Department: Early, Elementary, and Reading Education 

Areas of expertise:  

  • Literacy Education 
  • Technology Integration 
  • Writing Instruction in Elementary Schools 
  • K-12 Professional Development 

Bahlmann Bollinger teaches undergraduate ELED students in LED 300 and 350, undergraduate ELED BIS students in LED 350, undergraduate ECED BIS students in LED 355 and 456, and graduate students in the LED MEd program. 

Bahlmann Bollinger attends closely to qualitative research methods and engages in work related to technology integration, as well as early and elementary literacy practices. Her research focuses on work with both preservice and in-service teachers. 

Fueled through her own experiences as a former elementary school teacher her purpose for devoting her life to this work is informed by cultural historical activity theory and sociocultural theory as a wider lens. Combining her passion for intentional technology integration, her teaching and research focuses on understanding teachers needs and the contradictions that reveal creative innovations for new ways of structuring and enacting these practices.  

Bahlmann Bollinger earned a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a master's degree in Language and Literacy Education at University of North Carolina Wilmington and a doctorate in Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia 

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