Dr. Fink has written widely about her Interest-based Model of Reading, based on her research on struggling readers who ultimately became successful doctors, lawyers, business leaders, artists, and scientists.
Professional Title: Professor Emeritus of English / Literacy
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Literacy, Education, Dyslexia & Special Education, Content Area Literacy and the Arts, (e.g., rap, dance, drama, etc.)
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Literacy, Education, and Special Education
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: English Composition: Education, Family, Gender & Race; Struggling Readers and Writers; Essentials of English
Education: BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; MS, SUNY, Cortland; EdD, Harvard University
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Rosalie Fink teaches literacy and education courses in which she integrates reading, writing, the arts, and hands-on activities. She has written widely about her Interest-based Model of Reading, based on her student-centered philosophy of education that uses each student’s passionate personal interests to spur learning. Rosalie especially enjoys working individually with her students and getting to know each one of them well. She loves teaching!
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