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Ellen Kaiden

Ellen KaidenProfessor of Reading and Education

Year Joined RCNJ: 1984

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201) 684-7556
  • Email:
  • Office: E-224
  • Office Hours: M 5:20-6:00; R 9:00-9:45


  • Master of Education, Reading
  • Doctor of Education, Supervision and Administration
  • Dept. Administration, Policy, and Urban Education

Courses Offered:

  • Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
  • Student Literacy Corps
  • Teaching Principles and Practices
  • Student Teacher Supervision

Teaching Interest:

  • Urban Education
  • Literacy
  • Education
  • Teacher Preparation

Research Interest:

  • See above

Recent Publications:

  • Kaiden, E. (November  2008). “From Theory to Practice: The Directed Reading-Thinking Activity (DR-TA) Meets the Donner Party.” Paper to be presented at the national College Reading Association (CRA) 52nd Annual Conference, Sarasota, Florida, (November 6-9).
  • Kaiden, E., &  Skrobe, F. (December 8-12, 2008). “Promoting American Democracy Through Preservice Teachers’ Experiential Learning Activities.” Paper to be presented at the International Consortium for Experiential Learning (ICEL), Sydney, Australia.
  • Kaiden, E., & Skrobe, F. (May 2008). “Top Ten Picks, Pared Down to the Best Five: Reading, Writing, Study Skills, and Conversations.” International Reading Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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