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Lisa O'Brien interview  -  February 23, 2015, 4:00 p.m. CS Voice of Literacy Webcast
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Guest:

[Dr. Lisa O'Brien]

Dr. Lisa O'Brien
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Language and Literacy, Boston University School of Education


Lisa O'Brien is a Post Doctoral Fellow in Language and Literacy Education at Boston University. Her research focuses on understanding and implementing interventions that diminish opportunity gaps that contribute to early and later achievement gaps. She is particularly interested in the relationship between text type, vocabulary and conceptual knowledge development, and comprehension.

Host:

[Dr. Candace Kuby]

Dr. Candace Kuby
Assistant Profesosr
Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum, College of Education, University of Missouri


Dr. Candace Kuby is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Missouri. Her scholarship focuses on: 1) critical, inventive, hybrid, and multimodal literacies and 2) innovative qualitative research methodologies. Candace is the author of "Critical literacy in the early childhood classroom: Unpacking histories, unlearning privilege"(2013) with Teachers College Press and co-editor of "Disrupting Qualitative Inquiry: Possibilities and Tensions in Educational Research" (2014) with Peter Lang. Journals in which her scholarship appear include: International Journal for Qualitative Studies in Education; Young Children; Journal of Early Childhood Literacy and Education, Citizenship, and Social Justice.

Summary:

Voice of Literacy host, Dr. Candace Kuby, interviews Dr. Lisa O'Brien, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Language and Literacy, School of Education, Boston University.

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