Dr. Peggy N. Van Meter
TitleAssociate Professor of Education (Educational Psychology)
Professor in Charge, EDPSY
DepartmentEducational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education
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.