- Curriculum and Instruction
- Academic Programs:
- Special Education
- Degree/Certificate Programs:
- M.S.Ed. in Special Education (Residential or Online); Ph.D. in Special Education
- Research Areas:
- Assistive Technology; Culturally Responsive Teaching, Inclusive Practices
- ED 3272
- (812) 856-8115
Tina O’Neal is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education and the Director of the Teaching All Learners program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Tina completed her Ph.D. at Wayne State University in Special Education Leadership with an emphasis on learning disabilities. Her teaching includes urban education undergraduate courses, assistive technology both undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as special education law. Dr. O’Neal research focuses on teacher perceptions and attitudes toward inclusive teaching methods. She is particularly interested in teacher perception, knowledge, and behaviors toward the usability and implementation of assistive technology and culturally responsive teaching practices.
Previously, Tina worked as a special education teacher, coordinator, and consultant focusing on areas such as the use of assistive technology to enhance student engagement, direct and explicit instruction for students with learning disabilities, and ecological approaches to classroom management.