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Althier Lazar Interview  -  June 29, 2011, 3:30 pm CST Voice of Literacy Webcast
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[Dr. Althier Lazar]

Dr. Althier Lazar
Professor of Education and Chair, Department of Teacher Educatio
Saint Joseph's University

Althier Lazar, Ph.D. is Professor of Education and Chair of the Teacher Education Department at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on preparing teachers to serve the literacy needs of children in culturally marginalized communities. Her books include Learning to Be Literacy Teachers in Urban Schools: Stories of Growth and Change (International Reading Association, 2004) and We Can Teach and We Can Learn: Achievement in Culturally Responsive Literacy Classrooms (Teachers College Press, 2011). Dr. Lazar has published in several scholarly journals, including the Journal of Literacy Research, The Reading Teacher, The Journal of Reading Education, The Reading Professor, The National Reading Conference Yearbook, Action in Teacher Education, and College Teaching.


[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.


Voice of Literacy host, Dr. Betsy Baker, interviews Dr. Althier Lazar, Professor and Chair, Department of Education, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA.

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