Eurvine Williams, PhD

Assistant Professor
503-352-1460

Dr. Eurvine J. Williams earned his doctorate from New Mexico State University in Language Literacy and culture, and, Educational Learning Technologies. He holds a master’s degree in Educational Learning Technologies. Before joining the College of Education at Pacific University, Eurvine served as an assistant professor, elementary literacy, at Illinois State University.

Before his graduate work, Eurvine taught High school language arts and Literature. Eurvine’s work during his Ph.D. involved working with teachers to analyze reading issues and design targeted curricula to enrich literacy learning. He worked with pre-and in service teachers in using technological applications to engage students in the teaching and learning environment. More recently, Eurvine has been focused on transformative pedagogies, which involves theoretical, practical and contextual situations which impact identity transformation in pre-service teachers. In addition, his research focuses on investigating student learning and engagement in the areas of critical literacy, bi-literacy, literacy, assessment, and educational, learning and emerging technologies.

Eurvine is an avid do it yourselfer, and has complete numerous remodeling projects from kitchens to bathrooms. He also enjoys making furniture and tinkering with cars.

Education

Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction; Specializations: Language Literacy & Culture, and Educational Learning Technologies | New Mexico State University

Master of Arts, Education Learning Technologies | New Mexico State University.

Bachelor of Science, Education | New Mexico State University,

Bachelor of Arts with Honors., English | New Mexico State University

Bachelor of Science., Education | University of the West Indies

Books

Williams, E. (2013). Critical issues in literacy pedagogy: Notes from the trenches. Revised Edition (Ed.). San Diego: University Readers Inc.

Williams, E. (2012). Critical issues in literacy pedagogy: Notes from the trenches. (Ed.) San Diego: University Readers Inc.

Bassoppo-Moyo, T.C., & Williams E. (2012). Technology handbook for educators: A practical guide to teaching and learning with technology 2nd edition. San Diego: University Readers Inc.

Journal Articles (Refereed)

Williams. E, Mikulec. E Lin., M (in press, 2015). Transformational Pedagogies: Effecting Identity Development in Pre-Service Teachers. The International Journal of Learning. 17 Common Ground Publishing: Champaign, Illinois.

Al-Bataineh, A., Holmes, R., Jerich, K., & Williams, E. (2010). Factors that impact self-efficacy in writing instruction. International Journal of Learning. 17(7), Common Ground Publishing: Champaign, Illinois.

Williams, E & Nur-Awaleh, M. (2010). Education reform at what cost?  The International Journal of Learning. 17 Common Ground Publishing: Champaign, Illinois.

Book Chapters

Williams, E. (In press, 2015). Critical Bi-literacy: Awakening the Social Consciousness to Effect Change. In Williams, E. (Ed), Critical issues in literacy pedagogy: Notes from the trenches (2nd Ed).San Diego: University Readers Inc.

Williams, E., & Salgado. Y. (In press, 2015). Pre-Service Teacher Identity Transformation: Investigating Teacher Candidates’ Perceptions of self in a Bi-lingual and Literacy Clinical Experience. In Williams, E. (Ed). Critical issues in literacy pedagogy: Notes from the trenches (2nd Ed.).San Diego: University Readers Inc.

Williams, E (2012). Critical Literacy: Postulating a Historical and Theoretical Discourse. In Williams, E. (Ed), Critical issues in literacy pedagogy: Notes from the trenches. San Diego: University Readers Inc.

Williams, E. (2012). Re-assessing Literacy Assessment: Authenticity in Context. In Williams, E. (Ed.), Critical issues in literacy pedagogy: Notes from the trenches. San Diego: University Readers Inc.

Williams, E. & Acosta, Y. (2007). The socio-political implications of educational  practices on American schooling. In Baptiste, H. P. (Eds) The US presidency and social justice: Implications for public education.

Other publications

Williams, E. & Jacquez, I. (2006). Technology Integration in Teacher Education: Negotiating the Present Reality. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (pp. 1349-1354). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Williams, E. & Rutledge, D. (2005). Digital equity through Educational Learning Technologies: Changing the status quo. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (pp. 81-786). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Recent Presentations/Papers Delivered

Williams, E., & Nur-Awaleh. M (March 2015). Transformative pedagogies: Fostering identity shifts in global education for diverse student populations. Comparative and International Education Society. Washington DC.

Nur-Awaleh. M., Williams. E. (March 2015).  International doctoral students ‘perceptions on the impact of a blended doctoral cohort program. Comparative and International Education Society. Washington DC.

Williams. E. (March 2015 Access and Equity: Navigating Challenges of Emerging Technologies for Minority and Bilingual Education. National Association for Bilingual Educators. Las Vegas Nevada

Williams. E., Watson P. (March 2015). Technology, Race and the Achievement Gap: Problematizing Access and Equity in Minority Education. National Association for Bilingual Educators. Las Vegas Nevada

Williams. E. (February, 2014). Responding to the Demographic Imperative: Fostering Bilingual College student Achievement with Emerging technologies. National Association of Bilingual Educators.  San Diego, California.

Williams. E. (March 2014).  Teacher Preparation: Global and International Competence. Comparative and International Education Society. Toronto, Canada.