Courses Taught

Critical Approaches to Digital Multiliteracies (EDI 729)

SUNY Brockport, Department of Education & Human Development

Focuses on multiple digital literacy practices beyond traditional print-based texts. Grounded in the concept of multi-literacies and the theoretical framework of critical literacies, it introduces multiple forms of making meaning that involve print, images, video, and combinations of forms in various contexts including digital contexts. A critical theory of multi-literacies emphasizes complex ways of knowing with newly emerging information and technologies and ethical reflection on multimodal textual practices for academic, social, political, and business goals.

Technology for Learning (EDI 581)

SUNY Brockport, Department of Education & Human Development

Explores information technologies, tools for communication, and course delivery systems. Examines the technical features and characteristics of technology and the implications of integrating technology into learning contexts. Provides a foundation for technological troubleshooting of tools that will be used throughout the program in the field.

Critical Literacy (EDI 728)

SUNY Brockport, Department of Education & Human Development

Focuses on the critical literacy practices for children and adolescent youths (B-12). Grounded in the concept and the theoretical framework of critical literacies, it introduces multiple forms of making meaning that involve print, images, video, and combinations of forms in various contexts including digital contexts. This course focuses on exploring and using critical literacy as a theoretical framework for engaging in literacy practices that disrupt the commonplace, interrogate multiple viewpoints, highlight sociopolitical issues, and take action and promote social justice. A critical literacy stance emphasizes complex ways of knowing, analyzing, and encourages reflection on teaching practices for academic, social, political goals.

Critical Multiliteracies 5-12 (EDI 728)

SUNY Brockport, Department of Education & Human Development

This course focuses on multiple literacy practices that adolescent youths (5-12) are engaged in- and out-of school beyond traditional print-based literacy practices. Grounded in the concept of multiliteracies and the theoretical framework of critical literacies, it introduces multiple forms of making meaning that involve print, images, video, and combinations of forms in various contexts including digital contexts. Focuses on exploring and using critical literacy as a theoretical framework for engaging in literacy practices that disrupt the commonplace, interrogate multiple viewpoints, highlight sociopolitical issues, and take action and promote social justice. A critical theory of multiliteracies emphasizes complex ways of knowing with newly emerging information and Web 2.0 technologies and ethical reflection on multimodal textual practices for academic, social, political goals.

Critical Multiliteracies B-6 (EDI 729)

SUNY Brockport, Department of Education & Human Development

This course focuses on multiple literacy practices that contemporary children (B-6) are engaged in- and out-of school beyond traditional print-based literacy practices. Grounded in the concept of multiliteracies and the theoretical framework of critical literacies, it introduces multiple forms of making meaning that involve print, images, video, and combinations of forms in various contexts including digital contexts. Focuses on exploring and using critical literacy as a theoretical framework for engaging in literacy practices that disrupt the commonplace, interrogate multiple viewpoints, highlight sociopolitical issues, and take action and promote social justice. A critical theory of multiliteracies emphasizes complex ways of knowing with newly emerging information and Web 2.0 technologies and ethical reflection on multimodal textual practices for academic, social, political goals.

User Education (LIS 523)

University at Buffalo, Department of Library & Information Studies

Principles and theories of providing instruction in library use with emphasis on designing instructional sessions using technology, improving teaching skills and evaluating bibliographic instruction materials. Includes teaching sessions and evaluation by students. Emphasis is on instruction in academic libraries with attention also given to school media centers and public libraries.

Library & Internet Research (INTD 150)

SUNY Oneonta, James M. Milne Library

An introduction to research using a wide variety of techniques and resources in both general and subject-specific areas. The broad objectives of the course are to provide students with an understanding of the nature of information in the contemporary world, skills for locating and evaluating information, and knowledge of how to present the results of research. Print resources, electronic resources, and the Internet (including the World Wide Web) will be explored as potential search tools.