Dee Knoblauch, Professor, Education

Dr Dee Knoblauch

Phone
614-823-1084

Email
dknoblauch@otterbein.edu

Office
Roush Hall 443

Dr. Dee Knoblauch is a professor and the Education Graduate Director at Otterbein University, where she primarily teaches educational psychology, multicultural education, and 21st Century technology and curriculum.  Her research interests include motivation, multicultural education, children/adolescent literature, and creativity.  Dee is a former physical education / health high school teacher and collegiate coach, and she currently stays involved by coaching and watching her daughters’ sports teams.

Education

  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2004
  • Masters of Education, Eastern Michigan University, 1987
  • B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1983. Education

Research, Creative, & Professional Work

Teaching
  • Educational Psychology
  • Multicultural Education
Research
  • Self-Efficacy Theory
  • Creativity
  • lgbt-themed literature for children and adolescents

Publications

  • Knoblauch, D. (in press). Building the foundation of acceptance book by book: LGBT-themed books for grades K-5 multicultural libraries.Multicultural Perspectives,18(4).
  • Knoblauch, D. (submitted). All families matter: Picture books with same-sex parents for the elementary classroom.
  • Knoblauch, D., Ross, D., Myers, A., Palombo, S., Roberts, L., Wolfe, K. (submitted). LGBT literature in the classroom: Future teachers feel it should not be so hard to use "So Hard to Say."
  • Knoblauch, D. (November, 2016). LGBTQ picture and chapter books for the school curriculum. Presentation at the National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME) Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D. (April, 2016). You can do this! Including LGBTQ-themed books in middle school. Presentation at the Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) Conference, Westerville, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D. (March, 2016). Shifting the teacher education curriculum for teacher preparation. Presentation at the COELEC (Central Ohio English Learner’s Education Collaborative) Conference - Diversity in Schools: Making a Difference, Westerville, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D. (February, 2016). Economic diversity: The price of privilege. Presentation at the Olentangy School District Diversity Conference, Olentangy, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D., Roberts, L., Wolfe, K. (October, 2015). LGBTQ Youth / Middle School: LGBTQ -themed books for the curriculum. Presentation at the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D. & Chase, M. (2015). Rural, suburban, and urban schools: The impact of school setting on the efficacy beliefs and attributions of student teachers.Teaching and Teacher Education, 45,104-114.
  • Knoblauch, D. (September, 2014). Family matters: Including all families into the elementary curriculum; and It’s possible: How to begin including lgbtq themed book into the curriculum. Papers presented at the Olentangy School District Diversity Conference, Olentangy, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D. (November, 2014). Cultural connections for Westerville parents. Presentation for the Westerville community at the Early Learning Center, Westerville, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D., & Woolfolk Hoy, A. (2008). “Maybe I Can TeachThoseKids: The Influence of Contextual Factors on Student Teachers’ Efficacy Beliefs.”Teaching and Teacher Education, 24,166-179.
  • McDaniel, G., Fayne, H., Constable, S., Knoblauch, D., Ryan, P., & Weiss, A. (2008). “Do as I Say and Do as I Do: Teacher Educators’ Narratives about Urban Teaching.”Networks, 10(2).
  • Knoblauch, D. (November, 2007). “Gender Bias in Children’s and Adolescent Literature.” Paper presented at the National Association of Multicultural Education annual conference, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Long, J.F., Monoi, S., Knoblauch, D., Harper, B., Murphy, P.K. (2007) “Academic Motivation and Achievement among Urban Adolescents.”Urban Education, v. 42, n 3, 196-222.
  • McDaniel, G., Constable, S., Fayne, H., Hersh, S., Knoblauch, D., Ryan, P., & Weiss, A. (February, 2006). “Trading Places: What Teacher Educators Learned in a Field Placement.” Paper presented at the Holmes Partnership annual conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Knoblauch, D., Fayne, H., Hersh, S., & Weiss, A., (2005, October). “Do As I Say and Do As I Do: Teacher Educators Informing Their Own Practice.” Paper presented at the Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Organizations (OCTEO) conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Coloma, R., Knoblauch, D., McDaniel, G., & Ross, D. (2005, October)
  • “Pedagogy for Diversity and Social Justice while Maintaining Academic Integrity: Preparing Pre-Service Teachers.” Paper presented at the Midwestern Educational Research Association’s annual meeting, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D. (2005, April).The Impact of School Setting and Perceived Cooperating Teachers’ Efficacy on Student Teachers’ Sense of Efficacy.Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.
  • Coloma, R., Knoblauch, D., McDaniel, G., & Ross, D. (2005, February). “Pedagogy for Diversity and Social Justice: Preparing Pre-Service Teachers at a PrivateLiberalArtsCollege.” Panel presented at the Race, Gender, Class, Sexuality: Intersections and (Dis)Contents conference at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D., & Harper, B. (2004, October). “The Influence of School Setting on Student Teachers’ Sense of Efficacy.” Paper presented at the Midwestern Educational Research Association’s annual meeting, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Harper, B., & Knoblauch, D. (2003, October). “Understanding the Role of Black Racial Identity with Respect to Academic Achievement.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Educational Research Association’s annual meeting, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Knoblauch, D., & Harper, B. (2003, October).An analysis of the factorstructure of the Teacher Sense of Efficacy Scale.Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Educational Research Association, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Monoi, S., Long, J.F., Knoblauch, D., Harper, B., & Murphy, P.K. (2003, August).Academic Motivation, Achievement, and Vocational Interests among Urban Adolescents.Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Psychological Association, Toronto.
  • Knoblauch, D. (2003, April).The Effect of Student Teaching, Setting, and Cooperating Teachers’ Efficacy on Preservice Teachers’ Sense of Efficacy.Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.
  • Knoblauch, D. (2002, October).Self-Efficacy of Urban Adolescents Following the Transition to High School.Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Educational Research Association, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Affiliations & Awards

    Professional Organizations

    • National Association of Multicultural Educators (NAME)
    • Mid-Western Educational Research Association
    • Ohio Association of Teacher Educators
    • Association for Middle Level Educators (AMLE)