Vita

Elizabeth Anderson Swaggerty

East Carolina University

Associate Professor of Reading Education

Department of Literacy Studies, English Education and History Education

Speight Building 138

Greenville, NC 27858

USA

swaggertye@ecu.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D.  2006   Literacy Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
M.S.   1998    Elementary Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
B.A.    1997    Human Learning and Behavior, Elementary Education University of Tennessee, Knoxville

CERTIFICATIONS

State of North Carolina Teaching License; Reading K-12; Elem. Education K-6 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Fall 2006-Present
East Carolina University
Courses Taught:
READ 3302   Reading Instruction in the Intermediate Grades (Undergraduate)
READ 3204   Fundamentals of Reading (Undergraduate)
READ 3205/3206 Diagnostic/Prescriptive Teaching of Reading (Undergraduate)
READ 4534   Problems in the Teaching of Reading, Writing Intensive (Undergraduate)
READ 5316   Phonics, Online and Face-to-Face (Graduate)
READ 6418   Reading: The Learning Bases (Graduate)
READ 6406/07 Preliminary Investigations into Literacy Education (Graduate)
ELEM 4324: Teaching Internship in Elementary Education (Undergraduate)

2003-2006
University of Tennessee
Courses Taught:
READ 430 Elementary and Middle School Developmental Reading Instruction (Undergraduate)
EL ED 504 Reading Methods for Alternative Licensure Special Education (Graduate)
EL ED 595 Reading Methods and Assessment for Alternative Licensure Teachers (Graduate)
EL ED 505 Elementary and Middle School Teaching Methods II (Graduate)
ED 574      Analysis of Teaching for Professional Development (Graduate)
ED 575      Professional Internship in Teaching (Graduate)
ED 591      Clinical Studies (Graduate)

Summer 2002  Third Grade Reading Intervention Teacher, Lonsdale Elementary School, Knox County Schools, EXCEL Summer School Program, Knoxville, Tennessee

1997-2003  Third Grade Teacher, Ridgedale Elementary School, Knox County Schools, Knoxville, Tennessee

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
2015-present   Graduate Director, Department of Literacy Studies, English Education, and History Education

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS
Elizabeth Swaggerty on Academia.edu

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Swaggerty, E. A., & Broemmel, A. B. (2017). Authenticity, relevance, and connectedness: Graduate students’ learning preferences and experiences in an online reading education course. The Internet and Higher Education Journal, 32, 80-86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iheduc.2016.10.002

Broemmel, A., & Swaggerty, E. (2016). “I’ve tried and I’ve died this year”: First year teachers reflect on literacy reform. The New Educator, 1-12. DOI: 10.1080/1547688X.2015.1094712 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/1547688X.2015.1094712

Radabaugh, L., & Swaggerty, E. (2015). The effect of teacher-mediated vocabulary discussions during read alouds. Global Partners in Education Journal, 5(2), 77-91. http://www.gpejournal.org/index.php/GPEJ/article/viewFile/106/pdf

Swaggerty, E., Atkinson, T., Cannon, & T. (2015). Making a true shift into 21st Century literacy learning with multimodal digital response projects. Literacy Practice and Research. 41(1), 14-18.

Bahoric, K., & Swaggerty, E. (2015). Fanfiction: Exploring in- and out-of-school literacy practices. Colorado Reading Journal, 26, 25-31. http://www.ccira.org/colorado-reading-journal/SUMMER-2015.html.

Atkinson, T. S., & Swaggerty, E. A. (2011). Empowering fourth grade researchers with Scrapblog: Reaping the rewards of Web 2.0 student-centered learning. Language Arts 89(2), 99-112.

Hu, R., Caron, T., Deters, F., Moret, L., Swaggerty, E. A. (2011). Teacher educators teaching and learning together: A collaborative self-study of support within an online literacy learning community. MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 7(1), 57-67. Available: http://jolt.merlot.org/vol7no1/hu_0311.pdf

Swaggerty, E.  A., Atkinson, T. S., Faulconer, J. L., & Griffith, R. R. (2011). Academic writing retreat: A time for rejuvenated and focused writing. Journal of Faculty Development, 25(1) 5-11.

