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Dr. Singleton-Jackson with Julia Colella, a Ph.D. student in Education who has served as the Assistant Coordinator in the Foundations of Academic Writing (FAW) Course. Julia is an alumna of Psychology who served as one of the teaching assistants in FAW and then was the senior TA.
Dr. Jill Singleton-Jackson is an award winning teacher. She has won the Kathleen E. McCrone teaching award twice. She was selected for the Excellence in Teaching Award by the University of Windsor Student Alliance for 2009-2010. She also won the award for excellence in teaching given by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance in 2010. Dr. Singleton-Jackson was nominated for the OCUFA Teaching Award in 2011. She has been at the University of Windsor since 2003 and is an Associate Professor in Applied Social Psychology. She received her BA in psychology with honours from Oklahoma State University. She received her MA in Community Psychology from Wichita State University. Dr. Singleton-Jackson’s PhD is in Higher Education with an emphasis on teaching and learning theory from the University of North Texas. Her research interests include teaching and learning, online learning, academic entitlement, and mindfulness in higher education. She has recently become the Coordinator of Introductory Psychology for the department. She also often teaches Child Psychology.
Dr. Singleton-Jackson is passionate about teaching and takes a great interest in both the academic and professional development of her students. Her teaching philosophy includes a deep and abiding belief that education is intended to change people – to make them thinkers who become informed and responsible citizens regardless of their discipline or area of expertise. She teaches so that she can contribute to the effort to train thoughtful, compassionate, rational members of society. She is the mother of teenaged twin girls and the proud person of a Cocker Spaniel and an American Brittany. She is also an avid practitioner of yoga.
Dr. Singleton-Jackson with Marc Frey, Martene Sementilli, and Tyler Pickel after a presentation at the Windsor-Oakland conference on teaching and learning in May 2014.