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Education educator

Mary Alice Barksdale, American education educator. Fulbright scholar 1995. Member International Reading Association (Albert J. Harris award 1995), National Reading Conference, College Reading Association, Eastern Educational Research Association, Fulbright Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Barksdale, Mary Alice was born on February 12, 1954 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Byrd H. and Mary Anne (St. Clair) Barksdale.

Education

Bachelor in Elementary Education, Clemson University, 1976. Master of Education in Reading Education, Clemson University, 1979. Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1988.

Career

Teacher Greenville (South Carolina) Schools, 1976-1981, Bedford (Virginia) County Schools, 1981-1983. Graduate assistant Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1983-1988. Professor West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1988-1994, University South Florida, Tampa, 1994—2001, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, since 2001.

Presenter in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor Journal Computing in Childhood Education, 1995-1997. Contributor articles to professional journals. Reviewer publications in field.

Membership

Member International Reading Association (Albert J. Harris award 1995), National Reading Conference, College Reading Association, Eastern Educational Research Association, Fulbright Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Byrd H. Barksdale

mother:
Mary Anne (St. Clair) Barksdale