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Freddie Bowles

Freddie Bowles

Associate Professor of Foreign Language Education

Program Director Master of Arts in Teaching--Education

College of Education and Health Professions

(CIED)-Curriculum & Instruction

Phone: 479-575-3035

Fax: (479) 575-6676

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  • Acquisition and use of academic language.
  • Second language acquisition beliefs and attitudes
  • Pre-Service teachers' attitudes towards culturally and linguistically diverse students.
  • Preservation and revitalization of indigenous languages
  • ACTFL/NCATE accreditation issues, especially as they relate to foreign language faculty and higher education programs.

 

  • Foreign and Second Language Methods
  • Social Justice and Multicultural Education
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) / ESL Endorsement Classes / English as a Foreign Language
  • German as a Foreign Language
  • Performing Arts: Ballet and Jazz
  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Curriculum and Instruction, 2007 
  • M.A., University of Arkansas, German, 1977
  • B.A., University of Central Arkansas, English, 1974

(For full listing see attached CV above)

Refereed

  • Endacott, J., & Bowles, F. (2103). Avoiding the "It's a small world" effect. A lesson plan to explore diversity. Multicultural Education, 20(2), 43-48.
  • Gallavan, N. P., & Bowles, F. A. (2012). Learning, living, earning, giving: School/community gardening with young learners. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 24(3), 13-16.
  • Bowles, F. A., & Gallavan, N.P. (2011).  RESPECTing culture with all learners. Social Studies Research and Practice, 9(6), 112-118.
  • Bowles, F.A. (2010). Meeting ACTFL/NCATE accreditation standards: What world language teacher candidates reveal about program preparation. ArATE Electronic Journal, 1(1). Retrieved from http://arkansasate.org/journal.html
  • Bowles, F.A. (2010). My quiz is better, or it takes a semester to build a quiz. The Kansas Teacher Education Advocate, 19(2), 28-31.
  • Gallavan, N., Bowles, F., & Young, C. (2007). Learning to write and writing to learn: Insights from teacher candidates. Action in Teacher Education, 29(2), 61-70.

Non-Refereed

  • Bowles, F. A. (2010).  ACTFL/NCATE SPA Report.  NCATE: The standard of excellence in teacher preparation. www.ncate.org

Book Chapters

  • Bowles, F. A. (2012). Teaching Choctaw as a foreign language in a non-traditional setting:  A challenge with high expectations and possibilities. In B. Klug, (Ed.) Standing Together: Indigenous Educations as Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, (201-222). New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Bowles, F. A., & Gallavan, N. P. (2012). Easing teacher candidates toward cultural competence through the multicultural step out. In Boden, C. & Kippers, S. (Eds.),Pathways to transformation: Learning in relationship (Innovative perspectives of higher education- research, theory, and practice) (pp. 169-190). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Bowles, F. (2011). Meeting ACTFL/NCATE accreditation standards: What world language teacher candidates reveal about program preparation. In N. Gallavan (Ed.), Annual Editions: Multicultural Education 12/13, (16th ed.) (pp, 146-153). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.

Other

  • Bowles, F. (2012). Poetry slam for heritage speakers. ARKTESOL Post, Summer/Fall, 1-2.
  • Bowles, F. (2012). Arkansas NAME chapter. The ARKTESOL Post, Summer/Fall, 2.

Presentations

  • Johnson-Carter, C., & Bowles, F. (2013, November). Erasing the shadows, embracing the light:  Re/visioning multicultural education.  National Association of Multicultural Education: Oakland, CA.
  • Bowles, F. (2013, October).  The three r’s of CCSS in world language classrooms: Rigorous, robust, and relevant.  Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association District III Fall conference, University of Arkansas Fort Smith, AR.
  • Bowles, F. (2013, September). Language education and the common core: Not so uncommon. Arkansas Association of Teacher Education, University of Central Arkansas, AR.
  • Bowles, F., Lefever-Davis, S., Gallavan, P., Peace, T., Pearman, C., & Polka, W. (2013, August).Significance of teacher self-efficacy for enhancing success, satisfaction, and sustainability.  Association of Teacher Educators, Washington, DC.
  • Bowles, F. (2013, March). Poetry: Multiple pathways for building community, crossing cultures, and acquiring language. Central States Conference on the Teaching of foreign languages, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Bowles, F., Sliger, J., & Story, R. (2013, March).  Increasing heritage language student engagement through literacy. Central States Conference on the Teaching of foreign languages, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Bowles, F., & Wagner, S. (2013, March). Implementing the 21st century skills map in the foreign language classroom. Central States Conference on the Teaching of foreign languages, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Bowles, F., Lefever-Davis, S., Gallavan, P., Peace, T., Pearman, C., & Polka, W. (2013 February). Enhancing teacher self-efficacy is engaging, enlightening, exhilarating, and  exhausting: Research from members of the ATE commission. Association of Teacher Educators, Atlanta, GA.
  • Bowles, F. (2013, February). Swimming upstream: Changing the face of American Indian education by preparing teacher to utilize culturally responsive pedagogy. Association of Teacher Educators, Atlanta, GA.
  • Bowles, F. (2013, February).  Many languages: One core. Association of Teacher Educators, Atlanta, GA.
  • Bowles, F. (2013, February). Language education and the common core: Not so uncommon.John Brown University, Department of Teacher Education, Siloam Springs, AR.
  • Sliger, J., & Bowles, F. (2012, November). Increasing heritage language student engagement through literacy. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Adamson, S., & Bowles, F. (2012, November). Many languages: One core. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2013-present

