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Todd Hodgkinson, Ph.D.


Contact Information

Phone: W 515.271.4565 C 303.594.0924
Address: 2702 Forest Avenue Des Moines, IA 50311

Office: Collier-Scripps Hall


B.A., University of Iowa
M.A., University of Northern Colorado
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Honors & Professional Memberships

  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
  • National Association for Gifted Children
  • Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted - SENG

Prior Positions

  • English Language Arts Teacher and Gifted and Talented Coordinator in the public school setting for over 12 years
  • Affiliate Faculty, Regis University, Denver, CO
  • Adjunct Faculty, Kirkwood Community College, Iowa City IA

Areas of Expertise

  • Curriculum theory and design
  • Literacy education
  • Gifted education
  • Public school reform

Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Education
  • Writing Instruction for Intermediate/Secondary Grades
  • Early Adolescent Growth and Development
  • Teaching in the Middle School
  • Methods of Teaching in Secondary Schools
  • Methods of Teaching English Language Arts
  • Effective Teaching I
  • Foundations of Gifted Education
  • Development and Administration of Gifted Programs
  • Practicum in Gifted Education

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