The Catholic University of America

Agnes Cave, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Associate Professor

Coordinator, Master's in Learning and Instruction Program

O'Boyle 207

620 Michigan Ave, NE
Washington, DC 20064
(202) 319-5800

 

Education

The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC Ph.D. Educational Psychology
Institute for Translators and Interpreters, ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary M.A. Translation and Interpretation
International Teacher Education Institute, Budapest, Hungary Graduate License Teaching English as a Foreign Language
School of Teacher Education, ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary B.A. Education with a double major in English as a Foreign Language and Literature and Russian Language and Literature

 

Professional History

2018-present Chair

Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

2017-2018 Interim Chair

Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

2011-present Associate Professor Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
2011-2015 Director of Teacher Education
Associate Professor
Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
2003-2011 Director of Teacher Education
Assistant Professor
Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
2002-2003 Acting Director of Teacher Education
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
2000-2002 Director of Field Experiences Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
2000-2002
1998-2000
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Instructor, Professional Development Workshops
Trinity University, Washington, DC
1997-2000 Research Program Coordinator:
Technology-Rich Authentic Learning Environments
Department of Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
1990-1997
1994-1995
English as a Second Language Teacher
Director, English as a Second Language Program

Sanz School, Washington, DC

1987-1990

English as a Foreign Language Teacher, Translator and Interpreter

Budapest, Hungary

 

Research Interests

Teacher education: reflection, accreditation, professional development
Cognitive psychology: writing development, Technology-Rich Authentic Learning Environments, cognitive apprenticeship

 

Recent Publications

Most Recent Publications in Refereed Journals

Battersby, S. L., Cave, A. (Submitted). Helping pre-service elementary education majors understand the importance of music in their curriculum and their future classroom.  Manuscript submitted for publication.

Cave, A., & Vaccaro, E. (In Press). Teaching reflection in the teacher education program at The Catholic University of America. Manuscript accepted by Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice.
Cave, A., & Mulloy, M. (2010). How do cognitive and motivational factors influence teachers' degree of program implementation?: A qualitative examination of teacher perspectives. National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journal, 27(4), 1-26.
Cave, A. (2010). Learning how to become a writer in elementary school: A review of the literature from cognitive, social cognitive, developmental, and sociocultural perspectives. i-manager's Journal on Educational Psychology, 3(4), 5-17.
Cave, A. (2010). Learning math in second grade: An application of cognitive apprenticeship. National Forum of Applied Educational Research Journal, 23(3), 1-16.
Cave, A., Yekovich, F. R., & Walker, C. (2010). The effect of a technology-rich authentic learning environment on young urban learners’ intentionality in writing.  i-manager's Journal of Educational Technology, 6(4), 21-46.
Cave, A., & Yekovich, F. R. (2010). Improving the literacy of young urban learners: Closing the achievement gap. i-manager's Journal on School Educational Technology, 5(4).
Cave, A., & Brown, C. (2010). When learning is at stake: Exploration of the role of teacher training and professional development schools on elementary students’ math achievement. National Forum of Teacher Education Journal, 20(3), 1-21.
Cave, A., & Vaccaro, E. (2010). Reconceptualizing a conceptual framework: Lessons learned. Focus on Colleges, Universities, and Schools, 4(1), 1-16.
Yekovich, F. R., Cave, A., & Walker Yekovich, C. (2009). Use of technology in improving literacy. i-manager's Journal on School Educational Technology, 5, 81-91.
Frederick, R., Cave, A., & Perencevich, K. C. (2009). Teacher candidates’ transformative thinking on issues of social justice. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26(2010), 315-322. doi:10.1016/j.tate.2009.05.004

Publications in Practitioner-Oriented Journals
Cave, A. (2012). Írástanítás a 21. században [Writing instruction in the 21st century]. Educatio, 2012(3).
Cave, A. (2012). Kognitív inas [Cognitive apprentice]. Educatio, 2012(4).
Cave, A. (2010). A Modern “puska”: Informatika! [The Modern Blackberry: Cheatberry!]. Modern Iskola, 2010(4), 22-23.
Cave, A. (2010). A tanari reflexio hatasa [The impact of teacher reflection].  Mentor Magazine, 7-9, 38-41.
 
Book Reviews
Snowman, J., & McCown, R. (2013). Educational Psychology (1st ed). Cengage Learning.
Scarlett, G. W., Barker, S., & Ponte, I. (2005). Approaches to problem behavior in the classroom, Sage Publications, Inc.
 
Manuscripts in Progress
Cave, A. (Book In Preparation). A reflektív gondolkodás szerepe a tanárképzésben. [The role of reflective thought in teacher education].
Cave, A., Perencevich, K. C., Frederick, R. (In Preparation). Use of journaling to scaffold quality of reflection and enactment of effective practice during tutoring experiences.