Faculty Directory

Name: Sally Beisser

Position: Associate Professor
Department: School of Education, Teaching and Learning
E-mail address: sally.beisser@drake.edu
Phone: (515) 271-4854
FAX: (515) 271-4544
Office: SOE 24A

International Teaching and Research Interests:

Comparative Education, Globalization of the Curriculum, Challenges for Women in Higher Education

Courses with international emphasis:

Social Studies Methods Educ 122-222
Social Studies Methods in London (summer only) as interdisciplinary methods course
Qualitative Methods (doctoral level) with international perspectives and presenters

Geographic Areas of Special Interest:

London (comparative education in primary schools) see personal webpage
Goettingen, Germany (collaborative research with my sister who is a professor)
Kenya - Ngatha Project for children and families impacted by AIDS
Japan - Sister City exchange program

Languages spoken:

Studied French and German

Professional and civic organizations:

National Association of Gifted Children, Society of Information Technology in Teacher Education, Iowa Sister Cities, Globus of Central Iowa

Additional Information:

Selected to study Gifted Education in Russia with NAGC; Elected president of SITE (Society of Information Technology in Teacher Education) international committee; See personal webpage: http://www.educ.drake.edu/beisser/index.html

Interested in contacts with:

International visitors: Yes
Media: Yes
Community groups: Yes

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University News
July 15, 2014
Three Drake alumnae were honored in the Des Moines Business Record’s 2014 Women of Influence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a difference in their community.
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