Griffith, R. R., Swaggerty, E. A., Hu, R., Thompson, L., & Cannon, T. (2010). On the cusp of great knowledge: An investigation of how a reading methods course supported the development of characteristics of excellent reading teachers. Journal of Reading Education, 35(4)27-35.

Swaggerty, E. A., & Woodward, J. L. (2010). Reading comprehension instruction: Strategies to support understanding of text. Indiana Reading Journal, 43(1), 19-23.

Faulconer, J. L., Atkinson, T. S., Griffith, R. R., & Swaggerty, E. A. (2010). The power of living the writerly life: A group model for women writers. NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 3(1), 207-235.

Swaggerty, E. A., Zhang, G., & Atkinson, T. S. (2010). Podcasting: Engaging preservice teachers in learning about reading education with Web 2.0 technologies. Teacher Education Quarterly, Special Online Edition, p. 115-145. Available: http://www.teqjournal.org/swaggertyetal.html

Swaggerty, E. A. (2009). “That just really knocks me out”: Fourth grade students navigate postmodern picture books. Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 5(1), 9-33. Available: http://jolle.coe.uga.edu/archive/2009_1/2_Swaggerty.pdf

Broemmel, A. D., Swaggerty, E. A., & McIntosh, D. (2009). Navigating the waters of teacher induction: One beginning teacher’s journey. The New Educator, 5(1), 67-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1547688X.2009.10399564

Chapters in Professional Books

Swaggerty, E. (2015). Selecting texts for upper elementary students who avoid reading or find reading difficult. In Deborah Wooten and Bernice Cullinan’s (Eds.) Children’s literature in the reading program: An invitation to read, 4th edition. (p. 150-166). Newark, DE: International Literacy Association.

Swaggerty, E. A. (2009). Using postmodern picture books in the classroom. In Deborah A. Wooten and Bernice E. Cullinan (Eds.) Children’s literature in the reading program: An invitation to read, 3rd ed. (p. 24-36). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Broemmel, A. D., & Swaggerty, E. A. (2008). “Examining the possibilities:

Planning your research project.” In C.A. Lassonde & S.E. Israel (Eds.), Teachers taking action: A comprehensive guide to teacher research (p.57-68). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Proceedings

Swaggerty, E., Atkinson, T., Faulconer, J., Griffith, R., (2013). We all have something to say: Strategies for living the writerly life. Literacy Research Association Conference, Texas. Available: https://secure.literacyresearchassociation.org/papers/lra2013122141825.docx

Swaggerty, E. A., Zhang, G., & Kester, D. (2009). The open-access movement: Free global dissemination of research through online journals. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, 20th International Conference in Charleston, South Carolina. p. 2685-2688.

Swaggerty, E. A., Zhang, G., Atkinson, T. S., Grobe, B., & Kester, D. (2009). Free global dissemination of scholarly research through an open-access online journal. Proceedings of the North Carolina Association of Research Education Conference in New Bern, North Carolina. p. 1-7. Available http://education.uncc.edu/ncare/Preceedings2008/NCARE_Proceedings_2008_final.htm

Additional Professional Publications

Swaggerty, E. (2016). 7 Reasons postmodern picturebooks are awesome. http://elizabethswaggerty.com/?p=286

Birdyshaw, D., & Swaggerty, E. (2015). Preliminary Report on Preparation for Literacy Instruction. pp. 1-13. Newark, DE: International Literacy Association. http://www.literacyworldwide.org/docs/default-source/where-we-stand/teacher-preparation-report.pdf

Swaggerty, E. A. (2011). Scaffolding the writing development of undergraduate literacy education students: A win-win solution. East Carolina University Writing Across the Curriculum Academy. Available http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/writing/swaggerty2010.cfm

Anderson, E., & Raymer, S.L.  (2005). Reading: Text connections. In B. Cullinan, B. Kunzel, & D. Wooten (Eds.), Encyclopedia of young adult literature (p. 597-601).  New York:  The Continuum International Publishing Group.

