Hot Topics in Literacy
Oct 05, 2013
from 08:00 am to 02:45 pm
|Where||Sage Hall, Room 1210|
|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: $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. Gay Ivey
Dr. Ivey is the Tashia F. Morgridge Chair in Reading at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison. A former middle school reading
specialist, she received her Ph.D. in Reading Education at the
University of Georgia and held faculty positions at Rutgers University,
the University of Maryland at College Park, and James Madison University
before joining the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at
UW-Madison in August 2012.
Dr. Ivey's research centers on engaged reading and the social contexts that support it, particularly for inexperienced readers. The author of several books, she has published a range of articles in journals such as Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Educational Leadership, Voices from the Middle, and Phi Delta Kappan.