Michele McMahon Nobel
Chair, Special Education, Education
Dr. Nobel joined the faculty at AUM in 2005. Dr. Nobel’s collegiate experiences included teaching various courses to pre-service and in-service special education teachers, advising Masters candidates on research projects, supervising student teachers, and conducting research with middle school students at-risk for failure. She has seven years of special education teaching experience in urban and suburban public schools in Central Ohio. She has taught students with a range of disabilities from mild to severe, grades K through 8, in inclusive, resource room, and self-contained settings. Dr. Nobel has conducted workshops and presentations on strategies to accommodate and modify instruction for students with disabilities, classwide peer tutoring, and strategies to increase active student responding. In her spare time, Michele can be found at any Ohio State University sporting event.
PhD - The Ohio State University - Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis MA - The Ohio State University - Special Education Supervision BS - The Ohio State University - Special Education
Research Areas:Peer Tutoring Systems, Evidence-based instructional strategies, Active Student Response methods
Ohio Leadership for Inclusion, Implementation, & Instructional Improvement (OLI4) Grant: Improving Results for Students with Disabilities and Learning Difficulties - Developing Principal Capacity. (2015) Online module posted on the Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC) website.
Gardner III, R., Nobel, M. M., Yao, M., Heron, T. E., Hessler, T, & Yawn, C. (2007). Innovations in Tutoring Systems. Intervention in School and Clinic, 43(2), 71-81.
Villareal, D., & Nobel, M. M. (2005). Study questions/Follow-up activities for Collaborating with Preservice and Mentor Teachers to Design and Implement Classroom Research by S. R. Alber & J. S. Nelson. In W. L. Heward, T. E. Heron, N. A. Neef, S. M. Peterson, D. M. Sainato, G. Cartledge, R. Gardner III, L. D. Peterson, S. B. Hersh, & J. C. Dardig (Eds.), Focus on behavior analysis in education: Achievements, challenges and opportunities, (pp. 186-187). Upper Saddle, NJ: Prentice Hall/Merrill.
Nobel, M. M., & Murphy, C. M. (2005). Study questions/Follow-up activities for Plato's Allegory of the Cave Revisited: Disciples of the Light Appeal to the Pied Pipers and Prisoners in the Darkness by T. E. Heron, M. J. Tincani, S. M. Peterson, & A. D. Miller. In W. L. Heward, T. E. Heron, N. A. Neef, S. M. Peterson, D. M. Sainato, G. Cartledge, R. Gardner III, L. D. Peterson, S. B. Hersh, & J. C. Dardig (Eds.), Focus on behavior analysis in education: Achievements, challenges and opportunities (pp. 281- 282). Upper Saddle, NJ: Prentice Hall/Merrill.
Association for Behavior Analysis International
Council for Exceptional Children
Pi Lambda Theta
Phi Kappa Phi
Kappa Phi Kappa