"Donald J. Leu, Jr." is the John and Maria Neag Endowed Chair in Literacy and Technology in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. He served in the Peace Corps, teaching English in the Marshall Islands of Micronesia. He also was an elementary classroom teacher and a reading specialist in California. He received an Ed.M. degree in reading and human development at Harvard and a Ph.D. in language and literacy at the University of California, Berkeley. He edits a column on literacy on the Internet for "The Reading Teacher," teaches graduate courses in literacy education, and is currently studying the integration of Internet technologies within school classrooms. Professor Leu has published articles on literacy in a variety of journals, including "Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, The Journal of Reading Behavior," and "The Journal of Educational Psychology." He co-edited "The National Reading Conference Yearbook" for six years and co-authored the recent book, "Teaching with the Internet: Lessons from the Classroom." He currently serves on the editorial review boards for "Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher," and "Reading Online." He enjoys dressage, fly fishing, and spending time with his family.
Donald J. LeuandCharles K. Kinzerare highly regarded experts in the field of literacy instruction and technology in literacy teaching and learning. nbsp; Donald Leu is John and Maria Neag Endowed Chair in Literacy and Technology, Professor of Education, and Director of New Literacies Research Lab at the University of Connecticut. nbsp; Charles K. Kinzer is Professor of Education and Technology and Coordinator, Program in Communication, Computing and Technology in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.