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Nancy DeFrance

Associate Professor

Office Address: 482 C DeVos
Phone: (616) 331-6748


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • M.A., Cleveland State University
  • B.S., Ohio University

Scholarly Interests:

  • Literacy assessment
  • Reading comprehension instruction
  • Technology to support struggling readers and writers
  • Literacy and language development in second language learners
  • Education of pre-service and in-service teachers
  • Literacy across the content areas