Oklahoma Baptist University

Dr. Pam Robinson

Associate Provost
Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professor of Education

Owens Hall 103
405-585-4100

OBU Box 61307
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804

Biography

Pam Robinson is a frequent presenter at conferences across the United States. Some of the topics have included "Preparing Informed Educators," "How to Prepare for College," "Legal Issues in Special Education," "What They Forgot to Tell Me Before I Did My Student Teaching" and "Education Begins At Home." She has made two presentations addressing education in America to the Moscow Economic School. As a service to the profession of special education, Dr. Robinson serves as a national program trainer and reviewer for the Council for Exceptional Children. She also serves on the Program Review Advisory Board for the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation. She has chaired the state accreditation team for four Oklahoma institutions.

Before coming to OBU, Pam was the director of Federal Programs for the McLoud Public Schools. Dr. Robinson is a member of Hilltop Baptist Church in Shawnee where she works with young adults, serves in Baptist Women, and plays the organ. She also chairs the Shawnee Salvation Army Advisory Board and is an active member of the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary. In her spare time, she enjoys helping her husband with Hodaka motorcycles, watching old movies, scrapbooking and genealogy.

Education

B.S., Oklahoma State University
M.E., Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Courses Taught

EDUC 1051: Cornerstone of Teacher Education
GNED 1999: Success 101
SPED 3022: Introduction to Exceptional Children
SPED 3203: Introduction to Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
SPED 3403: Instructional Assessment Methods
SPED 4053: Curriculum and Methods in Learning and Behavior Disorders
SPED 4253: Inclusion, Collaboration, and Advocacy
SPED 4501: Issues in Special Education
ELED 4113: Reading Methods, 4-8 (co-teach)

Selected Publications

Discussion leader at Oxford Round Table, Oxford, UK, August 2006

Pam Robinson, "CEC Program Review Round Table", Oklahoma Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Fall Conference, Norman, Oklahoma, November 2005

Pam Robinson and Jimmie Russell, "Cohort Groups: Preparing Informed Educators", Oklahoma Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Fall Conference, Norman, Oklahoma, November 2000

Pam Robinson and Kersten Walters, "What They Forgot to Tell Me Before I Did My Student Teaching", Council for Exceptional Children's Annual Convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, April 1999

"Education Begins at Home", Council for Exceptional Children's Annual Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 1998.

Pam Robinson and Jennifer Shupert, "Preschoolers at Play", Council for Exceptional Children's Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 1997.

"Involving Parents as Team Members", Council for Exceptional Children's Annual Convention, Orlando, Florida, April 1996.

Pam Robinson and Cheremy Mercier, "Ready! Set! Go!", Council for Exceptional Children's Annual Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 1995.

Trainer of CEC Program Review writers, Oklahoma Association for Colleges of Teacher Education fall conference, November 2008.

Trainer of CEC Program Review writers, Arkansas Association for Colleges of Teacher Education, April 2006.

Pam Robinson, "Issues in American Education" and "Adaptations for Children with Special Needs", Moscow Economic School, Moscow, Russia, January 2006.

"The New Program Review Process" presented to the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation, April 2005.

Trainer of state CEC Program Reviewers, Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation, February 2005.

Pam Robinson and Jeanne Akin, "Administrative Evaluation", Moscow Economic School, Moscow, Russia, January 2004.

Jeanne Akin and Pam Robinson, "Standards-Based Education", Moscow Economic School, Moscow, Russia, January 2004.

Team Leader and "Standard 3 Field Experiences", Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation Board of Examiner Training, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October 2003

"Accreditation 101", Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma, July 2003.

"IDEA Updates", Grove Public Schools, Shawnee, Oklahoma, August 2002.

"How to Prepare for College", Tech-Now Summer Institute, Bethany, Oklahoma, July 2000.

"Legal Issues in Special Education", North Rock Creek consortium, October 1999.

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