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LITERATE Project - Spring 2018

 
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LITERATE Project - Spring 2018
by Dixie Conner - Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 4:49 PM
 

Job Announcement - LITERATE Project - Spring 2018

The goal of this project is to prototype LITERATE (Locating Informational Texts for Engaging Readers and Teaching Equitably), a web based application to help teachers locate news articles to use in upper elementary and middle school classrooms. The person hired for this position will assist a graduate student in computer science in the development, deployment, and assessment of the LITERATE application.

 

Skills required:

●     Front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

●     Back-end web development (e.g. PHP, Node.js, or Python)

 

Preferred Qualifications

●     Experience working with REST web services

●     Database programming

●     Text processing / analysis experience

●     Knowledge of text readability measures / K12 classroom experience

 

Compensation and Duration: 20 hours per week during the Spring semester, $15/hour.

 

To apply: Please complete the Google Form at https://goo.gl/forms/Pd9Ep8lYSsIhV1BV2. You will need to upload a PDF of your resume.

Questions?  Contact 

Katherine Landau Wright, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Literacy Lab Director
Department of Literacy, Language, & Culture
Boise State University
katherinewright@boisestate.edu