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Carol Delaney

Office: Education 3045
Email: cd21@txstate.edu
Phone: 512.245.2044

Curriculum Vitae

Carol Delaney is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at Texas State University-San Marcos.  She received her Ph.D. from Syracuse University. Her research interests includes: Adolescent Reading Motivation; Technology in Secondary & Higher Education; and Critical Literacy.

Courses Taught

RDG 5320 Foundations of Literacy Instruction
Course surveys reading and writing theories, processes, and models; theoretical bases of literacy instruction, stages of literacy development; the relationship between oral language and literacy; and classic and current quantitative and qualitative literacy research.


RDG 5324 Developing Content Area Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools
Course examines literacy development in middle and secondary school content areas. Topics include classroom assessment, development of strategic literacy, fluency, critical thinking, lifelong attitudes, interests, study strategies, and literacy in multiple sources of narrative and information text ranging from textbooks to electronic texts.

Published Works:

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