Angela Miller-Hargis

Angela M Miller-Hargis

Assoc Professor

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Professional Summary

Dr. Angela Miller-Hargis is an associate professor of education at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash. She teaches coursework in educational foundations, child development, and literacy that includes an emphasis on cultural awareness, diversity and inclusion, and differentiated instruction. She is an educator and reading specialist with more than 18 years of elementary teaching experience in reading, literacy, and the English Language Arts. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals such as the Ohio Journal of Teacher Education, The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, The Reading Professor, and The Midwestern Educational Research Journal, and has published three book chapters. Her research interests include critical literacy, curriculum development, and equitable education in diverse classrooms. She currently serves as Secretary for the Mid-Western Educational Researchers Association.

Education

Ed D: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, 2007 (Literacy)

M. Ed.: Xavier University Cincinnati, 1992 (Reading Specialist)

B. S. : Xavier University Cincinnati, 1987 (Elementary Education)

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Bender-Slack, D., Miller-Hargis, A., Young, T. (2022. ) Simple view, science, and the state: A critical reading of the Ohio Literacy Plan. .Ohio Journal of Teacher Education, , 36 (1 ) ,4-34

Miller-Hargis, A. Bringing “Grammy” to the classroom: Integrating personal connections into online education. The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, 6(2), 1-3. (2021. ) Bringing “Grammy” to the classroom: Integrating personal connections into online education. .The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, , 6 (2 ) ,1

Miller-Hargis, A. (2021). (2021. ) Preparing early childhood educators to teach reading: Challenges and difficulties. The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, , 6 (1 ) ,200

Miller-Hargis, A. (2017). Training pre-service teacher candidates to observe children: A multimodal approach. The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, 2(1).

Miller-Hargis, A. & Waite, A. (2019). Applying visualization techniques to literacy instruction. In C. Sweet, H. Blythe, & R. Carpenter (Eds.), It Works for Me with Critical Thinking: A Step-by-Step Guide (pp. 41-43). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Miller-Hargis, A. (2019). Extending the thinking of preservice early childhood educators through creative application. In C. Sweet, H. Blythe, & R. Carpenter (Eds.), It Works for Me with Critical Thinking: A Step-by-Step Guide (pp. 73-75). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

Miller-Hargis, A. (2017). Training pre-service teacher candidates to observe children: A multimodal approach. The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, 2(1).

Miller-Hargis, A. (2016). Preparing pre-service teacher candidates to teach for diversity: One teacher educator’s story. The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, 1(1).

Miller-Hargis, A. (2015). Deepening conceptual knowledge and content vocabulary through word sorting. In J. Becker, R.K. Morgan, & K.T. Olivares (Eds.), Quick Hits for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers: Successful Strategies from Award-Winning Teachers (pp.22-23). Bloomington and Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Press

Bender-Slack, D. & Miller-Hargis, A. (2014). Envisioning a curriculum of possibility with critical literacy. Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly, 8(3), 276-293.

Bender-Slack, D., Miller, A., Imwalle, S., Stokes, J. (2012). Critical curricular conversations: Merging curriculum theory and critical literacy with pre-service teachers. Ohio Journal of Teacher Education, 25(2), 20-28.

Miller, A. & Bender-Slack, D. (2011). The ‘eyes’ have it: Using eye-movement research to promote a balanced literacy. The Reading Professor, 33(1), 30-38.

Bender-Slack, D. & Miller, A. (2010). Designing hope at the intersection of curriculum theory and critical literacy: A transformative curriculum. In Proceedings of the 10th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference (pp. 124-141). Akron, OH: Curriculum and Pedagogy Council

Miller, A., Bender-Slack, D., & Burroughs, R. (2010). Interdisciplinary curricular conversations examining arts and academics: Teacher implementation and student outcomes, Midwestern Educational Research Journal, 23 (2), 37-48.

Miller, A. (2009). The immigrant experience of Rose DeFazzio Magnoni: Building bridges between an Italian family and an American Life. Ohio Valley History, 9 (2), 4-26.

Book Chapter

Miller-Hargis, A. & Harte, H. (2022). Creating an Equitable Learning Community for Preservice Early Childhood Teachers. In D. Bender-Slack & F. Godwyll (Eds.) Anti-Racism in Educational Research: From Radical Moments to Movements (pp. 21-36). Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group.

Miller-Hargis, A., Odum, T., Wadian, T., & Harte, H. (2021). Perspectives of inclusion: A showcase of four classroom activities that promote perspective taking and inclusivity. In R. Kumar & B. Rafaei (Eds.) Designing Student-Centered Classrooms for Equity and Inclusion Across Disciplines (pp. 58-70). University of Cincinnati Press.

Powell, D. & Miller-Hargis, A. (2019). Money makes the world go ‘round: High school electives that matter. In D. Bender-Slack (Ed.) Going Global: Internationalizing Your Classroom (pp. 43-57) Lexington Books, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group.