Anderson, E. (2005). Jack Higgins. In B. Cullinan, B. Kunzel, & D. Wooten (Eds.), Encyclopedia of young adult literature (p. 333-334).  New York: The Continuum International Publishing Group.

Wooten, D. & Anderson, E. (2005). Louise Rosenblatt. In B. Cullinan, B. Kunzel, & D. Wooten (Eds.), Encyclopedia of young adult literature (p. 614-615). New York:  The Continuum International Publishing Group.

Anderson, E. (2005). Judith St. George. In B. Cullinan, B. Kunzel, & D. Wooten (Eds.), Encyclopedia of young adult literature (p.623-624). New York: The Continuum International Publishing Group.

Anderson, E. (2004). Chris Van Allsburg picture books in middle school content areas.  Tennessee Association of Middle School Journal, 30, 26-29.

Manuscripts in Progress

Broemmel, A.D., Swaggerty, E.A., Blanton, E., & Whitsett, B. Unpacking beginning teachers’ literacy beliefs and practices: A longitudinal study. Will be submitted to Reading Research Quarterly.

PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

International/National

Swaggerty, E., Birdyshaw, D., Rutherford, A., McGriff, M., & Lewis-Spector, J. (2016). Report of the ILA Task Force on Teacher Preparation in Literacy: Investigations in literacy teacher preparation programs. International Literacy Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Swaggerty, E., & Broemmel, A. (2015). No weird quotas to meet: Examining reading Master’s course candidates online learning preferences and experiences. Paper session presented at the Professors of Reading Teacher Educators Symposium at the 65th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference, December 2015, Carlsbad, CA.

Broemmel, A. D., Swaggerty, E. A., Whitsett, B. M., & Blanton, B., (2015). “I feel like my practice was catching up with my beliefs:” A longitudinal studyo f seven early career teachers. Paper session presented at the 65th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference, December 2015, Carlsbad, CA.

Faulconer, J. L., Atkinson, T. S., Griffith, R. R., & Swaggerty, E. A. (2015). “Living the Writerly Life in Academia,” Study group presented at the 65th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference December 2015, Carlsbad, CA.

Swaggerty, E., Broemmel, A., & Whitsett, B. (2015). Avoiding instructional whac-a-mole: Preparing literacy teachers to actualize practice that matches beliefs in the first years of teaching. Roundtable presented at the Professors of Reading Teacher Educators Symposium at the 60th International Literacy Association Convention, July 19, St. Louis, MO.

Birdyshaw, D., Swaggerty, E., McGriff, M., Rutherford, A., Tancock, S., & Fine, J. (2015). Teacher preparation for literacy instruction: An investigation of state requirements. A panel session of the International Literacy Association Convention, July 19, St. Louis, MO.

Swaggerty, E. (2014). Examining teacher research in an online reading Master’s program. Roundtable at the 64th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference December 3-6 in Marco Island, FL.

Broemmel, A., Whitsett, B., Blanton, B., & Swaggerty, E. (2014). The more things change, the more things stay the same: A longitudinal study of seven elementary teachers and their literacy beliefs and practices. Roundtable presented at the 64th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference December 3-6 in Marco Island, FL.

Faulconer, J. L., Atkinson, T. S., Griffith, R. R., & Swaggerty, E. A. (2014). “Living the Writerly Life in Academia,” Study group presented at the 64th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference December 3-6  n Marco Island, FL.

Swaggerty, E., Griffith, R., & Broemmel, A. (2014). “Don’t raise your hand! Boost comprehension and engagement with meaningful talk.” Presentation at the International Reading Association Conference May, 2014 in New Orleans, LA.

Swaggerty, E., Atkinson, T. S., Faulconer, J., & Griffith, R. R. (December, 2013). “We all have something to say: Strategies for living the writerly life,” Alternative format session presented at the 63rd Annual Literacy Research Association Conference December 4-7 in Dallas, Texas.

