School of Education

Faculty/Staff Profiles

David Reinking

Eugene T. Moore Professor of Teacher Education

Phone: 864-656-3483
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Educational Background

PhD Reading Education
University of Minnesota 1983

MS Elementary Education
Winona State University 1979

BA Elementary Education
Concordia Teachers College 1971


Principal Investigator, National Reading Research Center (1991-1996)
Editor, Journal of Literacy Research (1995-2001)
Co-Editor, Reading Research Quarterly (2001-2006)
Member, Reading Hall of Fame (inducted 2008)
President, Literacy Research Association (2009-10)

Courses Taught

Various courses and advanced seminars related to the following topics:
Teaching Reading
Literacy and Technology
Research methods
Professional development

Research Interests

Differences between digital and printed texts
Developing digital literacy
Research methods: Design-based research
Professional development of teachers