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Elizabeth Bifuh-Ambe

Elizabeth Bifuh-Ambe
Elizabeth B. AmbeAssociate Professor, Language Arts & Literacy
  • CollegeGraduate School of Education
  • DepartmentSchool of Education
  • Phone(978) 934-4000
  • EmailElizabeth_Ambe@uml.edu

Research Interests

Literacy Development and Assessment (k-12), English as Second Language (ESL/ELL), and Multicultural Education

Literacy Development and Assessment (k-12): Struggling Learners,Diverse Learners, Content Area Literacy English as Second Language (ESL/ELL): Second Language Literacy Skills Acquisition and Development Multicultural Education: Issues of Equity and Educational Opportunities for all Students; Preparing a more Diverse Teacher Education Population

Education

  • Ph D: Education, (2005), University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS
    Supporting Area: Language Arts and Literacy
  • Ph D: Language Arts and Literacy, (2005), University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS.
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Reading Instruction
  • Ph D: Reading Instruction, (2005), University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS.
    Supporting Area: Language Arts and Literacy
  • MA: Education: Curriculum and Instruction, (2001), University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS
    Supporting Area: Reading Instruction
  • Other: Curriculum and Instruction, (2001), University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS
    Supporting Area: Reading Instruction
  • Other: Education, (1985), University of Yaound?, Cameroon - Yaound?, Cameroon
  • Other: Education, (1985), University of Yaound?, Ecole Normale Superieure - Cameroon
  • BA: Modern Letters, (1983), University of Yaound?, Cameroon - Yaound?, Cameroon
  • BA: Modern Letters, (1983), University of Yaound? - Cameroon

Awards and Honors

  • Division of StudentsÍ Affairs Recognition/Distinction, Teaching - UNCW
  • Division of StudentsÍ Affairs Recognition/Distinction, Teaching - UNCW
  • Honorary Member, Teaching - American Association of University Women, Massachusetts
  • , Teaching - KAPPA DELTA PI international Honor Society in Education
  • The Afro-American Student Organization Award for Academic Excellence, Teaching - The Afro-American Student Organization
  • Who is Who Among AmericaÍs Teachers & Educators, Teaching - Who is Who Among AmericaÍs Teachers & Educators
  • Who is Who among AmericaÍs University Teachers, Teaching - Who is Who among AmericaÍs University Teachers
  • Named among Who is Who among AmericaÍs University Teachers (2010), Teaching
  • Division of StudentsÍ Affairs Recognition/Distinction (2008), Leadership - UNCW
  • Honorary Member: American Association of University Women, Massachusetts (2008), Leadership
  • Division of StudentsÍ Affairs Recognition/Distinction (2007), Leadership - UNCW
  • Named among Who is Who Among AmericaÍs Teachers & Educators (2007), Teaching
  • KAPPA DELTA PI international Honor Society in Education (2004), Leadership
  • The Afro-American Student Organization Award for Academic Excellence (2003), Leadership

Publications

  • Bifuh-Ambe, E. (2013) "Developing successful writing teachers: Outcomes of professional development exploring teachers’ perceptions of themselves as writers and writing teachers and their students’ attitudes and abilities to write across the curriculum," English Teaching: Practice and Critique 12:3
  • Ambe, E.B., Reid-Griffin, A. (2009) "Using Concept Maps in Instructional Planning: An Innovative Approach to Teaching Pre-service Educators," Southeastern Teacher Education Journal 2:2 pp. 167-179
  • Ambe, E.B. (2007) "Inviting reluctant adolescent readers into the literacy club: Some comprehension strategies to tutor individuals or small groups of reluctant readers," Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 50:8 pp. 632-639
  • Ambe, E.B. (2007) "The process of English language acquisition and use of content area literacy strategies| A case study of English language learners (ELLs) at the university level,"
  • Ambe, E.B. (2006) "Fostering multicultural appreciation in pre-service teachers through multicultural curricular transformation," Teaching and Teacher Education 22:6 pp. 690-699

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Africa-U.S.-Higher Education Initiatives Planning Grant (), Grant -
    Ambe, E.
  • E-Learning (PT3) Grant for ñDesigning and using Web-enhanced Instructional Materials for EDN 340-Reading Foundations K-6î (), Grant - Watson School of Education
    Ambe, E. (Principal)
  • Early Marriages of Girls in Niger, West Africa (), Grant - UNICEF
    Ambe, E. (Principal)
  • Education of Girls in Niger, West Africa (), Grant - UNICEF
    Ambe, E. (Principal)
  • Global Trade, Social Justice and Community Development: The Campus in the City and the World. (), Grant - UML
    Ambe, E. (Supporting), Bifuh-Ambe, E.
  • Joseph P. Healy Endowment Grant (), Grant - UML
    Ambe, E. (Co-Principal)
  • National Professional Development Grant (), Grant -
    Ambe, E. (Co-Principal)
  • Service Learning mini-grants (), Grant - UMass Lowell
    Ambe, E. (Principal)
  • Tewksbury and UML K-12 Literacy Instruction Partnership for Professional Development (), Grant - Massachusetts Department of Secondary and Elementary Education
    Ambe, E. (Co-Principal), J., ., M., C.,
  • Youth Service America, Service Learning Grantmag (), Grant - State Farm1
    Ambe, E. (Principal)
  • Service Learning mini-grants (), - UMass Dartmouth/Lowell
    Ambe, E. (Principal)
  • Preparing Excellent Teachers for All Language Learners (PETALLs) (2012), Grant -
    Ambe, E.B. (Co-Principal)
  • K-12 Literacy Partnership (2009), Contract - COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
    Ambe, E.B. (Principal)