evidence and illustrations of innovative pedagogy

theory/production projects

2008    MDSC 100: Intro to Media and Society podcasts

2009    MDSC 304: Media and Theory virtual critique

2010    MDSC 304: Media and Theory YouTube curation remix videos

2011    MDSC 200: Cultures of Advertising annotated advertisement

2012    MDSC 100: Intro to Media and Society research screencast

2013    MDSC 100: Intro to Media and Society grant-funded eBook project

2014    MDSC 400: Senior Seminar collaborative videographic criticism

2015    MDSC 200: Cultures of Advertising archive-based visual remix project

2016    MDSC 203: History of Television re-production videos

2017    BIDS 390: The Video Essay autobiography reimagined

2018    MDSC 100: Intro to Media and Society augmented reality critique

2019    MDSC 203: History of Television star, story, structure, style project

pedagogy-focused publications

“Immediacy, Hypermediacy and the College Campus: Using Augmented Reality for Social Critique” (with co-author Iskandar Zulkarnain) in Feminist Interventions in Digital Pedagogy, Routledge (2018)

“Using Digital Tools for Collaborative Discovery: Assurances and Ambivalences” in Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture (2015)

“Declaration of Sentiments Wesleyan Chapel” (experimental documentary) in Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival “Habitats as Iterations” exhibition (2015)

“Progressive’s Flo: Convergence Brand” in Teaching Media Quarterly, Volume 3, Issue 4 (2016)

Digital Humanities and Media Studies Crossovers, co-edited issue of Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier (2016)

“Curation and the Video Essay” in Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier (2013)

“Extreme Searching: Multi-Modal Media Research” (with co- author Lisa Patti) in Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (2012)

pedagogy awards & grants

Faculty award for Excellence in Teaching (2018) Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Convocation Address

Innovative Teaching and Technology Grant, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Competitive award for constructing learning space (2014, 2015, 2016)

Center for Teaching and Learning Grant, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Competitive award for research supporting eBook project (2013)

Mellon Digital Pedagogy Grant, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Competitive award for creation of eBook (2013)

Center for Teaching and Learning Grant, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Competitive award for innovative use of technology in the classroom (2009)

pedagogy-focused service to profession

Steering Committee, MCFLAC (Media, Communication, Film at Liberal Arts Colleges)(2017-present)

Co-Chair, Critical Media Pedagogy/Media Literacy + Pedagogical Outreach Scholarly Interest Group (SCMS) (2014-2019)

Chair, Teaching Committee, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (2016-2018)

Teaching Committee, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (2014-2017)

THATcamp Liberal Arts Colleges Conference, Conference Planner, St. Norbert College (2011)

pedagogy presentations at national & regional conferences

Breaking Boundaries: Video Games in Teaching, Learning, Research & Design, U of Rochester (2018)

“Immediacy, Hypermediacy and the College Campus: Using Augmented Reality for Social Critique” (with co-author Iskandar Zulkarnain)

Media, Communication, and Film Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges (2016) “Teaching Introductory Media, Communication, and Film Studies Courses,” co-presented with Lisa Patti

National Association for Media Literacy Education (2013) Media Literacy Smackdown: “Splashtop in the Classroom”

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (2012) “Media Literacy and Pedagogy: Working with Local Libraries and Historical Societies”

New York Campus Compact (2011) “Higher Education and Incarcerated Students”

EdTech: Teaching & Learning with Technology Symposium, Ithaca College (2011) “Today’s Wired Student”

HWS Faculty Institute: Promoting Visual Literacy Across the Curriculum (2010) “Thoughtful Uses of Hulu and YouTube“

Faculty Symposium, Hobart and William Smith Colleges (2009) “The Ethics of the Online Academy”

Faculty Institute on Teaching and Learning, Rochester Institute of Technology (2009) “Podcasting New Media Critiques”

HWS Faculty Institute (2009) “Podcasting New Media Critiques”

SCMS pedagogy SIG events

Organizing Committee, Slow Scholarship (collaboration between Women’s Caucus, Media Literacy + Pedagogical Outreach SIG & Women in Screen History SIG) Sponsored event at SCMS 2016

Co-host, Participatory Pedagogy: a hybrid panel/workshop/maker event  (collaboration between Women’s Caucus, Media Literacy + Pedagogical Outreach, Queer Caucus, Women and Screen History SIG) Sponsored event at SCMS 2015

Presenter, Archival Activism. Reclaiming + Remixing History Sponsored event at SCMS 2014

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