Dr. Katie E. Hoffman

Dr. Katie E. Hoffman
Phone: 8148632284
Office Address:
201 Cedar Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park

Title

Associate Professor of Education (SPLED)

Department

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Programs

Special Education

Biography

Dr. Katie E. Hoffman is an Associate Professor of Special Education at Penn State and serves the coordinator for the Special Education Online M. Ed offered via the World Campus. Dr. Hoffman's research interests include teacher preparation, distance education, and progress monitoring through the use of curriculum-based measures. Prior to earning her doctorate, Dr. Hoffman was a special education teacher who worked with students with a wide range of disabilities.

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels

Adolescence
Childhood
Early Childhood

Curriculum Areas

Language/Literacy Ed
Reading

Education Levels

Early Childhood
Middle School/Junior High
Primary/Elementary

Education Types

Distance Ed
Public Ed

Leadership Preparation

Teacher Prep

Methodological Research

Quantitative Research

Special Education

Inclusion
Mild Disabilities
Severe Disabilities

Teacher Preparation

In-service Teachers
Pre-service Teachers

Courses Taught

SPLED 573: Introduction to Research in Special Education

SPLED 803: Evidence-based Assessment for Teaching Learners with Special Needs

SPLED 400: Inclusive Special Education Foundations: Legal, Characteristics, Collaboration, Assessment, and Management 

SPLED 403A: Evidence-Based Instruction for Elementary Students with Disabilities in Reading, Math, and Writing

SPLED 454: Assessment for Instruction

Office Hours

FALL 2016 Office Hours:
Tuesdays 10am to 11am
& by appointment

Representative Publications

Goran, L., Conoyer, S., & Hoffman, K. E. ( 2015). 5 ways to incorporate vocabulary curriculum-based measurement into your secondary content area-classroom. LD Forum.

Vostal, B., McNaughton, D., Benedek-Wood, E., & Hoffman, K.E. (2015). Preparing teachers for collaborative communication: Evaluation of instruction in an active listening strategy. National Teacher Education Journal, 8(2), 5-14.

Benedek-Wood, E., Mason, L., Wood, P., Hoffman, K. E. & McGuire, A. (2014). An experimental examination of quick writing. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 69-92.