Caroline A Guardino

Associate Professor

Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education • College of Education & Human Services

Areas of Expertise

Profession: Special Education

 

Research Interests: Reading Interventions, Inclusive Classroom Environments, Deaf and Diverse Populations, Deaf and English Language Learners, Single Case Design

 

Interests: Training for Triathlons, Gardening, and Cooking

Education

Ph.D. University of Arizona                                            2008
Major: Special Education
Minor: Program Evaluation  and Research Methods


M.Ed. San Francisco State University                          2000
Major: Special Education
Emphasis: Deaf Education


B.A. University of San Francisco                                  1995

Biography

Dr. Caroline Guardino enjoys teaching courses in both Exceptional Student Education and Deaf Education. Dr. Guardino consults and conducts in-service training, lectures, and workshops for in-service and pre-service teachers at Universities and schools across the nation. She has taught in California, Hawaii, and Arizona in a variety of settings including resource rooms, non-public schools, private institutions, universities, and specialized schools. In each of these settings she has embraced multi-cultural diversity as well as reaching out to students who are deaf with a disability. She has had experiences working with students with various disabilities including learning disabilities, behaviorally challenged, severe disabilities, attention deficit disorder, autism, and students with intellectual disabilities. She enjoys teaching, creating curricula, and developing quality programs that meet the individual needs of students.

Awards

Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award 2013/2014

Affiliations

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Association of College Educators-Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-DHH)

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness (DCDD)

Division for International Special Education and Services (DISES)

Florida Educators of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals (FEHI)
 

Grants and Contracts Awarded

 

National

Guardino, C. (Principal Investigator subcontract from Georgia State University) Center for Literacy and Deafness. [Awarded 2013-2014: Institute of Education Sciences-United States Department of Education,

$75, 515].

 

Fullerton, E. K. & Guardino, C. (Co-Principal Investigator). Collaborating with Teachers to Improve Student Outcomes: One Classroom at a Time. [Awarded October 15, 2010, National Education Association, $5,000].

 

Guardino, C. (Principal Investigator). Creating Accessible Learning Resources for Professionals and Parents Helping Deaf Students with Additional Disabilities. [Awarded January 19, 2010: National Educator’s Association, $2,000].

 

University of North Florida
Guardino, C., & Monnin, K. (Co-Principal Investigators). College of Education and Human Services Dean’s Education Advisory Council: 2013-2014 [Awarded March 2013: University of North Florida, $3,000].

 

 

 Guardino, C., (Principal Investigators). College of Education and Human Services Faculty Support Grant: 2012-2013 [Awarded January 2013: University of North Florida, $500].

 

Guardino, C. (Principal Investigator). UNF International Faculty Grant, Exceptional Student Education: Special Education in Southeast Asia: Expanding our Horizons to Thailand [Awarded December 2012: University of North Florida, $2, 500]

 

Guardino, C. & Fullerton, E. K. (Co-Principal Investigators). College of Education and Human Services Faculty Support Grant [Awarded January 2012: University of North Florida, $500].

 

Guardino, C. Graduate International Transformational Learning Opportunity in the Philippines and Hawaii. [Awarded November, 2011, $7,000].
 

  Diley, R., Guardino, C., & Syverud, S. Teaching Phonics to Struggling Readers who are Deaf and hard of hearing. Student Mentored Academic Research Team (SMART) Grant. [Awarded May 20, 2011, $1,500].

 

Patterson, K., Syverud, S., Shaw, S., Guardino, C., & Reed, D., Guardino, C. Community-Based Transformational Learning Departmental Engagement Grant. [Awarded May, 2011-2013, University of North Florida, $12,000].

 

Guardino, C. UNF Center for Instruction and Research Technology, Teaching Online Course (TOL), Summer Workshop. [Awarded May, 2011, University of North Florida, $1,000]

 

Fullerton, E.K. & Guardino, C. (Co-Principal Investigators). College of Education and Human Services Faculty Support Grant: 2009-2010 [Awarded January 2011: University of North Florida, $500]

 

Guardino, C. (Principal Investigator). Increasing Vocabulary for the Whole Family: Books Read in American Sign Language on DVDs with Deaf Students who are also English Language Learners. University Research Grants. [Awarded December 21, 2010: University of North Florida, $7,500].

 

Guardino, C. UNF Office of Faculty Enhancement, Course Redesign for Effective Learning (CREL), Summer Workshop. [Awarded March 16, 2010, University of North Florida, $1,000]

 

Fullerton, E.K., & Guardino, C. (Co-Principal Investigator). Project Magnify, Southside Estates [Awarded January 2010: University of North Florida $1,820]

 

Guardino, C. & Fullerton, E.K. (Co-Principal Investigators). College of Education and Human Services Faculty Support Grant: 2009-2010 [Awarded January 2010: University of North Florida, $500]

 

Syverud, S.M. & Guardino, C. (Co-Principal Investigators). College of Education and Human Services Faculty Support Grant: 2009-2010 [Awarded January 2010: University of North Florida, $500]

 

Guardino, C. (Principal Investigator). UNF International Faculty Grant, Exceptional Student Education: Collaborating with Teachers in the Philippines. [Awarded November 2009: University of North Florida, $2, 240]

 

Guardino, C. (Principal Investigator). Project Magnify, Florida School for the Deaf and Blind.[Awarded November 2009: University of North Florida, $1,470]
 

Publications & Presentations

Guardino, C., Cannon, J.E., & Eberst, K., (2014). Building the evidence-base of effective reading strategies to use with deaf English language learners. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 35(2), 59-73.

 

Guardino, C., & Fullerton, E. (2014). Taking the time out of transitions. Education and Treatment of Children, 37(2), 211-228.
 

 Guardino, C., & Antia, S. (2012). Modifying the classroom environment to increase engagement and decrease disruption with students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 17(3), 518-533.

 

Cannon, J., & Guardino, C., (2012). Literacy strategies for deaf/hard-of-hearing English language learners: Where do we begin with Hard-of-hearing ELLs? Deafness & Education International, 14(2), 78-99.

 

Guardino, C. & Fullerton, E., (2012, Winter). The classroom infrastructure and the early learner: Reducing aggression during transition times. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals,100-116.
 

Guardino, C., Syverud, S.M., Joyner, A., Nicols, H., & King, S., (2011). Further evidence of the effectiveness of phonological instruction with oral-deaf readers. American Annals of the Deaf, 155(5), 562-568.

 

Guardino, C., & Fullerton, E.K. (2010). Changing behaviors by changing the environment: A case study of an inclusion classroom. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 42(6), 8-13.

 

Fullerton, E.K., & Guardino, C., (2010). Teacher and students' perceptions of a modified inclusion classroom environment. Electronic Journal for Inclusive Education, 2(5), Retrieved from http://corescholar.libraries.wright.edu/ejie/vol2/iss5/6 

 

Syverud, S.M., Guardino, C., Selznick, D. (2009). Teaching phonological skills to a deaf first grader: A promising strategy. American Annals of the Deaf, 154(4), 382-388.

 

Guardino. C. (2008). Identification and placement for multiply-disabled deaf students:
Choosing the path less followed. American Annals of the Deaf, 153(1), 55-64.

 

Publications Under Review

Cannon, J. E., Guardino, C., Antia, S.D., & Luckner, J. (under review). Building evidence-based practices through the use of single-case design research in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students.

 

Keleman, R. W., & Guardino, C. (under review). Art Therapy and Autism: A Review of the Literature.

 

Books


Guardino, C., Beal-Alvarez, J., Cannon, J. E., Ammerman Moore, S., & Bergeron, J., (in progress). Case studies in Deafness: Spanning the Spectrum.

 

Publications in Progress

 

Manuscripts

 

Becker, S.J., Guardino, C. & Cannon, J. E., Bustos, T., (in progress). An ethnographic study: The impact of an international service learning opportunity on educators.

 

Fullerton, E., & Guardino, C., Drew. M. (in progress). Busting the ball myth: The impact of stability balls as alternative seating for children with disabilities.

 

Guardino, C. & Diley, R. (in progress). Phonological instruction with deaf struggling readers: A promising strategy reconfirmed.
 

GuardinoContact Information

Building 57, Room 3520

(904) 620-1818

caroline.guardino@unf.edu

Website


Office Hours

By appointment