Broemmel, A., Blanton, B., & Swaggerty, E., (2013). Transformation of literacy practices: A longitudinal study of teachers in their first years. Roundtable presented at the 63rd Annual Literacy Research Association Conference December 4-7 in Dallas, Texas.

Faulconer, J. L., Atkinson, T. S., Griffith, R. R., & Swaggerty, E. A. (December, 2013). “Living the Writerly Life in Academia,” Study group presented at the 63rd Annual Literacy Research Association Conference December 4-7 in Dallas, Texas.

Swaggerty, E., Broemmel, A.,  Cannon, T., Phillips, K., Lucas, K. (2012). Please don’t read while you’re walking down the hall! Engaging middle school readers. Paper Presentation at the 62nd Annual Literacy Research Association Conference November 28-December 1 in San Diego, California.

Broemmel, A., Blanton, B., Swaggerty, E. (December, 2012). Unpacking literacy beliefs and practices: A longitudinal study of the transformation from preservice to experienced teacher. Rounddtable Presentation at the 62nd Annual Literacy Research Association Conference November 28-December 1 in San Diego, California.

Griffith, R. R., Swaggerty, E. A., Faulconer, J. L., Atkinson, T. S., Hansen, J., & Lammers, J.  (December, 2012). “Living the Writerly Life in Academia,” Study group presented at the 62nd Annual Literacy Research Association Conference November 28-December 1 in San Diego, California.

Swaggerty, E., Bunn, K., Cannon, T., Murakami, E., Broemmel, A., & Davis, K. (November, 2011). “Changing up middle school literacy instruction: The impact of a 10-week instructional intervention characterized by discussion and 21st century skills.” Roundtable presentation for the 61st Annual Literacy Research Association Conference in Jacksonville, Florida

Griffith, R. R., Swaggerty, E. A., Faulconer, J. L., Atkinson, T. S., Hansen, J., & Lammers, J.  (December, 2011). “Living the Writerly Life in Academia,” Study group presented at the 61st Annual Literacy Research Association Conference November 30-December 3 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Griffith, R. R., Swaggerty, E. A., Faulconer, J. L., Atkinson, T. S. (December, 2010). “Living the Writerly Life in Academia,” Study group presented at the 60th Literacy Research Association Conference in Ft. Worth, Texas.

Hu, R., Caron, T., Deters, F., Moret, L. M., & Swaggerty, E. (December, 2010). “Four self-studies of university professors on teacher identity, cultural perspectives, and instructional practices,” Symposium paper session presented at the 60th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference in Ft. Worth, Texas.

Swaggerty, E. A., Davis, K. E., & Broemmel, A. D. (December, 2010). “Change It Up: (Re)conceptualizing Literacy Instruction for Sixth Grade Students,” Roundtable presented at the 60th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference in Ft. Worth, Texas.

Swaggerty, E. A., Atkinson, T. S., Faulconer, J. L., & Griffith, R. R. (December, 2009). “Academic Writing Retreat: A Time for Rejuvenated and Focused Writing,” Roundtable presented at the 59th National Reading Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Griffith, R. R., Swaggerty, E. A., Faulconer, J. L., Atkinson, T. S. (December, 2009). “Living the Writerly Life in Academia,” Study group presented at the 59th National Reading Conference December 2-5, 2009 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Swaggerty, E. A., Zhang, G., & Kester, D. (March, 2009). “The Open-Access Movement: Free Global Dissemination of Research Through Online Journals,” poster presentation at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference in Charleston, SC.

Atkinson, T. S., Faulconer, J. F., Griffith, R. R., Matusevich, M., Swaggerty, E. A,. & Fairbanks, C. F. (December, 2008). “Practicing what we preach: Using Writer’s Workshop as a model for academic writing,” Alternative session presented at the 58th National Reading Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Swaggerty, E. A., Cameron, B., & Wormsley, A. (May, 2008). “Using a Four-Headed Monster to Fan the Sparks of Readers’ Theater in Kindergarten,” session presented at the International Reading Association in Atlanta, Georgia.

