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Caron Mellblom, Ed.D.

Title: Professor of Teacher Education, Special Education; Director, Center for Learning and Academic Support Services (CLASS)

Department: Center for Learning & Academic Support Services (CLASS)

Office: Bldg 11/ SCC 1111
Phone Extension: x2713
Email Username: cmellblom

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Publications

  • Mellblom, C and Alvarado, R, (2007) “Improving the Reading Skills of Upper Division University Students: A Follow up Study”, in press Research and Teaching in Developmental Education
  • Mellblom, C, Book Review, “Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome: A Student Guide”, Harpur,J., Lawlor, M., Fitzgerald,M., Jessica Kingsley: London in Education Book Reviews 9/15/2004
  • Mellblom,C. & Morales, A. (2002 )“Measured Reading Levels of Upper Division Students at CSUDH. Results of a Two Year study”, Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, spring.
  • Mellblom, C. Book Review, "Learning Style Perspectives: impact in the classroom, Lynne Celli Sarasin" in Exchanges: The On-line Journal of Teaching and Learning in the CSU, Fall 2001
  • Mellblom,C. & Seaberry, J. (2001) “Engaging University Students in Community Service for Improved Educational Outcomes” National Society of Experiential Education, Summer.
  • Mellblom, C & Hart, Garry (1997) “The Faculty Members Role in Advising Students with Disabilities” in Advising Student with Disabilities NACADA Monograph, n5
  • Pearman, E., Huang, A. & Mellblom, C. (1997) “The Inclusion of all Students: Concerns and Incentives of all Educators”, Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, March
  • Mellblom, C. (1993) “Facilitating Reading Improvement through Encouraging Reading Enjoyment”, in Using Media in the College Classroom, Newsweek Educational Publication,
  • Huang, A., Pearman, E. And Mellblom, C., (1992) “Educating all Children in Schools: Attitudes and Beliefs about Inclusion” Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, June.
  • Mellblom, C. (1992) Differing perceptions among special education professionals regarding the needs of secondary students with learning disabilities, Dissertation Abstracts. (Click on Full Text-PDF for dissertation.)


 

Additional Book Reviews at Publisher's Request

C. Carter, J. Bishop, S.L. Kravits, (2006), Keys to Success: Building Successful Intelligence for College, Career and Life, Prentice Hall, New Jersey Gardener,J. (2005), Your College Experience: Strategies for Success McGraw Hill, NewYork Editorial Board, Higbee,J., Lundell, D., Arendale, D. (2005). The General College Vision, University of Minnesota , Minneapolis Blind Review, 2003, Transition Methods for Youth with Disabilities , Merril, Prentice Hall, Columbus Blind Review, Pathways to Successful Transition for Youth with Disabilities , Greene, G., Kochhar-Bryant, B. (2003). Merril, Prentice Hall, Columbus

 

Papers Presented

  • Crossing Boarders and Ensuring Diversity, accepted for presentation at the WASC annual meeting, WASC annual meeting, April 2007, San Jose
  • Investigation of Reading Skills of Upper Division Students, National Association of Developmental Education annual meeting, March 2007, Nashville
  • Stories from the Trenches, A Campus Metamorphosis: Developing an Institution-Wide Culture of Learning, WASC annual meeting, April 2006, Irvine
  • Multi-Generational Learning: Family Tutoring in a University Setting, College Reading and Learning Association annual meeting, Oct. 2005, Long Beach
  • On Becoming a Campus-wide Learning Community, WASC annual meeting, April 2005, San Diego
  • Memory Strategies and their Relationship to Success with Mental Arithmetic, College Reading and Learning Association annual meeting, Oct. 2001, Chicago
  • Outcomes of Service Learning and Profiles of Teacher Training of Literacy Corps Members: accepted for presentation at AACTE national conference, Feb 2002, New York City
  • Using Data to Meet Student Needs While Working Within a Budget: College Reading and learning Association annual meeting, Oct. 2001, Spokane
  • Working Memory and spatial Representation in Mental Arithmetic: Implications and Teaching Suggestions, Council on Learning Disabilities, Austin , Oct. 2000
  • Urban Education Service Corps, (UESC) An Alternative to Field Experiences. A project at work. An invited panel presentation at the Council of Great Cities Great Schools annual meeting, Los Angeles , Oct. 2000
  • Reading Competencies of Upper Division University students: Strategies for Accommodating and Improving, College Reading and Learning Association, Reno Nov. 2000
  • The Urban Education Service Corps; Preparing Students for Teaching Careers in Urban Classrooms Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Chicago , Feb 2000
  • Promoting Student Success through Peer and Faculty Support, American Association of Higher Education, March 2000, Anaheim
  • Center for Learning and Academic Support Services at CSUDH; a history driven by data, CSUF Assessment conference, March 2000, Fullerton
  • Reading Skills: Partial Results of an Ongoing Study, CSUDH Student Success conference, March 2000, Carson
  • Promoting Student Success through Peer and Faculty Support, an invited presentation at the a national conference of the American Association of Higher Education, March 2000, Anaheim
  • Center for Learning and Academic support Services at CSUDH; a history driven by data, an invited presentation at the CSUF Assessment conference, March 2000, Fullerton
  • Reading Skills: Partial Results of an Ongoing Study, a presentation at the CSUDH Student Success conference, March 2000, Carson
  • Information competence-Helping Students Use Electronic Information Initiatives; an invited presentation at College Reading And Learning Association, New Orleans Nov. 1999
  • Service Learning: An Approach to Meeting the Increased Demands of Teacher Training, an invited presentation at Continuums of Service Conference, March 1999, Fullerton
  • Service Learning: A Vehicle for Change. An invited presentation at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, February, 1999, Washington DC
  • Technology and the Changing Faculty Role . We've gone about as far as we can go. Or have we? An invited presentation at the American Association of Higher Education, January, 1999 , San Diego
  • “Impact of Information Competence on Persons with Learning Disabilities”, an invited paper at, Council for Learning Disabilities, Nov. 6 1998, Albuquerque , NM
  • “Meeting the Urban Teacher Challenge through National Service: The Urban Education Service Corps.” An invited paper at the RNT Pathways to Teaching Careers Conference, in April 1998Chicago Il.
  • Rhyme and Reason: Embedded Strategy Instruction: presented at College Reading and Learning Association, Nov. 2 1996, Albuquerque , NM
  • “Success Strategies for Accommodating Students with Learning Disabilities” at Teaching Academic Study Skills, April 22 1996, Cincinnati , OH
  • “Exceptional Students in Standards Based Education: The Training Needs of Teachers” at Council for Exceptional Children, April 1995, Indianapolis , IN
  • “The Forgotten Transition” at Council in Learning Disabilities, November 1994, San Diego , CA
  • “Developing A Transition Attitude” at Division of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, October, 1994, Chicago , IL
  • “Holistic Strategies for Reading and Math Instruction” at Council for Exceptional Children, April 1994, Denver , CO
  • “Troubles with Collaborated Transition Planning”, at Pacific Rim Conference on Exceptional Children, January 1994, Honolulu , HI
  • “An orientation Approach for Entering College Students with Special Needs” at Wyoming State Community College Conference, September 1993, Casper , WY
  • “Attitudes and Beliefs about Inclusion” at Division of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, January 1992, Honolulu , HI


 

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