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Dianne Gut-Zippert

Headshot of a smiling Dianne Gut-Zippert wearing a blue blouse
Teacher Education
Patton Hall 309DD

Dianne Gut holds the B.S. in Education from Cleveland State University and the M.Ed. in Special Education from Notre Dame College of Ohio. She received the Ph.D. in Special Education and Learning Disabilities from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Gut teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Special Education and Curriculum and Instruction. Her major research interests include social and academic interventions for students with disabilities in low resource schools, transition planning, mentoring for preservice and inservice teachers, and integrating 21st century skills into curriculum in the content areas.

Most Recent Publications:

Alquraini, T., & Gut, D. (2012). Critical components of successful inclusion of students with severe disabilities: Literature review. International Journal of Special Education, 27(1), 42-59.

Wan, G., & Gut, D. M. (2011). Roles of media and media literacy education: Lives of Chinese and American adolescents. Iberoamerican Communication Review. [Updated and Spanish translation.] Available online from

Gut, D. M. (2011). Integrating 21st century skills into the curriculum. In G. Wan, & D. M. Gut (Eds.), Bringing schools into the 21st century (pp. 137-158). New York: Springer Verlag.

Wan, G., & Gut, D. M. (Eds.). (2011). Bringing schools into the 21stcentury. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Gut, D. M. (2009). Why and how? Responding to the call to infuse 21stcentury skills into the social studies curriculum. Ohio Social Studies Review, 45(1), 7-14.

Wan, G., & Gut, D. M. (2008). Media use by Chinese and U.S. secondary students: Implications for media literacy education. Theory Into Practice, 47(3), 178-185.

Wan, G., & Gut, D. M. (2008). Roles of media and media literacy education: Lives of Chinese and American adolescents. New Horizons of Education, 56(2), 28-42.

Gut, D. M., Farmer, T. W., Bishop, J. L., Hives, J., Aaron, A., & Hunter, F. (2004). The school engagement project: Academic engagement enhancement. Preventing School Failure, 48(2), 4-9.

Gut, D. M., Oswald, K. M., Leal, D. J., Frederiksen, L., & Gustafson, J. M. (2003). Collaboration in teacher preparation: A general-special education collaborative partnership. College Student Journal, 37(1), 111-127.

Gut, D. M., & Safran, S. P. (2002). Cooperative learning and social stories: Effective social skills strategies for reading teachers. Reading and Writing Quarterly, 18(1), 1-5.

Cadwallader, T. W., Farmer, T. W., Cairns, B. D., Leung, M., Clemmer, J. T., Gut, D. M., & Reese, L. (2002). The social relations of rural African American early adolescents and proximal impact of the school engagement project. Journal of School Psychology, 40(3), 239-258.