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Getting Dialogical with Professor Bob Fecho from the English Education Program 

This past fall, Bob Fecho, formerly a professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia, joined the faculty in the English Education program at Teachers College. Prof. Fecho is not only distinguished in the study of language, identity and sociocultural perspectives in secondary classrooms, but has decades of firsthand …

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Spotlight on English and Education Ph.D. Student Eve Eure  ☆

Eve is a Teaching Assistant for the College Teaching of English course and a first year Ph.D. student. She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College where she was a Portuguese and Brazilian Studies major and has degrees from the University of Chicago in Latin American Studies and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in Fiction.

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New Faculty Profile: Carmen Martinez-Roldan  ☆

TC is pleased to welcome Dr. Carmen Martínez-Roldán to the Arts & Humanities faculty. Coming from the University of Texas at Austin, she will join the Bilingual/Bicultural Education program teaching such courses as Foundations of Bilingual Education, Biliteracy, and Latino Literature for Children and Adolescents. With a research agenda rooted in the literacy process of …

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Creativity and Collaboration: Nick Sousanis on Comics and Classrooms  ☆

On Friday afternoon, comics artist and TC doctoral student, Nick Sousanis, stood in front of a room of educators, art-educators, and artists, and conducted a discussion of the aesthetic, philosophical, and pedagogical elements that go into creating his comics. His images reject simple illustration, instead searching for ways to “use visual metaphor in a narrative …

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Merging Research and Practice: Professor Michael Kieffer  ☆

Michael Kieffer, Assistant Professor of Language and Education for the TESOL and Applied Linguistics programs, is making a difference in public schools across the United States. His research, which primarily focuses on the literacy development of English language learners in K-12 schools, is an outstanding example of work that both informs and is informed by …

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