Walter Secada, Ph.D., Northwestern University, Education, 1985

Professor and Senior Associate Dean

  • 325 Citations
1986 …2018

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Research interests

Countries: Chile, Peru,Thailand, Taiwan, Greece, Norway, England, Germany, and South Africa

Research interests

  • migrant education
  • American Indian education
  • bilingual education

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Research Output

Reading mathematics problems: Exploring how language counts for middle school students with varying mathematics proficiency

Avalos, M., Medina, E. & Secada, W., Jan 1 2018, Language, Literacy, and Learning in the STEM Disciplines: How Language Counts for English Learners. Taylor and Francis, p. 55-78 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Hey! today i will tell you about the water cycle!”: Variations of language and organizational features in third-grade science explanation writing

    Avalos, M., Zisselsberger, M. G., Gort, M. & Secada, W., Sep 1 2017, In : Elementary School Journal. 118, 1, p. 149-176 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Building teacher knowledge of academic literacy and language acquisition: A framework for teachers' cross-disciplinary professional learning

    Avalos, M., Zisselsberger, M., Langer-Osuna, J. & Secada, W., Mar 5 2015, Multilingual Learners and Academic Literacies: Sociocultural Contexts of Literacy Development in Adolescents. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 255-276 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    1 Scopus citations
  • Preparing teachers for diversity

    Secada, W., Nov 13 2014, Multiculturalism in Education and Teaching: The Selected Works of Carl A. Grant. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 164-198 35 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter