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Mike M. Malone

Title: Professor
Office: 2150U EDWARDS 1 Edwards Center
Tel: 513-556-3833
Email: d.michael.malone@uc.edu

D. Michael Malone, Professor of Early Childhood Education, received his BA in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and his M.S. and Ph.D. from The University of Georgia. Dr. Malone has an extensive background in early childhood intervention, interdisciplinary program development, personnel preparation. His specific areas of focus include children&39;s play in school and family contexts, early transitions, higher education personnel preparation and program development, team processes, and observational methodology. Dr. Malone has directed and served on numerous federal and state grants designed to promote systems change through professional development and has developed and taught a number of courses in early childhood intervention (e.g., foundations of EI, contexts of EI, families, teamwork, inclusive environments, play, and assessment). Finally, Dr. Malone has published and presented numerous works on issues related to early childhood intervention.

Research Information

Research Support

  • (PI), Malone, Duane, Meeting Licensure Needs in Southeastern Ohio, Ohio Department of Education. (OSP99169 NCE), $20,000.00. 04/01/1999 to 12/31/2000. Status: Closed.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Malone, D.M. (2008). The efficacy of personal learning plans in early childhood teacher preparation. Early Childhood Education Journal, 36 (1), 47-56.
  • Malone, D.M. (2008). Inquiry-based early childhood teacher preparation: The personal learning plan method. Early Childhood Education Journal, 35 (6), 531-542.
  • Gallagher, P., & Malone, D. (2005). Allied health personnel: attitudes and perceptions of teamwork supporting children with developmental concerns. Journal of Allied Health, 34, 209-217(9).
  • Malone, D., & Straka, E. (2005). Interdisciplinary pre-service specialization project: a model for early intervention personnel preparation. Infants and Young Children: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Special Care Practices, 18 (3), 245-260.
  • Malone, D., & McPherson, J. (2004). A comparison of community and medical early intervention team members = attitudes and perceptions of teamwork. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 51 (1), 99-116.
  • Malone, D., & Denno, D. (2003). Decision making in early childhood intervention. Early Childhood Education Journal, 30(4), 265-273.
  • Kropf, N., & Malone, D. (2003). Interdisciplinary practice in developmental disabilities. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 3 (1).
  • Troup, K., & Malone, D. (2002). Transitioning preschool children with developmental concerns into kindergarten: ecological characteristics of inclusive kindergarten programs. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 14 (4), 339-352.
  • Malone, D., Landers, & Potts, M. (2001). Mothers' perceptions of the toy play of preschoolers with intellectual disabilities. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 48 (1), 91-102.
  • Malone, D., Gallagher, P., & Long, S. (2001). General educators = attitudes and perceptions of teamwork supporting children with developmental concerns. Early Education and Development, 12 (4), 577-592.
  • Gallagher, P., Vail, C., McCormick, K., & Malone, D. (2001). The Georgia higher education consortium: a model for linking early intervention faculty. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 20 (3).
  • Malone, D., Stranka, E., & Logan, K. (2000). Professional development in early intervention: creating effective in-service opportunities. Infants and Young Children: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Special Care Practices, 12 (4), 53-62.
  • Malone, D., McKinsey, P., Thyer, M., & Stranka, E. (2000). Social work early intervention for young children with developmental concerns. Health and Social Work: Journal of the National Association of Social Workers (Special Issue: Forum on Developmental Disabilities), 25 (3), 169-180.
  • Malone, D., & Langone, J. (1999). Teaching object-related play skills to preschool children with developmental concerns. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education (Special Issue on the Play of Children with Disabilities), 46(3), 325-346.
  • Malone, D., & Koblewski, P. (1999). Professionals' attitudes and perceptions of teamwork supporting people with disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 11 (2), 77-89.
  • Malone,D.M. (1999). Contextual factors informing play-based program planning. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education (Special Issue on the Play of Children with Disabilities), 46 (3), 307-324.
