Dr. Beth Hurst


Department

Reading Foundations and Technology
Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: Springfield

Details

Education

  • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction--Elementary Education/Reading, 1995, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Teaching

  • Content Area Literacy
  • Curriculum Design in Literacy 
  • Relationship of Language to Literacy and Intellectual Development
  • Successful Classroom Communities to Enhance Student Learning

Research and professional interests

  • Content Area Literacy in K-12 Classrooms
  • Social Interaction in K-12 Classrooms
  • University Online Teaching

Awards and honors

  • Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2014
  • University Foundation Award for Teaching, Missouri State University, 2014
  • Research in Reading Award, Missouri Council of the International Reading Association, 2013, 2006, 1999
  • University Foundation Award for Research, Missouri State University, 2009
  • University Teaching Award, Missouri State University, 2004, 1999
  • College Research Award, Missouri State University College of Education, 2002, 2000, 1998
  • College Service Award, Missouri State University College of Education, 2001
  • College Teaching Award, Missouri State University College of Education, 1997