Hardman photo
  • Distinguished Professor and Chief Global Officer, Office for Global Engagement, President's Office
  • President and Chair, Board of Directors, University of Utah Asia Campus NPO, UAC
  • Professor, Special Education

Publications

  • Hardman, M.L., Egan, M.W. & Drew. C.J. (2017, 12th edition) Human exceptionality: School, community, and family. Boston: Cengage Learning. Book/Monograph, published, 02/2016. Published, 03/2016.
  • West, J. & Hardman, M.L. (2012). Policy implications and recommendations to avert current and future special education faculty shortages. Teacher Education and Special Education, 35(2), 154-160. Published, 03/01/2012.
  • Hardman, M.L., Drew, C.J., & Egan, M.W. (2011, 10 edition) Human exceptionality: School, community, and family. Boston: Cengage Learning. Book/Monograph, published, 01/10/2010. Published, 01/10/2010.
  • Hardman, M. (2009). Redesigning the preparation of all teachers within the framework of an integrated program model. Teaching and Teacher Education, 25, 583–587. Published, 11/11/2009.
  • McDonnell, J.M. & Hardman, M.L. (2010). Secondary and transition programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. London: Sage Publishing. Published, 06/09/2009.
  • Hardman, M.L. & Dawson, S. (2008, winter). The impact of federal public policy on curriculum & instruction for students with disabilities in the general classroom. Preventing School Failure 52(2), 5-11. Published, 06/01/2008.
  • Hardman, M., & McDonnell, J. (2008). Teachers, pedagogy, and curriculum. In M. McLaughlin & L. Florian. Perspectives and purposes of disability classification systems in research and clinical practice (153-169) London: Sage Publishing Co. Published, 05/01/2008.
  • Drew, C.J., Hardman, M., & Hosp, J. (2008). Designing and conducting education research. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publications. Published, 04/01/2008.
  • Hardman, M.L., (2009). Redesigning the preparation of all teachers within the framework of an integrated program model, Teaching and Teacher Education (2009). doi:10.1016/j.tate.2009.02.005. Published, 02/10/2008.

Research Statement

My research interests are focused in the areas of educational policy and reform, developmental disabilities, professional development, inclusive education, transition from school to adult life, and preparing tomorrow's education leaders.


 

Research Keywords

  • transition from school to adult life
  • inclusive education
  • educational reform and policy

