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Center Graduate Students: Katrina Kennett

Katrina Kennett

Katrina Kennett is a Ph.D. candidate in Curriculum & Instruction and the Center for Writing Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Contact Information

kennett@illinois.edu // @katrinakennett

Research Interests

literacies, writing, technology, composition pedagogy

In my research, I look at how teachers incorporate digital and non-digital technologies in the course of their planning practices. I’m interested in how literacy educators prepare to teach writing, including the material, contextual, and discursive resources they assemble over time. I'm also interestedin multimodal composing, especially how people use materials, interfaces, and potentials to shape activity and construct meaning.

Courses Taught

CI 401 E & 402 E -Content Literacy and Instructional Technology (English Language Arts)

INFO/WRIT 303-Writing Across Media

CI 473-Literacy in the Content Areas

Other Positions Held

Assistant Director, Center for Writing Studies (Fall 2014-Winter 2015)

Writing Consultant, Writers' Workshop (2013 - 2014)

Research Assistant, Scholar Project, with Bill Cope (2013 - 2015)