Rick Traw, Ed.D.

Associate Professor - Literacy Education
(319) 273-2240
Office Location: 

SEC 540

Mailing Address: 

618 Schindler Education Center
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0606


1991, Ed. D., University of South Dakota, Curriculum and Instruction, Literacy Emphasis
1984, M.S., Emporia State University, Educational Administration
1974, B.A., Ottawa University, English Education

Areas of Expertise 

Methods of teaching reading and writing
Administration &lLeadership in literacy curriculum & instruction
Educational change

Research Interests 

Professional development of literacy teachers
Systemic change in literacy programs
Undergraduate teacher education for literacy teachers
Emergent reading, writing, and spelling

Courses Taught 

Methods and Materials in Literacy Education (graduate)
Roles of the Reading Specialist (graduate)
Methods of Teaching Early Literacy (undergraduate)
Methods of Teaching Literacy at the Middle and Secondary Levels (undergraduate)