At U Alberta since July 2019. Formerly at Queen's University in the Faculty of Education, and at the University of South Carolina in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Past president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.
Spinner, weaver, aficionado of murder mysteries.
Research interests include:
This course provides an introduction to teaching students with diverse learning support needs within the inclusive education context. Course content focuses on adapting classroom instruction and classroom environments to enhance learning for all students. May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.Winter Term 2022
Intent is to (a) provide students with a theoretical understanding of specific reading disabilities, (b) introduce students to widely used assessment tools and the interpretation of assessment results, and (c) develop competence in designing and implementing successful instructional programs for students with specific reading disabilities.Fall Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
This course provides students with an understanding of reading disabilities, introduces them to relevant assessment tools, and examines how to design and implement successful interventions for students with reading disabilities.Fall Term 2021
Content varies from year to year. Topics announced prior to registration period. The student's transcript carries title descriptive of content. May be repeated.Fall Term 2021