Aaron Samuel Zimmerman

Aaron Zimmerman is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at Texas Tech University.

Publications

Research, Practice, and Innovations in Teacher Education During a Virtual Age
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2023. 351 pages.
Decades of research have shown that early-career teachers face a number of challenges and hold an increasingly wide set of responsibilities. Teacher educators, therefore, must...
Handbook of Research on Advancing Teaching and Teacher Education in the Context of a Virtual Age
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2023. 412 pages.
The possibilities of the virtual age can provide many valuable resources and opportunities for teachers, preservice teachers, and teacher educators. However, in order to utilize...
Methodological Innovations in Research and Academic Writing
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2022. 377 pages.
Innovative methodological approaches are vital for experienced researchers and early-career researchers alike to conduct research. In order to provide them with the best possible...
The Teaching of the Philosophical Concepts Underlying Hermeneutical Phenomenology: Five Curriculum Design Possibilities
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2022. 19 pages.
Researchers who plan to utilize the methodological approach of hermeneutical phenomenology must first understand the philosophical assumptions that provide the epistemological...
Advancing Community-Engaged Teacher Education Through Narrative, Poetry, and Performance
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2022. 13 pages.
Learning to become a democratic educator requires listening to and learning from the perspectives, values, goals, and concerns of local communities. Obtaining and learning from...
Community-Engaged Research: Opportunities, Challenges, and the Necessity of Institutional Support
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2022. 21 pages.
Community-engaged research describes an approach towards research and a stance towards scholarship that arose in response to the criticism that institutions of higher education...
Campus Climate and the Theory of Gender Performativity: Implications for Research and Policy
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman, Andrew S. Herridge. © 2022. 17 pages.
The objective of this chapter is to outline the theory of gender performativity and to discuss its implications for researchers and policymakers in higher education. This chapter...
Responding to Critical Feedback by Challenging Pessimistic Attributions: A Cognitive Tool for the Dissertation Journey
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman, Stephanie Millett, Chau H. P. Nguyen, Ngan T. T. Nguyen, The Nguyen, Stacey Sneed, Joseph Mbogo Wairungu. © 2022. 14 pages.
During the dissertation journey, graduate students must expect to receive critical feedback. And, yet, in order for this critical feedback to be productive, graduate students...
The Collaborative Use of Programmatic Data in Efforts to Support Teacher Candidate Development: Lessons From Three Exemplary Programs
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2022. 19 pages.
Educational leaders and teacher educators face a very real dilemma within the current teacher education policy context, as there currently exist numerous accreditation and...
Exploring the Impact of Instructional Coaching on Middle School Teacher Self-Efficacy: A Single-Case Study
Chau H. P. Nguyen, Fernando Valle, Aaron S. Zimmerman, Irma L. Almager. © 2022. 20 pages.
This single-case study examined the impact of instructional coaching (IC) on middle school teacher self-efficacy to advance our grasp of how middle school teacher self-efficacy...
Handbook of Research on Developing Students’ Scholarly Dispositions in Higher Education
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2021. 411 pages.
Scholarly dispositions represent the practices and habits of mind that support consistent success in teaching, learning, and knowledge creation. To be successful in their...
Three Challenges of Early-Career Faculty and the Importance of Self-Care
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2021. 24 pages.
This chapter presents three challenges associated with being an early-career faculty member: learning to teach in the context of higher education, learning to advise in the...
A Review of Single Case Study and Multiple Case Study Research Designs
Stacey Sneed, Chau H. P. Nguyen, Chrissy L. Eubank, Aaron S. Zimmerman. © 2021. 17 pages.
In the field of education, case study is a widely used qualitative research methodology. While there are a broad range of approaches to case study, the resources available to...
The Democratic Potential of Narrative, Poetry, and Performance
Aaron S. Zimmerman. © 2021. 18 pages.
This chapter will present an overview of three particular methodologies of arts-based research: narrative, poetry, and performance. This chapter will discuss the ways in which...
Virtues, Character Strengths, and Graduate Student Organizations: Reflections From Student Presidents and Faculty Advisors
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman, Julie Smit, Sungwon Shin, Stacey Sneed, Chrissy L. Eubank. © 2021. 19 pages.
Research in the area of student life has shown that student engagement in student organizations improves a number of undergraduate and graduate student outcomes. Because of the...
Creating Cultures of Daring Greatly for Early-Career Teachers and Early-Career Faculty
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2021. 20 pages.
Being an early-career teacher and an early-career faculty member are experiences that are fraught with vulnerability. Yet, the vulnerability that underlies these processes of...
Preparing Students for Community-Engaged Scholarship in Higher Education
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2020. 465 pages.
Community-engaged scholarship is an equitable and democratic approach to scholarship that seeks to identify and solve community-based problems. Community-engaged scholars aim to...
Responding to Critical Feedback by Challenging Pessimistic Attributions: A Cognitive Tool for the Dissertation Journey
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman, Stephanie Millett, Chau H. P. Nguyen, Ngan T. T. Nguyen, The Nguyen, Stacey Sneed, Joseph Mbogo Wairungu. © 2020. 18 pages.
During the dissertation journey, graduate students must expect to receive critical feedback. And, yet, in order for this critical feedback to be productive, graduate students...
International Journal of Adult Education and Technology (IJAET)
Viktor Wang, Judith E. Parker, Geraldine Torrisi-Steele. Est. 2020.
The International Journal of Adult Education and Technology (IJAET) provides a global look at educational technologies for adult learners in higher education with content drawing...
Designing a Course for the Development of Community-Engaged Researchers in a College of Education
Aaron S. Zimmerman, Shirley M. Matteson. © 2020. 21 pages.
Community-engaged scholarship is a democratic approach to scholarship that seeks to identify and solve community-based problems. In this chapter, the authors, both faculty...
Advancing Community-Engaged Teacher Education Through Narrative, Poetry, and Performance
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2020. 12 pages.
Learning to become a democratic educator requires listening to and learning from the perspectives, values, goals, and concerns of local communities. Obtaining and learning from...
Campus Climate and the Theory of Gender Performativity: Implications for Research and Policy
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman, Andrew S. Herridge. © 2019. 17 pages.
The objective of this chapter is to outline the theory of gender performativity and to discuss its implications for researchers and policymakers in higher education. This chapter...
Community-Engaged Research: Opportunities, Challenges, and the Necessity of Institutional Support
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman. © 2019. 21 pages.
Community-engaged research describes an approach towards research and a stance towards scholarship that arose in response to the criticism that institutions of higher education...
Storytelling as an Invitation to Become a Self in the World: The Promise of Narrative Inquiry
Aaron Samuel Zimmerman, Jeong-Hee Kim. © 2018. 13 pages.
Narrative inquiry has been a popular methodology in different disciplines for the last few decades. Using stories, narrative inquiry illuminates lived experience, serving as an...