William Morrison

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William Morrison, Ed.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7281
Email: fmorris@bgsu.edu
Address: 419 Education

Education
Ed.D. University of Northern Colorado
M.A. Appalachian State University
B.S. Appalachian State University

Research Interests
- Issues related to identification and service delivery for students with disabilities who exhibit 
  gifted and talented behaviors
- The infusion of technology into teacher education to specifically help students with disabilities
- The use of non-fiction literature in the education of pre-service teacher

Courses Taught
- EDIS 4220 Classroom Management
- EDIS 4223 Applied Behavior Analysis
- EDIS 4410 Reading/Writing Instruction for Students with Special Needs
- EDIS 6490 Seminar is Special Education

Publications
Rizza, M. G. & Morrison, W.F. (2010). Moving Beyond Identification: Providing Opportunities 
            for the Twice-Exceptional. OAGC Summer Review, (1), 11-16.

Morrison, W.F., Jeffs, T., & Rizza, M. (2009). Using assistive technologies to address the 
            written expression needs of the twice- exceptional student. In D. Montgomerys (Ed.), 
            Able, Gifted and Talented Underachievers (2nd Ed.). New York: Wiley.

Morrison, W.F., & Rizza, M.G. (2007).  Creating a toolkit for identifying twice-exceptional students.  
            Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 30(1), 57-76.

Rizza, M.G. & Morrison, W.F. (2006).  Identifying twice exceptional children: A toolkit for success. 
            Teaching Exceptional Children Plus, 3(3), Article 3. 
            Retrieved from http://escholarship.bc.edu/education/tecplus/vol3/iss3/art3.

Morrison, W.F., & Jeffs, T. (2005). Outcomes of Preservice Teacher’s Technology Use. 
            Assistive Technology Benefits  and Outcomes, 2(1), 71-78.  
            Retrievable on the World Wide Web: http://www.atia.org/

Papers Read to Professional Societies           
Rizza, M.G., & Morrison, W. F. (2011). Developing and Implementing a Gifted and 
            Talented Program. 
            Al Baha University, Al Baha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Rizza, M.G., & Morrison, W.F. (2010). Implementing Co-Teaching in Gifted Education Settings. 
            Effective Leadership and Management in Inclusive Schools 
            International Conference, Konya, Turkey.

Wilson, R., Morrison, W.F., Rizza, M.G. (2010). Issues Roundtable: An Interactive 
            International Forum on Inclusion. Embracing Inclusive Approaches for Children 
            and Youth with Special Education Needs
            Riga, Latvia.
        
Morrison, W.F., Rizza, M. (2009). Using Assistive Technologies to Address the Written 
            Expression Needs of the Twice-Exceptional Student. International Journal of 
            Arts & Sciences Conference
            Gozo, Malta.

Morrison, W.F.., McDonald, J., Calvert, E., & Rizza, M.G. (2006). An Identification Plan for 
            Students Gifted in Visual & Performing Arts. 10th Conference of the European 
            Council for High Ability
            Lahti, Finland.

Morrison, W.F., Rizza, M.G., Wilson, R., & Mandel, C. (2005). Technology in the Classroom: 
            Provoking Thought and Change in Pedagogy. Second International Conference on 
            Technology, Knowledge and Society
            Hyderabad, India.

Morrison, W.F., Rizza, M., Lenner, J., & Jones, E. (2005). Addressing Issues that have 
            Limited the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities into Gifted/Talented Programs. 
            International Special Education Conference
            Glasgow, Scotland.

Morrison, W.F., Jeffs, T., Rizza, M.G., &, Lenner, J. (2004). Using Assistive Technologies 
            to Address the Written Expression Needs of the Twice-Exceptional Student. 
            9th Conference of the European Council for High Ability
            Pamplona, Spain.