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Jung, E., Angell, M. E.,
Moore, M. K., Lippert, L. R., Hunt, S. K., & Simonds, B. (2010). I thought
I was prepared! Meeting the challenges of diversity in high-need/high-potential
schools. Teacher Education &
Practice, 23 (1).
Kristiansen, L.J., Blaney, J. R., Chidester, P. J., and Simonds, B. K. (2010). Screaming for change: Articulating a unifying philosophy of punk rock. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Simonds, C., Meyer, K., Hunt, S., & Simonds, B. (2009). Speech evaluation assessment: An analysis of written speech feedback on instructor evaluation forms in the basic communication course. Basic Communication Course Annual, 21, 65-90.
Hunt, S. K., Simonds, C. J., &; Simonds, B. K., (2009). Uniquely Qualified, Distinctively Competent: Delivering 21st Century Skills in the Basic Course. The Basic Communication Course Annual, 21.
Simonds, B. K., Lippert, L. R., Hunt, S. K., Angell, M. E., & Moore, M. K. (2008). Communication and Diversity: Innovations in Teacher Education, Communication Teacher, Vol. 22, No. 2, April 2008, pp. 56 65.
Meyer, K. R., Hunt, S. K., Comadena, M. E., Simonds, C. J., Simonds, B. K., & Baldwin, J. R. (2008). Assessing classroom management training for basic course instructors. Basic Communication Course Annual, 20, 25-71.
Meyer, K. R., Simonds, C. J., Simonds, B. K., Baldwin, J. R., Hunt, S. K., & Comadena, M. E. (2007). Designing classroom management training for basic course instructors. Basic Communication Course Annual, 19, 1-36.
Simonds, B. (2007). Jerome Bruner and Walter Ong: Educational antinomies and the technology of communication. Journal of the Illinois Speech and Theatre Association, 47, 1-8.
Simonds, B. K. (2006). Development of an interactive media tutorial: Tools, techniques, and workflow. The Journal of Visual Literacy. 26 (2), 21-44.
Simonds, B. K., Meyer, K. R., Hunt, S. K., & Quinlan, M. M. (2006). Effects of instructor speech rate on student affective learning, recall, and perceptions of nonverbal immediacy, credibility, and clarity. Communication Research Reports, 23 (3).
Simonds, B.K. (2005). Evaluating an interactive media tutorial for presentation authoring. Journal of Visual Literacy, 25 (2), 177-196.
Simonds, B. K., & Long, L. W. (2003). The making of Using Presentation Aids: Distributing video on tape, CD-ROM, & the web. In R.E. Griffin, C.B. Schiffman, & W.J. Gibbs (Eds). Selected Readings from the International Visual Literacy Association.
2012 Winner of the National Broadcasting Society’s professional video competition in the music/experimental category for Jack Secord's 7th Annual Acoustic Jam.
2010 Gold EMPixx
Award Winner (National Video Competition) for Urban Teacher Preparation at Illinois State University (with Maria
2010 Winner of the National Broadcasting Society’s professional video competition in the Instructional, Corporate, or Training category for Urban Teacher Preparation at Illinois State University (with Maria Moore)
2010 Second Place in the National Broadcasting Society’s professional video competition in the Instructional, Corporate, or Training category for Using Presentation Aids.
2009 Winner of the National Broadcasting Society’s professional video competition in the Instructional, Corporate, or Training category for Collaborative classroom management: You’re not in this alone.
2005 “Gold Aurora Award” Winner (International Video Competition) for Balancing Learning Standards with Students’ Diverse Learning Needs.
2005 Broadcast Educators Association’s “Award of Excellence” in the Faculty Video Nationwide Competition for Balancing Learning Standards with Students’ Diverse Learning Needs.
2005 “Bronze Telly Award” Winner (International Video Competition) for Leading Instructional Discussions.
2008-2009 Illinois State University Teaching Initiative Award
2008-2009 Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching.
2007-2008 Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching. Honorable Mention
2006-2007 College of Arts & Sciences Teaching Initiative Award Winner
$855,000 IES Grant, “Parent-Implemented Social-Pragmatic Communication Intervention for Young Children with Developmental Disabilities.” Media Consultant/Video Producer (2009 with Meadan, Angell, and Stoner from Special Education).
$5000 grant from the Urban Teacher Preparation (UTP) Steering Committee at Illinois State to produce a Video/DVD highlighting student teaching experiences in the Chicago Metro area (2009 with M. Moore and L. Soliman).
$72,000 Teacher Quality Enhancement grant from the U.S. Department of Education (P.I. – R. Lee) to produce a Video/DVD with supplementary materials and provide assessment research to determine program effectiveness (Fall/Spring 2007-08 with S. Hunt, L. Lippert, M. Angell, & P. Crowley).
$8000 Grant from Innovative Delivery of Education Alliance – Homeland Security (IDEA-HS), for developing an online course called "Community Readiness Communication during Crisis." Media Consultant to P.I. Steve Perry.
$3000 grant/stipend from Provost & Assessment offices to produce the Video/DVD “General Education at Illinois State University” (with R. Ricioppo).
$1500 contract from Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Films Media Group) to produce “proof of concept” interactive CD-ROM, Life @ the Extremes (2007).
$450 grant from the Center for Teaching, Learning, & Technology at Illinois State University (2006). Podcasting Initiative.
Video distribution contract from the Films Media Group (2006) to distribute
$30,000 contract from Prentice-Hall to produce six educational videos to accompany two textbooks. (2004-2008) with C. Simonds & S. Hunt.
$10,673 grant from the Illinois Professional Learners’ Partnership (a Teacher Quality Enhancement grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Fall 2004). “Training New Teachers to Meet the Learning Needs of All Students,” with M. Angell, P. Kolloff, M. Moore, L. Lippert, & S. Hunt.
$2500 NFIG Grant from Illinois State University for “Pilot testing of an interactive media tutorial to teach presentation authoring: An iterative design/development study for Com 110” (Summer 2004).
$10,000 grant from the Illinois Professional Learners’ Partnership (a Teacher Quality Enhancement grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Fall 2003). “Instructional Technology Passport System,” with C. Wenning, J. Freund-Thomas, and B. Wojcik.
$43,900 grant from the Illinois Professional Learners’ Partnership (a Teacher Quality Enhancement grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Fall 2003). “Training New Teachers to Meet the Learning Needs of All Students: Balancing Learning Standards and Students’ Learning Needs,” with M. Angell, P. Kolloff, M. Moore, L. Lippert, & S. Hunt.
Competitive $1000 grant from Faculty Technology Support Services at ISU to purchase video editing software to complete an educational video for the College of Education (Spring 2003). 32 applications, 10 awards.
$100,000 Higher Education Cooperative Act (HECA) grant from the Illinois Board of Higher Education (interactive media consultant to principal investigator, Doug Jennings, 2002).
$25,000 contract to produce an educational video for Houghton Mifflin Co. to be nationally distributed with three textbooks. “Using Presentation Aids” (2002) with C. Simonds & S. Hunt.
$1500 grant to direct, shoot, and edit two Public Service Announcements for the Kids Care for Asthma Grant and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2002).
$3000 grant/stipend from the Office of the Associate Vice President for Technology at ISU to explore options for implementing technology requirements for all students (2001).
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