Irby, Beverly individual record
Professor and Associate Dean

My primary research interests center on issues of social responsibility, including bilingual and Englishas- a-second-language education, administrative structures, curriculum, and instructional strategies.

selected publications
Academic Articles73
  • Hayes, S. D., & Irby, B. J. (2020). Challenges in preparing aspiring principals for instructional leadership: voices from the field. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION. 23(2), 131-151.
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  • Tong, F., Tang, S., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., & Guerrero, C. (2020). The determination of appropriate coefficient indices for inter-rater reliability: Using classroom observation instruments as fidelity measures in large-scale randomized research. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH. 99, 101514-101514.
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  • Tong, F., Tang, S., Irby, B. J., Lara-Alecio, R., Guerrero, C., & Lopez, T. (2019). A process for establishing and maintaining inter-rater reliability for two observation instruments as a fidelity of implementation measure: A large-scale randomized controlled trial perspective. STUDIES IN EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION. 62, 18-29.
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  • Garza, T., Huerta, M., Tong, F., Lara-Alecio, R., & Irby, B. J. (2019). A survival analysis of a language-infused science inquiry intervention for English learners. JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH. 112(3), 377-384.
  • Lara-Alecio, R., Irby, B. J., Tong, F., Guerrero, C., Koch, J., & Sutton-Jones, K. L. (2019). Assessing Conceptual Understanding via Literacy-Infused, Inquiry-Based Science among Middle School English Learners and Economically-Challenged Students. EDUCATION SCIENCES. 8(1), 27-27.
  • Nafukho, F. M., & Irby, B. J. (2015). Handbook of Research on Innovative Technology Integration in Higher Education. IGI Global.
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  • Irby, B. J., Sutton-Jones, K. L., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2016). Informal Individual Learning via Virtual Professional Development. Professional Development and Workplace Learning. 23-35. IGI Global.
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  • Abdelrahman, N., & Irby, B. J. (2016). The Perception of Faculty Members on Hybrid Learning. Blended Learning. 1620-1647. IGI Global.
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  • Irby, B. J., Johnson, D., Abdelrahman, N., Gonzalez, E. M., Lara-Alecio, R., & Tong, F. (2016). A Website Analysis of Mentoring Programs for Latina Faculty at the 25 Top-Ranked National Universities. Global Co-Mentoring Networks in Higher Education. 27-54. Springer Nature.
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  • Abdelrahman, N., & Irby, B. J. (2016). Education and the Arab Spring. Mohamed, E., Gerber, H. R., & Aboulkacem, S. (Eds.), Education and the Arab Spring: Resistance, Reform, and Democracy. 25-47. SensePublishers.
  • Irby, B. J., Abdelrahman, N., Tang, S., Yang, P. L., Phuong, T., Tong, F., & Lara-Alecio, R. (2016). Science achievement among economically challenged students in the United States: A scoping analysis. Science Education towards Inclusion. 91-115.
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Texas A&M University; Educational Adm & Human Resources Development; 4226 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4225