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Ian O'Byrne

  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of New Haven
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Research interests

educational psychology educational technology literacy adolescent literacy early literacy health literacy technology new literacies

About

W. Ian O'Byrne is an Assistant Professor of Educational Technologies at the University of New Haven. His research examines the literacy practices of individuals as they read, write, and communicate in online spaces.

Co-authors (27)

Publications (5)

Facilitating Critical Evaluation Skills through Content Creation: Empowering Adolescents as Readers and Writers of Online Information

  • O'Byrne W
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The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension: New Opportunities and Challenges for Students with Learning Difficulties

  • Castek J
  • Zawilinski L
  • McVerry J
Multiple Perspectives on Difficulties in Learning Literacy and Numeracy (2011)
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Facilitating Critical Thinking Skills through Content Creation: Results from a Pilot Study

  • O'Byrne W
Literacy Researchers Association (2009)
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Measuring the Dispositions of Online Reading Comprehension : A Preliminary Validation Study

  • O'Byrne W
  • McVerry J
The 57th National Reading Conference Yearbook (2009)
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The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension and the Irony of No Child Left Behind

  • Leu, Jr. D
  • McVerry J
  • O'Byrne W
Handbook of research on literacy instruction: Issues of diversity, policy, and equity (2009)
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of New Haven

September 2011 - Present

Education history

Ph. D.

University of Connecticut

September 2008 - August 2012(4 years)

M. Ed.

University of Massachusetts

September 1998 - May 1999(8 months)

Bachelor of Arts, English

University of Massachusetts

September 1994 - May 1997(3 years)