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David Caverly

David Caverly, Ph.D.

Dr. David Caverly
Dr Caverly

Office: ASBN 401D
Phone: 512.245.3100

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Caverly has been involved in developmental education for over 30 years teaching and coordinating learning centers in community colleges, four year colleges, and universities. He has written extensively in the field and is best known for his edited book with Rona Flippo, the Handbook of College Reading and Study Strategy Research and his column TechTalk in the Journal of Developmental Education. He is Professor of Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instrution where he directs the developmental reading program and teaches in the Graduate Program in Developmental Education.

  Graduate Courses Spring 2014

RDG 1300: Academic Reading and Writing - A content-based, integrated reading and writing course for students who require compensatory instruction in reading comprehension and critical reading.  Required for students who fail to make passing scores on the Texas Success Initiative reading test. Credit for this course will not count toward any baccalaureate degree offered by the University

RDG 7307a: Special Topics:New Literacies - This course focuses on the field of New Literacy Studies. The course will include an examination of diverse ways in which new technologies broaden and change the demands on what it means to be a literate citizen of the 21st century



Related Links

Technology Institute for Developmental Educators (TIDE) 


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