Tanya Christ is an Associate Professor of Reading and Language Arts at Oakland University. She currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses related to reading assessment and instruction for children grades K-12, and advises doctoral research. Previously, she taught preschool and elementary school students in Buffalo and Brooklyn, New York.
Her research interests include the following:
- Early childhood literacy, including vocabulary acquisition, comprehension, and processing of multimodal texts (e.g., iPad app books);
- Teacher development, particularly the use of video as a socio-constructivist tool to support reflective practice and deep understanding of pedagogical issues; and
- Issues of educational access and equity, including social and cultural capital and culturally relevant text in testing.
Please follow this link to access her current CV: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bWx-M7gtngeH9PYMJgE2zvY07CwQBS1vy4uOS_cyNBQ/edit?usp=sharing
You can also find more information about her research at the following sites:
Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/tanya-christ/41/236/b96
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tanya_Christ/?ev=hdr_xprf
Dr. Tanya Christ
460F Baldy Hall
Department of Reading and Language Arts
School of Education and Human Services
Rochester, MI 48309, USA