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Terrence C. Mason
Dean
Faculty
W.W. Wright Education Building Room 4130
Phone : (812) 856-8190
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Department:  Curriculum and Instruction
Affiliations:  Elementary Education, Social Studies Education , Curriculum Studies
 
 

ABOUT ME

I currently serve as Dean of the School of Education and have the privilege of representing our outstanding institution in my work with other education professionals and policy makers in the U.S. and abroad.




DEGREES

    • Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education, Educational Psychology, 1986
    • M. A., University of California at Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education, Early Childhood and Developmental Studies, 1982
    • B.A., University of California at Los Angeles, History, 1972

PUBLICATIONS

  • Helfenbein, R. J. Mason, T.C. (2012). Ethics, international curriculum work, and the practice of freedom. In Mason, T.C. Helfenbein R. J. (Eds.) Ethics and International Curriculum Work: The Challenges of Culture and Context, Charlotte, NC:Information Age Publishing, ix-xvi.
  • Mason. T.C. Helfenbein R. J. (Eds.) (2012). Ethics and International Curriculum Work: The Challenges of Culture and Context, Charlotte, NC:Information Age Publishing.
  • Mason, T.C. Delandshere, G. (2010). Citizens not research subjects: Toward a more democratic civic education inquiry methodology. Inter-American Journal of Education for Democracy, 3, (1), 5-26.
  • Mason, T. C. (2012). Ethics and democracy education across borders: The case of Civitas International. In Mason, T.C. Helfenbein R. J. (Eds.) Ethics and International Curriculum Work: The Challenges of Culture and Context, Charlotte, NC:Information Age Publishing, 3-23.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Mason, T.C. (2010, March). Educating for democratic citizenship: Principles, policies and practices.Invited lecture at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Mason, T.C. (May, 2010). Civic Education as a Catalyst for Social Transformation and Democratic Development. Plenary presentation at the Civitas Forum on Civic Education, Lilongwe, Malawi.
  • Mason, T.C. (2010, March). Preparing teachers for the 21st century: Perspectives from the U.S.Invited lecture at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Mason, T.C. (2011, January). USAIDs Higher Education Project. Presentation at the conference on Afghanistan Linkages with North American Institutions of Higher Education: Lessons Learned and the Way Ahead. Ball State University Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN. (http://mediasite.bsu.edu/bsu40/Viewer/"peid=76fb4182c09943babbd0a660ff866efc1d)
  • Mason, T.C. (August, 2010). Successful professional development in a university setting: Principles and practices. Paper presented at the conference of the Natural Science and Mathematics Educators of Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • Two-day seminar for faculty from the College of Education at Upper Nile University to explore the content of the teacher education curriculum and establish a program for curriculum enhancment and review.
  • Workshop presented for College of Education faculty from University of Juba and Upper Nile University to introduce plans for the South Sudan Higher Education Initiative for Equity and Leadership Development (SSHIELD)funded by USAID through a grant to Higher Education for Development (HED).
  • Faculty Colloquium: International Education Development at Indiana University: Practical Realities and Ethical Concerns
  • Mason, T.C. (August, 2010). Professional associations, civil society, and an academic culture of excellence. Paper presented at the conference of the Natural Science and Mathematics Educators of Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • Colak, H., Qargha, O. Mason, T.C. (2011, April). Investigating learning about Nature of Science (NOS) and its effects of science educators in Afghanistan. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.
  • Mason, T.C. (2012, April). Kites over Kabul: Rebuilding teacher education in Afghanistan. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Mason, T.C. (2011, April). Ethics and International Curriculum Work: The Challenges of Culture and Context, Chair. Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.
  • Mason, T.C. (2010, October). Creating a democratic classroom. Paper presented at the Foundations of Democracy and Project Citizen workshop, Cochin, India.
  • Mason, T.C. Brown, J. (May, 2010). Incorporating civic education across the curriculum.Workshop presented at the Civitas Seminaron Civic Education,DomasiCollege of Education,Malawi.

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Institute for Advanced Study: Faculty Advisory Committee
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction: Search committee for elementary social studies/multicultural education faculty member
  • Office of the Vice President for International Affairs: Provides guidance to the Vice President for International Programs regarding the policies and practices related to international activities on the IUB campus.
  • School of Education: Third-Year faculty review committee for Alex McCormick, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • School of Education: Performance review of the Associate Dean for Research and Development
  • Center for American and Global Security: Committee to review work of CAGS and make recommendations to the Vice President for Research
  • IUB Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics: Advisory committee to set priorities and oversee operations of the Center.
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction: Faculty Annual Review Committee
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