Broemmel, A. D., & Swaggerty, E. A. (May, 2008). “Examining the Possibilities: Planning Your Research Project.” Panel presentation in C. Lassonde (Chair), Supporting, Mentoring, and Advancing Teacher Research.  Institute conducted at the International Reading Association in Atlanta, Georgia.

Swaggerty, E. (December, 2006). “Exploring fourth graders’ navigation of postmodern picture books,” Roundtable presented at the 56th National Reading Conference in Los Angeles, California.

Broemmel, A. D., Swaggerty, E. A, McIntosh, D., & McDaniel, S. (November, 2006). “Bridging knowledge and experience: One beginning teacher’s journey discussed by the teacher and those who supported her,” presented at the National Council Teachers of English Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Swaggerty, E. (May, 2004). “Connecting children with content area literature through Children’s Choices.”  Portion of symposium presented at the International Reading Association Conference in Reno, Nevada.

Rowell, G., LeCoultre, M., Swaggerty, E., Weddle, D., Smith, V., & Groer, C. (February, 2000). “Individualized instruction teacher preparation program,” presented at the AACTE Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Regional/Local

Swaggerty, E., & Powers, F. (2016). Ready, set, match! Texts for struggling reader. Session of the 47th North Carolina Reading Association Conference, March 2016, Raleigh, NC.

Sotolongo, E., & Swaggerty, E. (2015, March). Authentic word knowledge instruction for ELLs. North Carolina Reading Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Brooks, A., & Swaggerty, E., (2015, March.) Inferencing: Things that make you go hmmmm. North Carolina Reading Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Howard, C., Ryan, C., Swaggerty, E. (2014, October). “Words are awesome! Exploring vocabulary strategies.” Mary Lois Staton Conference, Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E., McKee, K. (2014, March). “Morphology: Start your engines!” North Carolina Reading Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Haddock, S. (2014, March). “Boost comprehension with paired reading.” North Carolina Reading Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Cannon, T., & Swaggerty, E., (2014, March). “Delving into discussions.” North Carolina Reading Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Ticknor, A., Atkinson, T., Faulconer J., Swaggerty, E. (2014, March). #Connected: The latest and greatest tech resources. North Carolina Reading Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Borge, K., Jones, J., Timberlake, R., & Gilbert, K. (2013, March). Reciprocal Teaching 101: You Can Teach It, They Can Learn It! North Carolina Reading Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Bunn, K., Godly, L., Cannon, T., & Murakami, E. (March, 2012). “Yes! You CAN talk: Engaging middle readers in discussions about text.” Presented at the North Carolina Reading Association Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Bunn, K., & Cannon, T., (September, 2011). “Changing up Middle School Literacy Instruction: One Teacher at a Time.” Presented at the Phi Delta Kappa Meeting, East Carolina University.

Swaggerty, E., Jones, J., Ormond, M., Brannan, S., & Johnson, T., (March, 2011). “What’s hot in tech tools for literacy instruction?” Presented at the North Carolina Reading Association Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Swaggerty, E. (February, 2009). “Crying Babies, Scooby Doo, and a Bag of Garbage: Comprehension Strategy Instruction that Focuses on Making Inferences,” presented at the Mary Lois Staton Reading/Language Arts Conference in Greenville, North Carolina.

Swaggerty, E., Zhang G., Atkinson, T., Grobe, B., & Kester, D. (February, 2008). “Free global dissemination of scholarly research through an open-access online journal,” presented at North Carolina Association for Research in Education Conference, New Bern, North Carolina.

Griffith, R., Swaggerty, E., & Tinklenberg, M. (February, 2008). “Books too good to miss: Breathe life into the content areas.,” presented at the Mary Lois Staton Reading/Language Arts Conference in Greenville, North Carolina.

Swaggerty, E., Steinweg, S., Barrett, B., & Bentzler, J. (January, 2008). “Action Research to Inform Instruction Practice,” presented at the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children Conference in Wilmington, North Carolina.

