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Emily Bouck

Associate Professor
Special Education
Department of Educational Studies

Research

Dr. Bouck's scholarship is dedicated to improving the in-school and postschool outcomes of secondary students with high incidence disabilities through advances in two strands of scholarship: Strand 1 - standard academic curricula (i.e., mathematics), with a particular focus on assistive technology, and Strand 2 - functional curricula.

 

Appointments on National/International Organizations

  • President, 2010
    Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities
  • Editorial Board
    Journal of Special Education Technology


Education

Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2006, Special Education
M.S.W. University of Michigan, 2001, School Social Work
B.A. Northwestern University, 2000, Psychology and Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences


Selected Publications

  • Bouck, E. C.*, & Flanagan, S. M. (2010). Virtual manipulatives: What are they and how teachers can use them? Intervention in School and Clinic 45, 186-191.

  • Bouck, E. C., & Kulkarni, G. (2009). Middle school mathematics curricula and students with learning disabilities: Is one curricula better? Learning Disability Quarterly, 32, 228-244.

  • Bouck, E. C., Courtad, C. A., Okolo, C., Englert, C. S., Heutsche, A. (2009). The Virtual History Museum: Helping bring UDL to social studies instruction. Teaching Exceptional Children, 42(2), 14-21.

  • Bouck, E. C. (2009). Functional curriculum models for secondary students with mild mental impairment. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 44, 435-443.

  • Bouck, E. C.*, & Flanagan, S. M. (2009). Assistive technology and mathematics: What is there and where can we go in special education. Journal of Special Education Technology, 24(2), 17-30.

  • Bouck, E. C.*, Bassette, L., Taber-Doughty, T., Flanagan, S. M., & Szwed, K. (2009). Pentop computers as tools for teaching multiplication to students with mild intellectual disabilities. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 44, 367-380.

  • Bouck, E. C. (2009). Calculating the value of graphing calculators for seventh grade students with and without disabilities: A pilot study. Remedial and Special Education, 30, 207-215.

  • Bouck, E. C. (2008). Factors impacting the enactment of a functional curriculum in self-contained cross-categorical programs. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 43, 294-310.

  • Bouck, E. C. (2007). Lost in Translation?: Educating secondary students with mild mental impairment. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 18, 79-87.

  • Bouck, E. C. (2006). How educational placements impact classroom interactions: Experiences of six secondary students with mild mental impairment. Journal of Classroom Interaction, 41(1), 4-14.

  • Bouck, E. C. (2005). Impact of factors on curriculum and instructional environments for secondary students with mild mental retardation. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 40, 309-319.

  • Bouck, E. C. (2004). Exploring secondary special education for mild mental impairment: A program in search of its place. Remedial and Special Education, 25, 367-382.

Experience

2011-present Associate Professor of Special Education,
College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2006-2011 Assistant Professor of Special Education,
College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2002-2006 Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant,
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
2001-2002 School Social Worker, Gladwin-Harrison Regional Education District, Harrison, MI

Courses

EDPS 462 Advanced Strategies for Teaching Individuals with Disabilities
EDPS 459 Assistive Technology
EDPS 568 Social, Legal, & Ethical Issues in Special Education
EDPS 661 Review & Implications of Research in Special Education
EDPS 650 Critical Issues in Special Education