Sharon Matthews
Clinical Assistant Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 203 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (979) 845-8384
Vita: View Document
Office Hours
Tuesday     2:00pm-3:30pm
Friday     9:00am-10:00am
Research Interests
Children's literature
Disciplinary literacy
Reader motivation
Writing pedagogies
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Hodges, T.S., & Matthews, S.D. (2018). Stranger than nonfiction: Identifying and modeling text structures in fiction picturebooks. ALER Yearbook: Engaging All Readers Through Explorations of Language, Literacy, & Culture, 40(1), 91-106.

2. Hodges, T.S., McTigue, E.M., Wright, K.L., Franks, A.D., & Matthews, S.D. (2018). Transacting with characters: Teaching children perspective-taking with children's literature. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 32(3), 343-362. (IF: 0.73)

3. Hodges, T.S., & Matthews, S.D. (2017). Picture books aren’t just for kids! Modeling text structures through nonfiction mentor books. Voices from the Middle, 24(4), 74-79. (AR: 15%)

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Daibao Guo (Summer, 2018), Ph.D.
Charity Caye Stephens (Fall, 2018), Ed.D.
2017 College of Education and Human Development Transforming Lives Faculty Fellow

(2018-2018). College Level Association of Former Students.  Distinguished Ahievement Award for Teaching

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