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Adamson, Susan

Assistant Professor, Early/Middle Childhood
College of Education

sadamson@butler.edu
317/940-9080


Thursday 9 - 12:00
www.indianayoungwriters.org

Resumé/Vitae

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
Early literacy learning, Reading & Writing Workshop, Reading & Writing assessment

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Adamson, S., Royster, K, & Matern, C. Confronting Whiteness: Literacy Teachers in Urban Classrooms. National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention: Reading the Past Writing the Future, Chicago, IL, November 2011.
Adamson, S. Assessing Writing & Conferring with Writers. IPS Balanced Literacy Institute, Forest Manor Professional Development Center, Indianapolis, IN, July 26-27, 2011.
Adamson, S. & Patterson, J. Writing & Teaching in Units of Study. IPS Balanced Literacy Institute, Forest Manor Professional Development Center, Indianapolis, IN, July 20-21, 2011.
Adamson, S. & Patterson, J. Writing & Teaching in Units of Study. IPS Balanced Literacy Institute, Forest Manor Professional Development Center, Indianapolis, IN, July 19-28, 2010.
Adamson, S. Moving Earth: Making Process Visible. NCTE/Whole Language Umbrella (WLU) Literacies for all Summer Institute, Indianapolis, IN, July 2010.
Adamson, S. Writing to Teach: Teaching to Write. IUPUI Elementary Urban Educators, Indianapolis, IN, September 2010.
Adamson, S. Writing to Teach: Teaching to Write. Indiana State Reading Association (ISRA), Indianapolis, IN, March 2010.
Berghoff, B. & Adamson, S. Assessing the Professional Development Provided by a Writing Project. National Reading Conference (NRC), San Antonio, TX, November 2007.
Berghoff, B. & Adamson, S. Partnerships Pay Off: Sustained Professional Development Leads to Better Students Writing. Indiana Teachers of Writing (ITW), Indianapolis, IN, October 2007.
Adamson, S. Degrees of Freedom. Research And Teaching In These Critical Times: Harste-Burke Retirement Conference, Bloomington, IN, May 2005.
Martens, P. & Adamson, S. Young Children Read and Write: Critical Lessons in Early Literacy Research. NRC, San Antonio, TX, Winter 2004.
Adamson, S. (ed.) (December, 2011). Blazing the Real: Writing by Indiana Children. Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, Indianapolis, IN.
Adamson, S., Reilly, K., Marciniak, R. & Sygiel, L. (2011). Unit of Study: Digital Profiles. Y-Press Youth News Network, Indianapolis, IN.
Adamson, S. & Berghoff, B. (in process). The Writing Continuum.
Adamson, S. & Stone, A. (2010). Moving Earth 2: Exhibit of Writing & Art. Indianapolis Marion County Public Library, Central Library Learning Curve, Indianapolis, IN.
Adamson, S. & Groshek, M. (2010). Moving Earth: Exhibit of Writing & Art. Herron School of Art & Design, Marsh Gallery, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN.
Adamson, S. (ed.) (December, 2009). Moving Earth: Writing by Indiana Children. Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, Indianapolis, IN.
Adamson, S. & Groshek, M. (May 2009). Coming to Light 2: Exhibit of Writing & Art. Indianapolis Marion County Public Library, Central Library Learning Curve, Indianapolis, IN.
Adamson, S. & Groshek, M. (2008). Coming to Light: Exhibit of Writing & Art. Herron School of Art & Design, Marsh Gallery, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN.
Adamson, S. (ed.). (2007). Coming to Light: Writing by Indiana Children. Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, Indianapolis, IN.
Adamson, S. (ed.). (2005). Touching Water: Writing by Indiana Children. Indiana Partnership for Young Writers, Indianapolis, IN.
Vasquez, V., with Muise, M., Adamson, S., Heffernan, L., Chiola-Nakai, D., and Shear, J. (2003). Getting beyond “I like the book”. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
Martens, P. & Adamson, S. (2001). Inventing literate identities: The influence of texts and contexts. Literacy Teaching and Learning: An International Journal of Early Reading and Writing, 5, 27-50.

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Fall 2012: ED 112 Introduction to the Profession of Teaching, ED 206 Introduction to Elementary Education, ED 408 Foundations of Effective Reading, and development of early education center.


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees
Ph.D. & MSE Language Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, BSE Elementary Ed, Lesley College, Cambridge, MA

Certifications
Massachusetts, certified K-8; Indiana, certified K-6

Professional Credentials
Director, Indiana Partnership for Young Writers

Association Memberships (professional/educational)
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE),
Association of Teacher Educators (ATE),
American Educational Research Association (AERA),
International Reading Association (IRA),
Indiana State Reading Association (ISRA),
Indiana Teachers of Writing (ITW)