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2014

George Fox University

Remedial higher education

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A Narrative Inquiry Exploring The Career Paths Of Two Teachers Of Developmental Reading In Oregon Community Colleges, Dana Sitton Anderson Jan 2014

A Narrative Inquiry Exploring The Career Paths Of Two Teachers Of Developmental Reading In Oregon Community Colleges, Dana Sitton Anderson

Doctor of Education (EdD)

The purpose of this narrative inquiry study was to discover the pathways taken by two participants as they became developmental reading instructors in higher education in Oregon. What qualified them as teachers of developmental reading in higher education? A review of the literature resulted in no research journal articles on the topics of training, preparation, or credentialing of developmental reading teachers in higher education. With no published research discovered, narrative inquiry presented an appropriate method to begin to gather and analyze data. Two developmental reading teachers from community colleges in Oregon were selected to record their stories in interviews and ...