., M. (2013)
Executive functioning analysis or students with ASD. Ed.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership.
10. Miller, D., A. (2013).
Representation of Hispanic students in high incidence categories in exceptional student education programs and educational environments in K-12 schools across the state of Florida. Ed.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida.

9. Lopez, A. (2012).
Examining potential teacher bias of Hispanic males with emotional disturbances in virtual settings. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

8. Vince Garland, K (2012).
Individualized Clinical Coaching in an Interactive Virtual Reality to Increase Fidelity of Implementation of Discrete Trial Teaching. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

7. Dopson, N. (2011).
Supporting Hispanic families with young children with developmental/language delays via dialogic reading and coaching within the home environment. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

6. Hunt, J (2011).
The effects of a ratio based teaching sequence on performance in fraction equivalency for students with mathematics disabilities. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

5. Uhle, T. (2011).
Principals who exceed district standards: Improving outcomes for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Ed.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership.

4. Bedesem, P. L., (2010).
Using cell phone technology for self-monitoring procedures in inclusive settings. Ph.D Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

3. Pawling, K. A., (2010).
Integrating universal design for learning concepts into secondary general education instructional methods courses. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

2. Wade, W (2010).
Increasing novice teacher support in 21st century classrooms: Induction and mentoring for beginning teachers through bug-in-ear technology. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.

1. Cerasale, M., W. (2009).
The effects of computer-assisted repeated readings on the reading performance of middle school students with mild intellectual disabilities. Ed.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida, College of Education, Department of Child, Family, & Community Sciences.
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Outside Dissertation Committee Member

2. Sarver, D. (2013).
Working memory and academic performance. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Central Florida. Psychology Department.

1. Raiker, J. (2013).
Basic sub-process involved in processing speed and contribution to phonological working memory in children. Ph.D. Dissertation. Psychology Department.

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Master’s Thesis Committee Member

2. Kolomeyer, E. (In Process). TBA

1. Friedman, L. (In Process). TBA

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Undergraduate Thesis Committee Member

Reese, K (2011).
Improving social conversation in high-functioning autism: Using video self-modeling and comic strip conversations. Psychology Department University of Central Florida.


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Licensing, Certifications, Fellowships, Honors and Awards


th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

2013
Selected to represent CEC for the National Technology Leadership Summit Washington, DC

2013
UCF Teaching Incentive Program Award

2013
Nominated Faculty Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring Award

2012-2013
UCF Fellows of the Academy for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, University of Central Florida

2012
Nominated for Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in online teaching

2009-2010
Nominated Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year by Kaycee Reese. University of Central Florida

2009-Present
Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral (BCBA-D) certificate number 1-09-5085

2008-Present
Graduate Faculty Member at the University of Central Florida

2008
Dissertation Research Proposal Award from the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES)

2007
Presentation Award from 10
2004-2008
Doctoral Fellowship from the Office of Special Education

2003
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

2003
Student Presentation Award from the International Association for Behavior Analysis. Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

2002
Recognized as student researcher of the year at the Texas Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference.

2000
Special Education and Kinesiology K-12 Teacher certification




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Professional & University Service and Governance


Editorship and Peer Reviews

American Council on Rural Special Education Conference (2013)
Conference Proposal Reviewer for the
Teacher Education Division Annual Conference (2012).
Conference Proposal Reviewer for the
Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference (2011).
Journal of Contextual Behavioral Sciences (2012)


Editorial Board Member


Rural and Special Education Quarterly (2012-present)


Reviewer for:


Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (2009 - present)
Rural and Special Education Quarterly (2008-2012)
Education and Treatment of Children (2008-Present)
Journal of Special Education Leadership (2010-present)
Teaching Exceptional Children (2012-present)
Teacher Education and Special Education (2013-Present)


Invited Reviewer:


Conference Proposal Reviewer for the



National Service
of Technology Committee: Teacher Education Division-Council for Exceptional Children
Technology Committee: American Council on Rural Special Education

2012-Present

Chair

2012-Present

Chair



State Service

2010-Present

Member: Multi-Cultural and Disproportionality Committee (FDOE)


University of Central Florida

University Level
Director of Student Disability Services
ACT Committee (Americans Disability Act Compliance & Technology Committee)


2013


Member: Search Committee for

2011-2012

Chair:

2011-Present

Member: IT Resource Advisory Committee


College Level
Undergraduate Admissions and Retention Committee
College of Education Research Committee

2013

Member: College Instructor/Lecturer Promotion Committee

2011

Member: Faculty Search Committee for Position #33155

2010-2012

Member: Undergraduate Admissions and Retention Committee

2012-2013

Chair:

2012-Present

Member: Graduate Admissions and Retention Committee

2010-Present

Member: College of Education Research Committee

2012-Present

Chair:

2009-Present

Member: TJEEI Executive Leadership Summit


Department Level

2011

Member: Faculty Search Committee for Position #38719

2011

Member: Faculty Search Committee for Position #32336

2008-Present

Member: Doctoral Search Committee member for incoming doctoral students in exceptional education

2009-Present

Member: Panelist for School Psychology graduate student interview and admissions

2013

Member: Assistant Chair Search Committee

2011-Present

Faculty Advisor: Association for Doctoral Students in Exceptional Education

2009-Present

Member: Exceptional Student Education Advisory Committee

2009-Present

Member: Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisory Committee


Utah State University

Department Level

2006-2007

Member: Faculty Search Committee


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University Consulting

Vasquez, E.
(2013). Hit the Mark with Qualtrics Research. Invited Presenter for the College of Education. University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Vasquez, E.
(2011). Introduction to Single Subject Design & Analysis. Invited Presenter for the College of Health and Public Affairs Office of Research Summer Research Institute at University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
Vasquez, E. (2010). Creating Accessible Content over Adobe Connect for University Students with Deaf/Hard of Hearing disabilities, Center for Distributed Learning at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Vasquez, E.
(2009). Efficient use of Camtasia to disseminate lecture, and webinar materials, CFCS faculty training, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

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Professional Associations

Council for Exceptional Children (2000-Present)

International Association for Behavior Analysis (2000-Present)

Teacher Education Division (2008-Present)

Florida Association for Behavior Analysis (2009-Present)