Margaret Berg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Language and Literacy

School of Teacher Education
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Information

Phone
970-351-2714
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
School of Teacher Education
Campus Box 107
Greeley, CO 80639

Education

Professional/Academic Experience

Other Experience

 Lawrence Public Library; Lawrence, Kansas:  Young Adult Library Assistant (2006-2008)

Research/Areas of Interest

Equity in education, teacher education, content and/or disciplinary literacy, content and language integrated learning (CLIL), multi-lingualism and schooling, evaluation of learning, Systemic Functional Linguistics and educational linguistics, discourse analysis, queer theory, linguistic diversity among students with special needs, (auto)ethnography, and youth culture

Publications/Creative Works

Berg, M.A.  (2016).  Russian-speaking students and material needs in the reformist context: An ecological study of curriculum development. Journal of World Languages, doi 10.1080/21698252.2016.1191125

Huang, J., Berg, M.A., Romero, D. & Walker, D. (2016). The impact of a collaborative project between K-12 schools and a teacher preparation program for linguistically sensitive pedagogy. Journal of World Federation of Associations of Teacher Education.

Berg, M.A. & Huang, J. (2016).  Language objectives beyond vocabulary: Working with content area teachers for linguistically responsive instruction.  In Challenging Boundaries in Linguistics: Systemic Functional Perspectives. Aachen British and American Studies Series edited by Stella Neumann, Rebekah Wegener, Jennifer Fest, Paula Niemietz and Nichole Huzen. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Huang, J., Berg, M.A., Seigrist, M. & Damsrie, C. (2016).  Impact of a functional linguistic approach to teacher development on content area student writing. International Journal of Applied Linguistics.

Honors and Awards

Fulbright Scholar, 2016-2017 in Russia, awarded for project titled: Academic Biliteracy and Ecological Systems for Writing

 


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