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William Kerns

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

United States of America - Little Rock

I specialize in English Language Arts and Literacy. My interests in relation to SITE include new literacies as well as quality assurance in online instruction.

Biography

William Kerns is an Assistant Professor of Education with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Formerly he was an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Harris-Stowe State University located in St. Louis. He earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Clemson University. Prior to entering higher education, he worked in Central Florida as a high school English teacher, reading teacher, and reading specialist. His university teaching specialties are in the areas of Middle and Secondary English Language Arts, literacy/reading, curriculum and instruction, and action research. His research specializations are in the areas of curriculum and instruction, literacy, quality assurance, and the fostering as well as assessment of reflective thinking among undergraduate teacher candidates.