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Heppt and Haag interview  -  April 29, 2015, 4:00 PM CDST Voice of Literacy Webcast
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[Ms. Birgit Heppt]

Ms. Birgit Heppt
Research Assistant and Doctoral Student
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Birgit Heppt received her diploma in psychology from Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany in 2009. Currently, she is a research assistant and doctoral student at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. In her research, she focuses on the assessment of academic language skills at elementary school level and on social and immigration-related disparities in the comprehension of academic language.
[Ms. Nicole  Haag]

Ms. Nicole Haag
Researcher and Doctoral Candidate
Institute for Educational Quality Improvement, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin

Nicole Haag received her diploma in Psychology from the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany in 2009. Currently, she is a researcher and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Educational Quality Improvement (IQB) at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In her research, she focuses on the interplay of language and mathematical competence in primary school and on the validity of mathematics tests for second language learners in Germany.


[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.


Voice of Literacy host, Dr. Candace Kuby, interviews Dr. Birgit Heppt and Dr. Hicole Haag.

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