Allison Karpyn, associate professor, HDFS; senior associate director for Center of Research Education & Social Policy; with secondary appointments in Education and Behavioral Health and Nutrition.
Reading, Writing and Self-Regulation
Charles MacArthur, School of Education, worked with colleagues to develop an innovative and effective instructional plan to help students in community college strengthen their writing skills. By integrating graphic organizers and collaborative writing strategies, students not only become better writers, but also improve study skills.
The research team has received a five-year, $3-million grant through IES to further test and expand their curriculum.
As part of their analysis on the effectiveness of coteaching, Jennifer Gallo-Fox, early childhood education, and Kathryn Scantlebury, secondary education, evaluated the benefits teachers derived by participating in this model. Teachers reported that coteaching motivated them to rejuvenate their practice and refresh their instructional methods.