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

Dr. Laura Hauerwas
Department Chair

Dr. Susan Skawinski
Assistant Chair

Jane DeGiulio
Administrative Assistant

Phyllis Connolly
Senior Office Assistant

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

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Marcy Zipke

Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Harkins Hall 319


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., American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA, "Paper: Preschoolers Explore Interactive Storybook Apps: Which Apps, and With Whom?". April, 2014.

Zipke, Marcy., American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA, "Session: Nurturing Second-Language Literacy Skills with Immersion, Corrective Feedback, and Multimedia Book Reading ". April, 2014.

Zipke, Marcy., Literacy Research Association, Dallas, TX, "Paper: Development of a Tool for Choosing the Best Picture Book Apps for Digital E-Readers". December, 2013.

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.

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