Christina Passos DeNicolo
Office Hours: Monday: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Wednesday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
- Ph.D, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO; Social, Multicultural and Bilingual Foundations of Education
- M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Elementary Education
- B.A., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Communication, Spanish
Christina DeNicolo is an assistant professor in the Bilingual and Bicultural Education Program in the DIvision of Teacher Education. She teaches the courses required for endorsements in bilingual education, English as a second language, and world languages, as well as multicultural education.
Area Of Expertise
Bilingual education, Two-way Immersion, Language Arts, Multicultural Children's Literature
A primary aim of her research is to examine ways that students’ cultural and linguistic knowledge is accessed as a resource for learning through instructional methods and pedagogical tools such as children’s literature. A secondary aim is to understand how sociopolitical contexts shape the implementation of bilingual education programs, and, in turn, how the programs impact the academic performance of emergent bilingual students who are developing proficiency in two or more languages.
- BBE 5000 Multicultural Education in Urban America
- LED 6555 Integration of Language and Content in Language Teaching
- LED 6565 Assessment in Language Teaching