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Diane Hembacher, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor, Teacher Education

Department: Teacher Education

Office: COE 1401
Phone Extension: x2706
Email Username: dhembacher

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Publications in Refereed Journals

  • Hembacher, D., and Cruise, M. The effects of a second-grade social studies curriculum infused with positive aging concepts on children's attitudes towards aging. Theory and Research in Social Education, Winter 2006: 34(1), 58-97.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Davis, J., Hembacher, D., and Moscovici, H. Preparing teachers to integrate technology into multicultural inner-city classrooms. Metropolitan Universities , December 2005: 16(4), 54-70.
  • Hembacher, D., Okada, D., & Richardson, T. School to Career and social studies: making the connection. Social Studies and the Young Learner, March/April 2004: 16(4), 20-23.
  • Cantor, J., Desberg, P., Hembacher, D., & Mach, N. Promoting social science inquiry with database technology. Social Education, April 2003: 67(3), 145-150.
  • Coleman, R., & Hembacher, D. (2003). Writing your way through the five themes of geography. Social Studies Review - Journal of the California Council for the Social Studies, 42(2), 8-13.
  • Hembacher, D. (2002). Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English in the social studies classroom. In S. Lee and J. Lalas (Eds.), Language, Literacy, and Academic Development for English Language Learners. Boston , MA : Pearson Custom Publishing.
  • Hembacher, D. (2000). Meeting the needs of English Language Learners through the Course Model Lessons. Social Studies Review - Journal of the California Council for the Social Studies, 40(1), 45-50.
  • Hembacher, D., and Porter, P. (2000). Integrating history and literacy in the elementary school curriculum. Social Studies Review - Journal of the California Council for the Social Studies, 39(2), 24-3.
  • Hembacher, D. Review of The Rainbow Collection . TESOL Newsletter , Dec. 1990: 17-18.


 

Conference Proceedings

  • Mach, N. and Hembacher, D. Sustainability of the effects of a collaborative model for training university faculty to infuse technology into teacher education curriculum. Proceedings of Ed-Media 2007, June, 2007, 2071 – 2076.


 

Newsletter Articles

  • Hembacher, D., and Delameter, C. CGA in Dominguez Hills, The Geographic Connection, Spring 2004, 4.
  • Hembacher, D., and Delameter, C. CGA in Dominguez Hills, The Geographic Connection, Spring/Summer 2003, 4.
  • Hembacher, D., and Delameter, C. CGA in Dominguez Hills, The Geographic Connection, Winter 2002, 4.
  • Hembacher, D., and Delameter, C. CGA in Los Angeles , The Geographic Connection, Fall 2001, 4.


 

