Amy Orange, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Qualitative Research,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3512
Email: Orange@uhcl.edu
Office: B1111-13

Biography

Curriculum Vitae


Areas of Expertise

Qualitative Research
Research Methodology
Teacher Issues


Publications

Publications

  • Beavers, E., Orange, A., & Kirkwood, D. (2017). Fostering critical reflection in an authentic learning environment. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 38(1), 3-18.
  • Gonzalez, A., Peters, M., Orange, A., & Grigsby, B. (2016). The influence of high-stakes testing on teacher self-efficacy and job-related stress. Cambridge Journal of Education. 1-19.
  • Orange, A. (2016). Encouraging reflective practices in doctoral students through research journals. The Qualitative Report, 21(12), 2176-2190.
  • Orange, A. (2016). Teachers’ recommendations for dealing with workplace bullying in schools. The Texas Forum of Teacher Education, 6, 80-92.
  • Loytonen, T., Koro-Ljungberg, M., Carlson, D.L., Orange, A. & Cruz, J. (2015). A pink writing experiment. Reconceptualizing Educational Research Methodology, 6(1), 23-42.
  • Orange, A. (2014). What they left behind: A case study of teachers' experiences with school improvement at Evergreen Elementary School. The Qualitative Report, 19(37), 1-16.
  • Orange, A., Heinecke, W., Berger, E., Krousgrill, C., Mikic, B., Quinn, D. (2012). An evaluation of Higher Ed 2.0 technologies in undergraduate mechanical           engineering courses. Advances in Engineering Education, 3(1), 1-29.

Presentations

  • Orange, A. L. "I've had enough": A case study of teachers' experiences of mistreatment by their principals. Paper presented at the 26th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 11, 2014.
  • Orange, A. L. Doing more harm than good: A case study of educators' perceptions of the No Child Left Behind Act. Poster presented at the 26th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 10, 2014.
  • Orange, A. L. How the pressure to make AYP is leaving students behind. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville, OH, June 2, 2012.
  • Orange, A.L. The impacts of NCLB on teacher autonomy at Evergreen Elementary School. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville, OH, June 1, 2012.
  • Orange, A.L. and Heinecke, W.F. How the pressure to make AYP drives instructional practices: A case study. Paper presented at the American Education Research Association Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, April 15, 2012.
  • Orange, A.L. The unintended consequences of NCLB: Greene elementary's experience with school improvement. Paper presented at the Curry School of Education Conference, Charlottesville, VA, January 27, 2012.
  • Orange, A.L. What they left behind: Two teachers' stories. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual
Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference, Cedarville, OH, June 2, 2011.
  • Orange, A.L. The impact of NCLB's sanctions: The human costs of making AYP. Roundtable participant at the annual Sociology of Education Association conference, Asilomar, CA, February 19, 2011.


Courses (Current Academic Year)

COUN 6033 Research Design and Analysis for Counselors
EDUC 6033 Research Design and Analysis
EDCI 7033 Qualitative Research
EDLS 7033 Qualitative Research
EDCI 7331 Advanced Qualitative Research
EDLS 7331 Advanced Qualitative Research
EDLS 8530 Research Seminar
SILC 5931 Action Research


Research Projects

  • Teacher experiences with mistreatment by their administrators
  • Impacts of policy on classroom practices