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Publications

  • Noel, Jana, Molly Dugan and Margarita Berta-Avila. 2011. Sacramento State Community Engagement Faculty Fellows: Moving from Awareness to Advocacy. Presented at 14th Annual Continuums of Service, April, in San Diego.

  • Noel, Jana and Sheila Macias. 2011. Faculty Research Teams: Expanding the Vision of Meaningful Community Engagement. Presented at 14th Annual Continuums of Service, April, in San Diego.

  • Noel, J. 2011. School-community based urban teacher education as a voice for the community. In Breaking the mold of pre-service and in-service teacher education: Innovative and successful practices for the 21st century, edited by A. Cohan and A. Honigsfeld. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

  • Noel, Jana (Ed.). 2011. Classic Edition Sources: Multicultural Education. 3rd edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  • Noel, J. 2011. Striving for authentic community engagement: A process model from urban teacher education. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement 15: 31-52.

  • Noel, Jana and Keith Hart. 2010. Volunteer Sacramento: A City-University Collaboration to Study a City-Wide Initiative. Presented at Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, October, in Fresno, CA.

  • Powell, David M and Jana Noel. 2010. Deferring totality: An anti-dialectic theory of identity. Presented at American Educational Research Association, May, in Denver.

  • Noel, Jana. 2010. Evaluating a school-community based urban teacher education center: Impact, integration, and trust. Presented at American Educational Research Association, May, in Denver.

  • Noel, J. 2010. A critical interrogation of privilege, race, class, and power in a university faculty – urban community relationship. The Urban Review 42: 210-220.

  • Noel, J. 2010. Weaving teacher education into the fabric of urban schools and communities. Teacher Education Quarterly 37: 9-25.

  • Noel, Jana. 2009. An autoethnography of privilege, race, and class in a professor’s relationship with an urban community. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in San Diego.

  • Noel, Jana. 2009. Striving for authenticity in urban teacher education: Moving into schools and communities. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in San Diego.

  • Noel, J. and D. Sessoms. 2009. Structural shifts and cultural transformations: University faculty and their work in PDSs. In Prioritizing Urban Children, Teachers and Schools through Professional Development Schools , edited by P. Wong and R. Glass. New York: SUNY Press.

  • Noel, Jana. 2008. A school-based urban teacher education program that enhances school-community connections. Presented at 14th International Roundtable on School, Family, and Community Partnerships, March, in New York.

  • Noel, J. 2008. Native American education, history of. In Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education, edited by E. Provenzo. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishers.

  • Noel, J. 2008. Teacher preparation. In Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education, edited by E. Provenzo. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishers.

  • Noel, Jana (Ed.). 2008. Classic Edition Sources: Multicultural Education. 2nd edition. Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.

  • Noel, Jana. 2008. Developing Multicultural Educators. 2nd edition. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.

  • Noel, Jana. 2006. Integrating a new Urban Teacher Education Center into a school and its community: Year one. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in San Francisco.

  • Noel, Jana. 2006. Community in teacher education: What do we mean by the concept? Presented at American Educational Studies Association, November, in Spokane.

  • Noel, J. 2006. Integrating a new teacher education center into a school and its community. Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research 2: 197-205.

  • Noel, J. 2005. Jeremiah B. Sanderson: Educator and organizer for the rights of ‘Colored citizens’ in early California. The Journal of Negro Education 74: 151-158.

  • Noel, Jana. 2004. From ‘learning to teach’ to ‘becoming a member of an urban education community’. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in San Diego.

  • Noel, Jana. 2004. Jeremiah B. Sanderson: Educator and tireless campaigner for educational and civil rights of “Colored citizens” in early California. Presented at American Educational Studies Association, November, in Kansas City.

  • Noel, Jana. 2004. The creation of the first state-supported Colored school in Marysville, California: A community’s legacy. Presented at History of Education Society, November, in Kansas City.

  • Noel, J. 2003. Creating artwork in response to issues of social justice: A critical multicultural pedagogy. Multicultural Education 10: 15-18.

  • Noel, Jana. 2002. Diversity and location in students’ selections of teacher preparation centers. Presented at American Educational Studies Association, October, in Pittsburgh.

  • Noel, Jana. 2002. Intelligence test developers, eugenics, and the Immigration Restriction Act of 1924. Presented at History of Education Society, November, in Pittsburgh.

  • Noel, J. 2002. Education toward cultural shame: A century of Native American education. Educational Foundations 16: 19-32.

  • Noel, Jana, Peggy Monley and Lisa Lopez-Smith. 2001. Using art in the classroom to explore issues of social justice. Presented at California Council for the Education of Teachers, March, in San Jose.

  • Noel, Jana. 2001. From savages to poets: 150 years of Native American Education. Presented at American Educational Studies Association, November, in Miami.

  • Noel, J. 2001. Examining the connection between identity construction and the understanding of multicultural education. Multicultural Perspectives 3: 3-7.

  • Noel, Jana. 2000. The intelligence testing of American Indians in the 1910s-1930s: Focus on the Blackfeet. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in New Orleans.