  • Langone, J., Malone, D., & Kinsley, T. (1999). Technology solutions for young children with developmental concerns. Infants and Young Children: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Special Care Practices, 11(4), 65-78.
  • Langone, J., Malone, D., & Clinton, G. (1999). The effects of technology-enhanced anchored instruction on the knowledge of preservice special educators. Teacher Education Special Education, 22(2), 85-96.
  • Shetterley, K., Malone, D., & Poon, L. (1998). Linking needs assessment to gerontological outreach training development. Educational Gerontology: An International Journal, 24(6), 537-551.
  • Shetterley, K., Malone, D., & Poon, L. (1998). Assessing the training needs of geriatric service providers: program rationale and focus group outcomes. Educational Gerontology: An International Journal, 24(5), 425-446.
  • Malone, D., Schmidt, M., & Poon, L. (1998). The distance learning partnership in gerontology: the Georgia model for gerontology higher education. Educational Gerontology: An International Journal, 24 (3), 217-264.
  • Malone, D., Poon, L., & Shetterley, K. (1998). Assessing the training needs of geriatric service providers: telephone survey outcomes. Educational Gerontology: An International Journal, 24(7), 639-654.
  • Malone, D., & Langone, J. (1998). Variability in the play of preschoolers with cognitive delays across different toy sets. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 45(2), 127-142.
  • Malone,D.M. (1998). African-american and euro-american preschoolers with intellectual disabilities: patterns of play with toys. Early Education and Development (Special Issue: Developmental Theory and Research: Applications to the Education of Young Children with Disabilities), 9(4), 393-410.
  • Logan, K., & Malone, D. (1998). Comparing instructional contexts of students with and without severe disabilities in general education classrooms. Exceptional Children, 64(3), 343-358.
  • Logan, K., & Malone, D. (1998). Instructional contexts for students with moderate, severe, and profound intellectual disabilities in general education elementary classrooms. Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 33(1), 62-75.
  • Langone, J., Malone, D., Stecker, P., & Greene, E. (1998). A comparison of traditional classroom instruction and anchored instruction with university general education students. Journal of Special Education Technology, 13(4), 99-109.
  • Malone, D., Manders, J., & Stewart, S. (1997). A rationale for family therapy specialization in early intervention. Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy, 23(1), 65-79.
  • Malone,D.M. (1997). Preschoolers' categorical and sequential play: changes over time. Journal of Early Intervention, 21(1), 45-61.
  • Gallagher, P., Malone, D., Cleghorne, M., & Helms, K. (1997). Perceived inservice training needs for early intervention personnel. Exceptional Children, 64(1), 19-30.
  • Langone, J., Levine, B., Clees, T., Malone, D., & Koorland, M. (1996). The differential effects of a typing tutor and microcomputer-based word processing on the writing samples of elementary students with behavior disorders. Journal of Research on Computer Education, 29, 141-158.
  • Davis, M., Langone, J., & Malone, D. (1996). Promoting prosocial behavior among preschool children with and without disabilities. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 43, 219-246.
  • Malone, D., & Troup, K. Kindergarten teachers' perceptions about the transition of preschool children with disabilities into general education kindergarten. Early Childhood Education Journal.
  • Malone,D.M. (2007). Mothers' perceptions regarding the social competence of preschool children with mental retardation. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 19 (4).
  • Malone, D., & Troup, K. Contextual factors supporting the transition of preschool children with disabilities into general education kindergarten. Journal of Early Childhood Education and Family Review.
  • Malone, D., & Langone, J. Effects of traditional and anchored instruction on test scores of general education and special education students. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.
  • Kropf, N., & Malone, D. (2004). Interdisciplinary practice in developmental disabilities. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 3 (1).
  • Malone,D.M. Preschoolers with and without mental retardation: play patterns in the home and school. Manuscript Accepted with Revisions.
