H. E. Knowlton

Associate Professor
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall

Earle Knowlton is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education, specializing in human-computer interaction as it pertains to teacher quality and development. He is also Principal Investigator for the Social Tele-Coaching Project, a 3-year research grant funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, that is examining the viability and potency of remote, covert coaching of students with emotional and behavior disorders who are learning the general education curriculum in general education classrooms. He also is involved in graduate/professional training of special educators who work with students with low-incidence disabilities and behavioral issues. His efforts in this area include the study of augmented-reality simulation training's effects on the acquisition and generalization of scientifically valid teaching techniques. Dr. Knowlton has been a department faculty member for 34 years, having received an Ed.D. in special education from the University of Kentucky. He has also been a teacher in both general and special education.

Research

Simulation Training

Academic Degrees

  • Ed.D, Special Education - Learning Behavior Disorders, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1978
  • M. Ed., Special Education, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1973
  • B.S., Elementary Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1972

Specializations

Research on and development of technological tools and innovations in the preparation of teachers and roles of computer and telecommunications technology in cognition and learning.


Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

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Important deadlines for applications to the Department of Special Education that you may want to note! The first deadline for doctoral applicants is November 10 for Fall 2015! The deadline for Spring 2015 Master’s and non-degree seeking students is December 15 for the face-to-face programs. January 6, 2014 is the deadline for the online programs.



#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
2nd nationwide for most published journal articles in special education
Wayne Sailor directs KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, to develop a national center to assist schools
A $2.5 million grant will fund research on reasons effective technology tools are underused for students with disabilities