Faculty Biography - Regina A. Rochford, Ed.D.

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Title: Chairperson
         Associate Professor

Degrees

Specializations

Publications

Textbooks

Professional Journal Articles

Creative Articles

Book Reviews

Other Publications

Curriculum

Scholarly Presentations at National/Regional Professional Conventions

  • Effects of Service Learning on Remedial Reading and Writing Students at an Urban Community College. (May 11, 2012). CUNY Gen Ed Conference at the College of Staten Island.
  • Using Community as Classroom for Retention and Career Exploration, (November, 2011) The 11th Annual International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE), Chicago Illinois
  • Using Community as Classroom for Retention and Career Exploration, April 11, 2011. Annual Conference of the American Association of Community Colleges. New Orleans.
  • Effects of Service Learning on Remedial Reading and Writing Students. CUNY Gen Ed Conference at York College, May 13, 2011.
  • A Virtual Learning Community: The Interdisciplinary ePortfolio Wiki Collaboration Project. 6th Annual CUNY General Education Conference, May 7, 2010
  • Reaching the Unreachable Star: Understanding how Developmental Students Learn (April 10, 2010) Long Island TESOL.
  • A letter writing campaign: Linking Academic Success and Civic Engagement Long Island TESOL, April 2009
  • A letter writing campaign: Linking Academic Success and Civic Engagement at Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. DKG is an international association for women educators March, 12, 2009

Awards/Grants

  • Applied for PSC CUNY Grant to Proposal for Social Network and Instant Message Usage by Community College Students January 2012
  • 2004 National Association of Developmental Educations Outstanding Dissertation Award
  • Recipient of Saint John University’s Academic Excellence Award 2002

Special Projects

  • Service Learning and Developmental Writing
  • Developed special learning styles responsive materials for our department’s Learning Center to assist our students in passing the ACT writing and reading tests.
  • Active participant in Queensborough Community College’s Circle of Writers.
  • Assist doctoral candidates in writing their dissertation manuscripts.

Special Courses

  • Integrating Team Teaching, Innovative Curriculum Development and Thematic Literature into an Blended Advanced Reading Course.
  • Integrated Service Learning into developmental reading and writing courses (Fall 2008 – present)
  • Taught the ESL Express, a course during which students take BE-203 and BE-205 in one semester (1999 – 2008).
  • Participated in a learning community that linked ESL Reading and Writing to History 111.

Service to the College

  • Member of the CUNY IRB Board January 2012 – September 2012.
  • Chairperson of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) July 2011 – December 2011
  • Member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) 2006 – Sept 2012
  • Member of the Academic Senate, 2004 - present
  • Chairperson for the Committee on Committees 2009-2010
  • Student Advisement

Favorite quotes

  • Anything worth having is worth working for.
  • Working hard builds character.