Faculty Profile

Cindy Watson

Title
Principal Lecturer
Department
Teach North Texas
College
College of Science

    

Education

PhD, University of North Texas, 2014.
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
Degree Specialization: Literacy
Dissertation Title: Beliefs of Mathematics Pre-service Teachers About Project-based Learning
MEd, University of North Texas, 2008.
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
Degree Specialization: Literacy
Dissertation Title: Academic Retention: The Role of the League of United American Citizens (LULAC) in Providing Academic Support to First Generation Latina College Students
BS, University of Oklahoma, 1988.
Major: Business Administration
Degree Specialization: Petroleum Land Management

Current Scheduled Teaching*

EDCI 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Spring 2023 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

EDCI 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
EDCI 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
EDCI 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
EDCI 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
EDCI 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
EDCI 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Spring 2020 Syllabus
EDCI 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
TNTX 1100.001, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
TNTX 1100.004, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4628.001, Apprentice Teaching Seminar in Science, Math and Computer Science, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4500.001, Project Based Instruction in Math, Science, and Computer Science, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4500.001, Project Based Instruction in Math, Science, and Computer Science, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
TNTX 1100.001, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4500.001, Project Based Instruction in Math, Science, and Computer Science, Spring 2015 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.001, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Spring 2015 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Spring 2015 Syllabus
TNTX 4900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2015
EDSE 4500.001, Project Based Instruction in Math, Science, and Computer Science, Fall 2014 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.001, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2014 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2014 Syllabus
TNTX 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2014
EDSE 4500.001, Project Based Instruction in Math, Science, and Computer Science, Spring 2014 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Spring 2014 Syllabus
TNTX 4900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2014
EDSE 4500.001, Project Based Instruction in Math, Science, and Computer Science, Fall 2013 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.001, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2013 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2013 Syllabus
TNTX 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2013
TNTX 1100.001, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Spring 2013 Syllabus
TNTX 1300.001, Secondary Teacher Education Preparation 1 and 2 : Inquiry Based Lessons, Spring 2013 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.003, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2012
TNTX 1100.004, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2012 Syllabus
TNTX 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2012
TNTX 1100.001, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Spring 2012 Syllabus
TNTX 4900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2012
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2011 Syllabus
TNTX 1100.003, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2011 Syllabus
TNTX 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2011
TNTX 1300.001, Secondary Teacher Education Preparation 1 and 2 : Inquiry Based Lessons, Spring 2011 Syllabus
TNTX 4900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2011
TNTX 1100.002, Second Teacher Education Preparation I : Inquiry Approaches to Teaching, Fall 2010

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Watson, C., Terry, N., Cantu, J. (2017). Special Education: A Beginner's Guide to Serving All Students. 72.
Journal Article
Selke, M., Watson, C. G., Rivera-Wilson, J., Robinson, C., Mosley, K., Zhang, S. (2022). ATE’s induction system for new professors: National support for beginning education professors.. Journal of the World Federation of Associations of Teacher Education. 4(2), 61-72. World Federation of Associations of Teacher Education. https://www.worldfate.org/docpdf/journal_04-02.pdf
Watson, C. G., Watson, C. (2020). 6 Keys to Creating an Assertive and Constructive Teacher Voice. Other. Summer 2020, 2. Indianapolis, IN: Kappa Delta Pi. http://digital.watkinsprinting.com/publication/?m=19391&i=657362&p=4&pre=1
Selke, M. J., Rivera-Wilson, J., Watson, C. G., Robinson, C., Mosley, K. G., Rickey, D., Arneson, D. (2020). Baptism by Fire: Why Induction Matters for Beginning Education Professors. Action in Teacher Education. 43(3), 19.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Harris, M. M., Quintanilla, J. A., McDonald, J., Watson, C. G. (2012). Preparing Science and Math Teachers at the University of North Texas. 11-13.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Watson, C. G. (Other), "Fulbright-Hay’s Seminars Abroad," Sponsored by US Department of Education, Federal, $17000 Funded. (June 1, 2022July 17, 2022).
Watson, C. G. (Principal), Terry, N. (Co-Principal), Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD, J. (Co-Principal), "Special Education: A beginner's guide to serving all learners," Sponsored by 2015-2016, Eagle Editions Publishing Grant, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (August 2015May 2016).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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