Rajni Shankar-Brown, Ph.D. - University of North Carolina Wilmington

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA WILMINGTON
Rajni Shankar-Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Elementary, Middle Level and Literacy Education
Donald R. Watson School of Education
601 SOUTH COLLEGE ROAD WILMINGTON, NC 28403-5980
TEL: 910-962-2672 – FAX: 910-962-3988
[email protected]
Research Interests
Poverty, Homelessness and the Education of Socially Marginalized Children
Adolescent Literacy Development and Motivation
Culturally and Developmentally Responsive Pedagogy
Integrating the Arts into the Curriculum
Qualitative Research Methodology and Case Study Design
Name of Faculty
Member
Research Area of
Interest/Expertise
Dr. Rajni ShankarBrown
Poverty, Homelessness and
the Education of Socially
Marginalized Children
Content Area of
Specialization
Adolescent Literacy
Development and Motivation
Culturally and Developmentally
Responsive Pedagogy
Integrating the Arts into the
Curriculum
Qualitative Research
Methodology and Case Study
Design
International Experience:
Courses Taught:
EDN 352-001: Developing Reading Competence in the Middle Grades
EDN 355-001: Language Arts Methods for Middle Grades
EDN 595-010: Advanced Language Arts Methods
EDN 595-009: Advanced Reading for Middle Grades
MDLG 3131: The Philosophy and Curriculum of Middle School
MDLG 3130: The Early Adolescent Learner
MDLG 4430: Student Teaching Seminar for Middle Grades
MDSK 3160: Child Development: Birth through Adolescence
EDUC 5100: Educational Diversity
READ 5255: Reading & Writing in the Content Areas
Professional Service & Leadership Experience:
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
International Optimist Club of Manassas
International Reading Association (IRA)
National Middle School Association (NMSA)
National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)
North Carolina Professors of Middle Level Education (NCPOMLE)
Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
Age Group/
Grade
Level(s)
Methodological Expertise
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