Frederick Polkinghorne

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Frederick Polkinghorne, Ph.D.

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-7334
Email: fpolkin@bgsu.edu
Address: 511 Education Building

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Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Workforce Education and Development, 2009

M.S., Emporia State University, Business Education, 2006

B.S.E., University of Central Missouri, Business Education, 2003

Dr. Polkinghorne’s expertise focuses on the selection, implementation, and evaluation of Interdisciplinary Reading Literacy Interventions [IRLIs] in Workforce Education and Development Programs. His scholarship also extends to the development of integrated programs and curricula.

Frederick Polkinghorne has been a School of Teaching and Learning faculty member since 2011.

  • Foundations of Workforce Education and Development
  • Research in Workforce Education and Development
  • Curriculum Development in Workforce Education
  • Inquiry in Current Issues and Trends in Workforce Education and Development
  • Content Literacy

PUBLICATIONS:
Polkinghorne, F. W. (in press). Business Teachers Education: Subject Matter Course Requirements. Business Education Forum, (October 2014).

Polkinghorne, F. W. (in press). Critical professional development
needs of Midwestern business educators: A qualitative investigation. Business Teacher Education Journal.

Polkinghorne, F. W. & Arnett, S. (2014). Family and consumer sciences teacher educators’ perception of integration of reading skill instruction. Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development, VII(2), retrieved from http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1134&context=ojwed

Polkinghorne, F. W. (2013, October). Purpose-driven instruction: Reading strategies for business education. Business Education Forum, 68(1), pp. 39-41.

Polkinghorne, F. W. (2013). Integrated reading literacy interventions (IRLIs): A mixed-method analysis of the perceived characteristics for effective professional development. Journal of Research in Business Education, LV(2), pp. 39-49.

Polkinghorne, F. W. & Hagler, B. (2012, Fall/Winter). Integrated reading literacy interventions (IRLIs): A qualitative study of the defining characteristics and classroom practices of in-service teachers of high school business. Delta Pi Epsilon Journal, LIV(2), pp. 29-38.

Polkinghorne, F. W. (2012, November). An analysis of the curriculum for business teacher preparation in the United States. Paper presented at the Association for Research in Business Education – Delta Pi Epsilon National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Polkinghorne, F. W. (2012). The role of middle and high school business programs. In W. L. Stitt-Ghodes (Ed.), The National Business Education Association Yearbook (Chapter 9, pp. 120- 130). Reston, VA: NBEA

PRESENTATIONS:
Polkinghorne, F. W. (2014, April). Panel of Experts: Research in Business Education. Paper presented at the Association for Research in Business Education Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Polkinghorne, F. W. (2013, April). Don’t tell us to do it – tell us how. Paper presented at the National Association for Business Teacher Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Polkinghorne, F. W. & Baer, N. (2013, December). Effective teaching for and about business at the community college: Toward a model for educator preparation. Paper presented at the Association for Career and Technical Education National Conference, Las Vegas, NV.           

Polkinghorne, F. W. (2013, April). Don’t tell us to do it – tell us how. Paper presented at the National Association for Business Teacher Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Polkinghorne, F. W. (2012, November). An analysis of the curriculum for business teacher preparation in the United States. Paper presented at the Association for Research in Business Education – Delta Pi Epsilon National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Polkinghorne, F. W. (2012, November). Teaching reading in business education. Paper presented at the National Business Education Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Elected Member, Policy Commission for Business and Economic Education

Appointed Member, National Business Teacher Credentialing Taskforce

Elected Member, Foundation for the Future of Business Education

Chair, Research Project Committee – Association for Research in Business Education.

National Consultant, edTPA Handbook and Rubric Development for Business Education w/ Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Evaluation Services

Dr. Polkinghorne’s hobbies include agriculture, architecture, and auto mechanics.