Associate Professor

 

OFFICE LOCATION
Education 322

 

OFFICE HOURS
322_hours

 

MAILING ADDRESS
Box 41071
Lubbock TX 79409-41071

 

DIRECT PHONE
806-834-0793

 

DEPARTMENT PHONE
806-742-1958

 

FAX NUMBER
806-742-2179

 

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Mary Frances Agnello

 Academic Preparation

 

Mary Frances Agnello majored in French, foreign language education, and government, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Texas at Austin. After several years of teaching in Houston urban and Texas rural public high schools, she completed a Master's and Doctorate of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction at Texas A & M University in College Station, focusing her work in foundations of education and language, literacy, and culture.

 

She spent eight years at The University of Texas at San Antonio in teacher education and leadership studies. She has published papers on global citizenship teacher education, foreign language education, critical literacy, sustainability. 

 

 

Research Interests

Dr. Agnello's  research interests include

secondary education,

curriculum development for sustainability,

diversity, 

teacher leadership..

 

Articles in Press

 

Agnello, M.F. & Lucey, T.A. More than “Water under the Bridge”: Initiating a Critical Democratic
Interpretation of Economics Education. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy.

 

Agnello, M.F. Freirean Lenses for Promoting Future Teacher Literacy Knowledge: Dominant Literacy Discourses and Majority Interns in a Minority High School. Journal of Thought.

 

Representative Publications

 

Olaniran, B., & Agnello, M.F. (2008). Globalization, educational hegemony, and higher education. Multicultural Education and Technology Journal, 2(2), 68-86.

 

Agnello, M. F. (2007). Public understanding to political voice: Action research and
generative curricular practices in issues and reform. The Social Studies 98(5), 217-222.

 

Stevens, T., Agnello, M.F., Ramirez; J., Marbley, A.; Hamman, D. (2007). Project FUTURE:
Opening doors to diverse West Texas teachers. Teacher Education Quarterly, 34(4), 103-120.

 

Agnello, M.F., White, D., Fryer, W. (2006). Toward twenty-first century global citizenship:
 A teacher education curriculum. Social Studies Research and Practice, 1(3), 3122-326.

 

Todd, R., & Agnello, M.F. (2006). Learning from rural school communities:  Insight into a P-12 Schoolhouse. Social Studies, 4, 178-184.

 

Agnello, M.F. (2006). Personal and Critical Literacy Disconnect: Pre-Service Teachers in and Urban Minority School. The Charter Schools Resource Journal 2, 10-22.

 

Book Chapter In Press

 

Agnello, M. F., & Lucey, T. A. (2008). Toward a critical economic literacy: Preparing K-12
learners to be economically literate adults. In: D. E. Lund, & P.R. Carr, (eds.) Striving for
political literacy and social justice. New York: Peter Lang.

 

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