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Dr. Bryan Ripley Crandall

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Curriculum & Instruction & Director of Connecticut Writing Project
o: Canisius Hall Rm 115
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Current Research Interests

Bryan's research focuses on teaching writing in k -12 schools, establishing writing policies, young adult literature, writing across the curriculum, urban education, 21st century literacies, writing activity genre research, and critical pedagogies. Through his teaching in a heterogenous k -12 urban school in Louisville, Kentucky and volunteer work with several refugee families who relocated to the United States, Bryan's scholarship advocates for inclusion, high achievement, and the power of listening to youth.  

Courses Taught

  1. ED 455: Crit&StrategicLiteracy/Gr 5-12
  2. ED 459: Dev Reading-Secondary School
  3. ED 501: Prac/Literacy Teachr Consultns
  4. ED 561: Sum Inst in Teaching Writing
  5. ED 589: English Seminar
  6. EN 373: Literature for Young Adults
  7. EN 411: Teaching Writing 3-12 Classrm