# Lillie R. Albert

## associate professor

**EDUCATION**

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.A., Xavier University at New Orleans

B.A., Dillard University

**EXPERTISE/INTERESTS**

Pedagogical implications of writing to learn, application of Vygotskian Psychology to teaching and learning in Mathematical problem solving; social justice education.

**HONORS/PUBLICATIONS/PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES**

__Books__

Albert, L. R. with D. Corea and V. Macadino (2012). *Rhetorical ways of thinking: Vygotskian theory and mathematical problem solving*. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Albert, L. R. & Dignam, M. (2010). *The decision to learn*. Washington, DC: American Society of Association Executives: The Center for Association Leadership.

__Articles__

Albert, L. R. & Dignam, M. (2010). The decision to learn. *Associations Now*, 6, 65-70.

Panichas, M.A., O'Connell, L.A., Albert, L.R. (2009). Problem-based inquiry in college chemistry lab. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 13(1).

Albert, L.R., Bowen, C., & Tansey, J. (2009). Note taking as deliberative pedagogy: Scaffolding problem solving learning. In Mathematical Problem Solving, AME Yearbook.

Albert, L.R. & McAdam, J.F. (2007). Making sense of decimal fraction algorithms using baseten blocks, In Martin, W.G., Strutchens, M.E. & Elliott, P.C. (Eds.). The Learning of Mathematics, NCTM Sixty-ninth Yearbook Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc.

Albert, L.R. (2005). An exploration of a consciousness of difference through positionality: The role of the miner's canary. Qualitative Research Journal, 5, 51-63.

Albert, L. R. & Ammer, J. J. (2004). Lesson planning and delivery. In K. Lenz, Deshler, D. & Kissman, B. (Eds.), Teaching Content to All: Evidence-Based Inclusive Practices in Middle and Secondary School (pp. 195-220). Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc.

Albert, L. R. (2003). Creating caring learning communities that support academic success. In Cimino, C., Haney, R.M., & O'Keefe, J.M. (Eds.). Educating Young Adolescents: Conversations in Excellence (pp. 51-65). Washington, DC: National Catholic Education Association.

Albert, L.R (2002). Bridging the achievement gap in mathematics: Scoiocultural historic theory and dynamic cognitive assessment, Journal of Thought, 37, 65-82.

Albert, L.R. Mayotte, G. & Sohn, S.C. (2002). Make observation interactive. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 7, 396-403.

Albert, L.R. (2000). Lessons learned from the five men crew: Teaching culturally relevant mathematics. Changing the Faces of Mathematics: Perspectives on African Americans, (107-122). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Albert, L.R. (2000). Outside In, Inside Out: Seventh grade students' mathematical thought process. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 41, 109-142.

Albert, L.R. & Antos, J. (2000). Daily journals connect mathematics to real life. Teaching Mathematics in the Middle Grades, 5, 526-533.

Zollers, N., Albert, L. R. & Cochran-Smith, M (2000). Pursuing social justice as a teacher education faculty: Collaborative dialogue, collaborative research. Action in Teacher Education.

Clift, R., & Albert, L. R. (1998). Early learning and continued development for teachers*.* In B. Spodex and O. N. Saracho (Eds.) Issues in Early Childhood Evaluation, Yearbook in Early Childhood Education, V. 7. New York: Teacher College Press.

Albert, L. R. & Jones, D. (1997). Implementing the science teaching standards through complex instruction: A case study of two teacher researchers. School Science and Mathematics, 97, 283-291.

Cochran-Smith, M., Albert, L. R., Freedman, S., DiMattia, P., Jackson, R., McGee, L., Mooney, J., Neisler, Peck, A., & Zollers, N. (1999). Seeking social justice: A teacher education faculty’s self-study*.* The Journal of Leadership in Education.

__Selected Presentations__

Albert, L. R. (2012, July). *Mathematical learning and Vygotskian theory*. Paper presented at the 12^{th} International Congress of Mathematical Education, Seoul, South Korea.

Albert, L. R. [Kim, R., Traslator]. (2012, July). *Why textbooks matter*. Seminar in Mathematics Education. Seoul National University of Education, Seoul, South Korea.

__Other Relevant Publications__

Albert, L. R. (2013). Developing Creativity through collaborative problem solving. In M. G. Park (Ed.), *Proceedings of the 43 ^{rd} Conference of the Mathematics Education*. Seoul, South Korea: The Korea Society of Educational Studies in Mathematics