James Erekson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Literacy

School of Teacher Education
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Information

Phone
970-351-1756
Office
McKee 314
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
School of Teacher Education
Campus Box 107
Greeley, CO 80639

Education

Professional/Academic Experience

Other Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Children’s literature interpretation, literacy assessment, community and family literacy.

Publications/Creative Works

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

Erekson, J.A. (Fall 2014). “How Corn Maiden Lost her Corn.” Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy Tale Studies, 28 (2).

Kim, Y., Erekson, J., Bunten, B.A., & Hinchey, P. (2014) Toward Sustainable Educational Changes through School-Based Professional Development on ELL Assessment for New Teachers.  Theory Into Practice, 53:3, 228-235, DOI: 10.1080/00405841.2014.916966

Erekson, J.A. (2010). "Prosody and Meaning." Reading Horizons. 50 (2), 80-98.

Books:

Erekson, J.A. (2014). Engaging Minds in Social Studies: The Surprising Power of Joy. (M.F. Opitz & M.P. Ford, Series Ed.). Engaging Minds: The Surprising Power of Joy.  Alexandria, Virginia: ASCD.

Opitz, M.F., & Erekson, J.A. (2014). Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching Reading: A Diagnostic Approach, 7th ed . New York: Allyn & Bacon.