B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison (1973);
M.S., Major: Reading Education (1979), Indiana University;
Ed.D. Major: Reading Education, Minors: Socio-Psyholinguistics
and Educational Inquiry Methodology, Indiana University.
Dissertation Title: "Reading as Signification"
Reading Counts: Expanding the Role of Reading in Mathematics Classrooms (Teachers College Press).
"Critical approaches" (Handbook of Research on Reading, Vol 3).
"Supporting students' mathematical inquiries through reading" (Journal for Research in Mathematics Education).
"More than words: The generative power of transmediation for learning" (Canadian Journal of Education).
C&T 4138: Teaching literacy in the early years
Examination of theory, research, and practice of literacy learning and teaching in the early years, including children who are English language learners and children experiencing difficulty with school literacy. Emphasis on alternative models of designing literacy curricula, selection and use of materials (including technologies), and methods of assessing and teaching decoding, spelling, fluency, text use, and comprehension.
C&T 4900: Research and independent study: Curriculum and teaching
Masters degree students undertake research and independent study under the direction of a faculty member.
C&T 6900: Directed research and theory development in curriculum and teaching
C&T 8900: Dissertation advisement in curriculum and teaching
Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see section in catalog on Continuous Registration for Ed.D. degree.