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Arkansas, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program in Secondary Education.

2007-2013 

Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Arkansas, Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program in Secondary Education. 

2006-2010

Praxis III Assessor, Arkansas Department of Education. 

2004-2007      

Graduate Assistant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.  

1992-2004      

Instructor II, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.  

1990-1992      

Guest Lecturer, Szechenyi Istvan Technical College and Apaczi Csere Janos Teacher Training College, Györ, Hungary.

1987-1990      

Secondary Teacher, Parkview Performing Arts Magnet High School, Little Rock, AR.         

1980-1999      

Dance Instructor, Northeast Arkansas, Little Rock, and Conway, AR. 

1979-80          

Secondary School Teacher, DeSoto Academy, Helena, AR.  

1974-76

Teaching Assistant, University of Arkansas. 

Awards:

2013              

  •   Educator of Excellence, Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association
  •   Service Award, Student Support Services, University of Arkansas
  •   Five Year Service Award, University of Arkansas

2012               

  • Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, Faculty Gold Medal for COEHP
  • Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, Mentor Award for Morris K. Udall Scholar, Mallory  Scheurer
  •  Student Support Services Award
  •  Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education: Mentor of the Year Award
  •  NCATE Program Review: Awarded National Recognition for Foreign Language Education
  •  Voted "Best of Arkansas" at the AFLTA state conference for presentation Cruzando Fronteras with Jessica Sliger. 

2011               

  • Teaching Award Finalist for the Association of Student Government
  •  Leadership Academy Fellow, Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

2007-2011       Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service, Kappa Delta Pi

2008-2009       Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service, Association of Teacher Educators

2007                Outstanding Doctoral Student, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Arkansas

2004-2007       University of Arkansas Walton Fellow

2006-present   Leadership Academy Fellow, Association of Teacher Educators

2004                Teacher of the Year Finalist, University of Arkansas, 2004

2000                Outstanding Choreography Award, Dance Caravan, St. Louis

Grants:

2012  

  • Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association (AFLTA) Grant to serve as Arkansas Delegate at Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL)

  • Arkansas Humanities Council R.E.A.C.H. Grant: Teaching Literacy in L1 and L2

  • College Travel Grants for MAT student presentations at Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association annual conference

2011 

  • Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association (AFLTA) Grant to serve as Arkansas Delegate at Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL)

  • Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association (AFLTA) Grant to serve as Arkansas Delegate at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

  • Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Grant: Pedagogy faculty for teaching pre-service EFL teachers from Turkey

  • Arkansas Humanities Council R.E.A.C.H. Grant: Teaching Literacy in L1 and L2

  • College Travel Grants for MAT student presentations at Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association annual conference                       

2010

  • Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association (AFLTA) Travel Grant to attend American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Boston

  • Arkansas Humanities Council Grant: Teaching Literacy in L1 and L2

  • Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL) Leadership Academy Grant

  • College Travel Grants for MAT student presentations at Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association annual conference

2009

  • Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association (AFLTA) Travel Grant to attend American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) San Diego

  • Delta Kappa Gamma Lucile Cornetet Award for Professional Development to attend ACTFL San Diego

  • College Travel Grants for MAT student presentations at Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association annual conference

2008

  • College Travel Grants for MAT student presentations at Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association annual conference

  • College Travel Grant to attend AFLTA/NCATE training session, Arkansas Association of College Teacher Educators

  • Kappa Delta Pi Literacy Alive! Grant, Alpha Beta Chapter

  • College Grant for Choctaw Nation guest speakers, Curtis and Terri Billy

2007

  • Honor College Grant for funding student research honors theses                    

2004-2007

  • University of Arkansas Walton Fellow, Curriculum and Instruction

2006

  • UA College Student Travel Grant to present research at Association of Teacher Educators annual conference

1998

  • Professional Development Grant to attend the TESOL Academy for teaching writing to English as Second Language students, University of Central Arkansas

1994

  • University of Central Arkansas Foundation Grant for the Carl Stuart Project, a language/culture project between the Intensive English Program and the Carl Stuart Middle School

1990

  • Professional Development Grant, American Association of Teachers of German, for language training at the Goethe Institute