Teaching

Student using a hand-built Thermal Flashlight to map thermal pollution at Holyrood power plant

Student using a hand-built Thermal Flashlight to map thermal pollution at Holyrood power plant, 2014.


Feminist Technologies
(SOCI4107), Fall 2014, Winter 2015
Memorial University of Newfoundland
A practice-based, theory-driven course where students design and build feminist technologies for environmental monitoring.
Syllabus
Student Projects:
Examining Thermal Pollution and Exploring Environmental Injustice in Holyrood, NL
Hot Spots in the Square: Reclaiming and Relocating the Commons through the Mapping of Relative Heat Differences in an Urban Outdoor Space

 

 

Excerpt from class survey on classroom technologies.

Excerpt from class survey on classroom technologies, 2014.


Technology and Society
(SOCI2120), Fall 2014, Winter 2015
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Introduction to issues and theories in the social study of technology. Final research project is to create a white paper on classroom technologies.
Syllabus
Sample of Student Projects:
Uneven Participation in Classroom Response Systems
Gender and Classroom Technologies
Anonymity and Classroom Participation
Barriers to Using Top Hat (CRS)
Digital Distraction in the Classroom
Effect of Academic Discipline on Classroom Response Systems (Top Hat)

Discussion points during the student-lead Food Justice Workshop, 2011

Discussion points during the student-lead Food Justice Workshop, 2011


Environmental Communication
(MCCUE.1027/ENVST-UA 450), Fall 2012
New York University
A praxis-based course where students designed, implemented, and evaluated an environmental communication intervention.
Syllabus
Sample of Student Projects:
Food Justice Workshop
Food Justice Curriculum Development

 

 

 

Cultural Capital: Media and Arts in New York City (MCCUE.1152), Summer 2011
New York University, Co-Taught with Ted Magder
A class that explores why NYC is a world center for media and the arts.

History of Media and Communication (E59.0003), Fall 2010
New York University
A course that aims to explore mediation in and across time and the emergence and development of different media forms in relation to particular social, economic, perceptual, and technological conditions and historical moments.
Syllabus

Space and Place in Human Communication and the Environment (E90.1002), Summer 2010
New York University
On how space socially organizes human meaning and on the inscription of space, particularly in reference to the environment and environmentalism.
Syllabus

Environmental Art Activism (E90.1002), Spring 2008
New York University, TA under Natalie Jeremijenko
A course that used the local urban street as our site of ecological analysis, intervention & exhibition to question the role of art and artists in ecological change.

Animation (CA86), Fall 2006, Spring 2007
Suffolk Community College
This course focused on Flash and art theories of animated images.
Course website

Electronic Illustration (CA22), Fall 2006, Spring 2007
Suffolk Community College
This course focused on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and art theories of digital images and circulation.
Course website