Dr. Esther S. Prins

Dr. Esther S. Prins
Phone: 8148650597
Office Address:
305B Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park

Title

Associate Professor of Education (Adult Education)

Department

Learning and Performance Systems

Centers

Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy (ISAL)
Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy

Programs

Family Literacy
Adult Education

Other Penn State Affiliations

Comparative and International Education Program

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels

Adult
Older Adult/Aging

Curriculum Areas

Language, Culture, and Society Ed
Language/Literacy Ed

Education Levels

Adult Education
Post-Secondary

Education Types

Bicultural/Multicultural Ed
Continuing Ed
Distance Ed
Family Literacy
Immigrant Ed
Minority Ed
Rural Ed

Educational Studies

Comparative Ed
Critical & Feminist Theory
Cultural Studies
Globalization
International Ed
Policy

Higher Education

Community Engagement
Higher Education

Individual Difference

Family Processes
Gender
Health Issues
Identity
Learning Processes

Learning

Equity and Diversity

Methodological Research

Discourse Analysis
Interpretive Research
Multiple Methods
Qualitative Research
Quantitative Research

Social Issues

Civic Engagement
Comparative and International Education
Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues

Courses Taught

Language, Literacy, Identity, & Culture in a Global Context (ADTED/CI ED 509)

Family Literacy (ADTED 561)

Historical and Social Issues in Adult Education (ADTED 510)

Politics, Language and Pedagogy: Applying Paulo Freire today (ADTED/CI ED 562)