  • Gallagher, P., Malone, D., & Ladner, J. School psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers: attitudes and perceptions of teamwork supporting children with developmental concerns. Manuscript Submitted For Publication.
  • Sapona, R., Malone, D., & Johnson, L. Eligibility. The Special Education Legal Handbook.
  • Malone, D., & Sapona, R. History of the laws regulating special education. The Special Education Legal Handbook.

Book Chapters

  • Fishbein, H., Malone, D.M., & Stegelin, D. (2009). Playmate preferences of preschool children based on race, sex, and perceived physical attractiveness. In D. Kuschner (Ed.). From Children to Red Hatters: Diverse Images and Issues of Play (pp.74-92). New York,NY: University Press of America, Inc.
  • Malone,D.M. (2005). Intellectual and developmental disabilities: toward full community inclusion (3rd ed.). In Wehman,P.; McLaughlin,P.; Wehman,T. (Eds.), Legal rights and benefits (pp.527-541). Austin, TX: ProEd Publishers.
  • Malone, D., Boat, M., McLaughlin, P., & Wehman, T. (2005). Intellectual and developmental disabilities: toward full community (3rd ed.). In Wehman,P. (Eds.), Early childhood intervention (pp.51-92). Austin, TX: Pro-ed.
  • Malone, D., Kropf, N., & Hope, L. (2005). Intellectual and developmental disabilities: toward full community inclusion (3rd ed.). In P. Wehman; P.McLaughlin; T.Wehman (Eds.), Disabilities in late life (pp.149-184). Austin, TX: ProEd Publishers.
  • Malone, D., Kropf, N., & Hope, L. (2002). Mental retardation and developmental disabilities (3rd ed.). In McLaughlin,P.Wehman and P. (Eds.), Intervention in late life Austin, TX: ProEd Publishers.
  • Malone, D., & Boat, M. (2002). Mental retardation and developmental disabilities (3rd ed.). In McLaughlin,P.Wehman and P. (Eds.), Early childhood intervention Austin, TX: ProEd Publishers.
  • Davis, P., & Malone, D. (2001). Families and teachers: collaborative orientations, responsive practices. In Shea,D.O'; Hammitte,D.; Algozzine,B.; Shea,L.O' (Eds.), Family assessment (pp.102-126). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Gallagher, P., Vail, C., McCormick, K., & Malone, D. (2001). Rural special education quarterly. The georgia higher education consortium: A model for linking early intervention faculty (pp.24-32)..
  • Malone,D.M. (2001). When your child has a disability: a complete sourcebook of daily and medical care, 2nd edition. In Batshaw,M. (Eds.), Identifying legal rights and benefits (pp.187-199). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
  • Davis, P., & Malone, D. (2000). Families and teachers: collaborative orientations, responsive practices. In O' Shea, H.A. (Eds.), Family Assessment Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Malone, D., Kropf, N., & Wehman, P. (1996). Mental retardation and developmental disabilities (2nd ed.). In McLaughlin,P. (Eds.), Growing older (pp.85-106). Austin, TX: ProEd Publishers.
  • Malone, D., Roth, K., & Horgan, J. There's room for everybody! Including all students at every level. Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) Monograph. In Killoran,I.; Brown,M. (Eds.), Transition planning options: Preschool to post-secondary school.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Behl, D., Van Buren, M., Roberts, R., Gallagher P., Bruder, M.B., & Malone, D.M. (12-2004). Research roundtable: What does research tell us about implementing effective service coordination strategies 20th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, Chicago, IL.
  • Malone, D.M. (12-2004). Using personal learning plans to weave early childhood intervention student competence 20th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, Chicago, IL.
  • Behl, D., Van Buren, M., Roberts, R., Gallagher P., Bruder, M.B., & Malone, D.M. (12-2004). Research roundtable: What does research tell us about implementing effective service coordination strategies 20th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, Chicago, IL.
