Mark Wesley Aulls, Ed.D.

Mark Wesley Aulls, Ed.D.

Mark W. Aulls is Professor Emeritus at McGill University in Educational Psychology. He is the author of three books for teaching reading in elementary school and coauthor of three books on Inquiry Education. Professor Aulls was the first author of two published literacy programs for elementary school: QUEST New Roads to Literacy and Active Composing and Teaching. His published research has focused on: reading comprehension strategies; classroom processes and their correspondence to learning and to students perceptions of instruction; the nature of teacher-student dialogue and its influence on student learning; the qualitative study of educator perceptions of inquiry and inquiry instruction; and mixed model research on inquiry- based instruction in elementary, middle, and university classrooms. He was a member of the Center for the Study of Learning and Performance, CLSP/CAEP and Team leader for Scientific Reasoning and Inquiry group. Professor Aulls is the past president of the Montreal Reading Association, a member of the Board of Directors for the National Reading Conference and was a Fellow at the Center for the Study of Reading.