Researcher biography

Dr Christa van Kraayenoord is an Associate Professor and researcher in the areas of literacy, learning difficulties, and individuals with disabilities. Her research focuses on the following areas: (1) literacy and literacy learning of all students; (2) the writing of individuals with developmental disabilities and learning difficulties; (3) the relationship between metacognition and reading; (4) literacy-related motivation and engagement; (5) literacy assessment and reporting; (6) whole school change in literacy; and (7) teacher knowledge and teacher professional learning in literacy.