O’Connor, Katie, Atkinson, T., Steinweg, S., Grobe, B., Swaggerty, E., Zhang, G., Godwin, L., Smith, B., Yang, B. (November, 2007). “Extreme Make Over: Partnership Transforms Online Peer-Reviewed Journal,” presented at the Think-In: Teaching with Technology Showcase in Greenville, North Carolina.

Swaggerty, E., & Griffith, R., (October, 2007). “Books Too Good To Miss: Breathe Life into the Content Areas,” presented at the Clinical Teacher’s Conference in Greenville, North Carolina.

Swaggerty, E. (February, 2007). “Using picture books to promote discussion and critical thinking,” presented at the Mary Lois Staton Reading/Language Arts Conference in Greenville, North Carolina.

Swaggerty, E. (April, 2006). “Postmodern picture books:  Exploring nontraditional tests,” presented at the Roane State Community College Symposium on Powerful Teaching in Harriman, Tennessee.

Broemmel, A., Swaggerty, E., Ballard, A., & Smith, S. (December,  2005). “Scaffolding student literacy through guided writing.”  Proposal accepted (conference cancelled) for Regional International Reading Association Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Broemmel, A. D., Swaggerty, E., Smith, S., & Varnadoe, J. (November, 2004). Using content areas as a bridge to literacy. Paper presented at the 23rd Southwest Regional Conference of the International Reading Association, Savannah, GA. 

WORKSHOPS

Swaggerty, E. (November, 2013). Making Effective Use of the University Writing Center. Writing Instruction Across the Disciplines Professional Development Series, ECU, Greenville, NC.

Ticknor, A., Swaggerty, E., Atkinson, T., & Faulconer, J. (October, 2013). Hot Tech Tools for Literacy Teachers 2.0. Presented at the Clinical Teachers Conference, ECU, Greenville, NC.

Ticknor, A., Swaggerty, E., Atkinson, T., & Faulconer, J., (October, 2013). Hot Tech Tools for Literacy Teachers 2.0. Presented at the Mary Lois Staton Reading/Language Arts Conference, ECU, Greenville, NC.

Cannon, T., & Swaggerty, E., (October, 2013). Delving into Discussion: Tweets, Teens, and Text Talk. Presented at the Mary Lois Staton Reading/Language Arts Conference, ECU, Greenville, NC.

Tschida, C., & Swaggerty, E. (September, 2013). “LGBT issues in the classroom.” Presented to Teaching Fellows/Maynard Scholars, ECU, Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Ticknor, A., Atkinson, T., Cannon, & Faulconer, J., (October, 2012). “Hot tech tools for reading teachers” Workshop presented at the East Carolina University Clinical Teachers Conference, Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Owens, D., Boyer, B. (February, 2013). 2012-2013. “Speed PD: Boost Comrehension with Close Reading, Deep Thinking, and Discussion about Text.” http://750419290584330801.weebly.com/ Tar River Reading Council of the International Reading Association, Greenville, North Carolina.

Swaggerty, E., Brown, A., Carlyle, M. (October, 2011). “Harnessing the power of Technology in the Classroom.” Workshop presented at the Kappa Delta Pi Meeting in Greenville, NC.

Housand, B., Finley, T., Swaggerty, E., Duncan, T., Dobson, E., DeCresie, T., & Ayers, K. P. (September, 2010). “Speed Geeking.” Workshop presented at the 4th Annual East Carolina University Gifted Education Conference in Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E., & Housand, B. (January, 2010). “21st Century Skills: Learning and innovation.” Workshop presented to Curriculum and Instruction Department faculty in Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E. (January, 2010). “Books too good to miss.” Workshop presented at Tar River Reading Council Meeting in Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Griffith, R., & Dobson, E. (November, 2008). “Lunch and Learn Series: Catch the Wav.” Workshop presented to College of Education faculty in Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E. (October, 2008). “Professional development in reading education.” Workshop presented at Elementary Education Club meeting at ECU in Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E. (September, 2008). “Books too good to miss.” Workshop presented at Tar River Reading Council Meeting in Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Griffith, R., & McGrory, W. (April, 2008). “Lunch and Learn Series: Students and Podcasting.” Workshop presented to College of Education faculty in Greenville, NC.

