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Thomas Davis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 515.271.3946
Mailing Address:
    2507 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311


B.A., Luther College

M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Honors & Professional Memberships

  • International Literacy Association
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

Prior Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Central College
  • Instructor, Cornell College
  • Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, Heartland Area Education Agency 11
  • Elementary Teacher and Reading Specialist, West Des Moines and Central-Clinton Community Schools

Areas of Expertise

  • Literacy Methods
  • Children's Literature
  • Inquiry
  • Teacher Development

Courses Taught

  • Content Area Reading
  • Literacy Assessment and Instruction I
  • Secondary Reading and Interdisciplinary Curriculum
  • Education Planning and Assessment
  • Literacy Assessment and Instruction II
  • Teaching Communicative Arts in Elementary Classrooms
  • Language and Culture
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