Robert MacMillan


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325
508.531.2104
508.531.1771
(fax)
rmacmillan@bridgew.edu


 

 

 

 

 

  Vita

 

 

 


 

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Research

 

 

 

 

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Hill, J. & MacMillan, R. (2006). An effective, research-based instructional approach to meet the needs of all students: Direct instruction. The case for employing direct instruction in america's schools.  ERIC Reproduction service No. ED 490 519.

Sutherland, M. & MacMillan, R. (2001). Preventing high school dropout among students with mild disabilities: A literature review. ERIC Reproduction service No. ED 038 595.

MacMillan, R. (1999). A longitudinal study of the cost effectiveness of educating students with emotional disturbances in a public school setting. Behavioral Disorders, 25 (1).

MacMillan, R., Grimes, M., and Cooper, N. (1997). Cost effectiveness of maintaining students with emotional disorders in the public school system. ERIC Reproduction service No. ED 411 656.

First, C.G., MacMillan, R., Levy, C. (1995). The versatility of the writing process. Intervention in School and Clinic, 31, 1.

 

MacMillan in the news, 2007-2008

Carr, S. (2008, February 24).  Autistic teen eager to return to school.  New Orleans "Times-Picayune".

Sherman, M. (2008, February 2) Despite fanfare, RTI can create tensions LRP's Special Ed Connection.

Hechinger, J. (2007, December 14). Schools Accused of Pushing Mainstreaming. The Wall Street Journal.

 

 

Presentations, 2003-2014

MacMillan, R. (2014).  Student Teaching Abroad - An Educational and Cultural Experience.  YAI "Seeing beyond disability" Convention New York City, April 28-May 1, 2014.

MacMillan, R (2013).  "Working Across Professional Boundaries", a presentation at the Education, Health and Human Services Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Education Research Association Conference (AERA), San Francisco, April 27, 2013.

MacMillan, R (2011). The Learning Processes.  King Philip Schools, Norfolk, Massachusetts, November 17, 2011.

MacMillan, R (2011).  Accommodate and Modify.  Educator Professional Day - A joint educational conference conducted by Bridgewater State University, Al Noor Academy & the Islamic Academy of New England. Bridgewater, Massachusetts, October 3, 2011.

Hulme, R, MacMillan, R. & Bodi, J.M. (2011).  Re-inventing the ‘Training School':  what can be learned from the experience of Professional Development Schools in the United States? British Educational Research Association  London, England, September 6-8, 2011.

MacMillan, R. (2011).  Student Teaching Abroad - An Educational and Cultural Experience.  International Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Washington, DC, April 25-28, 2011.

MacMillan, R (2010). Teaching Learners with Special Needs - A Discussion.  Educator's Professional Day - A joint educational conference conducted by Bridgewater State University, Al Noor Academy & the Islamic Academy of New England. Bridgewater, Massachusetts, October 4, 2010.

MacMillan, R. (2010).  Student Teaching Abroad - An Educational and Cultural Experience.  International Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Nashville, Tennessee, April 20-25, 2010.

MacMillan, R. (2009) Student Teaching Abroad - An American/Canadian Educational and Cultural Experience.  Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Biennial Conference.  San Diego, California, November 19-22, 2009.

MacMillan, R. (2008).  Student Teaching Abroad - An Educational and Cultural Experience.  International Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, April 2-5, 2008.

MacMillan, R. (2007).  Utilizing Change Theory in Educational Scholarship and Research.  Association for the Advancement of Educational Research, Stuart, Florida, November 9, 2007.eacher E

Elium, M., Connett, M., and MacMillan, R. (2006).  A Comparison of Student Discipline Measures in Two Special Education Service Delivery Models:  Full Inclusion v. A Traditional Model. Teacher Educators for Children with Behavior Disorders Conference, Tempe, Arizona, November 18, 2006.eacher Educators for Children with Behavi

MacMillan, R., Elium, M. and Hill, J.  (2006).  A Classroom-Based Instructional Approach to Meet the Needs of All Learners:  Direct Instruction.  International Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 6, 2006.

Baldrate, T., James, R., MacMillan, R. and Souza, J.  (2005).  Partnering for District-Based, Professional Licensure in Special Education.  Massachusetts Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Conference, Worcester, Massachusetts, April 22, 2005.

MacMillan, R., Brennan, D.C., & Gaughran, R. (2005). A Study on the Impact of the Availability of Appropriate Placements on the Identification and Placement of Students with Emotional Impairments. International Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, April 6, 2004.  

MacMillan, R. (2004). The Impact of the Availability of Service Options on the Identification and Placement of Students with Emotional Impairments. International Council for Exceptional Children Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 17, 2004.  

