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Instructor
Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies
College of Education
Courses Taught 
EDFN 305: Philosophical and Historical Foundations of Public Education
EDFN 306: Education and Individual Differences
EDFN 307: The Psychology of Instruction and Learning
EDFN 405: The Development of Educational Thought
EDFN 406: Human Development and Learning
Research Interests 
Cultural and Social Foundations of Education, History of American Education, Neuroscience and Learning, Childhood and Adolescent Obesity, and Health Care and Society
Education 

Ph.D., Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, 2001
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
M.Ed., Cultural and Educational Policy Studies, 1997
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
B.S., Psychology, 1992
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Selected Publications 

Kondellas, B., Fredericks, J., & Fredericks, M. (In progress). The management and organization of a learning institution within the society, culture, personality [SCP] model.

Fredericks, M., Ross, M., Kondellas, B., Hang, L., Fredericks, J., & Ward, B. (2013).  Health care professionals: A synthesis and integration of select concepts and theories in the study of mental illness through the society, culture, personality (SCP) model.  International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 2, 87-96.

Fredericks, M., Kondellas, B., Fredericks, J., Langer, M., & Ross, M. (2013). The integration of select aspects of educational foundations as applied to health care education: A religious perspective. Education, 133 (3), 378-392.

Fredericks, M., Kondellas, B., Fredericks, J., Wloch, W., Hang, L., & Ross, M. (2012). Toward a select conceptual and theoretical examination of the team approach to organizational relationships within the society-culture-personality (SCP) model.  Human Resource Management and Corporate Competitiveness, Monograph by Szent Istvan University Godollo, Hungary, 13-22.

Kondellas, B., Fredericks, M., Fredericks, J., & Ross, M. (2011).  Serving the needs of diverse learners: An examination of Michael Anagnostopoulos’ contributions to the history of educational ideas.  American Educational History Journal, 38, (2), 447-457.

Fredericks, M., Kondellas, B., Hang, L., Fredericks, J., & Ross, M. (2011). Future chiropractic physicians: Toward a select conceptual understanding of bureaucratic structures and functions in the health care institution.  Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, 18 (2), 64-73.

Lodyga, M., Fredericks, M., Ross, M., & Kondellas, B. (2011).  Electronic medical records (EMR): Call for empathy in the patient-clinician relationship within a technological milieu: Implications for professional nursing practice.  Electronic Journal of Health Informatics, 6 (3), e 23.

Fredericks, M., Kondellas, B., & Fredericks, J. (2011).  The importance of communities and communication in the professionalization process within the society, culture, personality [SCP] model. Humanization of Work and Modern Tendencies in Management, Czestochowa, Poland.

Fredericks, M., Kondellas, B., & Fredericks, J. (2010). Toward a socio-psychological understanding of select organizational relationships and theories within the society, culture, personality [SCP] model. Humanization of Work and Modern Tendencies in Management, Czestochowa, Poland.

Fredericks, M., Lyons, L., Kondellas, B., Ross, M., Hang, L., & Fredericks, J. (2009). Chiropractic physicians: An analysis of select issues for the use of electronic medical records and the patient-practitioner relationship within the society-culture-personality model.  Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, 16 (1), 13-20.

Fredericks, M., Kondellas, B., Ross, M., Hang, L., & Fredericks, J. (2009).  Future chiropractic physicians: Toward a synthesis of select concepts in the behavioral sciences in health care and the society-culture-personality model for the 21st century.  Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, 16 (1), 5-12.

Kondellas, B. (2004). Michael Anagnostopoulos: Father of the kindergarten for the blind,” American Educational History Journal, 31 (2), 157-162.

Background 

Research interests include applied issues in human development with an emphasis on obesity through      the society, culture, personality (SCP) model in the institution of education. Further research interests include Michael Anagnostopoulos (the founder of the Kindergarten for the Blind-1887) and the Greek School system in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Additional Information 

Selected Presentations

The Importance of Communities and Communication in the Professionalization Process within the Society, Culture, Personality [SCP] Model. Paper presented at the International Conference: Human, Work, Organization—Humanization of Work and Modern Tendencies in Management, Czestochowa, Poland, 2011.

Toward a Socio-Psychological Understanding of Select Organizational Relationships and Theories within the Society, Culture, Personality [SCP] Model.  Paper presented at the International Conference: Human, Work, Organization—Humanization of Work and Modern Tendencies in Management, Czestochowa, Poland, 2010.

Serving the Special Needs of Boston’s Diverse Learners and Economically Challenged Population: A Historical and Philosophical Examination of Michael Anagnostopoulos’ Contributions to Education.  Paper presented at the Midwest History of Education Society, Chicago, Illinois, 2005.                           

Michael Anagnostopoulos: Father of the Kindergarten for the Blind.  Paper presented at the Midwest History of Education Society, Chicago, Illinois, 2003.

Michael Anagnostopoulos: The Historical Importance of an Appropriate Education.  Paper presented at the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2003.

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