Richard Durán

        Occupation:  Professor    
      Institution: Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara
        Research Area: Education 
        Phone: (805) 893-3555  
        Personal Page:  click HERE

Research Focus
and Interests

ESL; Reading education; Educational measurement; Bilingualism Educational assessment; Design and evaluation of literacy interventions for at-risk students; Educational testing; Learning; Bilingual education; Secondary education; Urban education; Educational technology; Cognitive psychology: cognition, intelligence, memory; Psychosocial development

Selected Publications

Duran, R. P. Technology and literacy development of Latino youth. In L. Parker (Ed.), Technology-based learning environments for young English learners: In and out of school connections. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 2008. [Book Chapter]

Duran, R. P. Assessing English Language Learners' achievement. Review of Research in Education, Vol. 32, 292-327. 2008. [Refereed Journal Article]

Duran, R. P. A commentary on "L2 Literacy and the Design of Self: Electronic representation and social networking. In J. Coiro, M. Knobel, C. Lankshear, & D. Leu (Eds.) Handbook of Research on New Literacies. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 2008. [Book Chapter]

Reveles, J., Kelly, G., & Duran, R.P. A sociocultural perspective on mediated activity in third grade science. Cultural Studies of Science Education. 2007. [Refereed Journal Article]

Valadez, J. & Duran, R.P. Redefining the digital divide. The High School Journal. 2007. [Refereed Journal Article]