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Dr. Lamont Maddox

Associate Professor

Secondary Education

Dr. Maddox


Stevens Hall 545A

UNA Box 5197

Florence, AL 35632-0001

256.765.5187

lmaddox@una.edu


**FALL 2017 OFFICE HOURS**

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2 PM–4:30 PM

11 AM – 12 PM

1 PM - 3:30 PM 11 AM – 12 PM By appointment


Education:

Institution                     Degree                Year

Auburn University,         B.S.,                   1996

Auburn University,         M.Ed.,                 2001

Auburn University,         Ph.D.,                 2012


Research & Teaching Fields: 

Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Co-Principal Investigator of The Bridging Divides Project (bridgingdividesproject.org)


Current Professional Affiliations

  • College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
  • Social Studies Council of Alabama
  • National Council for Geographic Education
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Co-Counselor - Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society

Recent Publications

  • Maddox, L. & Saye, J. (2017).  Using hybrid assessments to develop civic competency in history.  The Social Studies, 108(2), 55-71.
  • Maddox, L. & Saye, J. (2014).  Authentic pedagogy and the acquisition of lower-order knowledge in history.  Social Studies Research and Practice, 9(1), 1-17.
  • DeWitt, S.W., Patterson, N., Blankenship, W., Blevins, B., DiCamillo, L., Gerwin, D., Gradwell, J.M., Gunn, J., Maddox, L., Salinas, C., Saye, J., Stoddard, J., & Sullivan, C.C. (2013).  The Lower-Order Expectation of High-Stakes Tests:  A Four-State Analysis of Social Studies Standards and Test Alignment, Theory & Research in Social Education, 41(3), 382-427.
  • Saye, J. & the Social Studies Inquiry Research Collaborative (SSIRC).  (2013).  Authentic Pedagogy:  Its Presence in Social Studies Classrooms and Relationship to Student Performance on State-mandated tests.  Theory and Research in Social Education, 41(1), 1-44.
  • Saye, J., Kohlmeier, J., Brush, T., Howell, J., Maddox, L. (2013).  Assessing the effects of a teacher education program on pre-service secondary social studies teachers' instructional decision-making.  The International Journal of Social Education, 2009-2010; 24(2), 35-76.

Recent Presentations

  • 2017  Howell, J. & Maddox, L.  Using Lesson Study to Develop Geography Teachers' Capacity to Design and Implement Problem-Based Inquiry.  American Educational Research Association Conference.  San Antonio, Texas.
  • 2016  Maddox, L. & Howell, J. Facilitating Disciplined Civic Inquiry in Geography:  A Preliminary Report from the Bridging Divides Lesson Study Project.  Presented at the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies Conference.  Washington, DC.
  • 2016  Maddox, L. & Howell, J. What Strategies Best Address the Problems Associated with Population Change? Presented at the Social Studies Council of Alabama Conference.  Birmingham, AL.
  • 2016  Howell, J. & Maddox, L. Developing Teachers' Capacity to Do Problem-based Geographic Inquiry:  A Preliminary Report from the Bridging Divides Lesson Study Project.  Presented at the National Council on Geography Education Conference.  Tampa, FL.
  • 2016 Saye, J., Gerwin, D., Libresco, A., Stoddard, J., Maddox, L., King, B. and SSIRC.  Authentic Pedagogy:  Examining Intellectual Challenge in a National Sample of Social Studies Classrooms.  Presented at the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies Conference.  New Orleans, LA.

Recent Academic Honors/Awards

  • Recipient of the 2015 Miller Award, a $4000 grant from the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE)