Judy Butler

Judy Butler, Ed. D.

Professor

Phone: 678-839-6079 | Fax: 678-839-6195

Email:  jbutler@westga.edu

Office: Coliseum 2048

Hours: By Appointment

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Biography

Dr. Butler teaches in the Secondary Education programs which are located in the Department of Leadership and Instruction. Her areas of expertise include social studies education, the era of school integration, and civic education. Among other service endeavors, she serves on the Faculty Senate at UWG. She is in her eighteenth year at the university.


Education/Degrees

  • BS Ed., Secondary Education, Southern Arkansas University, 1969
  • M.A., Liberal Studies, University of Oklahoma, 1982
  • Ed.D., Curriculum and Instructional Leadership, Vanderbilt University, 1995

Selected Publications

  • His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue, and Mystery During World War II. [View Publication]
  • Selecting Activities to Personalize the Curriculum
  • Nazzal, A. & Butler J. (2010). What do middle school candidates know about geography? GATEways to Teacher Education, 20. This article describes a pilot study carried out in a university in the southeastern United States that prepares candidates in middle [View Publication]
  • Butler, J. D. (2013). Character education: What has happened to the moral compass? The Sophist's Bane, 7 (1-2)/ [View Publication]

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • EDSI-9943 (Models of Professional Develop)    
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation)    
    • MGED-4286 (Teaching Internship)    
    • SEED-4243 (Instruct Strat: Sec Soc Sci Ed)    
    • SEED-4243L (Inst Strat for Sec Soc St Lab)    
    • SEED-4271L (Inst., Assess, Mgmt in SE Lab)    
    • SEED-4286 (Teaching Internship)    
    • SEED-4289 (Teaching Internship Seminar)    
    • SEED-6200 (Comp Exam for MAT)    
    • SEED-7200 (Comp Exam for Master of Educat)    
    • SEED-7261 (Adv Instruc Strat English Educ)    
    • SEED-7262 (Adv Instruc Strat Soc Studies)    
    • SEED-7271 (Adv Study of Sec School Curric)    
    • SEED-7288 (Teaching Internship)    
    • SEED-7289 (Teaching Internship Seminar)    
    • SEED-7291 (Classrm Instruct & Management)    
    • SPED-4786 (Internship in Special Educ)    
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • SEED-4243 (Instruct Strat: Sec Soc Sci Ed) Section: 01D   [View Syllabus]
    • SEED-4271L (Inst., Assess, Mgmt in SE Lab) Section: 01   [View Syllabus]
    • SEED-4286 (Teaching Internship) Section: 02   [View Syllabus]
    • SPED-4786 (Internship in Special Educ) Section: 01
    • SEED-6200 (Comp Exam for MAT) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • SEED-7200 (Comp Exam for Master of Educat) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • SEED-7262 (Adv Instruc Strat Soc Studies) Section: 02D   [View Syllabus]
    • SEED-7288 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01   [View Syllabus]
    • SEED-7289 (Teaching Internship Seminar) Section: 01D   [View Syllabus]
    • SEED-7291 (Classrm Instruct & Management) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E17   [View Syllabus]
  • Fall 2014 Sections
    • SEED-4243 (Instruct Strat: Sec Soc Sci Ed) Section: 01
    • SEED-4243L (Inst Strat for Sec Soc St Lab) Section: 14
    • SEED-4271L (Inst., Assess, Mgmt in SE Lab) Section: 14
    • MGED-4286 (Teaching Internship) Section: 01
    • SEED-4286 (Teaching Internship) Section: 14
    • SEED-7288 (Teaching Internship) Section: 14
    • EDSI-9943 (Models of Professional Develop) Section: N01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N17
  • Summer 2014 Sections
    • SEED-7271 (Adv Study of Sec School Curric) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • EDSI-9943 (Models of Professional Develop) Section: N01   [View Syllabus]
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N17   [View Syllabus]
  • Spring 2014 Sections
    • SEED-4289 (Teaching Internship Seminar) Section: 01D
    • SEED-7261 (Adv Instruc Strat English Educ) Section: 02D
    • SEED-7262 (Adv Instruc Strat Soc Studies) Section: 02D
    • SEED-7289 (Teaching Internship Seminar) Section: 01D
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N17