Literacy Education

Literacy Education offers opportunities to study in the areas of English education, drama education and reading from cognitive, social, cultural, and poststructuralist perspectives. Research areas within the program include: child language development in education, composition (writing); early, intermediate, adolescent and adult literacy; family literacy; children's and young adult literature; Aboriginal literacy; teacher librarianship; and arts-based and multimodal approaches to literacy learning.

 

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Faculty Members in Literacy Education

Name Research Interests
Ahmed, Anwar Languages and literature
Belliveau, George Theatre, Arts-based research, Drama Education, Research-based Theatre, Interdisciplinary Arts
Bryson, Mary technology, media, cultural studies, gender, queer theory, deviance studies, post-colonial pedagogies, Sociology, Women's Studies, Education, media and gender, media and education
Corella Morales, Meghan Other languages and literature; Academic Discourse; Children and youth; Discourse Analysis; Language ideology; Sociolinguistics
Darvin, Ron development of diverse digital practices for learners of unequal resources
Dobson, Teresa Media and communications; Literary Education; Digital Literacy; Digital Humanities; Text Visualization
Galla, Candace what types of technology initiatives (low-, mid-, or high) Indigenous language communities are using to revitalize, maintain, and promote their language
Gladwin, Derek Other languages and literature; Cultural Studies; Digital & Media Literacy; Environmental & Energy Literacy; Environmental Humanities; Food Literacy; Literary Education; Sustainability Education; Writing & Rhetoric
Gunderson, Lee Paul Languages and literature; reading-research; immigrant-achievement; home literacy environment
Hare, Jan Aboriginal youth mobility, Aboriginal family and community perspectives on early literacy, literature, identity construction and urban Aboriginal youth, Cultural studies, early childhood, first nations education
Jenson, Jennifer Other languages and literature; Digital Cultures and Education; Digital Games; Game-based Learning; Gender; Online Learning; technology; Technology Implementation and integration
Kendrick, Maureen literacy, digital literacy, Children and youth, ESL, international perspectives
Kumpulainen, Kristiina Languages and literature; Critical literacies/pedagogies; Digital Literacies; identity; Multiliteracy and multimodality; Place-based literacies; Storytelling/narrative inquiry
Li, Guofang longitudinal studies of immigrant children
Rajagopal, Harini Multiliteracy and multimodality; Bilingual/Multilingual education; Decolonizing pedagogies and knowledges
Rogers, Theresa Children's literatures; Other languages and literature; Children's and Adolescent Literature; Digital Literacies; Education; Educational Approaches; Literacy; Youth Studies
 
 
 
 

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