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  Rebecca McMahon Giles, Ph.D. Rebecca McMahon Giles, Ph.D.  

Professor
Department of Leadership and Teacher Education

 
Office: UCOM  3110
Phone: 251-380-2899
Fax: 251-380-2758
Email: rgiles@southalabama.edu
 
Areas of interest:

Early Childhood, Emerging Literacy, Writing, Visual Arts

 
International Experience:
  Professional: 2 years employment with Department of Defense Dependent Schools as a first grade teacher at Fulda American School in Fulda, Germany.
Travel: Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bali, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Grand Cayman, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Lichtenstein, Mexico, Morocco, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey.
 
     
  Education  
  B.S., Elementary Education, Texas State University, San Marcos, 1989  
  M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993  
  Ph.D., Education, University of Southern Mississippi, 1996  
     
  Professional Experience:  
  Elementary and Early Childhood Education at the University of South Alabama, Department of Leadership and Teacher Education. (1998-Present)
Assistant Professor Early Childhood Education at the University of Scranton, Education Department. (1996-1998)
Graduate teaching assistant at the University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. (1994-1996)
Pre-kindergarten teacher at Andrews Elementary School, Austin Independent School District in Austin,Texas. (1989-1991, 1993-1994)
First grade teacher at Fulda American School, Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Fulda, Germany. (1991-1993)
 
     
  Biographical Information:  
  Coordinates teacher certification programs at the undergraduate ( K-6 Education) and graduate (Elementary and Early Childhood Education) levels, as well as the B.S.in Early Childhood Studies. She has spoken and published widely on early literacy and is co-author of Write Now! Publishing with Young Authors, PreK- Grade 2 (Heinemann, 2007).
 
     
 
 
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