Swaggerty, E., Griffith, R., & McGrory, W. (April, 2008). “Podcasting in reading education courses.” Workshop presented to reading faculty members in Greenville, NC.

CONSULTANCIES

August, 2014, Beaufort County Schools, Chocowinity Primary and Intermediate Schools; Professional Development on Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary with Caitlin Ryan. Principal Alicia Vosberg, paid.

September, 2007, Greenville Parks and Recreation After-School Program Literacy Consultant; Director, Kelvin Yarrell, unpaid

February 2007-May 2008, Fred Anderson Elementary School, Fred Anderson Literacy Initiative, Principal, James Colavito, paid

August 5-6, 2003, Blount County middle and high school teachers, English/Language Arts:  Reading in the Content Area 2-Day Workshop with L. Scherff, paid.

SERVICE

Professional             

Literacy Research Association, Paper Session Discussant: Exploring pre-service teachers’ reflective practices: Design-based and action research methods, December, 2015, Carlsbad, CA.
International Literacy Association, Co-Chair (with Deanna Birdyshaw) of Task Force on Reading Teacher Preparation, 2014-15
Literacy Research Association, Paper Session Discussant: Perspectives on Field Experiences for Pre-service Teachers, December, 2014, Marco Island, FL.
Literacy Research Association, Research Committee Member, 2011-2014
Literacy Research Association, Paper Session Discussant: Research on Reading Comprehension, December 2012, San Diego, California.
Literacy Research Association, Paper Session Discussant: Exploring Writing Instruction, December, 2010, Ft. Worth, Texas
Really Good Stuff Inc.; Division of Reading; Advisory Board Member, 2010-2011
Tar River Reading Council (Local Affiliate of the International Reading Association); President – 2010-2011; Webmaster and Marketing – 2011-present

Scholastic Book Club Professors Advisory Council, 2008-2010

Literacy Research Association Field Council Member, North Carolina State Representative; 2006-present

Coordinated Children’s Choice Book Awards, a joint project of CBC and IRA, 2003- 2004

Editing and Reviewing

The Reading Teacher, Manuscript Reviewer, 2015-present

Reading Horizons Manuscript Reviewer, 2014-present

Literacy Research Association: Annual Conference Proposal Reviewer; 2007-present

International Reading Association, Elva Knight Grant Proposal Reviewer, 2013. 2014, 2016

Language Arts Journal, Manuscript Reviewer; Fall 2012

Journal of Curriculum & Instruction: Manuscript Reviewer; Spring 2007, Fall 2011

Journal of Curriculum and Instruction; Advisory Board; October 2010-present

The New Educator Journal; Review Board Member: August 2009-present

Journal of Curriculum and Instruction: Co-editor; December 2007-2010

Review of Book Manuscript for Christopher-Gordon Publishers: Teacher Research Collaboratives: Guide to Establishing Professional Communities; November 2007

Published reviews of professional books for School Library Journal, Curriculum Connections, from 2004-2008. Reviews published in Volume 1(2) through Volume 5(1).

University

ECU Research and Creative Achievement Week; Judge for student research presentations, Spring 2015

University Writing Across the Curriculum Committee Chair, 2014-15

Honors College Faculty Advisory Committee, Member, 2014-15

ECU UMC Institutional Review Board Member for Behavioral/Social Sciences, Spring 2013-present

Faculty Senator, Fall 2012-Spring 2014

Faculty Senate Committee on Committees Secretary, Fall 2013-Spring 2014

University Writing Across the Curriculum Committee Secretary; Fall 2013-Spring 2014

Faculty Senate Committee on Committees Member, Fall 2012-Spring 2013

ECU Quality Enhancement Plan Write Where You Belong Writing Mentor Literacy Studies Liaison, Fall 2012-2014

University Quality Enhancement Project Council Member, Fall 2011-2013

University Quality Enhancement Project Subcommittee Writing Foundations Member, Fall 2011-2013

