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Ashley Dawson


Ashley Dawson began her teaching career in Hong Kong as an ESL teacher. After moving to Shenzhen, China, in 2014, she taught multiple subjects in the international department attached to a local public high school. In 2016, she returned to the U.S., where she began her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. After completing her degree, she entered the doctoral program to pursue her research interests in education.


CI 467: Principles in Teaching Literature to Children and Youth (CI 467) Examines literature written for children and youth and the uses of literature in the school curriculum.

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