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Karen Wohlwend
Associate Professor of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education
Faculty
W.W. Wright Education Building Room Education 3042
Phone : (812) 856-8275
Fax: (812) 856-8287
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Department:  Literacy, Culture, & Language Education
Affiliations:  Learning Sciences , Center for Research on Learning and Technology, Early Childhood Education
 
About Me | Degrees | Awards
 

ABOUT ME
My Website: karenwohlwend.com
Scholar Google: Wohlwend Google Scholar Profile
Researchgate: Wohlwend Research Profile
Academia.edu: Wohlwend Research Profile
Blog: Teaching New Literacies in PK-2 Classrooms
Twitter: toys_r_texts
Courses:
  • teacher education courses in literacy foundations and PK-2 literacy methods
  • research methods: multimodal and mediated discourse analysis
Research Interests:
  • nexus of play, toys, and literacies in early childhood classrooms
  • young children playing and pretending with new technologies
  • children’s digital play and film-making as critical literacies
  • gender, popular culture, and children's media
  • multimodal analysis, mediated discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis 
  • video analysis and ethnographic research methods
 

DEGREES

Ph.D. Language, Literacy, and Culture, University of Iowa
M.A. Early Childhood Education, University of Northern Iowa
B.A. Early Childhood Education, University of Northern Iowa

AWARDS
  • International Reading Association 2008 Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award
  • National Council of Teachers of English 2010 Promising Researcher Award Honorable Mention
  • Nominee: Senior Member-at-Large position on Executive Board of Child Development and Early Education SIG
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