Hot Topics in Literacy
Oct 11, 2014
from 08:00 am to 02:45 pm
|Contact Name||Elizabeth Alderton|
|Contact Phone||(920) 424-4444|
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Sponsored by the Department of Literacy and Language (formerly the Department of Reading)
Registration (includes lunch)
Undergraduate/Graduate Students/Reading Council Members: $40
Teachers / Administrators: $75
School District Team Special: Send 4 people from the same district for the price of 3!
One registration fee of $225 will be needed, along with the four attendee's names
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Timothy Rasinski
Timothy Rasinski is a professor of literacy education at Kent State University. His scholarly interests include reading fluency and word study, reading in the elementary and middle grades, readers who struggle, and parental involvement. His research on reading has been cited by the National Reading Panel and has been published in journals such as Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, Reading Psychology and the Journal of Educational Research.
Tim served on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association. He has also served as co-editor of The Reading Teacher and the Journal of Literacy Research. In 2010 Tim was elected to the International Reading Hall of Fame.
Prior to coming to Kent State, Tim taught literacy education at the University of Georgia. He taught for several years as an elementary and middle school classroom and Title I teacher in Nebraska.