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Kathleen Mohr

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School of Teacher Education & Leadership

Associate Professor, Language and Literacy

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: EDUC 399
DialPhone: 435-797-3946
SendEmail: kathleen.mohr@usu.edu


Educational Background


Biography

Taught early grades in California and Texas for 15 years and at universities in four states. She now helps teachers accelerate the social and academic progress of English learners.


Teaching Interests

Language and Literacy Development Research-based Instructional Practices English as a Second Language Education Assessment Cognition and Linguistics Learning Theories

Research Interests

Research-recommended Practices for Accelerated Language and Literacy Development Classroom Discourse Related to Effective Practices English Language Learners in Mainstream Classrooms Instruction and Assessment for English Language Learners Comprehension as a Cognitive Process Beginning and Struggling Readers

Awards

Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2016

Albert J. Mazurkiewicz ALER Special Services Award, 2015

Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Mohr, K.A, Read, S.R, Jorgensen, A.L, (2015). High expectations: Increasing productivity and complexity in EL writing. : Research and Practice that Makes a Difference in English Learners’ Success.
    • Young, C., Mohr, K., (2015). Successful literacy interventions: An RtI case-study analysis.: CEDER 2015 Yearbook: Education: Issues & Answers.
    • Mohr, K., Mohr, E., (2013). Extending English language learners' classroom interactions using the Response Protocol: Oral Proficiency Interview Training Manual of the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC). U. S. Department of Defense
    • Mohr, K., Mohr, E., (2013). Extending English language learners' classroom interactions using the Response Protocol: Oral Proficiency Interview Training Manual of the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC). U. S. Department of Defense
    • Mohr, K., Mohr, E., (2009). Success stories: supporting the writing development of high-school English language learners: One classroom, many languages: Best literacy practices for today’s multilingual classrooms. International Reading Association
    • Mohr, K., Mohr, E., (2009). Success stories: supporting the writing development of high-school English language learners: One classroom, many languages: Best literacy practices for today’s multilingual classrooms. International Reading Association

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Mohr, K., Juth, S., Kohlmeier, T., Schreiber, K.E, (2016). The developing bilingual brain: What parents and teachers should know and do. Early Childhood Education Journal, doi: 10.1007/s10643-016-0833-7
        • Mohr, K., (2016). Using modeled writing to support English-only and English learner second graders. . Journal of Educational Research, doi: 10.1080/00220671.2016.1169391
        • Young, C., Rasinski, T., Mohr, K., (2016). Enhancing students’ reading fluency with Read 2 Impress. The Reading Teacher, 69:6, 633-636.
        • Young, C., Mohr, K., (2016). Student facilitation in peer-led literature group discussions.. Journal of Classroom Interaction, 51:1, 42-60.
        • Young, C., Mohr, K.A, Rasinski, T.V, (2015). Reading Together: A successful reading fluency intervention.. Literacy Research and Instruction, 54, 67-81. doi: DOI:10.1080/19388071.2014.976678.
        • Reutzel, D.R, Mohr, K., (2015). Fifty Years of Reading Research Quarterly (1965-2014): Looking Back, Moving Forward. Reading Research Quarterly, 50:1, 13-35.
        • Mohr, K., (2014). Measuring students’ writing ability on a computer analytic development scale: An exploratory validity study”. Literacy Research and Instruction, 53, 104-106. *
        • Professional Journal

        • Mohr, K., Mohr, E., (2007). Research News to Use: Response Options for ELL Students Can Increase Language Learning. Reading Today / International Reading Association, 24:4
        • Mohr, K., Mohr, E., (2007). Research News to Use: Response Options for ELL Students Can Increase Language Learning. Reading Today / International Reading Association, 24:4

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  TEAL 7540 - College Teaching Apprenticeship, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 7321 - Foundations of Language and Literacy, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 6785 - Instructional Practices for English Learners, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 6320, 7320 - Theories and Models of Reading, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 4780, 6780 - Assessment for Language Learners, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 6960 - Masters Creative Project, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 7015 - Orientation to Educational Research, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 6570 - Advanced Comprehension Instruction, Summer 2016

                  TEAL 7910 - Independent Research, Summer 2016

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Summer 2016

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Summer 2016

                  TEAL 7540 - College Teaching Apprenticeship, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 6960 - Masters Creative Project, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 6320 - Theories and Models of Literacy, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 4780, 6780 - Assessment for Language Learners, Fall 2015

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2015

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Fall 2015

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Fall 2015

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Fall 2015

                  TEAL 7810 - Research Seminar, Fall 2015

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Summer 2015

                  TEAL 7321 - Foundations of Language and Literacy, Summer 2015

                  TEAL 6570 - Advanced Comprehension, Spring 2015

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2015

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Spring 2015

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Spring 2015

                  TEAL 6320,7320 - Theories and Models of Literacy, Spring 2015

                  TEAL 4780,6780 - Assessment for Language Learners, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 7540 - College Teaching Apprenticeship, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 7990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 6900 - Independent Study, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 7900 - Independent Study, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 7810 - Research Seminar, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 7810 - Research Seminar, Fall 2014

                  TEAL 4780,6780 - Assessment for Language Learners, Summer 2014

                  TEAL 4770,6770 - ESOL Instructional Strategies in the Content Areas, Summer 2014

                  TEAL 6570 - Advanced Comprehension, Spring 2014

                  TEAL 4780,6780 - Assessment for Language Learners, Spring 2014

                  ELED 4030 - Teaching Language Arts and Practicum Level III, Spring 2014

                  TEAL 4780/6780 - Assessment for English Language Learners, Fall 2013

                  TEAL 7321 - Foundations of Language and Literacy, Fall 2013

                  TEAL 4780 - Assessment of English Learners, Summer 2013

                  TEAL 6770 - ESL Instructional Methds, Summer 2013

                  ELED 4030 - , Spring 2013

                  TEAL 6570 - Advanced Comprehension Instruction, Spring 2013

                  ELED 4030 - Teaching Language Arts, Spring 2013

                  TEAL 4780,6780 - Assessment for English Language Learners, Fall 2012

                  ELED 4030 - Teaching Language Arts, Fall 2012


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Jeffery Gunther, August 2016
                  Guoqin Ding, August 2016
                  Bryce Day, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, January 2016
                  Theresa Kohlmeier, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, January 2016
                  Stephanie Juth, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2015
                  Dinah Scott, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2013
                  Alayne Leavitt, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2013
                  Pamela Reutzel, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2013 - May 2015
                  Amie Sarker, November 2011 - October 2012
                  Chase Young, November 2011 - September 2012