Please join us for a Department of Teacher Education, Literacy Colloquy Speaker Series Zoom presentation given by: Dr. Sheila W. Valencia titled: “Shifting Understandings of Complexity” Abstract: Since Common Core came into view, the issue of text complexity has taken center stage. But this issue of complexity has been the subject of much debate and… Read More »
A talk from Dr. Gary Troia, associate professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education at Michigan State University whose research interests include writing assessment, instruction, and standards; connections between oral language and literacy; and literacy professional development for teachers.
Please join us for a job talk given by Dr. Erica M. Barnes, Assistant Professor from University of Albany, titled: ‘Fostering Literacy Development through Language’ Dr. Barnes will present her work examining how teachers support young children’s acquisition of academic registers. Using quantitative and qualitative methodology, she investigates how lexical, grammatical, and discourse-level features of… Read More »