Dr. Elizabeth Hughes

Dr. Elizabeth Hughes
Phone: (814) 863-2420
Office Address:
212A CEDAR Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park

Title

Assistant Professor of Education (Special Education)

Department

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Programs

Special Education

Areas of Expertise

Curriculum Areas

Language/Literacy Ed
Math Ed

Education Levels

Middle School/Junior High
Primary/Elementary

Special Education

Mild Disabilities

Office Hours

Tuesdays 10:00 a.m-12:00 p.m
And by appointment

Representative Publications

Chitiyo, M., Hughes, E. M., Taukeni, S. G., Haihambo, C. K., Montgomery, K., & Chitiyo, G. (2017). An assessment of special education professional development needs in Namibia. Człowiek - Niepełnosprawność - Społeczeństwo, 33(3), 8-18.

Hughes, E. M., Evering, L. C., & Meyer, C.  (2017). Making space for multimodal storytelling: A formative case study. Reading Matters. 22-29

Hughes, E. M., Powell, S. R., & Stevens, E. A. (2016). Supporting clear and concise mathematics language: Say this, not that. Teaching Exceptional Children, 49(1), 7-17.

Chitiyo, M., Hughes, E. M., Changara, D., & Chitiyo, G. (2016). Special education professional development Needs in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Inclusive Education. DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2016.1184326

Hughes, E. M., Powell, S. R., Lembke, E., & Riley-Tillman T. C. (2016). Taking the guesswork out of locating evidence-based mathematics practices for diverse learners.  Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 31(3), 130-141. 

Yakubova, G., Hughes, E. M., & Shinaberry, M. (2016). Learning with technology: Video modeling with concrete, representational, abstract sequence for students with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder, 46, 2349-2362.

Hughes, E. M., Chitiyo, M., Itimu-Phiri, A., & Montgomery, K. (2016). Malawi special education professional development needs assessment.  British Journal of Special Education, 4 (2), 159-177.

Hughes, E. M., & Yakubova, G. (2016) Video-based intervention: Developing hand-held video intervention for students with autism spectrum disorder. Intervention in School and Clinic. 52(2), 115-121.

Yakubova, G., Hughes, E. M., & Hornberger, E. (2015). Video-based intervention in teaching fraction problem-solving to students with autism spectrum disorder.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 2865-2875.  doi:10.1007/s10803-015-2449-y.

Willingham, D. T., Hughes, E. M., & Dobolyi, D. G. (2015). The scientific status of learning styles theories. Teaching of Psychology, 42(3), 266-271.

Riccomini, P. J., Smith, G. W., Hughes, E. M., & Fries, K. (2015). The Language of mathematics: The importance of teaching and learning mathematics vocabulary. Reading & Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Disabilities, 31(3), 3, 235-252

Hughes, E. M., Evering, L. C., Malloy, J. A., & Gambrell, L. B. (2015). “Do you have a brother?  I have two!”: The nature of questions asked and answered in text-focused pen pal exchangesReading Horizons, 53(4), 65-87.

Ryan, J. B., Hughes, E. M., Katsiyannis, A., McDaniel, M. & Sprinkle, C. (2014). Research-based educational practices for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Teaching Exceptional Children, (Reprint of original article published in Teaching Exceptional Children, 43(3), 56-64.

Hughes, E. M., Fries, K., Riccomini, P. J., Witzel, B., & Kanyongo, G. (2014). Meta-analysis of algebra interventions for students with learning disabilities. International Association Journal of Special Education, 15(1), 36-47.

Hughes, E. M., Hunt-Barron, S., Wagner, J. Y., & Evering, L. C. (2014).  Using young adult literature to develop content knowledge of autism for preservice teachers. The Teacher Educator, 49(3), 208-224.

Hughes, E. M., Evering, L. C., Williams, A., & Henzler, D. B. (2014).  Exceptional literature: Finding and using literature that portrays characters with behavioral, social, and learning exceptionalities.  Pennsylvania Reads, 13, 10-22.

Ryan, J. B., Hughes, E. M., Katsiyannis, A., McDaniel, M., & Sprinkle, C. (2011). Research-based educational practices for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  TEACHING Exceptional Children, 43(3), 56-64.

Gambrell, L. B., Hughes, E. M., Calvert, W. L., Malloy, J. A., & Igo, B. (2011). The role of authentic tasks in elementary students’ literacy. The Elementary School Journal, 112(2), 234-258.

Ryan, J. B., Katsiyannis, A, & Hughes, E. M. (2011). Medication treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Theory Into Practice, 50, 52-60.

Hughes, E. M., Brooker, H., Gambrell, L. B., & Foster, V. (2011). Tutoring and mentoring: The results of an American Reads Program on struggling readers’ motivation and reading achievement. ALER Yearbook, 205-218.