  • Gallagher P.A.; Malone, D.M. (12-2004). The influence of attitudes and perceptions about teamwork on coordinated early childhood intervention 20th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, Chicago, IL.
  • Everett, A., Stahl, S., & Malone, D.M. (05-2004). Personal learning plans: Outcomes of an activity-based learning model Ohio Valley Educational Research Partnership Spring 2004 Research Conference, Lexington, KY.
  • Roth, K., Witt, W., Burns, R., & Malone, D.M. (05-2004). Personal learning plans: A model for activity-based learning Ohio Valley Educational Research Partnership Spring 2004 Research Conference, Lexington, KY.
  • Malone, D. M., & Gallagher, P. H. (02-2004). Attitudes and perceptions about teamwork as a fundamental component of coordinated service delivery Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.
  • Malone, D. M., Gallagher, P. H., Behl, D., Roberts, R., Bruder, M. B., & Van Buren, M. (02-2004). Innovations and challenges in research on coordinated early childhood intervention service provision (Panel Session) Conference on Research Innovations in Early Innovations Early Intervention Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Malone, D. M.; Gallagher, P. H. (10-2003). Special educators: attitudes and perceptions of school-based teamwork supporting children with disabilities Manuscript submitted for publication, Washington, D.C.
  • Malone, D.M., & Gallagher P.A. (10-2003). Special education teachers' attitudes and perceptions of teamwork supporting children with disabilities 19th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, Washington, DC.
  • Malone, D.M.; Gallagher P.A. (12-2002). General education teachers' attitudes and perceptions of teamwork supporting children with disabilities 17th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, San Diego, CA.
  • Malone, D.M. (12-2002). Reframing teacher preparation and outcome evaluation in unified EC/SE programs Paper presented at the 17th Annual International Early Childhood Conference, Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, San Diego, CA.
  • Malone, Michael D., Boat, M., Stayton, V., Miller, P., McWilliam, P.J., & Snyder, P. (02-2002). Challenges and innovations in research on preparing early intervention personnel [Panel Session] Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.
  • Malone, D.M., & Boat, M. (02-2002). Alternatives to teacher preparation and outcome evaluation in unified EC/SE programs Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.
  • Malone, Michael D. (02-2001). Alternatives to teacher preparation and outcome evaluation in unified EC/SE programs Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.
  • Malone, D. Michael, Boone, H., & McInerney, W. (12-2000). Assessing the performance of preservice teachers: Issues, challenges, and maybe some solutions! 16th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs Sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Early Childhood, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Malone, D.M. (12-2000). Unified early childhood teacher preparation: Changing student perceptions of competence 16th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Miller, V., Bondurant, P., & Malone, D.M. (12-2000). Mission possible: Turning the impossible into the possible through community teamwork - A guide to action planning for county collaborative groups Inservice Training for the Ohio Bureau of Early Intervention Services, Columbus, OH.
  • Bartley, J., & Malone, D.M. (05-2000). Faculty experiences and perceptions of distance education Ohio Valley Educational Research Partnership Spring 2000 Research Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • Troup, K.S., & Malone, D.M. (05-2000). Project pe-k: Transitioning preschoolers with disabilities to kindergarten Ohio Valley Educational Research Partnership Spring 2000 Research Conference, Louisville, KY.
  • Malone, D. Michael, & Troup, K.S. (04-2000). Transitioning children with disabilities from preschool to kindergarten: A local research perspective Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.
  • Malone, D. Michael, Rous, B., & Early, D. (04-2000). Research innovations in evaluating the preschool to kindergarten transition of children with disabilities [Panel Session] Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.
  • Bauer, A., Wakefield, C.; Malone, D.M. (03-2000). Meeting licensure needs in southwestern Ohio: A collaborative project for early intervention State Superintendent, Columbus, OH.