Presentations

  • The Incheon Global Campus: An American-European Partnership, Seoul, South Korea, American International Educators Association, February 2015; European International Educators Association, September 2014 (refereed). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Development and Operation of a New University Office for Global Engagement, Association of Public Land Grant Universities, Commission on International Initiatives, Park City, Utah, July, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2013.
  • RtI as a Conceptual Framework for the Redesign of Teacher Education Programs . National Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, February 2010. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/21/2010.
  • Redesigning Teacher Education Programs. National Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, February 2009. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/21/2009.
  • Special Education in the 21st Century: A Global Perspective: Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division National Conference, Dallas, Texas, November 2008. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/22/2008.
  • Keynote Address: The Future of Teacher Education in the United States. Geoyngin University and Nam Seoul University International Symposium, Seoul, Korea, November, 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/11/2008.
  • Keynote Address: Preparing U.S. Teachers Through an Integrated Curriculum Model. Hanyang University International Symposium, Seoul, Korea, November 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/11/2008.
  • The Future of Special Education Teacher Preparation Around the World. Council for Exceptional Children, Teacher Education Division, Dallas, Texas, November 2008. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/02/2008.
  • Redesigning Teacher Education Programs Through an Integrated Program Model. State-wide Symposium on Teacher Education. Connecticut State Office of Education and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education-Connecticut, September 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 09/15/2008.
  • Redesigning Teacher Education Programs within an Integrated Program Model: The University of Utah Experience. American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education National Conference. New Orleans, LA. February, 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/12/2008.
  • •Redesigning the Preparation of All Teachers in a Research Intensive University. Symposium on Teacher Education in Scotland. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2007. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2007.
  • Keynote Address: Politics and Policies that Impact Special Education Around the World. International Association of Special Education and Hong Kong University. Hong Kong, June 2007. (invited) . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2007.
  • Labeling Children and Preparing Teachers by Disability Classification: An Alternative Approach for Today’s Schools. University College Dublin and the Irish National Disability Association. Dublin, Ireland, December 2006. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2006.
  • Teacher Education Reform and Disability Classification. Fourth Anglo-American Symposium on School Reform and Special Educational Needs, University of Maryland and the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, July 2006 (co-authored presentation with J. McDonnell). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2006.
  • Disability Classification Systems: Teachers, Pedagogy, and Curriculum. Third Anglo-American Symposium on School Reform and Special Educational Needs, University of Maryland and the University of Cambridge, England, July 2004 (co-authored presentation with J. McDonnell). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2004.
  • Lessons Learned from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Ireland National Federation of Voluntary Organizations. Conference on Making Appropriate Education a Reality, Dublin, Ireland, March 2002. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2002.
  • Responding to Policy-Directed and Field-Initiated Change in Teacher Education: The University of Utah Professional Interdisciplinary Education Model. International Special Education Congress 2000, Manchester, England, July 2000. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2000.
  • Effective Practices in the Education of Children with Cognitive Disabilities. United Nations Children's Fund. Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 1999. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/1999.
  • Improving Conditions for Teaching: Preparing and Supporting Special Needs Teachers. University College Dublin and the Centre for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, Dublin Ireland, February, 1998. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/1998.
  • Keynote Address: Inclusive Education: The Challenge for Irish Educators. National Symposium on Inclusive Education. University College Dublin and the Centre for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, Dublin Ireland, February 1998. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/1998.
  • Investing in the Education of Students with Disabilities in Developing Countries. International Conference of USAID Human Capacity Development. Washington, D.C., July 1997. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/1997.
  • Transition from School to Adult Life and Community Living. Eastern European Conference on Disabilities, Prague, Czechoslovakia, April 1992. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/1992.
  • Inclusive Schools for Students with Disabilities. International Congress on School Effectiveness and Improvement, Victoria, British Columbia, January 1992. (refereed). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/1992.

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Government of Scotland/U Aberdeen National Teacher Education Reform Project. PI: M. Rouse. Co-PI(s): L. Florian. 07/2007 - 06/2010.
  • National Teacher Education Reform Project. PI: M. Rouse . Co-PI(s): L. Florian. 07/01/2007 - 06/30/2010.
  • Preparing Tomorrow's Special Education Professors to Conduct Scientifically-Based Research, Effectively Prepare New Special Education Teachers, and Provide Service to the Profession and Community. PI: m hardman. Co-PI(s): j mcdonnell. 09/2004 - 08/2008.
  • USAID Teacher Education Reform Project Zanzibar. PI: M. Hardman. 07/2004 - 06/2007.
  • National Study of International Special Olympics. PI: G Siperstein. Co-PI(s): M Hardman. 09/2001 - 08/2003.
  • UNICEF Teacher Education Programs in Bosnia-Herzegovina. PI: Hardman, M. Co-PI(s): McLaughlin, M.. 04/01/1999 - 03/31/2003.
  • The Utah State Improvement Grant for Education of Students with Disabilities. PI: A Hoffmeister. Co-PI(s): M Hardman. 02/1999 - 01/2004.
  • University of Utah Leadership Training Project. PI: M Hardman. Co-PI(s): J McDonnell, M Welch. 07/1996 - 06/2000.
  • Utah Supported Inclusion Project. PI: J McDonnell. Co-PI(s): M Hardman. 07/1993 - 06/1996.
  • Utah Leadership Training Project. PI: M Hardman. Co-PI(s): J McDonnell, M Welch. 07/1992 - 06/1995.
  • Systematic Transition of Utah Disabled Youth. PI: S Kukic. Co-PI(s): M Hardman B Peterson. 09/1991 - 08/1996.
  • National Demonstration Program on Teacher Education in China. PI: The Jimmy Carter Center, Atlanta, GA. Co-PI(s): People's Republic of China. 07/1988 - 06/1989.
  • OECD International Inclusive Education and Transition Programs France. PI: W. Sailor, M. Gerry. 01/1987 - 12/1991.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Eastern Africa
  • Eastern Asia
  • Northern Europe
  • Southern Europe
  • Western Africa