Carin Appleget
Carin Appleget

Carin Appleget

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise/Specializations

  • Literacy in Elementary Education
  • Preservice Teacher Education
  • Culturally Proactive Pedagogy

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Education

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Teaching Activity

  • EDU 131 Children's Literature
  • EDU 170 Diversity and Justice - Education
  • EDU 500 Literacy Assessment and Measurement
  • EDU 565 Methods of Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary Classroom
  • EDU 566 Methods of Teaching Reading in the Elementary Classroom
  • RSP 101 Culture of Collegiate Life

Biography


Carin has been in the field of teaching for over twenty years. She began her teaching in the elementary classroom has always loved the people, experiences, and opportunities teaching has brought into her life across the years. Sharing her love of teaching with new teachers is her passion. She and her husband, Andrew, live in Lincoln and have eight children to keep them busy. She enjoys outdoor jogs, going to movies, and spending time with extended family. 

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Preservice Teachers Collaborating and Co-constructing in A Digital Space: Using Participatory Literacy Practices to Teach Content and Pedagogy. In J.S. Mitchell & E.N. Vaughn(Eds.), Participatory Literacy Practices for P-12 Classrooms in the Digital Age. , IGI Global Books, 2019
  • Preservice teachers’ blogging: collaboration across universities for meaningful technology integration, Teaching Education, DOI: 10.1080/10476210.2018.1486815, 2018

Presentations

  • Myers, J., Shimek, C., Appleget, C., & Hogue, B. (2019) Embracing the wobble: how teacher educators implemented culturally proactive pedagogies in literacy methods courses. Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA., 2019

  • Mitchell, C. & Appleget, C. (2018) The new face of literature circles: digital collaboration between preservice teachers at two universities. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA.



    Myers, J., Shimek, C., Appleget, C., & Hogue, B. (2018) Exploring culturally proactive pedagogies in elementary literacy methods courses. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA.
     , 2018

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Literacy in Elementary Education
    Preservice Teacher Education
    Preservice Teachers of Color
    Culturally Proactive Pedagogy 
    Techology Integration in Education 
    Critical Whiteness Studies 

Current Research Projects

  • Publications: 
    Mitchell C., Friedrich L. & . (2018). Preservice teachers’ blogging: collaboration across universities for meaningful technology integration. Teaching Education,DOI: 10.1080/10476210.2018.1486815
    https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/Teyrvy8QIVfrnc5gAe9X/full 

    Conference Papers and Presentations: 
    Myers, J., Shimek, C., Appleget, C., & Hogue, B. (2019) Embracing the Wobble: How teacher educators implemented culturally proactive pedagogy in literacy methods classrooms. Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference. February 2019.

    Mitchell, C. & Appleget, C. (2018)The New Face of Literature Circles: Digital Collaboration Between Preservice Teachers at Two Universities. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. November 2018.

    Myers, J., Shimek, C., Appleget, C., & Hogue, B. (2018) Exploring culturally proactive pedagogies in elementary literacy methods courses. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. November 2018. 

    Mitchell, C., Friedrich, L., Appleget, C. (2017) Preservice teachers collaborate across universities for meaningful technology integration. Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. December 2016.
     
    Friedrich, L., Mitchell, C., & Appleget, C. (2016) Try-blogging with Pre-service Teachers. Research presented at American Reading Forum conference. December 2016.
     
    Appleget, C. (2016) Try-blogging with elementary students. Tech Edge Conference UNL: Fall 2016
     
    Appleget, C. (2016) Using Padlet in the Classroom. Tech Edge Conference UNL: Spring 2016