Wendee White

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Lecturer

Bio

Teaching

Wendee is a qualified primary school teacher, with experience working in a range of educational settings from reception, through university.  Her training has included post-graduate course work in Special Education, Behaviour Support, leadership training in Mathematics, and a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education.

 As an educator, Wendee brings an international perspective, having taught in 5 different countries, including England, Thailand, Canada, Guatemala, and the United States. Through her teaching, she promotes the development of positive learning dispositions, and growth mind-sets; supporting her students at all levels of learning to be creative, autonomous thinkers, engaged with learning as a life-long process.

 Through her research, Wendee has investigated the role of affect in learning, and developed an instructional design to support primary teachers in promoting positive affect through the use of various teaching strategies. As a research assistant, Wendee wrote and designed an APP to support literacy learning for children with severe learning disabilities.

 Prior to joining the University of Dundee, Wendee began lecturing in HE, first as a lecturer in Primary Initial Teacher Training at Newman University, Birmingham, and second, as a lecturer in Childhood and Family Studies with the University of Wolverhampton.

 Most recently, Wendee has presented her masters research at the British Educational Research Association Conference at the University of Leeds.

 Wendee hopes to begin her PhD studies in the near future, focusing on the relationship between neuroscience and learning – specifically related to affective development and mathematical learning.

Publications

Applying Systematic Instruction to Teach ELA Skills Using Fictional Novels via an iPad App
8/2018, Rural Special Education Quarterly
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Investigating the Relationship between Affect and Cognition in Teaching and Learning
/2017
Research Output: Contribution To Conference > Other

Opinion Paragraph Writing Intervention for Students with Significant Disability
/2017, Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

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Activities

University of Dundee, School of Education and Social Work Scholarship Conference

Wendee White (Presenter)
28 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Activity Type: Attendance

British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM)

Wendee White (Presenter)
11 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Activity Type: Attendance

The Learning Scientist

Wendee White (Member)
1 Nov 2017

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Activity Type: Other Activity

BERA Symposium: Social-Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health for School-Aged Children

Wendee White (Chair)
28 Apr 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesFestival/Exhibition

Activity Type: Attendance

British Education Research Association

Wendee White (Speaker)
14 Sep 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Activity Type: Talk

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