Dave Powell

Recent Publications

Powell, D. (2013). Resistance is futile!--Or is it? Contemplating an End to Our National Obsession with Tests, One Teacher Candidate at a Time. Teachers College Record. Date Published: April 12, 2013. ID Number: 17089. (link)

Dinkelman, T., Cuenca, A., Butler, B., Elfer, C., Ritter, J., Powell, D. and Hawley, T. (2012). The influence of a collaborative doctoral seminar on emerging teacher educator-researchers. Action in Teacher Education, 34(2), 172-190. (pdf)

Powell, D. (2011). Moving forward, looking back: The struggle for a new American curriculum. Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 8(2),136-154. (link)

Powell, D. (2011). Finding hope in Atlanta. Education Week 31(1), 30, 25. (pdf)

Conklin, H.G., Ritter, J.K., Powell, D., and Hawley, T.S. (2010). Learning from young adolescents: The use of structured teacher education coursework to help beginning teachers investigate middle school students’ intellectual capabilities. Journal of Teacher Education, 61(4), 313-327. (pdf)

Powell, D. (2010). Join, or die!: A pragmatic case for reflective self-study in social studies. In A.R. Crowe (Ed.), Advancing social studies education through self-study, 21-36. New York: Springer. (pdf)

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Before coming to Gettysburg, Prof. Powell taught high school social studies for six years in suburban Atlanta, where he earned a certificate from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 2004. He likes the Atlanta Braves and the Georgia Bulldogs and he has a not insignificant amount of Tribe Pride. He also spends a decent amount of time attempting to curate a photostream on Flickr and questioning the judgment of umpires. He lives in Gettysburg.


Dave  Powell

Dave Powell
Assistant Professor, Education

Email: djpowell@gettysburg.edu
Phone: (717) 337 - 6552

Box: Campus Box 0396

Address: Weidensall Hall 101

300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

PhD University of Georgia , 2008
BA College of William & Mary, 1996

Academic Focus:
Teaching History & Social Studies, Education Policy, Philosophy of Education