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Westminster College Professor Presents at Social Studies Conference

Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Amy Camardese, Westminster College associate professor and chair of the education department, was part of a panel and presented research at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) National Conference Nov. 15-18 in Seattle.

Camardese presented "Opening the Window to Korean Literature for Elementary Children," which focused on how Korean children's literature can integrate reading, language arts and social studies with engaging lessons.

"Oh, It's You Again: Looping in Social Studies Teacher Education Programs at Small Colleges and Universities" was a Small College and University Faculty Forum (SCUFF) Session. The panel discussed the strengths and weaknesses associated with having students in more than one course.

Camardese, who joined the faculty in 2001, earned an undergraduate degree from Ohio University, master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and Ph.D. from Kent State University.

Contact Camardese at (724) 946-7183 or email for additional information.

Dr. Amy Camardese, associate professor and chair of education department.