Jeff Greiner

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Jeff Greiner

Assistant Professor
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53 Madeleva Hall

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Education 

BS, Iowa State University
MS, Peru State College
PhD, North Carolina State University
 

Areas of Expertise 

  • Social Studies Education
  • Social Justice Education
  • Inquiry-based Teaching
  • Middle Grades Education

Research Interests 

  • Social Studies Education
  • Social Justice Education
  • Inquiry-based teaching
  • Critical Pedagogies
     

Courses Recently Taught 

  • EDUC 201 Foundations for Teaching in a Multicultural Society
  • EDUC 240 General/Special Education Partnerships in Elementary/Middle School
  • EDUC 302 Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary and Middle School
     

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • Manfra, M. M., & Greiner, J. A. (2016). "Technology and disciplined inquiry in the world history classroom." Social Education, 80(2), 123-128.
  • Greiner, J. A. (2016). Seventh-grade social studies versus social meliorism. The Social Studies, 1–9.
  • Greiner, J. A. (2017). Fixing the world: Social justice in 7th grade world history. In Possibilities in Practice: Social Justice Teachings in the Disciplines (pp. 121-132). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
  • Medlock Paul, C. and Greiner. J.A. (2017). "Critical Literacy in the Disciplines." Presentation at the International Literacy Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Manfra, M. and Greiner. J.A. (2017). "Disciplined Inquiry in Middle Grades World History." Presentation at the College and University Faculty Association/National Council for the Social Studies conference, San Francisco, 2017.
  • Manfra, M. and Greiner. J.A. (2018). "The Emancipatory Potential of Practitioner Research in the Social Studies." Presentation at the College and University Faculty Association/National Council for the Social Studies conference, Chicago, 2018.

Professional Memberships 

  • National Council for the Social Studies/College and University Faculty Assembly