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

University News
December 17, 2014
Drake University has been named to the Kiplinger's Personal Finance list of 100 best values in private universities for 2015, coming in at No. 34.
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