Simmons, Jacqueline A. (jas184)

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Simmons, Jacqueline
Senior Lecturer
Vice Chair, Department of Curriculum & Teaching and Director, Master of Education Program in Curriculum & Teaching
Curriculum & Teaching

225A Thmps

Scholarly Interests

Critical perspectives on the theory and practice of curriculum.

Curriculum design.

Youth and media.

Innovation and possibilities in education.

Educational Background

B.A. American History, Columbia University

Ed.M. Curriculum Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University

Ed.D. Curriculum and Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University

Dissertation Title – Teenagers and Media, “It’s Just Life”: Pedagogical Possibilities in Collaborative Research with Youth

Selected Publications

Lesko, N., Simmons, J., Uva, J. (2020). “Alternative Conceptions of Adolescence as a Basis for Curriculum,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education.

Woo, Y. & Simmons J. (2008). “Paved with Good Intentions: Perspectives on Textbook Development in Afghanistan,” Asia Pacific Journal of Education.

Lesko, N., Simmons, J., Quarshie, A. & Newton, R. (2008). “Pedagogy of Monsters: Scary Disturbances in a Doctoral Research Preparation Course,” Teachers College Record.


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