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Danielle Defauw, Assistant Professor of Reading and Language Arts


Director, Field Placement; Associate Professor, Reading and Language Arts
C1 FCS (Fairlane Center South)
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126


Danielle DeFauw is an assistant professor of reading and language arts at the College of Education, Health, and Human Services, University of Michigan-Dearborn. She received her Ph.D. in Reading Education from Oakland University in 2010. She obtained both her Master of Education in Literacy K-12 Specialization and Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Michigan-Flint.

Her research interests focus on writing. She has conducted both qualitative and quantitative research on writing instruction, including teacher-writers and using authentic writing tasks with elementary students to support writing motivation. She is also interested in pursuing research on writing assessment.

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