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Jacqualine M. Arnold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty

School of Education and Health Sciences: Teacher Education


Email: Jacqualine Arnold, Ph.D.
Phone: 937-229-1788
Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 680N
Curriculum Vitae: Read CV


  • Ph.D., Education, Language, Literacy and Culture, Ohio State University, 2006
  • M.S., Teacher Leadership, University of Dayton, 1997
  • B.S., Elementary Education, University of Dayton, 1993

Courses Taught

  • EDT 350: Foundations of Literacy through Literature
  • EDT 453: Introduction to Literacy for Early Childhood
  • EDT 454: Methods of Literacy for Early Childhood Educators
  • EDT 416: Early Childhood Capstone Seminar

Professional Activities

  • Literacy Research Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • International Reading Association
  • Children's Literature Assembly

Awards & Honors

  • 2018: Faculty Excellence Award, Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education
  • 2018: Thomas Hunt School of Education and Health Sciences Teaching Award, University of Dayton
  • 2017: School of Education and Health Sciences Junior Scholarship Award, University of Dayton

Research Interests

  • Literature
  • Online learning
  • Reading strategies

Selected Publications

Arnold, J.M. (2018).  Re-conceptualizing literature responses through “space.” Journal of Literacy and Technology.  1(1), 2-24.

Arnold, J.M. (2018). Action research. In S. Richards (Ed), Single subject research: Applications in educational and clinical settings (pp. 105-119). New York: Routledge.

Sableski, M.K. & Arnold, J.M. (2017). Supporting best-practice literacy instruction utilizing national standards: A gradual-release model for developing site based literacy leaders.  Journal of Catholic Higher Education 36(2), 217-237.

Bogard, T., Sableski, M. C., Arnold, J. M., Bowman, C. L. (2017). Minding the gap: Mentor and pre-service teachers’ ability perceptions of content-area literacy instruction. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. doi:10.14434/josotl

Collopy, R. M. B., & Arnold, J. M. (2017). Adoption of the Six Traits writing model with low-income population: A comparative study of improvement in student writing. International Journal of Education Reform, 26 (4), 336-352.

Arnold, J.M. & Sableski, M.K. (2017).  Identification and utilization of diverse children’s literature. In E. Ortlieb, & E. Cheek (Eds.), Addressing diversity in literacy instruction (pp. 209-230).  United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Sableski, M.K., Arnold, J.M., & White, J. (2017).  Developing a multicultural cross curricular study abroad experience.  In. H. An (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Efficacy and Implementation of Study Abroad Programs for P-12 Teachers (pp. 221-236).  IGI Global.

Richards, S. B., Lawless, C. M., Sableski, M. C., Arnold, J. M., (2016)., Collaboration Among Professionals, Students, Families, and Communities. New York: Routledge.

Arnold, J.M. and Sableski, M.  (2016).  Consistency and change: Becoming a literacy leader in an urban school. Journal of Literacy Practice and Research., 41(2), 54-59.

Sableski, M. Arnold, J.., & Adomat, D. (2015).  Celebrating the Hero in All of Us: An Interview with Kadir Nelson. Journal of Children’s Literature, 41(2), 46-51.

Arnold, J.M. & Sableski, M. (2015).  The insider perspective: insights on diversity from award-winning diverse authors. Children and Libraries, 12-15.

Sableski, M. C., Richards, S., Lawless Frank, C., Arnold, J. M. (2015)., Collaboration among professionals, students, and families. New York: Routledge.

Aziz, S., Arnold, J.M. & Sableski, M. (2014).  Falling through a hole and wearing the hat of imagination and ingenuity: A conversation with Jon Klassen. Journal of Children’s Literature, 40(2), 59-64.

Arnold, J. M. & Sableski, M. (2014). Making the match: Bringing children and books together through teacher professional learning communities. Dragon Lode, 32(2), 22-28.

Webb, S., & Arnold, J. M. (2012). Building capacity for change: Supporting teachers’ selections of multicultural literature. Dragon Lode, 30(2), 38-46.