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Diane Corcoran Nielsen,

Professor
Primary office:
785-864-9664
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 446
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Summary

Teaching Interests

  • Literacy
  • Reading
  • Children's literature
  • Elementary education
  • Reading specialist

Research Interests

  • Reading development
  • Language development
  • Reading instruction
  • Primary grades
  • Early intervention
  • Reading and deafness
  • Teacher Education
  • Professional development
  • Reading assessments
  • Narrative comprehension

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction: Literacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1990
  • M.S., Curriculum & Instruction: Reading, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, 1983
  • B.A., Elementary & Special Education, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1972

Specializations

Literacy and Children's Literature