Vita


Alan L. Neville

Professor of Education.  B.M., University of South Dakota; M.Ed., South Dakota State University; Ed.D., University of South Dakota

Alan L. Neville
Professor of Education
Undergraduate and Graduate Faculty
Appointed 2002
 
Academic Degrees

Doctor of Education, University of South Dakota, emphasis in Educational Administration

Master of Education, South Dakota State University, emphasis in Educational Administration

Bachelor of Music, University of South Dakota, emphasis in Music Education

 

 

Professional Experience

2002-present, Northern State University

     2013-present, Professor of Education

      2008-2013, Associate Professor of Education 

     2002-2008, Assistant Professor of Education

1999-2002, Public Schools in SD, High School Principal; Music Teacher - Grades 5-12

1991-1999, South Dakota National Guard, Administrative & Legal Non-Commissioned Officer (active duty)

1985-1991, Public Schools in SD, Music Teacher, Grades 5-12

1987-2008, United States Army (Army Reserve, National Guard), Observer Controller/Trainer, 2-361st Training Support Battalion; Readiness Non-Commissioned Officer & Saxophone Player, 147th Army Band; Legal Non-Commissioned Officer, 139th Transportation Battalion; Personnel Administrative Specialist, Company A, 153rd Engineer Battalion; Legal Non-Commissioned Officer, 109th Engineer Battalion.

 

Faculty and Administrative Load

Spring 2014 & Fall 2013:

    EDER 415 Educational Assessment, 2 credit hours    

    INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies, 3 credit hours

2013-present; 2011-2012:

    Department Chair for Elementary, Secondary, & Special Education 

2009-2011:

     Coordinator for Elementary, Secondary, & Special Education 

Previous Courses:

     EDFN 338 Foundations of American Education

    EDFN 439 K-12 Issues

    EDFN 475/575 Human Relations 

     SPED 485 Special Education Law

     EDAD 735 School Law

     EDFN 790 Seminar: Current Issues in K-12 Education

     EDAD 792 Topics: Readings & Issues for School Leaders

    SPED 785 Special Education Law    

 

Other Collegiate Assignments

Faculty Senate elected member (President); Academic Affairs appointed member; Americans with Disabilities Act Accommodations Review Committee; undergraduate student advisor; graduate student advisor; South Dakota Education Association Student Program (SDEA-SP) faculty advisor

 

Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), Reviewer for 2014 Annual 

      Meeting

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Virtual Focus Group, Exploring New Formats for Teaching and Learning

     Materials in Education courses

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) Peer Reviewer

South Dakota Education Association (SDEA) Board of Directors Elected Member

Teachers College Record, Columbia University, Book Reviewer 

Teaching Tolerance, Writer/Blogger

 

Publications and Presentations

Neville, A. L. (2014, April 1-4). Water Quality Challenges & Initiatives Impacting South Dakota's 9 Reservations, to be presented at the "Drought in the Life, Culture, and Landscapes of the Great Plains" Symposium, Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Neville, A. L., & Anderson, A. K. (2013, Fall). The Diminishment of the Great Sioux Reservation: Treaties, Tricks, and Time. Great Plains Quarterly, 33(4), 237-251.

Neville, A. L., & Anderson, A. K. (2013, April 23). Educator-Designed Websites: Content, Ethics, and Law. Presented at the Technology & Innovation in Education (TIE) Conference, Rapid City, SD.

Neville, A. L. (2012, August 10). Teachers College Record (Review of the book Teaching the Taboo: Courage and Imagination in the Classroom]. Retrieved August 10, 2012, from http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16846.

Neville, A. L., & Anderson, A. K. (2012, March 29). The Diminishment of the Great Sioux Reservation: Treaties, Tricks, and Time.  Presented at the "1862-2012: The Making of the Great Plains Symposium", University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.

Neville, A. L. (2012, February 7). Language Immersion in Just One Day. Teaching Tolerance [Web log article]. Retrieved from http://www.tolerance.org/blog/language-immersion-just-one-day

Neville, A. L. (2012, January 5). Incorporating Gardner's Multiple Intelligences into Project-Based Learning: Two University/K-12 Partnerships.  Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Neville, A. L. (2011, October 6). Field Trips Help Make Learning Last. Teaching Tolerance [Web log article]. Retrieved from http://www.tolerance.org/blog/field-trips-help-make-learning-last

Neville, A. L. (2011, August 17). University Partnership Offers Win for All Students. Teaching Tolerance [Web log article]. Retrieved from http://www.tolerance.org/blog/university-partnership-offers-win-all-students

Neville, A. L. (2011, March 27). Infusing Gardner's Multiple Intelligences into Multicultural Education.  Presented at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development's (ASCD) Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Neville, A. L. (2011). Textbook reviewer for James H. McMillan's Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction. Allyn & Bacon.

Neville, A.L. (2010, March 16). Engaging All Students with Gardner's Multiple Intelligences. Presented at the Statewide Special Education Conference, Pierre, SD.

Neville, A. L. (2009, August 24). Integrating Multiple Intelligences into your classroom and school. Presented at the Aberdeen Catholic School System faculty in-service in Aberdeen, SD. 

Neville, A. L. (2008). South Dakotans do their part in World War I, Hometown Heroes: Saluting Northeast South Dakota Veterans. Aberdeen, SD: American News.

Neville, A. L. (2008, November 6-7). Infusing Gardner's Multiple Intelligences Into Your Classroom or School in a Era of Standards and Standardized Testing.  Presented at the Systems Change Conference, Rapid City, SD.

