Kristine E. Pytash

Kristine E. Pytash is an assistant professor in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies at Kent State University’s College of Education, Health, and Human Services, where she co-directs the secondary Integrated Language Arts teacher preparation program. Prior to obtaining her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with a concentration on literacy education, she was a former high school English teacher. Her research focuses on disciplinary writing, writing instruction in juvenile detention facilities and the literacy practices of youth in alternative schools and juvenile detention facilities. Her recent work has appeared in the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, English Journal, Voices from the Middle, and Middle School Journal. She has reviewed for Voices from the Middle and the British Journal of Educational Technology.


Effective Practices in Online Teacher Preparation for Literacy Educators
Rachel Karchmer-Klein, Kristine E. Pytash. © 2020. 395 pages.
Online education has become a prevalent means of program and course delivery, especially within teacher education programs. However, the lack of preparation in online design is...
From Collaborative Inquiry to Critical, Project-Based Clinical Experiences: Strengthening Partnerships Through Field-Based Teacher Education
Kristien Zenkov, Seth A. Parsons, Audra K. Parker, Elizabeth Levine Brown, Lois A. Groth, Kristine E. Pytash, Anthony Pellegrino. © 2019. 28 pages.
Unprecedented and long-overdue attention has recently been given to the role of field-based clinical experiences in teacher preparation. Traditional models of university...
Access Denied: Preservice Teachers' Integration of Technology for Teaching Writing
Kristine E. Pytash, Elisabeth Testa. © 2015. 15 pages.
The purpose of this study was to explore three preservice teachers' experiences teaching writing with technology and digital tools during a year-long student teaching...
Exploring Technology for Writing and Writing Instruction
Kristine E. Pytash, Richard E. Ferdig. © 2014. 368 pages.
As digital technologies continue to develop and evolve, an understanding of what it means to be technologically literate must also be redefined. Students regularly make use of...
Exploring Multimodal Composition and Digital Writing
Richard E. Ferdig, Kristine E. Pytash. © 2014. 352 pages.
While traditional writing is typically understood as a language based on the combination of words, phrases, and sentences to communicate meaning, modern technologies have led...