Listings of Past Webinar Series
The listings below document the efforts of past webinar leaders, as well as the evolving interests of online literacy educators.
Members may watch recorded webinars by clicking on the image accompanying each listing.
Webinar Leaders: Jazzie Terrell
Date of Webinar: January 26th, 2024
Jazzie Terrell (they/them/elle) is a skilled researcher focusing on communal, activist, feminist rhetoric, disability studies, and gender/women's studies. Their expertise includes mixed-methods data analysis, archival research, sociocultural rhetorical praxis, and queer phenomenology, with an ongoing IRB-approved project on digital communal collaboration in first-year composition. They also prioritize feminist rhetorical theory, antiracist writing assessment, and accessibility in teaching, aiming to create an equitable and joyful learning environment.
Webinar Leaders: Mary-Lourdes Silva
Date of Webinar: November 10, 2023
Mary-Lourdes Silva (she/her) is Associate Professor of Writing and Director of First-Year Writing at Ithaca College. She received a PhD in Language, Literacy, and Composition Studies from UC, Santa Barbara, as well as her Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from Fresno State. Her past and current research examines the citation practices of first-year college writing students; pedagogical use of multimodal and multimedia technologies and practices; implementation of institutional ePortfolio assessment; gender/race bias in education; movement-touch literacy as a modality to teach reflective thinking in first-year writing; and the psychological and financial implications of faculty compelled to review biased student evaluations of teaching. She is also a community organizer and teacher in the upstate New York Argentine tango community.