Ms. Elsa Cromarty
Lecturer I
Department of Curriculum & Instruction


Academic Achievements

  • Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning, Walden University
  • Certificate in Principles and Practices of Educational Institutional  Leadership Management, University of New Brunswick
  • Master of Science Education – Literacy Studies, Walden University
  • Master of Education – Educational Technology and English Language Teaching, The University of Manchester
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree – English, Spanish, The University of Guyana
  • Certificate in Education, The University of Guyana
  • Trained Teachers’ Certificate, Cyril Potter College of Education


Areas of Research and Professional Interests

  • Language  and identity in Teacher Education
  • Themes of identity in Caribbean and African American Literature
  • Literacy Practices of In-Service Teachers
  • Improving the quality of Teacher Education
  • Special Education  - Understanding the challenges of high incidence learning needs


Papers and Ongoing Research

  • Student voices: Insights of Final Year Students’ views on Practicum at the University of Guyana (2016)
  • Teacher instruction in reading fluency (2016)
  • Centering vocabulary in the teaching of comprehension (2015)
  • Servant Leadership (2014)
  • No place like home – Displacement in Ramabai Espinet’s “The Swinging Bridge” (2012)
  • Against Silence and  Forgetting: George Lamming and Edwidge Danticat (2011)
  • Connecting “Shadow” and “Dream” in Danticat’s Farming of Bones (2011)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language: Exploring the Psyche of the Creole Speaker (2010)