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Linda Crafton
  • Linda Crafton, EdD

  • Professor - Communication
  • Communication
  • (262) 595-2616
  • crafton@uwp.edu
Biography
Linda Crafton completed her doctoral studies in Language, Literacy, and Culture with an emphasis in Reading/Literacy at Indiana University. Prior to coming to UW Parkside, Dr. Crafton was a Professor at Northeastern Illinois University and a Director of Teacher Education Assessment at Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy where she also taught graduate courses in literacy.
Teaching, Research/Creative & Consulting Interests

Teaching Interests

Critical media literacy and all things related to social justice, particularly, communication & gender, and race, class, gender and sexuality in the media.

Research Interests

I research and write about critical media literacy, women's and gender studies, feminism, and social justice.

Consulting Interests

Women's and Gender Studies
Publications
Selected Publications

: , Stenhouse Publishers (2 pages pp.)

2012: Toward a signature pedagogy in teacher education., Stylus (10 pages pp.)

2011: The language of collaboration: Dialogue and identity in teacher professional development., Improving Schools (13 pages pp.)

Selected Awards & Honors

Teaching Awards

2015: Awarded to faculty and staff who show dedication to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability, Rangers in Action, Diversity Office
Key Service Activities

Departmental Service

: Other - Department Liaison on Assessment

University Service

2012: Program Organizer - Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Programs
Courses Taught

Spring 2018

COMM 315 COMMUNICATION AND GENDER
WGSS 315 COMMUNICATION AND GENDER
COMM 207 INTRO TO COMM DISCIPLINE I
COMM 468 MEDIA LITERACY PROJECT

Fall 2017

COMM 463 GNDR/RACE/CLAS/SEXUALITS MEDIA
WGSS 463 GNDR/RACE/CLAS/SEXUALITS MEDIA
WGSS 110 INTRO WMNS/GENDR/SEXUALTY STDS
COMM 468 MEDIA LITERACY PROJECT

Spring 2017

COMM 315 COMMUNICATION AND GENDER
WGSS 110 INTRO WMNS/GENDR/SEXUALTY STDS
COMM 468 MEDIA LITERACY PROJECT
COMM 495 SENIOR SEMINAR

Fall 2016

COMM 463 GNDR/RACE/CLAS/SEXUALITS MEDIA
COMM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
COMM 495 SENIOR SEMINAR

Summer 2016

COMM 330 COMMUNICATION & SOCIALIZATION
COMM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Spring 2016

COMM 315 COMMUNICATION AND GENDER
WGSS 315 COMMUNICATION AND GENDER
COMM 430 DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA COMM
COMM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
COMM 468 MEDIA LITERACY PROJECT
COMM 495 SENIOR SEMINAR

Fall 2015

COMM 463 GNDR/RACE/CLASS/SEXUALTY MEDIA
COMM 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
COMM 468 MEDIA LITERACY PROJECT
COMM 495 SENIOR SEMINAR
WGSS 495 WOMENS/GENDR/SEXUALITY SEMINAR

Spring 2015

COMM 315 COMMUNICATION & GENDER
COMM 430 CYBERSPACE COMMUNICATION
COMM 468 MEDIA LITERACY PROJECT
COMM 495 SENIOR SEMINAR

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