College of Education Sitemap
Skip to Main Content

<< Back To Search
Cynthia Okolo Photo
 

Cynthia Okolo

 Professor
  Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
 Ph.D. Indiana University
 338 Erickson
 517-355-1871
Cynthia Okolo is a professor of special education. Her research focuses on improving content-area literacy for students with learning problems and disabilities. She is especially interested in ways in which instructional and communication technologies can facilitate these goals. Her current projects include a collaboration with Freedom Scientific to develop an instructional program that integrates strategies for learning from text with a set of literacy software tools. Another project is examining the integration of literacy strategies and technology in history classrooms. Most of her work has been conducted in middle and high schools and in diverse classrooms that include students with and without disabilities.

Areas of Expertise: