Department of English
ENG 310 Teaching Writing: Secondary
ENG 311 Teaching Literature to Adolescents
ED 331 Methods and Strategies for Secondary Teaching
ENG 330 Studies in Fiction
ENG 384 Literary Responses to War and Peace
My research explores the intersection of web-based technology and secondary English instruction.
"Building the Secondary World." Teaching Literature in Virtual Worlds. Ed. Allen Webb. Routledge Press, 2011.
"From Muds to the Metaverse: The Past and Future of Immersive Literary Environments." Teaching Literature in Virtual Worlds. Ed. Allen Webb. Routledge Press, 2011.
"Social Networking: The Promise and the Peril." Language Arts Journal of Michigan. 24.1 (2009): 37-43.
Literature and the Web: Reading and Responding with New Technologies. (with Allen Webb). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. (2008).
"The Book Report, Version 2.0: Podcasting on Young Adult Novels" English Journal 97.1 (2007): 31-36.
"Extending the Conversation: New Technologies, New Literacies, and English Education." With Swenson, J., Young, C., McGrail, E., and Whittin, P. English Education 38.4 July (2006): 351-369.
"Falling into Story." English Journal 93.1 (2003): 33-38.
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Western Michigan University
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