Presentations: National and International Conferences

  •  Mach, N. and Hembacher, D. Sustainability of the effects of a collaborative model for training university faculty to infuse technology into teacher education curriculum, Ed-Media World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 2007.
  • Hembacher, D., and Coleman, R. Geography and literacy: making the connection , National Council for Geographic Education, Lake Tahoe , California , October 8, 2006.
  • Mach, N. and Hembacher, D. Exploring technology integration in diverse classrooms , National Educational Computing Conference, San Diego, California, July 5, 2006.
  • Mach, N., Cantor, J., Hembacher, D., and Moscovici, H. Preparing teachers to integrate technology into multicultural inner city classrooms , Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Annual International Conference, Los Angeles , California , October 2, 2005.
  • Mach, N., and Hembacher, D. Using problem/project-based learning to integrate technology into the classroom in the age of ‘No Child Left Behind' , National Educational Computing Conference, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , June, 29, 2005.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Davis, J., Hembacher, D. and Moscovici, H. Pathways to change: preparing teacher education faculty to integrate technology in the age of No Child Left Behind , American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chicago, Illinois, February 8, 2004.
  • Hembacher, D., and Harbin , J. Integrating positive aging concepts with family history , National Council for the Social Studies, Chicago , Illinois , November 14, 2003.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Davis, J., Hembacher, D., and Moscovici, H. Preparing teachers to integrate technology into multicultural inner-city classrooms , National Educational Computing Association, Seattle, Washington, June 30, 2003.
  • Liu, P., Chong, S., Hembacher, D., Johannessen, G., Park, C., and Choi, S. Making a difference in children's dual-language development: Asian BCLAD Teacher Credential Program , National Association for Asian & Pacific American Education, Long Beach , California , April 2003.
  • Russell, S. Using technology to shelter instruction (grades 4-8) , National Association for Bilingual Education Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2003.
  • Richardson, T., and Hembacher, D. School-to-Career: educators meet the challenge , Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu , Hawaii , January 10, 2003.
  • Mach, N., and Hembacher, D. Teacher education programs meet the digital age , American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, New Orleans , Louisiana , January 25, 2003.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., Hembacher, D., and Moscovici, H. Collaborating to infuse technology into teacher education: a training of trainers model , National Educational Computing Association, San Antonio , Texas , June 19, 2002.
  • Russell, S., and Hembacher, D. Using technology to shelter instruction in social studies , National Association for Bilingual Education Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 21, 2002.
  • Mach, N., Desberg, P., Cantor, J., and Hembacher, D. Infusing technology into teacher education programs: new paradigms of accountability , American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Annual Conference, New York City, New York, February 24, 2002.
  • Hembacher, D. Integrating Spanish language literature with social studies thematic strands , National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE), Phoenix, Arizona, February 24, 2001.
  • Hembacher, D., Weikel, B., and Richardson, T. School to Career and social studies: making the connection , National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), San Antonio , Texas , November 18, 2000.
  • Hembacher, D. Integrating Spanish language literature with social studies thematic strands , National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 21, 1999.


 

