Darryn Diuguid, Ph.D.

Photo of Darryn Diuguid, Ph.D.Professor of Education

Office: Piper Academic Center (PAC) 208

Phone: (618) 537-6559


Ph.D., Educational Studies, Saint Louis University
Dissertation Title: Student Teachers Awareness, Preparedness, and Attitudes of Issues Related to High-Poverty Schools

M.A.Ed., Elementary Education, Eastern Kentucky University

B.S., Elementary Education, Eastern Kentucky University

B.A., Mass Communications, Western Kentucky University

Personal Interests

Traveled to Peru, Brazil, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Costa Rica, Greece, Italy, Norway, Finland Study Abroad in London, England

Research Interests

High Poverty Schools

Diverse Children's Literature

Student Teacher Attitudes


Diuguid, D. (Winter, 2010). Student Teachers’ Awareness, Preparedness, and Attitudes of Issues in High Poverty Schools. Southeastern Teacher Education Journal.

Diuguid, D. (February, 2010). [Review of the book Interactive Think-Aloud Lessons: 25 Surefire Ways to Engage Students and Improve Comprehension]. Education Review.

Diuguid, D. (February, 2009). [Review of the book Launching the Writing Workshop: A Step-by-step guide in photographs]. Education Review.

Diuguid, D. (August, 2008). [Review of the book Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits: K-2. An Annotated Bibliography of More Than 150 Mentor Texts With Teacher-Tested Lessons]. Education Review.

Diuguid, D. (April, 2008). [Review of the book Teaching Early Writing and Reading Together, Mini-lessons that Link K-2 Literacy Instruction]. Education Review.

Publications Under Review

Diuguid, D. & Hill-Anderson, B. How a Multicultural Literature Study altered the Pedagogical Methods and Curriculum Content in a Teacher Education Program. In Hickey, G. & Lanahan, B. (Eds.). Multicultural Education Effects at Small Colleges and Universities.


Diuguid, D. (November, 2010). Exploring the Availability and Use of Multicultural Reading Materials in Schools. NCTE National Conference in Orlando, FL.

Diuguid, D. (September, 2010). Celebrating Reader’s Rights. Brown Bag Series. Lebanon, IL.

Diuguid, D. (August, 2010). Classroom Procedures for the Various Disciplines. T4E Workshop: Adventures in Teaching. Lebanon, IL.

Diuguid, D. (May, 2010). The BEST ways to select and use TEXTBOOKS & to get students to do the reading. T4E Workshop. Lebanon, IL.

Diuguid, D. (December, 2009). GLBT Families and Social Issues. O’Fallon High School-Milburn Campus. O’Fallon, IL.

Diuguid, D. (November, 2009). Gay Speak: Analyzing Discourse in Homosexually Themed Children’s Literature. NCTE National Conference in Philadelphia, PA.

Diuguid, D. (August, 2009). Using Book Groups across the Disciplines. McKendree University’s Teaching For Excellence Workshops. Lebanon, IL.

Current Courses

EDU 309: Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools

EDU 445/545: Methods of Teaching Language Arts for Elementary Teachers

EDU 429/529: Children's Literature

EDU 498: Portfolio Assessment

EDU 495: Student Teaching

Professional Interests

National Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts

International Reading Association

Illinois Reading Council

Literacy for Social Justice Research Group

Kappa Delta Pi


Education Review (Elementary education)

Committees & Memberships

Faculty Senate

Library Committee

Technology Affairs Council

Education Generalist Faculty Search