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Dr. Jill Cole
Associate Professor of Education

Why I Teach:

“I enjoy teaching at Wesley College because of the close contact I have with students and colleagues.  This is a place where you can make a difference.”

Contact Information

Budd 203
(302) 736-2380


Ed.D., Literacy Education, Northern Illinois University
M.S., Reading, Illinois State University
B.A., Elementary Education, Illinois State University

Professional Activities

My research interests include motivation to learn, language arts teaching strategies, and teacher beliefs. Recently, I presented at the Association for Childhoood Education International (ACEI) on Preparing Change Agents for the Classroom. In early 2012,  two books that I edited were published, "Teaching the Way Students Learn" and "Preparing Change Agents for the Classroom: Paradigm to Practice."

Courses Taught

ED207 Writing Across the Curriculum
ED304 Literacy Curriculum for the Young Child
ED454 Integrated Elementary Language Arts Methods
ED519 Literacy Across the Content Areas
ED521 Analysis of Teaching
ED537 Motivation to Learn