Ioney James

Associate Professor

Ioney James
College of Education

Educator Preparation

Proctor Hall 245
Ph.D.Reading / University at Albany - State University of New York
M.S. Reading / Central Connecticut State University
B.A.Arts & General Studies / The University of the West Indies
OtherElementary Education / Mico Teachers College and University


Ioney James is an Associate Professor of Reading in the Department of administration and Instructional Services in the College of Education at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, where she teaches a number of literacy courses to graduate and undergraduate students. She received her PhD. from the University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, New York; a Masters of Science in Reading, from Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut, an undergraduate degree in Library Science from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica and a teacher diploma in Elementary Education from the Mico College and University

Research Interests

Her research interests include exploring effective literacy instruction for struggling readers and the literacy experience of immigrant minority students in the United States of America

Recent Publications

  • Ioney James, Comfort Okpala (2015). (The Educational Implications of a trans-global service learning project in Jamaica: A Qualitatie Analysis). (9) 2, pp. 7. Journal of Education and Social Science.
  • Ioney James, Comfort Okpala (2010). (The use of metacognitive scaffolding to improve college students academic success). (11) 7, pp. 47-49. Journal of College Teaching & Learning.
  • David Boger, Elizabeth Davis, Ioney James (2010). (Who says parents can’t teach reading? ). pp. 76-81. The One Voice Institute of Elemental Ethics and Education.
  • Comfort Okpala, Ioney James, Linda Hopson (2009). (The effectiveness of national board certified teachers: Policy implications.). (1) 36, pp. 29 - 34.. Journal of Instructional Psychology.
  • Ioney James (2008). ( Questioning and Informational Texts: Scaffolding students' comprehension of content areas). Forum on Public Policy.
  • Elizabeth Barber, Ioney James, Smith Tom, Martin P (2008). ( Students , Teachers, Curriculum and Pedagogy in a time of cholera: Highstakes testing and learning). 30, pp. 32-41. Reading Virginia.