Roberta Mason
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  • Phone: 559-453-2204
  • Office: BAH 124


  • Ph.D., Language and Literacy, Indiana University, 1998
  • M.A., Fresno Pacific University
  • B.A., Grace College

Publications & Presentations

  • "Adolescent Literacy Perspective," in The Adolescent Literacy Case: A Video Ethnography of Teaching Second Language Students Content Through Literacy Development (CD-ROM), edited with S. Pinnegar, A. Teemant and C. Harris, produced by Brigham Young University, 2003
  • "Enriching the transaction: Making reading and writing processes more explicit for adolescents," doctoral dissertation, Indiana University, 1998
  • "Organizing units around powerful contrasts, concepts and content," with Y. Freeman in The Whole Language Catalog, edited by K. Goodman, L. Bird and Y. Goodman, published by American School Publishers, 1991
  • "Strategies for perceiving text organization," master's project, Fresno Pacific University, 1986
I teach at Fresno Pacific because it gives me the opportunity to engage pre-service teachers with what I am passionate about regarding adolescents and literacy. I take great delight in seeing our candidates become academic leaders. demonstrating the power of engaging curriculum as they begin their teaching careers.