Sarah Irvine Belson
Dean, School of Education, Teaching and Health
School of Education, Teaching and Health
Additional Positions at AUExecutive Director, Institute for Innovation in Education
Afflilate Faculty, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
- Dr. Irvine Belson's research activities focus on infusing effective components of instructional design with emerging technology across the field of education, particularly for students with exceptionalities. Dr. Irvine Belson has trained pre-service and in-service special education teachers in the area of electronic communication and technology integration. Through field-based research, she has successfully worked to integrate Internet-based activities into educational programs for rural and at-risk K-12 students. Her background in special education provides a knowledge-base for development of the types of support that assist educators to adaptively respond to a variety of individual differences in learning strategies among students.
DegreesPhD, Arizona State University
- CAS - Education/Teaching/Health
- Gray - 120
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Area of Expertise: Special education, educational policy, educational technology, curriculum-based assessment, diversity issues, teacher education
Additional Information: Sarah Irvine Belson, dean of the School of Education, Teaching and Health and an associate professor of education, specializes in technology integration and teacher education. Her research activities focus on infusing effective components of instructional design across the field of education. Irvine Belson works with governments, schools, and other organizations in developing and evaluating special education policies and practices, and teaches courses in special education and disability studies. She has trained pre-service and in-service teachers in the area of inclusion of diverse learner and technology integration. Through field-based research, Irvine Belson has successfully worked to integrate technology into educational programs for teachers and at-risk K–12 students. Her background in special education provides a knowledge base for development of the types of support that assist educators to adaptively respond to a variety of individual differences in learning strategies among students. Irvine-Belson's publications include a textbook, Integrating Technology into Special Education(Houghton-Mifflin), and "Reflections on the Education Imperative" in Educational Leadership.
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