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Kerri Wenger

Kerri Wenger

Education Faculty
EOU Malheur County Center
676 SW 5th Ave
Ontario, OR 97914
541.889.8333
kwenger@eou.edu

  • Ph.D. in Literacy Education:  Washington State University
  • Ed.M. in Literacy Education: Washington State University
  • BA in Education: University of Wyoming
  • BA in English: University of Wyoming

Kerri Wenger has been privileged to work with future and practicing teachers at EOU’s Ontario onsite program since 1998. She has been an ESL, foreign language, and mainstream classroom teacher. Her research focuses on education in culturally and linguistically diverse rural settings. She and her colleagues have published many research and practitioner articles in the areas of pre-service teacher education, first and second language classroom discourse, and preparing rural teachers for diversity. She serves as a reviewer of qualitative and ethnographic research for the Journal of Research in Rural Education, Teacher Education Quarterly, and the Journal of Teacher Education.  She loves cooking, dancing, and chasing livestock on her family’s farm – though not all at the same time.

 
Courses Taught
LIB 387, 388 Children’s Literature and Library
ED 437 Emergent Literacy
ED 483/383 Development and Individual Differences
ED 361 Foundations of Second Language Education
ED 421 ESOL Strategies
ED 422 Issues in Educating Language Minority Students
ED 462 Language and Cognition in L2 Learners
ED 446 Sociolinguistics
ED 479 ESOL Practicum
READ 514 Linguistics for Teachers


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