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Barbara Cockerham, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
(Specialization in Reading and Literacy)
Library Committee

Office Phone: (951) 343-4262
E-mail: bcockerh@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, Room B233
Office Hours: Tues/Wed: 2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.,

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Educstional Leadership and Curriculum Nortrhcentral University June 14, 2013
M.S. Educational Administration National University 1992
M.S. Educational Technology Pepperdine University 1989

Courses Taught

* American Public Schools
* Reading Courses
* Supervision of Student Teachers

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

* Literacy Issues
* History of Reading
* Linguistics
* Motivation and Learning

Editor, of the California Reader, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal sponsored by the California Reading Association

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Teaching Experience

* Public School Teacher (20 years)
* Elementary School Principal
* Staff Developer and Coordinator of Literacy, Riverside County Office of Education

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Research, Presentations, & Publications

PRESENTATIONS:

International Reading Association Conferences, California Reading Association Conferences, California Department of Education Reading Conferences plus many more.

PUBLICATIONS:
Evaluating the Relationship Between Teacher Credential Students’ Ability to Read
and Their Interest in Reading
English as a Second Language Handbook, Teaching Reading A-Z, Taking a Reading: A Teacher's Guide to Assessment, Prevention and Intervention: A Way of Thinking

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Church Membership & Activities

Harvest Fellowship

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Community Service & Involvement

* Dickens' Society
* Friends of the Library
* Riverside County Philharmonic Orchestra

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Interests & Hobbies

* Reading
* Travel
* Friends
* Grandchildren

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Personal Philosophy

Teaching is a sacred trust

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