Presentations: State and Local Conferences and Academies

  • Hembacher, D. Teaching Geography with Newspapers, Magazines, and Newsletters, proposal accepted for California Council for the Social Studies, Oakland , California , March 8, 2008.
  • Hembacher, D. and Coleman, R. Writing your way through the five themes of geography , California Council for the Social Studies, Oakland, California, March 2, 2007.
  • Hembacher, D. and Coleman, R. Writing your way through the five themes of geography , California Council for the Social Studies, San Diego, California, March 3, 2006.
  • Hembacher, D., and Cruise, M. The effects of a second grade social studies curriculum infused with positive aging concepts on children's attitudes towards aging , Campus Community Self-Study Poster Session, CSUDH, October 11, 2005.
  • Coleman, R., and Hembacher, D. Writing Your Way through the Five Themes of Geography , California Council for the Social Studies, San Francisco, California, March 4, 2005.
  • Hembacher, D. Getting your BA and Credential , Paraeducator Career Ladder Leadership Institute, Manhattan Beach, California, September 18, 2004.
  • Richardson, T., and Hembacher, D. Are we educating for today's workforce? Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Online, Carson , California , April 21, 2004.
  • Hembacher, D., and Coleman, R. Writing your way through the five themes of geography , California Council for the Social Studies, Burbank, California, March 6, 2004.
  • Hembacher, D. Incorporating the visual arts into the History-Social Science Standards , Los Angeles County Museum of Art Teachers Academy, Los Angeles , California , August 18, 2003.
  • Okada, D., Hembacher, D., and Richardson, T. An introduction to School-to-Career for teacher preparation programs, Ninth Annual Tech Prep School-to-Career Conference, Anaheim , California , February 24-25, 2003.
  • Hembacher, D. Incorporating the visual arts into the History-Social Science Standards , Los Angeles County Museum of Art Teachers Academy, Los Angeles , California , July 25, 2002.
  • Hembacher, D., Okada, D., and Richardson, T. School to Career and social studies: making the connection , California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) . Riverside , California , March 2, 2002.
  • Hembacher, D., and Porter, P. Hands-on Geography , California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) , Riverside, California, March 2, 2002.
  • Richardson, T., Hembacher, D., and Okada, D.,. School to Career: educators meet the challenge, California Association for Counseling and Development Annual Convention (CACD). San Mateo , California., February 15, 2002.
  • Richardson, T., and Hembacher, D. Presentation of CSU Dominguez Hills Professional Educator Faculty Engagement in California School-to-Career (PEFE) project, PEFE project meeting , Hayward, California, August 24, 2001.
  • Hembacher, D. History-Social Science Standards , Los Angeles County Art Museum Teachers Academy , Los Angeles , California , July 16, 2001.
  • Okada, D., Richardson, T., and Hembacher, D. School to Career: educators meet the challenge , Sixth Annual Summer School-to-Career Academy, Palm Desert, California, June 25, 2001.
  • Hembacher, D., and Richardson, T. School to Career and social studies: making the connection , California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS), Oakland, California , March 10, 2001.
  • Hembacher, D. History-Social Science Standards , Los Angeles County Art Museum Teachers Academy , Los Angeles , California , November 6, 2000.
  • Hembacher, D. Looking at history through art: an introduction to interdisciplinary units , Los Angeles County Art Museum Teachers Academy, Los Angeles , California , November 6, 2000.
  • Okada, D., Richardson, T., Hembacher, D., and Weikel, B. Video premier: School to Career for teachers (K-18) , Fifth Annual School-to-Career Academy, San Diego, California, July 20, 2000.
  • Okada, D., Richardson, T., Hembacher, D., and Weikel, B. Presentation of videotape and handbook developed by CSU Dominguez Hills Professional Educator Faculty Engagement (PEFE) School-to-Career team , PEFE School-to-Career Orientation Meeting, San Diego, California, July 19, 2000.
  • Hembacher, D. Using literature to engage English Language Learners , Showcase Conference, Center for History-Social Science, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California, April 8, 2000.
  • Hembacher, D. Promoting a concern for the common good through multicultural children's literature , Multilingual and Cultural Diversity Education Conference, Carson, California, April 1, 2000.
  • Hembacher, D. Using literature to engage English Language Learners in social studies , California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS), San Diego, California , March 4, 2000.
  • Hembacher, D. Looking at history through art, an introduction to inderdisciplinary units , Los Angeles County Museum of Art Teachers Academy, Los Angeles, California, November 3, 1999, July 17, 2000.
  • Hembacher, D. History-Social Science Standards , Los Angeles County Museum of Art Teachers Academy, Los Angeles, California, September 9, 1999; November 3, 1999, July 17, 2000.
  • Hembacher, D. Maximizing learning for ethnically and linguistically diverse students , California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, May 22, 1999.
  • Hembacher, D. Using graphic organizers with English Language Learners , Bilingual and Multicultural Education Conference, Carson, California, May 15, 1999.
  • Hembacher, D. Alternative assessment for the social studies , Seventh Annual El Camino College/CSU Dominguez Hills Conference on Undergraduate Teaching and Learning, Carson, California, April 23, 1999.
  • Hembacher, D. Enriching the social studies curriculum with Spanish language literature , California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS), Santa Clara, California, February 26, 1999.
  • Hembacher, D. Enriching the social studies curriculum with Spanish language literature , California History-Social Science Project Sixth Annual Showcase Conference, Carson, California, April 1998.
  • Hembacher, D. Enriching the social studies curriculum with Spanish language literature , California Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Long Beach, California, February 1998.


 

Grants Awarded

  • Principal Investigator, “The Effects of a Summer Intensive in Aging Education on Teacher Attitudes and Student Perceptions”, 2001-2002. Other co-investigator: Mary Cruise. CSU Dominguez Hills Scholarship of Teaching Grant, 2000-2001.
  • Co-Investigator, Professional Educator Faculty Engagement (PEFE) in California School-to-Career Grant, 2000-2001. Principal Investigator: Terry Richardson. Other co-investigator: Doris Okada.
  • Co-Investigator, Professional Educator Faculty Engagement (PEFE) in California School-to-Career Grant, 1999-2000. Principal Investigator: Terry Richardson. Other co-investigators: Doris Okada, Richard Vladovic, Chiquita Watt, Brenda Weikel, Janet Young.


 

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