Elva Duran


Contact Information

Eureka Hall 420A
(916) 278-5924

Office Hours

Spring 2018

Joined Faculty: August 2000

Quote of Personal Interest

"It is important to make each day count because life is short and there is a lot to do in teaching and life."

Areas Research/Scholarly Activity

English Learners in Special Education
Reading Disabilities
Social Skills (Work and General Social Skills)
Transition Issues for students with disabilites

Courses Taught

  • EDS 220
  • EDS 221
  • EDS 237AB
  • EDS 292AB
  • EDS 319A

Educational Degrees

Ph.D. Special Education
M.ED. Reading Disabilities
B.S. Elementary Education

Professional Awards or Commendations

  • Outstanding Alumnus UTEP
  • Outstanding Alumnus University of Oregon
  • Outstanding Teaching Award CSUS
  • Outstanding Teaching Award CSUS (second award for teaching)

Select Publications

Teaching English Learners in Inclusive Classrooms

Systematic Instruction in Reading for Spanish-Speaking Students

Helping Students with Disabilities Develop Social Skills, Academic Language and Literacy:A Social Skills Instructional Program


Last updated: February 7, 2018
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