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Janine Certo-Teacher Education Faculty
Janine Certo
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
certo@msu.edu
Janine Certo is an associate professor of language and literacy in the Department of Teacher Education. Her interests include writing instruction, genre theory and pedagogy, poetic language theory and instruction, and arts-based literacy education. Drawing on multiple methods, including poetic ...
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Fenice B. Boyd-Teacher Education Student
Fenice B. Boyd
Fenice B. Boyd, Ph. D. '96, is an Associate Dean for Teacher Education and associate professor of literacy at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. Boyd's research focuses on issues of diversity writ large; that is diversity as related to students' ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds, academic abilities, instructional approaches, and curriculum materials. Her research interest has been shaped by her interactions with African American students who have been disenfranchised by traditional school culture, but nonetheless, possess strength and rich literacy ...