Professor Celia Oyler
Professor of Education
Email: Web site: http://www.inclusiveclassrooms.org
Office Hours: on parental leave for Spring, 2013
Ph.D., (Curriculum and Instruction: Curriculum Theory & Design), University of Illinois, Chicago; M.Ed.,
(Consulting Teacher/Learning Specialist Program), University of Vermont ; B.S., (Special Education), Southern Connecticut State College
Classroom-based collaborative research on issues of social justice, equity, and accessible pedagogy; inclusive education; teacher education
Oyler, C. (2012). Actions speak louder than words: Social action as curriculum. New York: Routledge.
Oyler, C., and the Preservice Inclusion Study Group (2006). Learning to teach inclusively: Student teachers' classroom inquiries. Mawah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Oyler, C. (1996). Making room for students: Sharing teacher authority in Room 104. New York: Teachers College Press.
Oyler, C. (2011). Preparing teachers of young children to be social justice-oriented educators. In A. L. Goodwin, & B. Fennimore (Eds.) Promoting social justice for young children: Facing critical challenges to early learning and development. New York: Springer.
Goodwin, A. L, & Oyler, C. (2008). Teacher educators as gatekeepers: Deciding who is ready to teach. In M. Cochran-Smith, S. Feiman-Nemser, & D. J. McIntyre (Eds.), Handbook of research on teacher education: Enduring issues in changing contexts. Association of Teacher Educators.
Narrating disability: Pedagogical imperatives. (2006). Guest editor of special issue of Equity and Excellence in Education, 39(2).
Oyler, C., & Fuentes, C. (2012). Leadership for rich learning in high poverty schools. Journal of Special Education Leadership, 25(1), 18-27.
Oyler, C. (2011). Teacher preparation for inclusive and critical (special) education. Teacher Education and Special Education, 34(3), 201-218.
Oyler, C., Agarwal, R., Epstein, S., Oppenheim, R., Sonu, D. (2010). From ideal to practice and back again: Beginning teachers teaching for social justice. Journal of Teacher Education.
Oyler, C. (2008). Full citizenship requires curricular change. The Sophist's Bane, 4(1 & 2), 81-87.
Epstein, S., & Oyler, C. (2008) "An inescapable network of mutuality:" Building relationships of solidarity in a first grade classroom. Equity and Excellence in Education, 41(4), 406-416.
Schultz, B. & Oyler, C. (2006). We make this road as we walk together: Sharing teacher authority in a social action curriculum project. Curriculum Inquiry, 36(4), 423-451.
Hamre, B., & Oyler, C. (2004). Preparing teachers for inclusive classrooms: Learning from a collaborative inquiry group. Journal of Teacher Education, 55 (2), 154-163. [co-authored, names listed in alphabetical order]
Oyler, C., , G., & Lozada, P. (2001). Silenced gender: The construction of a male primary educator. Teaching and Teacher Education, 17, 367-379.
Delaney, M., & Oyler, C. (2001). Online expeditions. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 13(3), 6-9.
Oyler, C. (2001, Spring). Democratic classrooms and accessible instruction. Democracy and Education, 14(1)28-31.
Hinchman, K., & Oyler, C. (2000). Us and them: Finding irony in our teaching methods. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 32(4), 495-508. [fully co-authored, names listed in alphabetical order]
Oyler, C. (2000). Extending narrative inquiry. Curriculum Inquiry, 31, 77-88.
Kesson, K, & Oyler, C. (1999). Integrated curriculum and service learning: Linking school-based knowledge and social action. English Education, 31(2),133-146. [fully co-authored, names listed in alphabetical order]
Oyler, C. & Becker, J. (1997). Teaching beyond the progressive-traditional dichotomy: Sharing authority and sharing vulnerability. Curriculum Inquiry, 27, 453-467.
Oyler, C., & Barry, A. (1996). Urban first graders intertextual connections in the collaborative talk around information books during teacher-led read-alouds. Language Arts, 73, 324-239.
Oyler, C. (1996). Sharing authority: Student initiations during teacher-led read-alouds of information books. Teaching and Teacher Education, 12, (2), 149-160.
Contino, P. & Oyler, C. (1995). Reaching beyond ourselves. Teaching Education, 7 (1), 63-71. [fully co-authored, names listed in alphabetical order]
Pappas, C. & Oyler, C. (1993). Collaborating with teachers developing integrated language arts programs in urban schools. Language Arts, 70, 297-303.
Oyler, C, & Broderick, A. (2009). Inclusive education. In the C. Kridel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies, Sage.
Oyler, C. (2006). Reading Eric Rofes, a book review of Status quo or status queer: A radical rethinking of sexuality and schooling. Encounter, 19(4), 1-3.
Oyler, C. (2001). Disability and community capacity: A review of Teaching Children with Down Syndrome: Toward an understanding of possibility. Encounter, 14(1), 64-67.