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Alex Leavell

Title
Academic Associate Dean
Department
Teacher Education and Administration
College
College of Education

Education

PhD, University of Miami, 1993.
Major: Reading/Learning Disabilities
Dissertation Title: "A study of the concurrent validity of two measures used as estimates of potential: A traditional IQ test and a test of listening comprehension"
MEd, University of Miami, 1986.
Major: Reading/Learning Disabilities
BEd, University of Miami, 1985.
Major: Preschool/Elementary Education

Current Scheduled Teaching*

EDEE 4900.700, Special Problems, Fall 1 2018
EDEE 4910.700, Special Problems, Fall 1 2018
EDEE 4910.701, Special Problems, Fall 1 2018
EDRE 4900.700, Special Problems, Fall 1 2018

* 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*

EDRE 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2017
EDSE 4060.001, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
EDRE 4870.003, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4060.001, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4060.030, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4060.033, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4060.026, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Summer 10W 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4060.030, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
EDSE 4060.031, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
EDSE 4060.031, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 4060.033, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDRE 4870.003, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
EDRE 5370.001, Advanced Reading Theory/Practice, Fall 2015
EDRE 4870.003, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
EDSE 5004.026, Literacy for All, Fall 2015
EDSE 5004.030, Literacy for All, Fall 2015
EDSE 4060.001, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2015 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.001, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2015 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2015 Syllabus
EDSE 4108.758, Student Teaching in the Secondary School, Spring 2015
EDSE 4118.758, Student Teaching in the Secondary School, Spring 2015
EDSE 4060.001, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2014 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2014 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.005, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2014 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.031, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Summer 10W 2014 Syllabus
EDSE 5004.026, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2014
EDSE 5004.030, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2014
EDSE 4060.002, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2014 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.033, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2014 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.001, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2014 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2014 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.030, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2013 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.031, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2013
EDRE 4870.003, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2013 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.006, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2013 Syllabus
EDME 4103.755, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2013
EDME 4104.755, Student Teaching in Grades 4 8, Fall 2013
EDSE 4060.031, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Summer 10W 2013 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.031, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
EDSE 5004.030, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2013
EDSE 5004.031, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2013
EDSE 4060.031, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2013 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.033, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2013 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2013 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.004, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2013 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.001, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2012 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.003, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2012 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.005, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2012 Syllabus
EDRE 4820.002, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2012 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.030, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Summer 10W 2012
EDRE 4870.001, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Summer 5W1 2012
EDRE 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2012
EDSE 4060.031, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2012 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.032, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2012 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2012 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.004, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2012 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.001, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2011 Syllabus
EDSE 4060.032, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2011 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.005, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2011 Syllabus
EDRE 4820.002, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2011 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.001, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Summer 5W2 2011 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Summer 5W2 2011 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2011 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.006, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2011 Syllabus
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Spring 2011 Syllabus
EDRE 4870.003, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2010
EDRE 4870.005, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2010
EDRE 4820.002, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2010
EDSE 5004.031, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2010
EDSE 5004.032, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2010
EDRE 4870.001, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2010
EDSE 5004.033, Literacy for All, Spring 2010
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Spring 2010
EDRE 6080.001, Evolution of Literacy Research, Fall 2009
EDRE 6080.791, Evolution of Literacy Research, Fall 2009
EDRE 4820.002, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2009
EDSE 4060.002, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2009
EDRE 4870.001, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2009
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Spring 2009
EDSE 4060.001, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2008
EDRE 4870.005, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2008
EDRE 4820.002, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2008
EDRE 5370.001, Advanced Reading Theory/Practice, Summer 5W1 2008
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Summer 5W1 2008
EDSE 4060.002, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Spring 2008
EDRE 4870.001, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2008
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Spring 2008
EDRE 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2008
EDSE 4060.003, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Fall 2007
EDRE 4870.005, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2007
EDRE 4820.002, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2007
EDRE 5370.001, Advanced Reading Theory/Practice, Summer 5W1 2007
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Summer 5W1 2007
EDRE 5370.002, Advanced Reading Theory/Practice, Fall 2006
EDRE 4870.003, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Fall 2006
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2006
EDRE 6900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2006
EDRE 6900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2006
EDRE 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2006
EDRE 5370.001, Advanced Reading Theory/Practice, Summer 5W1 2006
EDRE 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2006
EDSE 5004.030, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2006
EDSE 5004.031, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2006
EDSE 5004.033, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2006
EDRE 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2006
EDSE 5004.026, Literacy for All, Spring 2006
EDSE 5004.030, Literacy for All, Spring 2006
EDSE 5004.032, Literacy for All, Spring 2006
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Spring 2006
EDRE 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2006
EDRE 6900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2006
EDRE 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2005
EDSE 5004.030, Literacy for All, Fall 2005
EDSE 5004.032, Literacy for All, Fall 2005
EDSE 5004.033, Literacy for All, Fall 2005
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2005
EDRE 4820.002, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2005
EDRE 6900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2005
EDRE 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2005
EDRE 6910.700, Special Problems, Fall 2005
EDSE 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2005
EDSE 4060.030, Content Area Reading in Secondary Schools, Summer 5W2 2005
EDCI 6950.714, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2005
EDRE 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2005
EDSE 5004.026, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2005
EDSE 5004.030, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2005
EDSE 5004.031, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2005
EDSE 5004.032, Literacy for All, Summer 10W 2005
EDRE 4870.002, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2005
EDRE 4870.003, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2005
EDRE 4870.004, Cross Curricular (Content Area) Literacy Materials and Resources, Spring 2005
EDCI 6950.714, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2005
EDRE 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2005
EDCI 6950.714, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2004
EDRE 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2004
EDSE 5004.026, Literacy for All, Fall 2004
EDSE 5004.030, Literacy for All, Fall 2004
EDSE 5004.033, Literacy for All, Fall 2004
EDRE 4820.001, Reading and Writing in Grades 4 8, Fall 2004
EDRE 4900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2004
EDRE 6900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2004
EDRE 6910.700, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* 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.

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Overall
Summative Rating
1
Challenge and
Engagement Index
2
Response Rate
0
out of 5
0
out of 7
%
of
students responded
A Challenge and Engagement Index of "n/a" means
there were not enough student responses to calculate a score.
  • 1 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
  • 2 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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