Worcester State University
Education Department

 

Sue Fan Foo


Sue Fan Foo

Contact Information
Office: S227
Phone: (
508) 929-8071
Email: sfoo@worcester.edu

Education

Doctor of Education in Special Education 

University of Cincinnati, 2002

 

Masters in Education (Special Education)

University of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1998

 

Diploma in Special Education,

Specialists’ Teacher Training Institute, Malaysia 1992

 

Diploma in Primary School Education: English as a Second Language

Sultan Abdul Halim Teachers Training College, Malaysia 1986

 

Certification in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

Ministry of Education, Malaysia

 

 

Area of Specialization


Sue Fan Foo holds am EdD in Special Education and Early Childhood Education. She is interested in providing instructional support to teachers and students.



Representative Professional Activities


Foo. S (2009). Responding to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Creating a Safe and Loving environment. Paper presented at the  World Council For Curriculum and Instruction North American Chapter Conference, July 14-16, 2009, Lethbridge, Canada.

 

Unpacking Cultural Authenticity in Literature. Paper presented at the 13th World Conference in Education, World Council For Curriculum and Instruction, September 2-7, 2008, Antalya, Turkey.

 

Tending Loving Communities (TLC).  Workshop presented at the 13th World Conference in Education, World Council For Curriculum and Instruction, September 2-7, 2008, Antalya, Turkey.

 

Creating Spaces for Unfolding Multicultural Texts. Paper presented at the 19th Literacies for All Summer Institute, July 17-20, 2008, Tucson, Arizona.

 

 

Representative Scholarly Works

 

Foo, S.F. & Starlin, C (2008) Editors, WCCI Conference Proceedings. 12th World Conference, 2006, Manila, Philippines.

 

Truax, R.R., Foo, S.F. & Whitesell, K.M. (2004). Literacy Learning: Meeting the Needs of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing with Additional Special Needs. The Volta Review, 104,(4), p. 307- 326.   

 

Feng, S., Foo, S. F., Kretschmer, R. R., Prendeville, J., & Elgas, M (2004) Language and Peer Culture: Mandarin speaking preschoolers in an English preschool setting.  Language and Education, 18 (1), 17-34.

 

 

Courses Taught

ED 193 FYS: The Color of Water

ED 160 Early Education Today

ED 206 Young Children, Learning and Special Needs

ED 270 Diversity and Multicultural Education

ED 317 Early Literacy, Children’s Literature Language Arts

ED 913 Differentiated Reading Instruction

ED 921 Developmental Patterns of Children with Special Needs

ED 922 Analysis and Interpretation Behavior and Learning

ED923  Development and Implementation of the Individual Educational
            Program

ED 924 Strategies for Assessing and Teaching Students with Special 
            Needs

 
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