David Schaafsma

601 South Morgan Street (MC 162)
University Hall, Suite 1904
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312.413.2222
Fax: 312.413.1005
Email: schaaf1@uic.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor
Community-based literacy, narrative inquiry


David Schaafsma is interested in scholarly issues concerning the preparation of English teachers, young adult literature, community-based literacy, the uses of narrative in research and learning, and the relationship between literacy, democracy, and social action. He has been working on projects in the past year that include a (research methods) book, Narrative Inquiry in English Education, that he is writing with Ruth Vinz; an edited collection of essays entitled Jane Addams, Hull-House and the Call to Education, and an edited collection of baseball poetry tentatively titled Take me Out to the Ballgame. He is developing, with his colleague Todd DeStigter and Oak Park-River Forest High School English teacher and Spoken Word Club Coordinator Peter Kahn, an MA in English Education certificate program in Teaching Spoken Word Poetry.

PUBLICATIONS

Eating on the Street
University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition
Published: August 24, 1994
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