Office Hours

  • T: 4:00-5:00
  • F: 11:30-12:30

Patricia Barber

Assistant Professor

Ella Cline Shear School of Education

South Hall 228D
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Dr. Barber has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2000.

Faculty Information
My Classes

Educ 504:
Educational Resrch Methodology

    Recognizing the need for instruction in the statistical tools used in the field of education, students are introduced to various statistical methods and to the rationale for their use. Research methods, research designs, and sampling techniques will be introduced. Research knowledge and statistics will be applied to a research proposal which includes major components such as identification of a research problem, purpose of the study, review of the related literature, statement of hypothesis, description of sample, selection or construction of measuring devices, collection of data, identification of appropriate statistics, and a plan for possible implementation. Offered: every semester

SPED 382:
Assmnt&Pres Tchg-Std w/Disabil

    This course has two components: assessment strategies and prescriptive teaching. Professionals working with persons with special needs may be prepared to identify assessment instruments and procedures that are appropriate, evaluate the adequacy of assessment instruments, and use the information from the assessment instruments for multiple purposes (e.g., estimating student performance, developing an educational plan, and determining placement). In addition, professionals in special education must be able to communicate the assessment information they collect in a manner that can be understood by other professionals, ancillary personnel, and parents. Fieldwork is a course component. Prerequisites: CURR 313, CURR 317, CURR 320, and SPED 383.