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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

JOSEPH PATRICK SWEENEY

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TEACHER EDUCATION
CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF MISSISSIPPI TEACHER CORPS
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227 GUYTON HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-2616
Joined UM: 03/16/2015

Areas of Expertise

  • AUTHENTIC TASKS
  • CLINICAL TEACHER SUPERVISION
  • DIVERSITY PREPARATION IN TEACHER EDUCATION
  • STUDENT TEACHER EVALUATION
  • TEACHER COACHING, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, CURRICULUM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, LESSON PLANNING, CREATING ASSESSMENTS, LEADING EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS, GRANT WRITING

Brief Bio

Joseph P. Sweeney is the Director of the Mississippi Teacher Corps, Program Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program, and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Sweeney received his Ed.D. from the University of Memphis in 2015. He received his Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Mississippi in 2006 and is an alumnus of the Mississippi Teacher Corps. He taught for six years in Mississippi Public Schools and also spent a year teaching conversational English in Japan. His research interests include authentic learning tasks, educational technology, and teacher training.

Degrees

MA
CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/ UNIVERSITY MISSISSIPPI (2006)
EDD
INSTRUCTION AND ADMINISTRATION
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS/MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (2015)