University of Missouri - Columbia »» School of Information Science and Learning Technologies
Skip to Main Page Content
  • Live webcasts »» Call 573-884-3803, or 866-768-5483 (Toll Free)

Information for:

Peter Dewitz Interview  -  October 27, 2008, 3:00 PM CST Voice of Literacy Webcast

Listen to the archived webcast
Click an icon to choose a format for the archived webcast:

QuickTime MP3


Guest:

[Dr. Peter Dewitz]

Dr. Peter Dewitz
Educational Consultant


Peter Dewitz is an educational consultant working with schools and school districts in Delaware, Nebraska, Utah and Virginia. Prior to that, he was a professor at the University of Virginia and the University of Toledo.

Dr. Dewitz has been involved in research on reading since l980, working in the areas reading comprehension and assessment. His comprehension research has focused on helping children improve their use comprehension through strategies and metacognition. Current research work focuses on the efficacy of comprehension instruction in core reading programs.

He has published in professional journals, such as Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, Journal of Reading and the Journal of Reading Behavior

Host:

[Dr. Betsy Baker]

Dr. Betsy Baker
Professor of Literacy Studies
Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum, University of Missouri


Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Baker is a Professor of Literacy Studies at the University of Missouri. Dr. Baker's research interests include integration of literacy and technology, new literacies, future literacies, 21st century literacies, multimedia case-based instruction in teacher education, and sociocognition in teacher education, literacy, and new literacies.

Summary:

Voice of Literacy host, Dr. Betsy Baker, interviews Dr. Peter Dewitz.

To the Top

Copyright © 2017 — Curators of the University of Missouri. All rights reserved. DMCA and other copyright information.
An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer.
Published by the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211