Neville, A. L. (2007, November 16). Integrating Multiple Intelligences Into The Curriculum Of Native American Students.  Presented at the Systems Change Conference, Chamberlain, SD, sponsored by the Midwest Alliance for Professional Learning & Leadership.

Neville, A. L. (2007, August 8). Teachers College Record (Review of the book Army 101: Inside ROTC in a Time of War]. Retrieved August 9, 2007, from http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 14577.

Neville, A. L. (2007, May 4). Incorporating Cross-Curricular Planning Into Your Museum Environment.  Presented at the Association for South Dakota Museums Annual Meeting, Huron, SD.

Neville, A. L. (2007, April 19). Updates on IEPs. Presented at the Education Law Seminar, Northern State University, sponsored by the law firm of Bantz, Gosch, & Cremer.

Neville, A. L. (2007, March 18). Enhancing Native American Students' Learning with Multiple Intelligences. Presented at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development's Annual Conference in Anaheim, California.

Neville, A. L. (2006, December 1). Integrating Multiple Intelligences into Each Lesson and Assessment.  Presented to 60 teachers, grades PreK - 12, at the Aberdeen Roncalli Staff Development in Aberdeen, SD.

Neville, A. L. (2006, July 27-28). Special Education Law "Basic Training."  Presented at the Skills, Techniques, & Educational Practices for Paraprofessionals (STEP) Academy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.

Neville, A. L. (2006, May 11). South Dakota Tribes. Presented at the Native American Festival of Culture Honoring the Youth: Past, Present, & Future at the Johnson Fine Arts Center, Aberdeen, SD.

Bardhoshi, G., Duncan, K., & Neville, A. (2006, April 21). South Dakota school principals' perception of the school counselor's role - A statewide survey. Presented at the South Dakota Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pierre, SD.

Neville, A. L. (2006, January 8). Using Gardner's Multiple Intelligences to Assess Native American Students' Strengths and Enhance Instruction. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Neville, A. L. (2005, July 29). Cultural Differences, Multiple Intelligences, and One Test? Presented at the Skills, Techniques, and Educational Practices (STEP) for Paraprofessionals Academy, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.

Neville, A. L. (2005, April 3). Cultural Differences, Multiple Intelligences, and One Test? Presented at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Neville, A. L. (2001). Native American Students' Self-Perceptions Regarding Gardner's Multiple Intelligences.  Principally Speaking, XII, 41-42.

Boschee, F. & Neville, A. L. (2001). Unlocking Native American Students' Potential with Gardner's Multiple Intelligences. Presented at The National Conference on Education, American Association of School Administrators, Orlando, FL.

Neville, A. L. (2000). Native American students' self-perceptions regarding Gardner's multiple intelligences (Doctoral dissertation, University of South Dakota, 2000). Dissertation Abstracts International, 61, 839.

Neville, A. L. (1999). 147th Army Band. South Dakota Musician, 33, 21-22.

 

Grants

2013 Awarded the CLASS grant from the National Education Association (NEA), Read Across America Community Event. Grant proposal co-written by Megan Wollman.

2012 Awarded Faculty Travel funds to present at the 1862-2012: The Making of the Great Plains Symposium, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.

2012 Awarded Faculty Travel funds to present at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

2011 Awarded Faculty Travel funds to present at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

2010-2009 Awarded Mobile Computing Initiative to redesign South Dakota Indian Studies course for use with the Tablet PC for both instructor and students.

2008 Awarded Faculty Travel funds to present at the Systems Change Conference.

2007 Awarded Faculty Travel funds to present at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA.

2006 Awarded Northern State University Distance Delivery Initiative to develop an online Special Education Law (SPED 785) course for the Fall 2006.

2006 Awarded Faculty Travel funds to present at the Hawaii International Conference on Education in Honolulu, HI.

2005-2004 Awarded Institute for Rural Education and Community Development grant.  Teacher education students in both EDFN 475/575 Human Relations and INED 411 South Dakota Indian Studies classes will work with a Bureau of Indian Affairs school or a public school with high American Indian enrollment to determine, compile, and disseminate students' self-perceptions regarding Gardner's multiple intelligences.  NSU teacher education students will then create a website of lesson plan resources for educators linking both state content standards and the eight multiple intelligences. 

2005 Awarded Bush Collaborative Research Grant.  Project title, "Field Experience in Learning Methodologies for NSU Students in EDFN 475/575 (Human Relations): A Study in Cognition."  In collaboration with Dr. Richard Faflak, this interactive project will involve NSU students and students from the Hutterite Colony at Hutterville in an archaeological field excavation on one of the early settled colonies, dating from about the turn of the century.  The scientific aspect of this project will involve the application of ground penetrating radar, a remote sensing technology, to locate the subsurface remains of a historic homestead.

2005 Awarded Faculty Travel funds to present at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.

2002 Awarded Governor William J. Janklow Faculty Award for Teaching with Technology for South Dakota Indian Studies class.  Created and published instructor and student designed websites utilizing Microsoft FrontPage. Developed and integrated numerous WebCt components.  Published student-developed PowerPoint presentations utilizing digital camera images, scanner images, and MP3 or music files. 

 

Research

Native American Studies

Gardner's Multiple Intelligences

 

Service

Work with Aberdeen Public Schools Office of Indian Education to tutor Native American students in grades K through 12.  Viewpoints columnist for Aberdeen American News.  Appointed member to the statewide Commission on Teaching and Learning. Community Representative to the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee, Aberdeen Public Schools.

 

Current Certification

South Dakota -- K - 12 Music Education; K - 12 Education; 7 - 12 Secondary Principal; Preschool - 8 Elementary Principal; Career School Superintendent

 

*Previous teacher/administrator certification in Colorado and Iowa.