Wayne State University

R. Roney

R.  Roney
Professor Emeritus, Teacher Education

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Education
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame
  • Ed.M., Temple University
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado- Boulder

Responsibilities

Administer a variety of programs in Teacher Education leading to both undergraduate and graduate degrees through the doctoral level.

Academic Interests

Teacher preparation with emphasis in Children's Literature and Storytelling

Area of Expertise

Story Performance including Reading Aloud, Mediated Storytelling, and Storytelling.

Research Interests

Story Performance: Effective strategies for improving adults capability in Reading Aloud,Mediated Storytelling, and Storytelling

Publications

Performance apprehension in learning to tell stories
Roney, R. C.   2011 Storytelling, Self, Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies 7 (3) 229-251
Storytelling and No Child Left Behind
Roney, R. C.   2009 Storytelling Magazine 21 (3) 18-19
A case for storytelling in the K-12 language arts curriculum
Roney, R. C.   2009 Storytelling, Self, Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies 5 (1) 45-54
Videotaping Pro and Con
Roney, R. C.   2007 Storytelling Magazine 19 (4) 10
Reading aloud to children- 2005 update
Roney, R. C.   2005 Michigan Reading Journal 38 (1) 49-51
The story performance handbook
Roney, R. C.   2001 The story performance handbook