Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 12:24:43 PM Fri, 21 Sep 2012 
Dr. Lisbeth A. Dixon-Krauss
 Contact Information
Dr. Lisbeth A. Dixon-Krauss
Associate Dean-Teacher Ed and Admin
Contact address   1155 Uniion Circle #311337, Denton, TX 76203-5017     Office LocationMatthews Hall, Room No.: 207D 
Email  lisbeth.krauss@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 369-8549    Website Website   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction: Reading Specialization University of Florida 1985
M.Ed Reading Education University of Florida 1982
B.A. Early Childhood & Elementary Education University of South Florida 1973
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2010EDCI6350001Research and Practice of Teaching42 
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Literacy/Teacher Education
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2009-PresentAssociate Dean College of EducationUniversity of North Texas
2005-2009Director of Doctoral ProgramsCurriculum & Instruction DepartmentCollege of EducationFlorida International University
1999-2009ProfessorCurriculum & Instruction DepartmentCollege of EducationFlorida International University
2006-2007Department Interim ChairpersonCurriculum & Instruction DepartmentCollege of EducationFlorida International University
2001-2005Director of Doctoral ProgramsCurriculum & Instruction DepartmentCollege of EducationFlorida International University
1991-1999Associate Professor Division of Teacher EducationUniversity of West Florida
1985-1990Assistant ProfessorCurriculum & InstructionCollege of EducationUniversity of West Florida
1981-1985Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant  University of Florida
1980-1981Classroom Teacher, Grade 3  North Sumter Intermediate School
1979-1980Reading Teacher, Grades 7, 8  Rothschild Jr. High School
1977-1979Classroom Teacher, Grades 1, 2  DOD American School
1973-1977Classroom Teacher, Title I Reading, Grades 1-5  Coleman Elementary School
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
Development of the dialogic reading inventory of parent-child book reading
Dixon-Krauss, L.A., Januszka, C., & Chae, C.
Journal of Research In Childhood Education, 24, 266-277.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Januszka, C., & Dixon-Krauss, L.A. (2008). Class size: A battle between accountability and quality instruction. Journal of Childhood Education, 84, 167-170.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Dixon-Krauss, L.A., & Chae, C.  (2008). The dialogic inventory of parent-child reading. Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Education, Economy and Society, July, 2008. Available: http://www.analytrics.org
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Dixon-Krauss, L.A., Bleiker, C., Krauss, R. Chae, C, & Moredock, C. (2006). The Dialogic Reading Inventory: A Video Assessment Tool for Adult-Child Reading. Conference Proceedings of 4th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, January, 2006.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
How to Read to Your Young Child: 19 Great Reading Tips for Parents
Executive Producer/Author
Videos/Audiovisual materials
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2008-2012Association of Childhood Education InternationalEditorial BoardMember
2004-2007Florida Reading QuarterlyAssociate Editor 
toggle toggle  News
A mediation model for dynamic literacy instruction
Vygotsky Centennial Project: The Virtual Faculty’s Second Project

Vygotsky in theclassroom: Mediated literacy instruction and assessment
Available E-mail:SCIED-RL@VMA.cc.nd.edu    

Whole language: Bridging the gap from spontaneous to scientific concepts
Web Link

toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2012 2012 Student Teacher Observation Instrument: Generalist and Content Pedagogy
Dixon-Krauss, L.A., Byrd, J., Ponce, H., & Bush, B.Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.
2011 2011 North Texas appraisal of classroom teaching (NTACT): Using Tk20 for research
Dixon-Krauss, L.A., & Frank, I. Invited presentation at the TK20 Annual Users Conference, Austin, TX.
2011 2011 Embracing cultural and linguistic diversity in North Texas
Harris, M., Dixon-Krauss, L.A., & Boyd, R. Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2006-2010Pathways to Teaching Project, Florida Atlantic UniversityUnited States Department of Education$50,000OtherPending
2005-2008Miami-Dade and Monroe County LEARN Project, Early Reading First GrantUnited States Department of Education$600,000Co-PICompleted
2004-2006Educating Mothers and Babies in Early Readiness SkillsEven Start Family Literacy Program, Florida Department of Education$1,020,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005An Investigation of the Contextual Support of Mathematics and Science Instruction in English and Spanish for Limited English Proficient StudentsMulti-University Reading, Mathematics and Science Initiative, Learning Systems Institute, Florida State University, Florida Department of Education$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004-2005Science Academic Vocabulary for English Language Learners ProjectMulti-University Reading, Mathematics and Science Initiative, Learning Systems Institute, Florida State University, Florida Department of Education$160,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004Assessment Intervention Tutoring ProgramFlorida Supplemental Educational Services, Florida Department of Education OtherCompleted
2004Children’s Literature in the Fifth DimensionCollege of Education PT-3 Grant, Florida International University$2,500OtherCompleted
2003The Florida International Fifth DimensionCollege of Education PT-3 Grant, Florida International University$2,500OtherCompleted
2002Investigation of Teenage Mothers’ Parent-Child Booksharing ActivityCollege of Education Dean’s Grant, Florida International University$4,100OtherCompleted
2000Teachers’ Analyses of Students’ Comprehension and Aesthetic Responses to Multiethnic LiteratureCollege of Education Dean’s Grant, Florida International University, Miami, FL OtherCompleted
1992-1993ERCCD ProjectCommunity Learning through American Schools, Washington, D.C.$1,000Senior PersonnelCompleted
1992Job Enhancement Training ProjectU.S. Department of Education$264,293Senior PersonnelCompleted
1991-1992Homeless Children ProjectCommunity Learning through American Schools, Washington, D.C.$1,000Senior PersonnelCompleted
1988UWF Physical Plant Employees Literacy TrainingThe University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida.$9,250OtherCompleted
1986Contingency Mediation Strategies for Assessment and Instruction at Students' Emergent Reading LevelsThe University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida$500OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
1995-Association for Childhood Education InternationalLiteracy/Early Childhood
1988-American Education Research AssociationLiteracy/Teacher Education
1985-International Reading AssociationLiteracy/Teacher Education
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2004Florida Center for Reading ResearchReading First Grant Reviewer 
2003-2004Multi-University ReadingMathematics and Science Initiative (MURSMI) Planning Group 
2003Miami-Dade Public SchoolsState Representative’s Third Grade Retention Forum 
1993-2003Reading Education Standards Revision CommitteeInstitute of Instructional Research and Practice 
2002Florida Department of EducationAuthor of Literature Review, Reading (K-12) Certification Standards 
2000-2001Florida Institute of EducationWriting Opportunities and Reading Development for Student Success (WORDSS) Statewide Design Team 
1987-1995Program Development Committee PLUS Northwest Florida Task Force
1991-1992Advisory Council Workplace Literacy  
1989U.S. Department of EducationGrant Review Panelist 
1987-1988Literacy Council of Northwest FloridaCo-Chair of Programs Evaluation and Planning 
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2011-PresentPhi Delta Kappa Honor SocietyMember 
2010American Association of Colleges of Teacher EducationLeadership Academy 
 Florida Teaching Profession-National Education AssociationFaculty Sponsor 
 Florida Education Research Association  
 Escambia County Reading AssociationVice-President 
 Florida Reading AssociationStudent Membership Development Committee 
 Florida Reading AssociationFlorida Reading Quarterly Associate Editor 
 National Even Start AssociationManuscript Reviewer 
 College Reading AssociationReading Research and Instruction Journal Editorial Staff 
 College Reading AssociationYearbook Editorial Advisory Board 
 College Reading AssociationAnnual Conference Program Proposal Reviewer 
 International Reading AssociationAnnual Conference Reviewer 
 Association of Childhood Education InternationalEditorial Board 
 American Education Research AssociationAnnual Conference Program Proposal Reviewer 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2011Phi Delta Kappa Honor SocietyUniversity of North Texas
2005Promotion to Full ProfessorFlorida International University
2002 Who’s Who in America
2002-2003Excellence in Research Endowed AwardPatricia and Phillip Frost Professorship in Education
2000-2004Merit Award for ResearchFlorida International University
1994-1995State of Florida Teaching Incentive Award 
1993Faculty Sabbatical 
1992Local Excellence AwardNational Education Association
1990Outstanding Achievement and Performance AwardUniv. of West Florida
1985Kimble Wiles Outstanding Dissertation Award FinalistUniv. of West Florida
1985Graduate with HonorsUniversity of Florida
1982Graduate with HonorsUniversity of Florida
1973Graduate with HonorsUniversity of South Florida
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2010-The President’s Employee Directed General Education ProgramDirector for the UNT employee GED and English language tutoring programUniversity of North Texas
2010-Education Management Research CenterInterim DirectorUniversity of North Texas
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