Penelope L Peterson

  • 1358 Citations
1977 …2019

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Research Interests

Learning and teaching in schools and classrooms, particularly in literacy and mathematics; student and teacher learning in reform contexts; relations among educational research, policy and practice.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychological Studies in Educatio, PhD, Stanford University

… → 1976

Psychological Studies in Education, MA, Stanford University

… → 1976

Psychology and Philosophy , BS, Iowa State University

… → 1971

Research interests

  • Children's Learning
  • Cognition & Models
  • Policy
  • School Reform
  • Teacher Cognition
  • Teaching Profession

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  • Research Output

    Research studies as texts: Sites for exploring the beliefs and learning of researchers and teachers

    Peterson, P. L., Jun 6 2019, Beliefs About Text and Instruction With Text. Taylor and Francis, p. 93-120 28 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    International Encyclopedia of Education

    Peterson, P. L., Baker, E. & McGaw, B., Dec 1 2010, Elsevier Ltd.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 45 Scopus citations


    Baker, E. & Peterson, P. L., Dec 1 2010, International Encyclopedia of Education. Elsevier Ltd.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    Exploring the investment: Four universities' experiences with the Spencer Foundation's research training grant program: A retrospective

    Neumann, A., Pallas, A. M. & Peterson, P. L., Jan 1 2008, In : Teachers College Record. 110, 7, p. 1477-1503 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Scopus citations