Lindsay Yearta, PhD, is an assistant professor of education at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Lindsay specializes in digital literacies, critical literacy, and the use of digital tools to meet the needs of students.
Lindsay Yearta, PhD, is an assistant professor of education at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, where she teaches courses in literacy and learning technologies. Lindsay has taught graduate and undergraduate courses and also supervised student interns in classroom settings. She is a former elementary school teacher and continues to enjoy working closely with prekindergarten through grade 12 teachers. Lindsay’s research interests include digital literacies, critical literacy, and the use of digital tools to meet the needs of students.
Dr. Yearta is a member the International Literacy Association and the Technology in Literacy Education-Special Interest Group. She has received Teacher of the Year awards at both the preK–12 and higher-education levels. Lindsay has presented at various conferences on topics that include using digital tools to increase student collaboration and communication, cultivating authentic learning experiences for all students, and creating a more inclusive classroom. Lindsay’s publications include book chapters as well as articles published in peer-reviewed journals such as The Reading Teacher, Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, Reading Horizons, and Journal of Language and Literacy Education.
Lindsay earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and her master’s degree in reading education from Winthrop University. She earned her doctorate in curriculum and instruction in urban literacy from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
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