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Melissa Comer

Melissa Comer

Name:

Melissa  Comer

Title:

Professor

Department:

Curriculum & Instruction

Email Address:

mcomer@tntech.edu

Phone:

(865) 481-2000 ext 2363

Office:

RSCC at Oak Ridge, TTU BOX 5042

Research Interests

Early childhood education • Early childhood intervention and qualitative research methods • Low income families • Parent-teacher collaboration • Early child care selection

About

Melissa Comer, Professor, teaches literacy courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Working closely with in-service and pre-service teachers, she investigates methodology and pedagogy centering on innovative and active engagement strategies. Presenting and publishing at the local, state, regional, national, and international levels on various literacy topics, Melissa’s current focus is on exploring culture through personal stories and on integrating technology and instruction within the literacy curriculum.