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Name: Jill Fox
Position/Title: Associate Professor
Work Address: University of Houston-Victoria
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, Texas 77901
Work Telephone: 361-570-4848 Work Email: foxje@uhv.edu

Educational Background/Training

  • Ph.D. University of North Texas,  Early Childhood Education,  1993 
  • M.Ed. Texas Woman's University,  Early Childhood Education,  1987 
  • B.S. Western Kentucky University,  Elementary Education,  1983 
  • Elementary Education (EC-6) Lifetime , 1984

Relevant Teaching Experience

  • Chair and Associate Professor Dept. of Teacher Leadership and New Literacies, University of Houston Victoria (2010 - Now)
  • Interim Chair (FT), University of Texas at Arlington (2007 - 2008)
  • Director and Associate Professor (FT) Early Childhood Programs, University of Texas at Arlington (2005 - 2010)
  • Kindergarten Teacher, Richmond Public Schools (2003 - 2004)
  • Assistant Division Head (PT) Division of Teacher Education, Virginia Commonwealth University (2002 - 2003)
  • Associate Professor (FT), Virginia Commonwealth University (2000 - 2005)
  • Assistant Professor (FT) Early Childhood Education, Virginia Commonwealth University (1994 - 2000)
  • Adjunct Professor (FT) Dept of Teacher Education & Administration, University of North Texas (1993 - 1994)
  • Teaching Fellow (PT) Dept of Elementary, Early Childhood & Reading Education, University of North Texas (1991 - 1993)
  • Kindergarten Teacher (FT) Austin Elementary, Coppell ISD (1990 - 1991)
  • Kindergarten Teacher Boone Elementary, Austin ISD (1985 - 1990)
  • First grade teacher Kindergarten teacher Maple Lawn Elementary, Dallas ISD (1983 - 1985)

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors

    Articles

  • Lee, J. , Fox, J. & Brown, A. (2010). Content analysis of children's mathematics proficiency. Education and Urban Society.
  • Fox, J. E. (2010). Computers and art: Possibilities for young children?. Journal of Early Childhood Education and Family Review.
  • Fox, J. E. (2010). The role of drawing in kindergarteners' science. International Research Journal for Art in Early Childhood Education.
  • Lee, J. , Lee, J. O. & Fox, J. (2009). Time Here, Time There, Time Everywhere: Teaching Young Children Time Through Daily Routine. Childhood Education.
  • Autry, M. M. , Lee, J. & Fox, J. E. (2009). Developing a Data-Driven Assessment for Early Childhood Candidates. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.
  • Lee, J. & Fox, J. (2009). Children's communication and socialization skills by types of early education experiences. Journal of Research in Childhood Education.
  • Lee, J. , Autry, M. M. , Fox, J. E. & Williams, C. (2008). Investigating children's mathematical readiness. Journal of Research in Childhood Education.
  • Fox, J. E. , Barringer, D. & Shirley, J. (2003). Clinical Faculty in school-university partnerships.. Teacher Educators Journal, 13(1), 9-25.
  • Diffily, D. & Fox, J. E. (2002). Literacy development supported in all learning centers.. Texas Child Care Quarterly.
  • Fox, J. E. , Alder, N. , Fitrer, H. & McLeod, A. (2002). Recruiting and Retaining Teachers for Richmond Public Schools: Partnership Efforts. Metropolitan Universities.
  • Certo, J. L. & Fox, J. E. (2002). Retaining quality teachers. The High School Journal.
  • Fox, J. E. (2002). Implementing Intel's® Teach to the Future curriculum in Early Childhood Teacher Education: lessons learned at the university and in the field. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.
  • Alder, N. , M, P. & J, F. (2002). The development of a course on schooling in the urban community. Curriculum & Teaching Digest.
  • Fox, J. E. & Diffily, D. (2001). Integrating the Visual Arts: Building Young Children's Knowledge, Skills, & Confidence. In K. M. Paciorek & J. H. Munroe (Eds.).. Early Childhood Education, 23rd Edition.
  • Fox, J. E. & Rossi, J. A. (2001). Promotion and tenure in a PDS partnership. The Professional Educator.
  • Fox, J. E. & Lindstrom, P. (2001). Teaching teachers to teach teachers. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Educators.
  • Fox, J. E. & Diffily, D. (2001). Art in early childhood education: A means and an end in appropriate curriculum. Dimensions of Early Childhood.
  • Fox, J. E. (2000). Constructive play in the kindergarten art center. Dimensions of Early Childhood.
  • Fox, J. E. (1999). It's time to go home!. Dimensions of Early Childhood, 27(3), 11-15.
  • Fox, J. E. & Branch, S. (1999). Mary Munford Model School and Virginia Commonwealth University: Unexpected benefits in a working partnership. Peabody Journal of Education.
  • Fox, J. E. & Berry, S. (1998). Art in early childhood: Curriculum connections. Early Childhood News.
  • Davis, M. D. & Fox, J. E. (1998). Junior faculty as liaisons: The realities of PDS collaboration. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.
  • Fox, J. E. (1997). Swinging: What young children begin to learn about physics during outdoor play. Journal of Elementary Science Education.
  • Fox, J. E. (1996). Back-to-basics: Play in early childhood. Early Childhood News.
  • Fox, J. E. & Dempsey, J. (1996). Swings in the outdoor play environment: A worthwhile investment for young children. International Play Journal.
  • Fox, J. E. & Tipps, R. S. (1995). Young children's development of swinging behaviors. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.
  • Fox, J. E. & Englebright, C. L. (1991). Teaching methods to meet the needs of limited English proficient children.. The Kentucky Reading Teacher, 12(1), 3-5.

