Donna Fogelsong

Donna Fogelsong

Donna Fogelsong

Assistant Professor of Practice

Office

304 War Memorial Hall 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

Office: 540-231-8466

Email

Department Membership

School of Education

Expertise

  • Listening Literacy
  • Pre-Service Teachers
  • Reading Literacy
  • Lesson Study

Professional Activities

  • CAEP Committee: Virginia Tech School of Education, 2016 - current
  • Reviewer: Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2015 - 2017
  • CAEP Committee: Virginia Tech School of Education, 2016 - current
  • BASIC School Committee: MCPS: Christiansburg Primary School, 2009 - 2012
  • SACs Committee: MCPS: Christiansburg Primary School, 2002-2009

Education

  • Ph.D., Virginia Tech
  • M.S., Radford University, Educational Leadership
  • M.S., Radford University, Reading Specialist
  • B.S., Radford University

Research Interests

    Selected Publications

    Manuscripts

    • Barksdale, M.A., Wallace, T., Fogelsong, D. African American picture books: Using mirror texts to help support literacy and identity development, Language Arts. (in press).

    Children's Picture Book

    • Barksdale, M.A., Fogelsong, D. (2019) Molly tynes: a tale passed down. Brandylane Publishers.(April 24, 2019 release date). 

    Presentations

    International Presentations

    • Fogelsong, D. (2018). Exploration of listening practices in elementary settings. International Listening Association (ILA), Dublin, Ireland.  Invited speaker  
    • Fogelsong, D. (2018).  Second-grade teachers: interactive read alouds and listening instruction. International Listening Association (ILA), Dublin, Ireland. 

    Regional & State Presentations

    • Fogelsong, D., Tackett, M., Horst, P., Pennington, Lisa. (2018) Global connections: Integrating social studies into language arts curriculum. Virginia Council of Social Studies. Roanoke, Virginia.
    • Fogelsong, D. (2018). Improving listening skills through interactive read alouds. Virginia Association of Teachers of English (VATE), Roanoke, Virginia.
    • Fogelsong, D., Barksdale, M. A., Bandari, N. Christie, T. (2018).  Portrayals of teachers in US films 1990-2017. Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA), Clearwater, Florida..
    • Fogelsong, D., Barksdale, M. A., Caruso, C., Kuehl, R., Scott, P. (2018). Diversity and classroom management: Examining the impact of a boot camp for student teaching. Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA), Clearwater, Florida. 
    • Fogelsong, D., Kuehl, R. (2018) Understanding nonfiction text structures in the elementary classroom. Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA), Richmond, Virginia.  
    • Fogelsong, D., Tackett, M., Horst, P. (2018) Mind your b’s and d’s: Portrayals of dyslexia in children’s picture books. Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA), Clearwater, Florida. 
    • Fogelsong, D. (2017) Integrating oral comprehension strategies into literacy instruction. Presentation at the annual meeting of Virginia State Reading Association. (VSRA), Roanoke, Virginia. 
    • Fogelsong, D. (2017). Listening: Dissertation discussion. A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association (EERA), Richmond, Virginia.

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