Lanna Andrews, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education, Emeritus
Learning & Instruction Department




Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of San Francisco
M.S., Special Education, California State University, Hayward
B.A., Liberal Studies, California State University, Hayward

Credentials & Certificates

Administrative Services Credential
Resource Specialist Certificate
Learning Handicapped Specialist Credential
Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential

Research interests and areas of expertise:
Urban, multicultural special education; educational legal issues; transfer of learning; novice to expert teaching; curriculum development; inclusion, collaboration, and consultation; special education teacher recruitment, preparation and retention.


Andrews, L. (in press) Using Case-Based Instruction To Promote Pre-Service Teachers' Inclusion Problem-Solving. Teacher Education and Special Education.
Andrews, L. (2008) Does Case-Based Problem-solving Promote Intern Teachers' Sense of Self-efficacy? International Journal of Case Method Research, Issue 4.
Andrews, L. (2006) Using Case Writing to Study Inclusion Practices. International Journal of Case Method Research, Issue 2.
Andrews, L. (2003) A Descriptive Study: Using Cases On-Line To Prepare Teachers Who Teach Students with Learning Disabilities In Urban Settings. In Hans Klein (Ed.) Interactive Innovative Teaching & Training: Case Method and Other Techniques. Madison, Wisconsin: Omni Press.
Andrews, L., Evans, S., & Miller, N. (Summer, 2002). How can we prepare and retain effective special education teachers? 6(2), 26-42. Academic Exchange Quarterly.
Andrews, L. (Summer, 2002). Transfer of learning: A century later. Journal of Thought, 37(2), 63-72. San Francisco CA: Caddo Gap Press.
Andrews, L. (Summer, 2002). Preparing pre-service teachers for inclusion: Web-enhanced case-based instruction, 13 (3), 27-37. Journal of Special Education Technology.
Andrews, L. (Spring, 2002). Curriculum development for multicultural and multilingual students. Multicultural Education, San Francisco, CA: Caddo Gap Press.
Andrews, L. (2002). Working together, multimedia tools for inclusion. Arlington, VA: Proculture Editions.
Andrews, L. (2001). Views on efficacy of the case method: Results of an attitude survey. In Hans Klein (Ed.) Interactive teaching and learning across disciplines and cultures using case methods. Madison, Wisconson: Omni Press.