Navigate Up
Sign In

Department of Elementary/Special Education
Harkins Hall, Room 328
Phone: 401-865-2121
Fax: 401-865-1021

Dr. Laura Hauerwas
Department Chair
lhawerwa@providence.edu

Dr. Susan Skawinski
Assistant Chair
sskawsk@providence.edu

Jane DeGiulio
Administrative Assistant

jdegiuli@providence.edu

Phyllis Connolly
Senior Office Assistant
pconnoll@providence.edu

Other contacts:

Sharlene G Mason
Coordinator of Field Placement
Location: Harkins Hall 315

Diane C. Comerford
Assistant Dir. of Assessment Services
Location: Harkins Hall 336
dcomerfd@providence.edu

Untitled Document

Marcy Zipke

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

mzipke@providence.edu
401-865-2695
Harkins Hall 319

Education:

Ph.D. - Educational Psychology City University of New York


Selected Publications:

Zipke, Marcy. (2013). Teachers' thoughts on e-readers in the elementary school classroom. Education and Information Technologies, 18 (3), 421-441.

Zipke, Marcy. (2011). First-graders receive instruction in homonym detection and meaning articulation: The effect of explicit metalinguistic awareness practice on beginning readers. Reading Psychology, 32 (4), 349-371.

Zipke, Marcy., Ehri, L., Cairns, H. (2009). Using semantic ambiguity instruction to improve third graders’ metalinguistic awareness and reading comprehension: An experimental study. Reading Research Quarterly, 44 (3), 300-321.

Zipke, Marcy. (2008). Teaching metalinguistic awareness and reading comprehension with riddles. The Reading Teacher, 62 (2), 128-137.

Zipke, Marcy. (2007). The role of metalinguistic awareness in the reading comprehension of sixth and seventh graders. Reading Psychology, 28 (4), 375-396.

Recent Presentations:

Zipke, Marcy., Annual Meeting of Everyone Reading, Everyone Reading, New York, NY, "Set for variability: The importance of flexible pronunciation". March, 2013.

Zipke, Marcy., Everyone Reading's Annual Conference: Preparing All Students for Success, Everyone Reading's Annual Conference: Preparing All Students for Success, New York, NY, "Set of Variability: The Importance of Flexible Pronunciation". March, 2013.

Zipke, Marcy., Hauerwas, Laura ., Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators, Association of Teacher Educators, Atlanta, GA, "The language knowledge necessary to teach literacy to linguistically diverse students". February, 2013.

Zipke, Marcy., Association of Teacher Educators, Association of Teacher Educators, Atlanta, GA, "The Language Knowledge Necessary to Teach Linguistically Diverse Students: Thoughts on Preparing Pre-Service Teachers". February, 2013.

Zipke, Marcy., Northeastern Educational Research Association, Northeastern Educational Research Association, Rocky Hill, CT, "The Language Knowledge Necessary to Teach Linguistically Diverse Students: Thoughts on Preparing Pre-Service Teachers". October, 2012.


Click here for more information

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity