Academic Literacy and Linguistics
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Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Instruction, Academic Literacy, Reading Research
Doctor of Philosophy in Literacy for Learners at Risk – St. John’s University – 2013
Master of Arts – Teaching of English 7 – 12 – Columbia University / Teachers College – 2004
Bachelor of Arts – English – Long Island University / CW Post – 1993
- This introductory college level reading course emphasizes improved reading comprehension through the practice of literal, inferential and critical reading skills, vocabulary development, writing, flexible reading rates, and study skills. A variety of materials is used to enrich students??A? basic understanding of reading.
- This advanced reading course is designed to help students master a full range of college-level reading and related skills, including critical comprehension, vocabulary, writing, flexible rates of reading, and study strategies. A variety of college-level materials is used.
- Critical Thinking (Same as CRT 100) is designed to develop the mind and help students learn to think clearly and effectively. Through substantive readings, structured writing assignments and ongoing discussions, students will examine concrete examples from their own experience and readings and contemporary issues in the media to learn how to analyze issues, solve problems, and make informed decisions in their academic, professional, and personal lives.
Research and Projects
BMCC Teaching Academy, Fellow
Honors, Awards and Affiliations
Outstanding Professor of the Year – St. John’s University – 2013