Western Kentucky University

School of Teacher Education Staff - Pamela Petty

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Dr. Pamela Petty

Dr. Pamela Petty

Professor; Director, WKU Center for Literacy; Senate Representative - Voting

Office:  Gary A. Ransdell Hall 1103
Phone:  270-745-2922
Email:  pamela.petty@wku.edu
Website:  http://www.pampetty.com/


  • Stakeholder Perceptions of the Use and Value of Computers and Technology in an Elementary School Setting: A Case Study of the Vision and the Reality of Educational Technology

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Technology in Teaching and Learning
  • Adult Literacy
  • Literature-based Instruction
  • Content Area Literacy


  • LTCY 320: Teaching Reading and Language Arts for Elementary Teachers
  • LTCY 420: Reading in the Primary Grades
  • LTCY 518: Literacy and Technology
  • LTCY 519: Foundation of Reading Instruction
  • LTCY 520: Clinical Diagnosis of Reading Disabilities
  • LTCY 521: Correction of Reading Difficulties
  • LTCY 522: Investigations in Reading
  • LTCY 523: Diagnostic Reading Procedures for Classroom Teachers
  • LTCY 524: Reading in the Content Areas
  • LTCT 527: Literacy Learning and Cultural Diversity
  • LTCY 528: Literacy Research Methods & Evaluation
  • LTCY 624: Seminar in Literacy Issues
  • LTCY 444/444G: Reading Instruction in Secondary Schools
  • LTCY 421/421G: Reading Instruction in the Middle Schools
 Last Modified 7/19/13