Amy Staples, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Phone: 
319-273-7468
Office Location: 

Schindler Education Center, 185
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0601

Education 

BA Psychology, Augustana College
M.Ed. Educational Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. Educational Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Areas of Expertise 

Literacy acquisition and instruction
Instructional and assistive technology
Inclusion
Qualitative
Descriptive
Quasi-experimental

Research Interests 

Literacy development in children with significant developmental disabilities
Inclusion
The role of technology in supporting literacy and communication

Selected Publications 

Staples, A.H., Pugach, M.C., & Himes, D. (2010). Cases of technology integration in three urban elementary schools. In J Schrum (Ed.), Considerations on Technology and Teachers: The Best of JRTE. ISTE.

Foley, B.E., & Staples, A. (June, 2006). Assistive technology supports for literacy instruction. Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 15(2), 15-21.

Foley, B.E., & Staples, A. (July, 2006). Assistive technology supports for literacy instruction. Perspectives on Language and Learning, 13(2), 15-21.