University Writing Across the Curriculum Committee Chair, Fall 2011-Spring 2012

University Writing Across the Curriculum Committee Member; Fall 2010-present

The Center for Student Leadership and Civil Engagement Reading Circle Leader; Fall 2010

ECU Research and Creative Achievement Week; Judge for student research presentations, Spring 2010

College

Graduate Recruitment, Retention, and Matriculation Committee, Member, Fall 2014-2016

Search Committee for COE Associate Dean for Research, Funds, Grants, and Scholarly Activity, Member, Spring 2014

Graduate Task Force, member, 2013-2014

Assessment and Accreditation Subcommittee on Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Student Candidates, member, 2012-2013

Assessment and Accreditation Committee, member, Fall 2012-present

Dean’s Advisory Board; Spring 2010; Fall 2011-Spring 2012

Council of Teacher Education, Department Representative; Spring 2009

College of Education New Building Committee; 2007

PhD Planning Committee; 2006-2009

Department

Margaret Blount Harvey Literacy Institute Planning Committee, 2014-15

READ Graduate TaskStream Administrator; Fall 2010-Present

Department Personnel Committee Member, Fall 2013-present

Department Tenure Committee Member, Fall 2013-present

READ Search Committee Member, 2013-2014

READ Search Committee Member, 2012-2013

Curriculum Revisions TaskForce Member, Fall 2012-present

READ Undergraduate TaskStream Administrator; Fall 2010-Fall 2011

Faculty Mentor for Ran Hu, Fall 2011-Spring 2013

Faculty Mentor for Sara McCraw, Fall 2011-Fall 2012

Course Mentor for READ 6406/07, Fall 2010-present

Course Mentor for READ 3302 Instructors; Fall 2010-Fall 2011

Search Committee Member for READ Faculty Member, Fall 2010

Department of Curriculum and Instruction Curriculum Committee Member; Fall 2009-2011

READ 3204/3210 Course Revision Task Force Member; 2008-2011

READ Area Graduate Committee Member; Summer 2007-present

Course Mentor READ 3204 Instructors; Fall 2007-Fall 2010

Mary Lois Staton Reading/Language Arts Conference Committee; Fall 2006-present

Dissertations and Theses

2015:  Member of Dissertation Committee for Wendy Larrimore-Strickland: PhD in English. Title of Dissertation: Students’ Attitudes Toward and Valuation of First-year Composition as Predictors of Students’ English 101 Success.

2013: Member of Thesis Committee for Katherine A. Blanchard: MAEd in Elementary Education. Title of Thesis: Interest, choice, challenge, and enjoyment for the gifted learner.

2011: Member of Thesis Committee for Anna Strickland: MAEd in Special Education. Title of Thesis: Universal Design for Learning, Access to General Curriculum for Students with Severe Cognitive Disabilities.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Phi Delta Kappa

International Literacy Association

Tar River Reading Council

Literacy Research Association

North Carolina Reading Association

North Carolina Association of College Professors of Reading

GRANTS

2011: Weyerhaeuser Foundation Grant for “Change It Up” research project; Unfunded ($85948)

2011: ECU Research/Creative Activity Grant for “Change It Up” research project; Unfunded ($3004)

2011: Weyerhaueser Grant for “Change It Up” research project; Awarded ($2000)

2010: Phi Delta Kappa Research Grant for “Change It Up” research project; Awarded ($500)

HONORS AND AWARDS

2016 Engagement Outreach Scholar

2012 Nominated for Alumni Award for Outstanding Teaching, East Carolina University

2012 Nominated for the Max Ray Joyner Excellence in Online Teaching Award, East Carolina University

2009   American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Edward C. Pomeroy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education (Journal of Curriculum and Instruction Editorial Team)

2009   Nominated for Alumni Award for Outstanding Teaching, East Carolina University

2005   Member of Nu Delta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education

2002   Knox County Runner-up, Knox County Elementary Teacher of the Year in Knoxville, TN