    Books

  • Fox, J.  E. (2010). Visual Arts. In L.A. Rosado (Ed.),The Best Teachers' Test Preparation for the TExES 191 Generalist EC-6.. Piscataway, NJ: Research & Education Association.
  • Schirrmacher, R. & Fox, J.  E. (2008). Art and Creative Development for Young Children, 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Delmar Cengage Learning.
  • Fox, J.  E. (2006). Job-sharing in a boundary spanning role.. In K. Howey (Ed.),Boundary Spanning Roles. Milwaukee: Holmes Partnership.
  • Fox, J.  E. & Lindstrom, P.  K. (2006). Learning together to face the challenge of preparing urban teachers.. In Cheryl Kershaw (Ed.),Voices and Reflections: An Urban Education Handbook (pp.123-126). Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee.
  • Fox, J.  E. (2005). Art Experiences through technology.. In R. Schirrmacher (Ed.),Art and Creative Development for Young Children, 5th Edition. Albany, NY: Delmar.
  • Fox, J.  E. (2005). Assimilation. In N. Salkind (Ed.),Encyclopedia of Human Development. New York: Elsevier.
  • Fox, J.  E. (2005). Accommodation. In N. Salkind (Ed.),Encyclopedia of Human Development. New York: Elsevier.
  • Fox, J.  E. (2002). Observing children during recess.. In R. Clements (Ed.),Elementary school recess: Selected readings, games and activities for teachers and parents.. Boston: American Press.
  • Fox, J.  E. (1999). Constructive play in the early childhood art center.. In M. Guddemi, T. Jamor, & Skrupskelis, A. (Ed.),Play in a changing Society: Research, Design, and Application (pp.46-48). Little Rock, AR: Southern Early Childhood Association.
  • Fox, J.  E. (1996). The power of play.. In D. Diffily & K. Morrison (Ed.),Family-friendly communication for early childhood programs. (pp.4). Washington, DC: NAEYC.
  • Fox, J.  E. (1996). The listening center.. In D. Diffily & K. Morrison (Ed.),Family-centered communication for early childhood programs. (pp.20). Washington, DC: NAEYC.
  • Fox, J.  E. (1996). Learning Language.. In D. Diffily & K. Morrison (Ed.),Family-friendly communication for early childhood programs. (pp.47). Washington, DC: NAEYC.
  • Fox, J.  E. (1996). Moving and young children.. In D. Diffily & K. Morrison (Ed.),Family-friendly communication for early childhood programs. (pp.109). Washington, DC: NAEYC.
  • Fox, J.  E. (1995). The Listening Center. In Diffily, D., and Morrison, K. (Ed.),Helping parents understand. (pp.12). Forth Worth, Texas: Forth Worth Area Association for the Education of Young Children..
  • Fox, J.  E. (1995). Moving and Young Children. In Diffily, D., and Morrison, K. (Ed.),Helping parents understand. (pp.57). Forth Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Area Association for the Education of Young Children..
  • Fox, J.  E. (1995). Oral Language Development.. In Diffily, D., and Morrision, K. (Ed.),Helping parents understand. (pp.103). Forth Worth, Texas: Forth Worth Area Association for the Education of Young Children..
  • Fox, J.  E. (1995). Play.. In Diffily, D., and Morrison, K. (Ed.),Helping parents understand. (pp.118). Fort Worth, Texas: Forth Worth Area Association for the Education of Young Children..