Dr Schneider's Curriculum Vitae

Education

University of Arizona 

Ph.D. in Special Education (Minor in Educational Technology)

• University of Arizona College of Education Outstanding Graduate for 2015

• University of Arizona College of Education Commencement Speaker for 2015

• Dissertation Research Published in Reading Psychology (2015)

 

Ed.S. in Language, Reading, and Culture (Minor in Educational Technology)

• Wakonse Arizona Fellow

 

M.A. in Educational Psychology (Minor in Educational Technology)

• Summa cum Laude

 

B.A. in English (Thematic Minor in K-12 Education)

• Summa cum Laude 

• Phi Beta Kappa

 

Recent Employment

Adjunct Instructional Faculty, University of Arizona Department of Educational Technology (2017 to present) 

• Teach graduate courses in learning theory and the design of instructional and e-learning technologies

• Design and deliver course materials, activities, and assessments using a variety of e-learning technologies

 

Designated College Colleague, University of Arizona College of Education (2015 to present) 

• Supervise graduate research associates and collaborate with faculty and other stakeholders on ongoing research projects, publications, and grant writing activities

 

Adjunct Instructional Faculty, Brown Mackie College, Tucson, Arizona (2010 to 2015) 

• Taught courses in psychology and language/letters to students in post-secondary vocational programs

• Designed and delivered course materials, activities, and assessments in-person and using a variety of e-learning technologies

 

Research Associate & Tech. Specialist, University of Arizona Department of Educational Leadership (2007 to 2012) 

• Designed and developed multimedia curricular materials, educational websites, and professional newsletters

• Collaborated with faculty and education professionals on research and grant writing activities 

 

Research & Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona Teaching Center (2007) 

• Collaborated with faculty to design and execute research evaluating instructional and e-learning technologies 

• Provided teaching assistance and academic support to disabled veterans returning to the university environment

 

Instructional Design Intern, University of Arizona Department of Biomedical Communications (2006) 

• Collaborated with medical professionals to create a multimedia curriculum on medical inquiry 

• Developed the scope and sequence, scripts, and manual for an online course

• Performed needs assessments and researched, piloted, and evaluated e-learning programs

 

Recent Contracts

Contract Research Director and Curriculum Designer, MindPlay, Inc., Tucson, Arizona (2015 to present)

• Design, execute, and manage efficacy and validity research for e-learning software and assessments

• Create and edit scope and sequence, curriculum, and content for educational software products

 

External Evaluator, Department of Defense Education Activity Agency (2014 to 2017)

• Designed and executed qualitative and quantitative evaluations for a six-figure (USD) federally-funded initiative to improve K-12 education on US military bases using e-learning technologies

 

RESEARCH AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR & PROJECT MANAGER

Schneider, D., Chambers, A., Mather, N., Bauschatz (in data analysis phase)

• Designed, managed, and executed a large one-year, quasi-experimental study involving over 200 participants and nine research team members

Schneider, D., Chambers, A., Mather, N., Bauschatz, R., Bauer, M., & Doan, L. (2015)

• Designed, managed, and executed a large one-year, quasi-experimental study involving over 170 participants and 11 research team members

 

Selected Publications

Articles 

Schneider, D. & Mather, N. (2017). Achievement tests. The Encyclopedia of Abnormal Clinical Psychology. 

New York: Sage Press. 

 

Schneider, D. & Mather, N. (2017). Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act. The Encyclopedia of 

Abnormal Clinical Psychology. New York: Sage Press. 

 

Schneider, D. & Mather, N. (2017). Reading disability. The Encyclopedia of Abnormal Clinical Psychology. 

New York: Sage Press. 

 

Cohen, R., Mather, N., Schneider, D., & White, J. (2017). A comparison of schools: teacher knowledge of 

explicit, code-based reading instruction. Reading & Writing. 

 

Schneider, D., Chambers, A., Mather, N., Bauschatz, R., Bauer, M., & Doan, L. (2015). The effects of an ICT-

based reading intervention on students' achievement in grade two. Reading Psychology. 37(5), 793-

831. 

 

Schneider, D., & Mather N. (2014). Achievement testing. In R. Cautin and S. Lilienfeld (Eds.). The 

Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 

 

Chapters 

Mather, N. Jaffe, L., & Schneider, S. (2016). Mathematics: Basic skills. In N. Mather, & L. Jaffe. Woodcock-

Johnson IV: Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 

 

Mather, N. Jaffe, L., & Schneider, S. (2016). Mathematics: Problem solving strategies. In N. Mather, & L. Jaffe. 

Woodcock-Johnson IV: Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 

 

Mather, N., Goldstein, S., Eklund, K., & Schneider, S. (2015). Chapter 8: Achievement testing. In N. Mather, S. 

Goldstein, & K. Eklund. Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. 

Brookes. 

 

Mather, N., & Schneider, D. (2015). The use of intelligence tests in the diagnosis of specific reading disability. 

In S. Goldstein, D. Princiotta, and J. A. Naglieri (Eds.). Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, 

historical perspective, and current concepts (pp. 415-433). New York, NY: Springer. 

 

Grant Authorship

Co-Author, Department of Justice Tribal Legal Assistance Grant (Funded, $450,000) 

Co-Author, Department of Justice Tribal Youth Program Grant (Funded, $200,000) 

 

Selected Fellowships and Awards

University of Arizona College of Education Outstanding Graduate (2015)

Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies Fellowship (2013-2015) 

Wakonse Arizona Teaching Fellowship (2007)

University of Arizona Nugent Outstanding Senior Award Nominee (2004) 

 

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Psychological Association

Member, International Dyslexia Association

Member, Phi Beta Kappa