Dr. Peggy N. Van Meter

Dr. Peggy N. Van Meter
Phone: 8148632004
Office Address:
226 Cedar Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park

Title

Associate Professor of Education (Educational Psychology)
Professor in Charge, EDPSY

Department

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Programs

Educational Psychology

Biography

Dr. Van Meter’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of learning, cognition, psychological processes of reading, and effective instructional practices. At the National Reading Research Center at the University of Maryland, she was involved in the implementation of an experimental, integrated reading focused on determining characteristics of contexts that are supportive of elementary school students’ reading processes and comprehension strategies. She has co-authored several book chapters and journal articles addressing the issues of students’ strategic processes in learning settings.

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels

Adult

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Educational Psychology

Curriculum Areas

Reading
Science Ed

Education Levels

Post-Secondary

Educational Studies

Media Studies

Individual Difference

Cognition
Learning Processes

Learning

Instructional Methods and Design
Learning Assessment
Learning Sciences
Media Literacy/Education

Methodological Research

Measurement
Multiple Methods
Quantitative Research

Technology

Instructional Design