Academics: Faculty

Francesina R. Jackson, Ph.D.

Title: Chair, Professor
Email: fjackso8@spelman.edu

Office: 404-270-5964
Location: Giles Hall. G-10

Educational Background:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D.,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.A.
Johnson C. Smith University, B.A.

Research Interest:

  • The Impact of Culture on the Teaching/Learning Process
  • Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs

Recent Publications:
Jackson, R.S., Davis, J.H., Jackson, F.R. (2010). Redesigning regional accreditation: The impact on institutional planning. Planning for Higher Education. 39 (4), 9-19.

Articles:

  • Bacon, E.; Banks, J; Young, K.; Jackson, F.R. (2007). Perceptions of African American and European American teachers on the Education of African American boys. Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, 10 (1-2), 160-172.
  • Jackson, F. (2005). A message in the review. Journal of Urban Education,. 1(2), 173-182.
  • Bacon, E., Jackson, F., Young, K. (2005). Voices of African American male students with behavior problems: Perspectives of schooling. Multiple Voices, 8 (1), 1-6.
  • Jackson, F.R. (1999). The impact of dysconscious racism. Multicultural Perspectives,1 (4), 15-18. 
  • Jackson, F.R. And Pridgen, C.P. (1997). High school administrators’ perceptions of multicultural education. North Carolina Journal of Teacher Education, 9 (2), 56- 66.
  • Jackson, F.R. And Norfleet, L.K. (1997). Improving literacy skills through Jamaican style play building. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 41 (2), 98-103.

Book Reviews:

  • Kottler, E. (2001). Children with limited English: Teaching strategies for the regular classroom. California: Corwin Press
  • Sparks-Langer, G. M., Pasch, M., Starko, A. J., Moody, D., & Gardner, T. G. (Eds.) (2000). Teaching as decision making: Successful practices for the secondary teacher. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Quintero, E.P. and Rummel, M. K. (Eds.) (1988). American voices: Webs of diversity. Prentice-Hall, Inc.: NJ.

Recent Honors:

  • PSC Board of Examiner Training 2006
  • UNCF/Mellon Grant to participate in the Faculty Seminar in Ghana, 2005 Mellon Grant to participate in the Salzburg Seminar in Austria, 2005

Dissertation:
A Comparison of Study Skills Techniques: Mapping, Self-Selected Strategies and Self-Selected Strategies with Text-Based Questions for Social Studies Achievement
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill