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Nicole Pyle PhD

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School of Teacher Education & Leadership

Associate Professor, Adolescent Literacy and Secondary Education

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: EDUC 392
DialPhone: 435-797-0392
SendEmail: nicole.pyle@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Special Education, (Policy and Multicultural Education), Claremont Graduate University, 2008
A study of a response to intervention model for urban sixth-grade: Analyzing reading, language, and learning differences in tier 1 and tier 2.

Teaching Interests

Interventions for at-risk students; reading difficulties; adolescent literacy; dropout prevention; college readiness; inclusion; effective teaching practices; mentoring; engagement; delinquency

Research Interests

Interventions for at-risk students; reading difficulties; adolescent literacy; dropout prevention; college readiness; inclusion; effective teaching practices; mentoring; engagement; delinquency

Awards

TEAL Researcher of the Year, 2015

Single-Case Intervention Design and Analysis, 2013

Institute of Education Sciences Summer Research Training Institute

Dropout Prevention Institute Fellow, 2011

The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Wexler, J., Pyle, N., (2013). Effective approaches to increase student engagement: The school services sourcebook, second edition. . The Oxford Press
    • Pyle, N., Bryant, D.P, Smith, D.D, Bryant, B.R, (2008). Communication and collaboration among team members ensures successful inclusion. : Teaching students with special needs in inclusive classrooms. Allyn and Bacon

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Pyle, N., Vasquez, A.C, Lignugaris-Kraft, B., Gillam, S.L, Reutzel, D.R, Abbie, O., Hugo, S., Daphne, H., Woodrow, L., Daniel, P., Gambrell, l., Neuman, S., (2017). Effects of Expository Text Structure Interventions on Comprehension: A Meta-Analysis. Reading Research Quarterly
      • Pyle, D., Pyle, N., Lignugaris-Kraft, B., Duran, L., Akers, J., (2016). Academic effects of peer-mediated interventions with English language learners: A research synthesis.. Review of Educational Research. , doi: 10.3102/0034654316653663
      • Pyle, N., Flower, A., Fall, A., Williams, J., (2016). Individual-level risk factors of incarcerated youth. . Remedial and Special Education, 37:3, 172-186. doi: 10.1177/0741932515593383
      • Akers, J., Pyle, N., Higbee, T.S, Pyle, D., Gerencser, C., (2016). A synthesis of script-fading effects with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 3(1), 1-17. . , doi: 10.1007/s40489-015-0062-9
      • Wexler, J., Reed, D., Pyle, N., Mitchell, M., Barton, E., (2015). A synthesis of peer-mediated academic interventions for secondary struggling learners. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 48:5, 451-470. doi: 10.1177/0022219413504997
      • Wexler, J., Pyle, N., Fall, A., (2015). Dropout prevention intervention with at-risk secondary students: A pilot study.. Preventing School Failure, 59:3, 142-152. doi: 10.1080/1045988X.2013.876957
      • Wexler, J., Pyle, N., Flower, A., Williams, J., Cole, H., (2014). A synthesis of academic interventions for incarcerated adolescents. . , 84:1, 3-46. doi: 10.3102/0034654313499410
      • Wexler, J., Pyle, N., (2012). Dropout prevention and the model-minority stereotype: Reflections from an Asian American high school dropout. The Urban Review, 44, 551-570.
      • Pyle, N., Wexler, J., (2012). Preventing students from dropping out: Implications for practice. Intervention in School and Clinic, 47:5, 283-289.
      • Solis, M., Ciullo, S., Vaughn, S., Pyle, N., Hassaram, B., Leroux, A., (2012). Reading comprehension interventions for middle school students with learning disabilities: A synthesis of 30 years of research. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45:4, 327-340.
      • Pyle, N., Vaughn , S., (2012). Remediation of reading difficulties and response to intervention with secondary students. Psychology in the Schools, 49:3, 273-284.
      • Pyle, N., (2012). The influence of fidelity of implementation on the reading outcomes of middle school students experiencing reading difficulties. . Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention,, 6:2, 108-112.
      • Graves, A., Brandon, R., Duesbery, L., McIntosh, A., Pyle, N., (2011). The effects of tier II literacy instruction in sixth grade: Toward the development of a response to intervention model in middle school. Learning Disability Quarterly, 34:1, 73-86.
      • Graves, A., Duesbery, L., Pyle, N., Brandon, R., McIntosh, A., (2011). Two studies of tier II literacy development: Throwing sixth graders a lifeline. . The Elementary School Journal, 111:4, 641-661.
      • Professional Journal

      • Pyle, N., (2013). Identifying expository text structures. . Utah Special Educator: Multi-Tiered System of Supports Edition, 122-124.

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      Publications - Literary Journal

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        Publications - MultiMedia

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          Publications - Technical Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                Newsletter

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              Scheduled Teaching

              TEAL 6280 - Instructional Leadership: Instructional Practices for Diverse Learners, Fall 2017

              TEAL 6310 - Integrating Literacy Across the Curriculum, Fall 2017

              TEAL 6350 - Reading Assessment and Intervention, Summer 2017

              TEAL 6350 - Reading Assessment and Intervention, Spring 2017

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Fall 2016

              TEAL 7326 - Designing and Conducting Literacy Research: A Capstone Experience, Fall 2016

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Spring 2015

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Fall 2014

              TEAL 6280 - Instructional Leadership: Instructional Practices for Diverse Learners, Fall 2014

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Spring 2014

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Fall 2013

              TEAL 6280 - Instructional Leadership: Instructional Practices for Diverse Learners, Fall 2013

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Spring 2013

              TEAL 7350 - Internship in Curriculum Development, Spring 2013

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Fall 2012

              TEAL 6560 - Special Topics, Fall 2012

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Summer 2012

              SPED 6280 - Instructional Leadership for At-Risk Students, Summer 2012

              TEAL 6340 - Adolescent Literacy Development, Fall 2011


              Graduate Students Mentored

              Sally Brown, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2014
              Noelle Converse, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2012