Faculty Profile

Elizabeth Lewis

Associate Professor of Education (2008)

Contact Information

lewiseli@dickinson.edu

57 S College St
717.245.1837
http://dickinson.academia.edu/ElizabethLewis

Bio

Her research focuses on new and multiple literacies; multimodality in secondary education; and the literacy development and instruction of adolescent English language learners. Currently, her teaching interests include incorporating culturally responsive pedagogy in instruction, addressing diverse student needs in teacher education, and integrating literacy instruction across secondary content areas.

Education

  • B.A., Syracuse University, 1993
  • M.S., 1996
  • Ph.D., 2008

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

EDST 140 Educational Psychology
An examination of physical, cognitive, and psychological developmental theories and research as well as theories of learning. The course includes theoretical perspectives on: age-stage characteristics, exceptionality, achievement versus aptitude, as well as how developmental, sociocultural, and motivational factors influence student learning in classroom contexts.

EDUC 460 Managing the Incl Classroom
Permission of Instructor Required

EDUC 461 Student Teaching
Permission of Instructor Required

EDUC 461 Student Teaching
Permission of Instructor Required

EDUC 462 Student Teaching
Permission of Instructor Required

EDUC 462 Student Teaching
Permission of Instructor Required

Spring 2017

EDST 140 Educational Psychology
An examination of physical, cognitive, and psychological developmental theories and research as well as theories of learning. The course includes theoretical perspectives on: age-stage characteristics, exceptionality, achievement versus aptitude, as well as how developmental, sociocultural, and motivational factors influence student learning in classroom contexts.

EDST 260 Intro to Educational Rsrch
An introduction to the purposes and methodologies of research in education including how various stakeholders in the educational community use and access research findings as well as how studies in education are designed, implemented, and disseminated. Quantitative, qualitative, and historical methodologies are addressed. Research processes are introduced around the topic of literacy. Students will develop a review of the research literature on a topic related to literacy using online catalogs, databases, and other open access resources to find and gather sources and digital publications formats to disseminate their reviews. Prerequisite: 140.

EDST 340 Immigration and Education
An examination of the historical, sociological, political, and legal issues related to immigration and education in the United States. Particular issues of focus each semester will be selected by the instructor and might include patterns of immigration, theories on immigrant assimilation, the relationship between culture and education, perspectives on citizenship and their impact on immigrant education, and related legislation, funding, and policy. Prerequisite: 260 or Social Science Research Methods (AFST 200, AMST 202, ANTH 240, ANTH 241, EASN 310, ECON 228, LAWP 228, PMGT 228, POSC 239, PSYC 201, SOCI 240, SOCI 244, or WGST 250), or permission of instructor.