Tamra Ogletree

Tamra Ogletree, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Area Coordinator for Language and Literacy

Phone: 678-839-6077 | Fax: 678-839-6099

Email:  togletre@westga.edu

Office: Education Annex 238

Biography

Dr. Tamra Ogletree is an Assistant Professor of Reading Education in the College of Education and Director of the University of West Georgias Cherokee Rose Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in writing and literacy. As a certified qualitative researcher, she also teaches doctorate level courses in the EdD School Improvement department. Her research focuses on the multi-dimensions of literacy and its impact on academic success with marginal populations, research methodology, and program evaluations. Publications include integrating multiliteracies in classroom settings, an analytical overview of a dropout prevention program, book chapters on qualitative methodology, and program evaluations. Prior to her appointment at UWG, Dr. Ogletree was a language arts and science educator in public and private schools. She was also Director of UWGs Child Development Center and Professional Development Schools.


Education/Degrees

  • B.S., Early Childhood Education, West Georgia College, 1981
  • B.S., Certificate in Middle Grades Education, West Georgia College, 1985
  • M.Ed., Early Childhood Education, West Georgia College, 1990
  • Ph.D., Language and Literacy, University of Georgia, 2006
  • Certificate in Educational Leadership, University of West Georgia, 2008

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • ECED-4285 (Field Observations in Belize)    
    • EDSI-7385 (Spec. Topics in School Improve)    
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation)    
    • EDUC-2120 (Exp Sociocult. Persp on Div Ed)    
    • READ-3263 (Integrated Literacy Ed/Writing)    
    • READ-7201 (Integrating Lang, Lit & Tech)    
    • READ-7261 (Literacy Engagmnt thru Writing)    
    • READ-7267 (Culturally-Diverse Lit, P-12)    
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • EDUC-2120 (Exp Sociocult. Persp on Div Ed) Section: 04
    • ECED-4285 (Field Observations in Belize) Section: 01
    • READ-7267 (Culturally-Diverse Lit, P-12) Section: E01
    • EDSI-7385 (Spec. Topics in School Improve) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E16
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • READ-7201 (Integrating Lang, Lit & Tech) Section: E01
    • READ-7261 (Literacy Engagmnt thru Writing) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E22
  • Summer 2015 Sections
    • READ-7201 (Integrating Lang, Lit & Tech) Section: E01
    • READ-7261 (Literacy Engagmnt thru Writing) Section: E01
    • READ-7267 (Culturally-Diverse Lit, P-12) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E22
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • READ-3263 (Integrated Literacy Ed/Writing) Section: 01
    • READ-7201 (Integrating Lang, Lit & Tech) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E10

Selected Publications

  • Kawulich, B. B., & Ogletree, T. W. (in press). Social research methods for developing global context. In Claire Wagner, Barbara Kawulich, & Mark Garner (Eds.), book title not yet decided. Sandton, South Africa: McGraw-Hill.
  • Ogletree, T., Saurino, P., & Johnson, C. (2009). Graphite girls in a gigabyte world: Managing the World Wide Web in 700 square feet, i-Manager's Journal of Educational Technology, 6(1), 51-60.