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Kevin O'Connor

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Assistant Professor
Director, Secondary Education Program

Contact Information:

koconn17@providence.edu
401-865-2123
Harkins Hall 328

Education:

Ph.D. - University of Connecticut

Area(s) of Expertise:

College teaching and learning; Transition to college for students with learning disabilities


Selected Publications:

O'Connor, Kevin. (2014). Going green and using less paper to print exams: Student performance, completion time, and preference. Teaching of Psychology, 41, 155-157.

O'Connor, Kevin. (2014). Keeping early finishers engaged during in-class groups. College Teaching, 62, 116.

O'Connor, Kevin. (2014). Should I give the exam before or after the break?. Teaching of Psychology, 41, 63-65.

O'Connor, Kevin. (2013). Class participation: Promoting in-class student engagement. Education, 133, 98-102.

O'Connor, Kevin., D'Angelo, Christina. (2013). Pre-service teachers' perceptions of middle school students. Educational Studies, 39, 548-551.

O'Connor, Kevin. (2012). Twice-exceptional in transition: Preparing for the college landscape. 2e Twice-Exceptional Newsletter, 28, 9-11.

Recent Presentations:

O'Connor, Kevin., Learning Disabilities Association of America, Anaheim, CA, "The College Search". February, 2014.

O'Connor, Kevin., Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC, "Using Less Paper to Print Exams: Student Performance, Completion Time, and Preference". May, 2013.

O'Connor, Kevin., Association for Psychological Science/Society for the Teaching of Psychology Teaching Institute, Washington, DC, "Poster: Going Green and Using Less Paper to Print Exams: Student Performance, Completion Time, and Preference". May, 2013.

O'Connor, Kevin., Teaching Academic Survival and Success, Fort Lauderdale, FL, "Oh No! Participation is Worth 20% of My Grade!". March, 2013.

O'Connor, Kevin., Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, "Poster: Pre-service School Counselors' Perceptions of the Guidance and Counseling Needs of Gifted Students". May, 2012.