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Misty Sailors interview  -  April 17, 2014, 10:30 a.m. Voice of Literacy Webcast
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[Dr. Misty Sailors]

Dr. Misty Sailors
Professor of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
College of Education and Human Development, University of Texas-San Antonio

Misty Sailors is a Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Texas at San Antonio. A former classroom teacher, Sailors teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in reading and reading research. She currently serves as a member of the review board for the Reading Research Quarterly and The Reading Teacher and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Literacy Research Association. Her research interests focus on comprehension instruction, the professional development of teachers, and the importance of print-rich environments for literacy development. She directed a collaborative international project that authored, printed and distributed over 7 million children’s books with local and international colleagues in Malawi and South Africa. She has worked with literacy educators in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Mozambique, and Chile.


[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. Misty Sailors, Professor of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching, College of Education and Human Development, University of Texas-San Antonio

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