Professor Patricia Rieman earned a B.S. in special education with an emphasis on mental retardation from the University of Tulsa in 1982, then spent more than 15 years as a special education teacher in Oklahoma and Illinois. She earned an M.S. in special education with an emphasis on social/emotional disorders in 1995 and an Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis on literacy education in 2007, both from Northern Illinois University.
From 1999 to 2008, Prof. Rieman was an adjunct instructor and clinical supervisor in NIU's departments of Literacy Education and Teaching and Learning. She was also an adjunct professor of education at Rockford College in 2007-08.
She has published two editions of a textbook for preservice educators, Rieman, Patricia L., Okrasinski, Jeanne E. (2007). Creating Your Teaching Portfolio. New York: McGraw-Hill. Additionally, she has written for McGraw-Hill Higher Education a number of ancillary texts such as instructor manuals, student study guides, and online supplementary resources. She joined the Carthage faculty in August 2008.
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