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Pamela M. Stecker

Professor of Special Education

Office: 213 Holtzendorff
Phone: Dept.: 864-656-7645
Email: stecker@clemson.edu
Vita: Click Here

Educational Background

PhD Education and Human Development
Vanderbilt University 1993

MEd Special Education
Peabody College at Vanderbilt University 1988

BS Special Education and Elementary Education
Peabody College at Vanderbilt University 1982

Profile

Dr. Stecker, Professor of Special Education, has taught at Clemson since 1996. Pam typically teaches seniors and graduate students, focusing on assessment and instructional practices in reading, writing, and mathematics, especially for students with learning disabilities. Her research focuses on the use of student academic progress monitoring for improving teacher planning and student achievement and on instructional practices to support the learning of students at risk or with disabilities. She has published in a variety of research and practitioner-oriented professional journals. She serves as a consultant for the National Center on Intensive Intervention and is a member on the Data-Based Individualization Core Team of the Office of Special Education Services, SC Department of Education.

Courses Taught

EDSP 3700 Introduction to Special Education
ED 397/438 Creative Inquiry: Progress Monitoring
EDSP 4920 Teaching Mathematics to Students with Mild Disabilities
EDSP 4940 Teaching Reading to Students with Mild Disabilities
EDSP 4960 Special Education Field Experience
EDSP 4980 Directed Teaching in Special Education
EDSP 4/669 Characteristics of Individuals with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities
EDSP 4/670 Characteristics of Individuals with Learning Disabilities
EDSP 4/675 Educational Procedures for Individuals with Learning Disabilities
EDSP 676 Practicum in Learning Disabilities
EDSP 678 Practicum in Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities
EDSP 679 Practicum in Intellectual Disabilities
EDSP 738 Selected Topics: Early Literacy Assessment and Instruction
EDSP 738 Selected Topics: Research in Early Literacy
EDSP 8100 Characteristics of Individuals with Learning Disabilities (online and face to face)
EDSP 8800 Methods for Conducting Research with Individuals with Disabilities for Beginning Researchers
EDSP 8230 Teaching Individuals With Disabilities in Integrated Settings
EDSP 9310 Advanced Research in Learning Disabilities
EDSP 9340 Evidence-Based Research in Instructional Design and Delivery
EDSP 9400 Assessment and Accountability for Diverse Populations
EDSP 9910 Doctoral Dissertation Research
EDSP 9930 Selected Topics: Research and Writing for Publication

Research Interests

Progress monitoring for improving teacher planning and student achievement
Data-based individualization for improving achievement of students with disabilities
Academic interventions for improving reading, writing, and mathematics achievement
Multitiered systems of support (MTSS) framework for supporting academics and behavior
Response to intervention (RTI) for identifying students with learning disabilities
Instructional technology for supporting student learning

Links

National Center on Intensive Intervention