Thomas Owenby

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Tom Owenby

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Tom Owenby

Elementary Education
Curriculum and Instruction (CI)

Elementary Education
Curriculum and Instruction (CI)

256C Teacher Education Building  binoculars icon
225 N. Mills St.
Madison, WI 53706

owenby@wisc.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph D, Social Studies Education, Education Policy Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison

MA, International Politics
Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University
Seoul, South Korea

BA, History and Wisconsin 6-12th grade Teaching Certification
Beloit College
Beloit, WI


Publications

  • Levy, B.L., Collet, L., & Owenby, T. (2017). Generating dynamic democratic discussions: An analysis of teaching with US presidential debates. The Social Studies. 108(2), 39-54.
  • Owenby, T. (2015). What can the US learn from South Korea’s testing pressures? The Conversation.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Owenby, T. (2015). The All-Work, No-Play Culture of Korean Education. NPR Morning Edition.
    Online Publication/Abstract

Presentations

  • Cook, D., Owenby, T., Klehr, M., Ocon, C., Coffey, H., Pennell, A., & Schwartz, T. (2019). Communities as Central Places of Pre-Service Teacher Learning, American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Hollar, J., Owenby, T., Foubert, J., & Maserson, J. (2019). Teaching to Disrupt: Supporting and Building Solidarity for "Troublemaker" Teachers, American Educational Studies Association Annual Conference, American Educational Studies Association, Baltimore, MD.
  • Collet, L., Owenby, T., & Levy, B. (2017). Guiding Discussions of Presidential Debates: Opportunities and Challenges for Fostering Students’ Civic Learning, American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX.
  • Carroll, M., Klehr, M., & Owenby, T. (2017). Supporting Partners Over Time and Across Contexts, Annual Conference of National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER), National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER), St. Louis, MO.
  • Owenby, T. (2015). Disrupting Dominant Narratives: Teacher Education and Critical Perspectives on Immigration, Colleges and University Faculty Association (CUFA), National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference, Colleges and University Faculty Association (CUFA), National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), New Orleans, LA.
  • Klehr, M., & Owenby, T. (2015). Meeting in the Third Space: Integrating Social Studies Methods + Classroom Practicum + Community Fieldwork in South Madison, National Network for Education Renewal (NNER) Annual Conference, National Network for Education Renewal (NNER), Chico, CA.

Awards and Honors

  • Other
    Organization: Other
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: Local
    Description: Recipient with S. Schweber & K. Payne, Partnership School Network Grant. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Partner School Network ($3,500).
    Date(s): 2013
  • Other
    Organization: Other
    Purpose: Teaching
    Scope: International
    Description: Thomas Owenby was recognized for his enthusiasm and creativity in the classroom and his outstanding commitment to teaching locally and internationally.
    Date(s): 2011

Memberships

  • American Educational Studies Association
    Member Since: October 2018
  • National Network for Educational Renewal (NNER)
    Scope of Organization: International, Member Since: August 2015
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    Scope of Organization: International, Member Since: August 2014
  • National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
    Scope of Organization: International, Member Since: August 2013

The following is a representative sample of media contributions.

"The All-Work, No-Play Culture of Korean Education," NPR Morning Edition, April 15, 2015.
Radio,
The All-Work, No-Play Culture of Korean Education

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