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Zenaida Aguirre

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Dr. Zenaida Aguirre-Muoz is an Associate Professor in the Bilingual Education and Diversity Studies program within the Curriculum and Instruction department. She received her Ph.D. in Psychological Studies in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles. Aguirre-Muoz joined the Texas Tech faculty in 2004 and is currently the Assistant Director for the Center for Leadership in Education. 

EXPERTISE

Model-based Assessment, English Learner Education, Opportunity to Learn 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Aguirre-Muoz, Z., Park, J. E., Amabisca, A. A. & Boscardin, C. K., (Forthcoming, 2009). Developing teacher capacity for serving ELLs writing instructional needs: A case for systemic functional linguistics. Bilingual Research Journal, 31(1-2).

Aguirre-Muoz, Z., & Solano-Flores, G. (In press). Accountability and Educational Assessment for Latino, English Language Learning Students: Enhancing Practices through Multidisciplinary Approaches. In, E. Murrillo (Ed.), Handbook of Latinos and Education. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. Mahwah, New Jersey.

Aguirre-Muoz, Z. & Boscardin, C. K. (2008). Opportunity to Learn and English Learner Achievement: Is Increased Content Exposure Beneficial? Journal of Latinos and Education, 7(3) 186-205.