MacMillan, R. & Silveira, L. (2004).  Safeguarding the Rights of English Language Learners (ELLs):  A teacher training curriculum for teachers and their students.  National Association for Ethnic Studies Annual Conference.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 1, 2004.a,

MacMillan, R. & Dobush, K. (2004)Classroom Strategies for Brainstorming, Introduction, and Retention of New Learning.  Tri County ESIS, Taunton, Massachusetts, February 25, 2004.

MacMillan, R. & Gaughran, R. (2003). Manifestation Determination:  Creating a Seamless Process to Effectively Determine the Relationship Between the Disability and Students' Behavior.  International Council for Exceptional Children Convention, Seattle, Washington., April 12, 2003.  

 

Related Activities, 2002-2014

SPED 522-RX1:  "Inclusion Classroom"  at Colegio Menor, Liceo International and Colegio TerraNova, Quito, Ecuador, May 22 - June 17, 2013. Bridgewater State University International Programs.

SPED 522-R01:  "Inclusion Classroom"  Colegio Menor, Quito, Ecuador, June 11-18, 2010. Bridgewater State University International Programs.

Developing an Assessment Program Cardinal Cushing Centers, Hanover, Massachusetts, 2008-2010  

SPED 522-RY1:  "Inclusion Classroom"  Westhill Institute, Mexico City, Mexico, June 7-13, 2008. Bridgewater State University International Programs.

Mentoring.  Pilgrim Academy and North Pembroke Elementary School, Pilgrim Educational Collaborative, Plymouth, Massachusetts, September 2006 - June 2008.

SPED 522:  "Inclusion Classroom"  Westhill Institute, Mexico City, Mexico, June 5-16, 2006. Bridgewater State University International Programs.

Special Education in the Regular Classroom.  The Lincoln School, San Jose, Costa Rica, January 2004. Framingham State International Programs.  

Assessment of Learning Problems, Mazapan School, La Ceiba, Honduras, May 31-June 4, 2004 .  Framingham State, International Education Programs.  

Special Education in the Regular Classroom.  Taipei American School, Taipei, Taiwan, August 2003.  Framingham State, International Education Programs.  

Improving Math Instruction for Middle School Inclusion Teachers with Standards-Based Education Methods and Assistive Technologies.  A Special Education Summer Content Institute for Middle School Teachers.  Taunton Public Schools in partnership with Bridgewater State University, READS Collaborative, Inc. and the Massachusetts Department of Education.  August-November, 2003.

MacMillan, R. & Levy, C.  (2002). Vgotsky in the Special Education Classroom.  Council for Educational Diagnosticians Topical Conference, Alexandria, Virginia, October 24-25, 2002.  


 

 

 

 

 

Links

 

 

 

Special Education at Bridgewater State

Topics in Special Education:

General Interest sites, Educational Associations, Government Agencies, state and local school sites in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and California, sites specific to School Administration, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit (with Hyperactivity) Disorder, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and additional E/BD issues and definitions including ODD and conduct disorders, and Eating Disorders  

Direct and Explicit Instruction

Educational Assessment

Speech and Language Disorders, Mental Retardation and Traumatic Brain Injuries, Autism, Multiple Disabilities, Asperger's Syndrome, and Orthopedic and Health Impairments

Visual Impairments, Hearing Impairments, Giftedness, Service Learning, Transition, Technology, Parent Issues, Legal Issues, and Teacher Issues

Special Education at The Pennsylvania State University (links to the Special Education program at the Great Valley School for Graduate Professional Studies as well at University Park, links to the Graduate School, the Library, and links to APA writing style)  

Vygotsky

 

Other Sites of Interest:

General Education (link to sites of interest to k-2 teachers and students and link to sites that suggest Project Ideas using the Internet)

Minorities and Language Different/Diversity

Black History on the Web


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Courses, Summer 2014ss

SPED 560, sections 001, 002 and 003:  "Teaching Students with Special Needs through Direct and Explicit Instruction"

Link to Direct and Explicit Instruction resources on the Web.

 

SPED 530-001:  "Assessment Procedures of Special Education"

Link to Assessment resources on the Web.

 

Courses, Fall 2014s

SPED 303-001: "Principles and Practices of Assessment of Learners with Special Needs" 

Link to Assessment resources on the Web.

 

SPED 530-001:  "Assessment Procedures of Special Education"

Link to Assessment resources on the Web.

 

SPED 560, sections 001 and 002:  "Teaching Students with Special Needs through Direct and Explicit Instruction"

Link to Direct and Explicit Instruction resources on the Web.

 


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