  • Noel, Jana. 2000. Identity construction and the understanding of multicultural education. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in New Orleans.

  • Noel, Jana. 2000. Interpreting Aristotle for education: Rationality, insight, and moral character. Presented at American Educational Studies Association, November, in Vancouver.

  • Noel, Jana. 2000. Conditions surrounding the intelligence testing of Blackfeet Indians in the 1910s-1930s. Presented at American Educational Studies Association, November, in Vancouver.

  • Noel, Jana. 2000. Understanding our students’ understandings of Multicultural Education. Presented at American Educational Studies Association, November, in Vancouver.

  • Noel, Jana. 2000. Developing Multicultural Educators. New York: Longman.

  • Noel, Jana (Ed.). 2000. Sources: Notable Selections in Multicultural Education. Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.

  • Noel, J. 1999. On the varieties of phronesis. Educational Philosophy and Theory 31: 273-289.

  • Noel, J. 1999. Phronesis and phantasia: Teaching with wisdom and imagination. Journal of Philosophy of Education 33: 277-286.

  • Noel, Jana. 1998. Developing a hermeneutical consciousness of prejudice. Presented at 1998 Biennial Meeting of the International Network of Philosophers of Education, August, in Ankara, Turkey.

  • Noel, Jana. 1998. The hermeneutical study of prejudice. Presented at American Educational Studies Association, November, in Philadelphia.

  • Noel, Jana. 1998. An identity development approach to multicultural education. Presented at American Educational Studies Association, November, in Philadelphia.

  • Noel, Jana. 1997. The flaneur: Reading the difference in the city. Presented at American Educational Research Association, March, in Chicago.

  • Noel, Jana. 1997. Interpreting Aristotle‘s phantasia and claiming its role in phronesis. Presented at Philosophy of Education Society, April, in Vancouver.

  • Noel, Jana. 1996. Physical and cultural dimensions of movement related to horizon. Presented at Philosophy of Education Society, March, in Houston.

  • Noel, Jana. 1996. A concentration of differences designed to extend our horizons. Presented at 1996 Biennial Meeting of the International Network of Philosophers of Education, August, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Noel, J. 1996. Collaborative inquiry into a partnership community. School and Community Journal 6: 61-69.

  • Noel, J. 1996. Self, community and the overcoming of prejudice. Studies in Philosophy and Education 15: 131-137.

  • Noel, Jana. 1995. Collaborative inquiry into a school/university partnership: The role of a documentor. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in San Francisco.

  • Noel, J. 1995. Preparing teachers for diversity through critical conversation. Journal of Professional Studies 3: 69-73.

  • Noel, J. 1995. Multicultural teacher education: From awareness through emotions to action. Journal of Teacher Education 46: 267-273.

  • Noel, Jana. 1994. Evolving conceptions of self through community or The development and overcoming of prejudice. Presented at 1994 Biennial Meeting of the International Network of Philosophers of Education, August, in Leuven, Belgium.

  • Noel, Jana. 1993. Conceptions of the practical within research on teaching: Can there be a single notion? Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in Atlanta.

  • Noel, Jana. 1993. Practical reasoning: Constructivist theory and practice in teacher education. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in Atlanta.

  • Noel, Jana. 1993. Reflections of learning and attitude development through dialogue journals in a multicultural education course. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in Atlanta.

  • Noel, J. 1993. Intentionality in research on teaching. Educational Theory 43: 123-145.

  • Noel, J. 1991. A Critical Assessment of Three Recent Research Programs on Teaching in Light of Aristotle’s Account of Practical Reasoning. PhD diss., UCLA.

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Educational Background

  • 1991 – Ph.D., UCLA (Philosophy of Education)

  • 1985 – M.S.E., Drake University (Special Education)

  • 1983 – B.S., Drake University (Elementary Education)

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Grants

  • Factors in Faculty Incorporation of Service Learning into their Courses

  • The ‘Colored School’ of Stockton in the 1860s: Community Efforts to Create Public Education for African American Children

  • Community Efforts to Create Public Schooling for African American Children in California in the 1850s: Three Case Studies

  • Sacramento Science Projects Related to Equity in Education (SPREE)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2011-current – Provost's Fellow for Community and Civic Engagement, Sacramento State

  • 2010-current – Co-Chair, Sacramento State/UC Davis Cancer Center Partnership to Reduce Health Disparities through Education, Research, and Training

  • 2010 – Research and Creative Activities Capstone Award, Sacramento State

  • 2009-current – Professor of Teacher Education, Sacramento State

  • 2008-2010 – Community Engagement Faculty Scholar, Sacramento State

  • 2008 – Quality Education Partnership Award for Distinguished Service to Children and the Preparation of Teachers, California Council on Teacher Education ((for the Urban Teacher Education Center))

  • 2007-2008 – Outstanding Community Service Award, Sacramento State

  • 2005-2009 – External Evaluator, U.S. Department of Education funded Project TENET, Arizona State University

  • 2004-2009 – Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Sacramento State

  • 2000-2004 – Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, Sacramento State

  • 1997-2000 – Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Montana State University

  • 1991-1997 – Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Montana State University

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