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Angela Moon

PhD Candidate

Language & Literacy Education

Faculty of Education

Research Themes: 

The Communicating Mind and Body

Angela Moon is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Language and Literacy Education. A native New Brunswicker, Angela devotes her scholarship to social justice in education. Through discourse analysis, her current research aims to examine the contribution of classroom assessment practices on Canadian rural learners’ access to institutional capital, particularly as language discourse relates to the construction of some students as ‘struggling’. This research is situated in an elementary/middle school in rural New Brunswick.

Research Interests

Classroom assessment, multimodality, literacy education, the sociology of education, and critical inquiry
Current research: Restricted Access? A case study exploring students’ access to institutional capital through classroom assessment practices