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  • Amelia Jenkins

    Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

    Department(s)

    • Dean's Office

    Degree(s)

    • 1992 PhD Special Education - Learning Disabilities University of Texas at Austin
    • 1975 MEd Special Education - Mental Retardation University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • 1972 BEd Elementary Education - Early Childhood Western Carolina University

    Area(s) of Interest

    • teacher professional development
    • inclusion
    • learning disabilities
    • teacher preparation

    Brief Biography

    Amelia Jenkins is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Special Education. Since joining the faculty in 1992, she has helped prepare general and special educators at the undergraduate and graduate level. Her research interests focus on inclusion of students with mild/moderate disabilities, inclusive models and strategies, teacher education and professional development. In these areas, she has numerous publications, national and international conference presentations, and grant/contract acquisitions.

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-7704

    Office

    Everly 128

    Email

    amelia@hawaii.edu

    Homepage

    No home page provided.

    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

      Journal Articles

    • Miranda, J. L. W., Wells, J. C., & Jenkins, A. A. (2017). Preparing special education teacher candidates to teach English Language Learners with disabilities: How well are we doing? Language Teaching Research.
    • Jenkins, A. A. (2013). Suggestions for implementing a content mastery center. Intervention in School and Clinic, 45(5), 294–303.
    • Jenkins, A. A. (2012). A checklist for implementing service-learning in higher education. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, 4(2), 52–60.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Sheehey, P. (2012). A checklist for implementing service-learning in higher education. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, 4(2), 52–60.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Sheehey, P. (2012). A Checklist for Implementing Service-Learning in Higher Education. Journal for Community Engagement and Scholarship, 42, 52–60.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Yoshimura, J. (2010). Not Another Inservice: Meeting the Special Education Professional Development Needs of General Elementary Educators. Teaching Exceptional Children, 42, 36–43.
    • Jenkins, A. A. (2010). Suggestions for Implementing a Content Mastery Center. Teaching Exceptional Children, 45, 294–303.
    • Narkon, W. D., Black, R. S., & Jenkins, A. A. (2009). Factors that aid and impede reading progress for students with and without learning disabilities: Five pre-service teachers’ perceptions. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 15(4), 61–170.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Ornelles, C. (2009). Determining professional development needs of general educators in teaching students with disabilities in Hawaii. Professional Development in Education, 35(4), 635–654.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Sheehey, P. (2009). Implementing service learning in special education coursework: What we learned. Education, 129(4), 668–682.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Sheehey, P. (2009). Implementing service learning in special education coursework Lessons learned. Education, 129(4), 668–682.
    • Jenkins, A. A., M.A., P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2008). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and exercise: The benefit of classroom movement activities throughout the day. Teaching Exceptional Children, 40 (5), 16–22.
    • Jenkins, A. A., M.A., P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2008). Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and exercise: The benefit of classroom movement activities throughout the day. Teaching Exceptional Children, 40 (5), 16–22.
    • Conference Proceedings

    • Jenkins, A. A., & Edelen-smith, P. (2009). An inclusive model for educating students with disabilities: The content mastery center. In Broadening the Horizon: Recognizing, Accepting, and Embracing Differences to Make a Better World for Individuals with Special Needs, Proceedings for the Eleventh Biennial Conference of the International Association of Special Education (IASE).
    • Edelen-smith, P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2009). Innovations in teacher preparation: An exemplary dual elementary and special education program. In Broadening the Horizon: Recognizing, Accepting, and Embracing Differences to Make a Better World for Individuals with Special Needs, Proceedings for the Eleventh Biennial Conference of the International Association of Special Education (IASE) (pp. 229–231).
    • Presentations

    • Cook, L., Jenkins, A. A., & Grace, D. J. (2014). Faculty co-teaching experience in a merged elementary and special education program. Presented at 2014 CEC Convention and Expo, Philadelphia, PA.
    • Cook, L., Jenkins, A. A., & Grace, D. J. (2013). Preparing preservice teachers in a merged elementary and special education program. Presented at 36th Annual Teacher Education Division, CEC, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Grace, D. J. (2012). Introduction to the IRIS Center: Faculty training. College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Presented at Faculty Training, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
    • Ornelles, C., & Jenkins, A. A. (2011). Secondary general education teacher perspectives: Recommendations for professional development. Presented at 34th Annual Teacher Education Division, CEC, Austin, TX.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & C, Mulrine. (2010). Meeting the special education professional development needs of elementary teachers. Presented at 2010 Annual CEC Convention and Expo, Nashville, TN.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Edelen-smith, P. (2009). An inclusive model for educating students with disabilities: The content mastery center. Presented at The Eleventh Biennial Conference of the International Association of Special Education (IASE), Alicante, Spain.
    • Edelen-smith, P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2009). Innovations in teacher preparation: An exemplary dual elementary and special education program. Presented at The Eleventh Biennial Conference of the International Association of Special Education (IASE), Alicante, Spain.
    • Jenkins, A. A., Ornelles, C., & C, Mulrine. (2008). Secondary preservice & inservice teachers’ confidence in teaching students with disabilities: Hawaii and New Jersey. Presented at 2008 Annual CEC Convention and Expo, Boston, MA.
    • Jenkins, A. A., & C, Mulrine. (2008). A comparison of secondary inservice and preservice teachers’ confidence in teaching students with disabilities in Hawaii. Presented at 31st Annual Teacher Education Division (TED), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Conference, Dallas, Texas.
    • Multimedia Contributions

    • Jenkins, A. A., Sheehey, P., Skouge, J. R., & Irvine, C. K. S. (2009). Issues in disability and diversity.
    • Research / Evaluation Reports

    • Sheehey, P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2013). B.Ed. in Elementary and Special Education Program Evaluation Report. Council for Exceptional Children.
    • Sheehey, P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2013). B. Ed. in Elementary and Special Education Program Evaluation Report. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii College of Education.
    • Sheehey, P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2012). Post Baccalaureate in Mild/Moderate Disabilities Program Evaluation Report. Council for Exceptional Children.
    • Sheehey, P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2012). Post Baccalaureate in Severe Disabilities/Autism Program Evaluation Report. Council for Exceptional Children.
    • Sheehey, P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2012). Post Baccalaureate in Mild/Moderate Disabilities Program Evaluation Report. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii College of Education.
    • Sheehey, P., & Jenkins, A. A. (2012). Post Baccalaureate in Sever Disabilities/Autism Program Evaluation Report. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii College of Education.
    • Jenkins, A. A. (2009). M.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Studies Program Evaluation Report. University of Hawaii at Manoa COE Institutional Report.