About Virginia Norris Exton
Vini Exton is an assistant professor of secondary education with an emphasis in literacy and writing instruction. She teaches courses for both TEAL and the English department and was the founding director of the Writing Center at the Uintah Basin Regional Campus (UBRC). Dr. Exton's research interests include literacy issues in distance education and Native American teacher education. She was awarded Instructor of the Year for USU's Regional Campus/Distance Education (RCDE) in 2005, the RCDE Innovative Practices Award in 2009 for her work with under-served populations in education, and the UBRC Researcher of the Year Award in 2012. Dr. Exton's research studies are most often qualitative, but include mixed methods studies with colleagues. She broadcasts her TEAL and English methods courses from Vernal.
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When Numbers Dance for Mathematics Students: Culturally Responsive Mathematics Instruction ...
Voices of Native American Educators (2011)
Voices of Native American Indian Educators: Integrating History, Culture, and Language to Improve Learning Outcomes for Native American Indian Students, ...