Jackie Sydnor

Jackie Sydnor

Associate Professor of Elementary Education

Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 347

About Jackie Sydnor

Dr. Sydnor's research and teaching focus on supporting aspiring teachers’ professional identity development and reflective practice through the use of digital storytelling and video annotation.

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor

Profession Development School Liaison, Cowan Elementary



Indiana University, 2013


Indiana University, 2007


Indiana University, 2002

Research and Publications

Davis, T., Sydnor, J., Daley, S. & Coggin, L. (2017). Purposeful tensions: Lessons learned from metaphors in teacher candidate’s digital stories. Teacher Educator, 52 (4), 291-307.

Sydnor, J. (2017). “I didn’t realize how hard it would be!”: Tensions and transformations in becoming a teacher. Action in Teacher Education, 39 (2), 218-236.

Sydnor, J. (2016). Using video to enhance reflective practice: Student teachers’ dialogic examination of their own teaching. New Educator, 12 (1), 67-84.

Areas of Expertise

Teacher Reflection

Literacy Methods

Student Teaching

Teacher Professional Identity Development

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Teaching of Reading 610 800 0000 - 0000
Early Literacy Devel 615 800 0000 - 0000