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David Coker Biography

David Coker

Office: 127A Willard Hall
Phone: 302-831-3096
Fax: 302-831-4110
Email: dcoker@udel.edu
Curriculum Vitae: View CV

Professional Experiences and Interests

Dr. David Coker is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at UD and teaches courses on writing and reading instruction. His research focuses on issues that are central to advancing writing research and improving writing instruction in schools that serve low-income students. These topics include early writing assessment, writing development, and effective approaches to writing instruction. Currently, he is PI of an IES Exploration Goal project investigating writing instruction and student outcomes in first grade.