Nancy Burns-Sardone, Ph.D.

Nancy Sardone
Phone: 732-987-2754
Office Location:
Raymond Hall
Office Hours:
Tuesday 11:00-1:00PMWednesday 2:00-3:00PM
Education Department

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. New York University
  • M.A.  New York University
  • B.S. Economics - University of Massachusetts

Recent Publications:

  • Sardone, N.B. & Devlin-Scherer, R. (2013, January 3). Collaboration as a form of professional development: Improving learning for faculty and students. College Teaching, 61(1), 30-37. 
  • Sardone, N.B (2012, September). Teaching classic literature with comic books and virtual lit trips. English Journal, 102(1), 67-70.
  • Sardone, N.B. & Devlin-Scherer, R. (2011). Electronic games and History: A new way to learn or more educational fluff? National History Education Clearinghouse. Invited Author.  
  • Sardone, N.B. (2011). Developing Information Technology (IT) Fluency in College Students: An Investigation of Learning Environments and Learner Characteristics. Journal of Information Technology Education, 10, 101-122. Translated into Ukrainian (2011).
  • Sardone, N.B. & Devlin-Scherer, R. (2010, Summer). Teacher candidate responses to digital games: 21st century skills development. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 42(4), 409-425. Translated into Hebrew (2012).
  • Sardone, N.B. & Devlin-Scherer, R. (2010). Digital simulation games for social studies classrooms. The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues, and Ideas, 83(4), 138-144. 
  • Sardone, N.B. & Devlin-Scherer, R. (2010, March). Keeping it Current: Using technology to teach about social issues. English Journal, 99(4), 61-64.
  • Sardone, N.B. & Devlin-Scherer, R. (2010, February).Digital games for English classrooms. Teaching English with Technology: A Journal for Teachers of English, 10(1), 35-50. 

 Courses Taught:

  • ED3100/EDC5158 Instructional Technology in Inclusive Settings
  • ED3110/EDC5110 Foundations of Education
  • ED3115/EDC5115Instructional Design for Inclusive Social Studies Classrooms

Research Areas:

  • Quasi-Experimental
  • Causal-Comparative
  • Content Analysis 
  • Survey and Correlation
  • Ethnography 

Service to the University:

  • General Education Task Force, 2010-present 
  • Graduate Council Committee Member, 2010-2012
  • Teacher Education Department Chair, 2009-2012
  • Kids in College Grant Program - Planning Committee and Presenter. April 27, 2012 and April 20, 2011
  • GCU Faculty Workshop Organizer and Facilitator - Inspiration (April, 2010). SOE Teacher Education Faculty.  
  • Educational Technology Program Committee Faculty Presenter. Spring 2011. 
  • 100 Years of American Education Program Committee Co-Chair and Faculty Presenter. Spring 2009.

 Why I Love GCU:

  • I love GCU for its values and mission plus the campus setting is peaceful and naturally beautiful.


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