  • Johnson, L., Malone, D.M.; Wheeler-Russell, G. (12-1999). An evaluation of the utility and impact of IFSPs 15th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, Washington, D.C.
  • Malone, D.M. (12-1999). Object-related play of African-American and Euro-American preschoolers with intellectual disabilities 15th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, Washington, D.C.
  • Troup, K.S.; Malone, D.M. (12-1999). Transitioning preschoolers with developmental concerns to kindergarten: Translating research to practice 15th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children, Washington, D.C.
  • Troup, K.S., & Malone, D.M. (05-1999). Transitioning the young learner with disabilities into school age-programs: A study of issues and procedures Ohio Valley Educational Research Partnership Spring 1999 Research Conference, Covington, KY.
  • Malone, D.M. (02-1999). Facilitating children's play Miami University Child Studies Laboratory Parent Group Meeting, College of Education, Miami University, Oxford, OH.
  • Sainato, D., Barbour, N., Dinnebeil, L., Pretti-Frontczak, K., Malone, D.M., & Starkey, S. (11-1998). Promoting professional competence: Training opportunities for professional development in early childhood and early childhood special education Ohio Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Education's Annual Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Malone, D.M. (07-1998). Distance education in early intervention 1998 Summer Symposium: Promoting Interdisciplinary Partnerships in Higher Education: Do You Wanna Dance? Jointly sponsored by the Ohio Higher Education Consortium for Inclusive Early Childhood Education, the Ohio Department of Health-Bureau of Early Education, Columbus, OH.
  • Malone, D.M. (04-1998). Play and disability: Individual and contextual variation Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, Charleston, SC.
  • Malone, D.M., Lifter, K., & Ellis, J. (04-1998). From description to intervention: Context and methods in children's play [Panel Session] Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, Charleston, SC.
  • Malone, D.M. (01-1998). Children's play Arlitt Child and Family Research and EducationCenter Father's Group, College of Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Malone, D.M., Schar-McPherson, J.R., & Straka, E. (12-1997). Understanding community and medical early intervention team members' attitudes and perceptions of teamwork Zero to Three 12th National Training Institute, Nashville, TN.
  • Malone, D.M. (11-1997). A longitudinal analysis of the categorical and sequential toy play of preschoolers with intellectual disabilities 13th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, New Orleans, LA.
  • Schar, J.R., & Malone, D.M. (11-1997). Attitudes and perceptions of teamwork: Comparison of community and medical early intervention team members 13th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, New Orleans, LA.
  • Straka, E.S., & Malone, D.M. (11-1997). Preservice specialization project: Interdisciplinary training in early intervention personnel to provide infant-toddler services 13th Annual International Early Childhood Conference on Children with Special Needs sponsored by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division for Early Childhood, New Orleans, LA.
  • Malone, D.M., Schmidt, M.S., & Poon, L.W. (08-1997). Promoting gerontology higher education through classroom-based distance education 1997 World Congress of Gerontology: The 6th Annual Congress of the International Association of Gerontology, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Shetterley, K.R., Poon, L.W., Caulfield, M., & Malone, D.M. (05-1997). A convergent model for assessing the training needs of geriatric service providers: Assessment outcomes in Georgia 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society & American Federation for Aging Research, Atlanta, GA.
  • Malone, D.M., Schmidt, M.S., & Poon, L.W. (04-1997). The distance learning partnership in gerontology: The Georgia model for a collaborative educational initiative [Session Title: Gerontology higher education: training future researchers and practitioners through distance learning initiatives] Southern Gerontological Society 18th Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.
  • Shetterley, K.R., & Malone, D.M. (04-1997). Assessing training needs of geriatric service providers: Telephone survey outcomes [Session Title: Gerontology higher education: training future researchers and practitioners through distance learning initiatives] Southern Gerontological Society 18th Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.
  • Malone, D.M. (04-1997). Gerontology higher education: training future researchers and practitioners through distance learning initiatives Southern Gerontological Society 18th Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.