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About Timothy A. Slocum

Dr. Timothy A. Slocum is the Director of the Disabilities Disciplines Doctoral Program, and the Chair of the Special Education Specialization. Dr. Slocum teaches teacher preparation courses focusing on evidence-based instructional practices for reading and language arts, and graduate courses on research methods, statistics, and cultural and linguistic diversity. Dr. Slocum is a former President of the Board of Directors of the Association for Direct Instruction, and Director of the Direct Instruction Research Consortium. He is a founding member and program chair of the Evidence-Based Practices SIG within the Association for Behavior Analysis. His research focuses on reading instruction, evidence-based practices and effective teacher preparation practices. Dr. Slocum has recently presented several papers on the challenges and complexity of identifying evidence-based practices.


Present Associate Professor, Utah State University Special Education and Rehabilitation

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Top Professor, Mortar Board Society, Utah State University (1999)
  • Teacher of the Year, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation (1993, 1995, 1997-2001)

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-3212
Location: EDUC 314

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