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Diana Leyva Interview  -  December 6, 2012, 9:00 a.m. CS Voice of Literacy Webcast
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Guest:

[Dr. Diana Leyva]

Dr. Diana Leyva
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Harvard Graduate School of Education and Center on the Developing Child


Diana is a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard Center on the Developing Child. She is currently the Program Director of Un Buen Comienzo, a cluster randomized evaluation of a professional development intervention for preschool and kindergarten teachers in Santiago, Chile. Her research focuses on parenting and literacy, in particular how parents help children understand writing as a communicative tool. She has published in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Literacy Research, Journal of Cognition and Development, First Language, Reading and Writing, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy and Early Education and Development.

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. Diana Leyva, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard School of Education and Center for the Developing Child.

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