Robert Rosema

Associate Professor
Department of English
English Education

231 Lake Huron Hall
(616) 331-8573
rozemar@gvsu.edu

Robert Rozema

Courses
ENG 310 Teaching Writing: Secondary
ENG 311 Teaching Literature to Adolescents
ED 331 Methods and Strategies for Secondary Teaching
ENG 330 Studies in Fiction
ENG 384 Literary Responses to War and Peace

Research Interests
My research explores the intersection of web-based technology and secondary English instruction.  

Recent Publications
Early Career English Teachers in Action: Learning from Experience, Developing Expertise. With Lindsay Ellis.  Routledge: New York (forthcoming).

"Gene Luen Yang on Iconography, Cultural Conflict, and his New Graphic Novel, Boxers and Saints" (Interview).  Language Arts Journal of Michigan 29.1 (Fall 2013): 5-9.

"Building the Secondary World."  Teaching Literature in Virtual Worlds.  Ed. Allen Webb. Routledge Press, 2011.

"From Muds to the Metaverse: The Past and Future of Immersive Literary Environments."  Teaching Literature in Virtual Worlds.  Ed. Allen Webb.  Routledge Press, 2011.

Literature and the Web: Reading and Responding with New Technologies. (with Allen Webb). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.  (2008).

"The Book Report, Version 2.0: Podcasting on Young Adult Novels" English Journal 97.1 (2007): 31-36.

"Extending the Conversation: New Technologies, New Literacies, and English Education."  With Swenson, J., Young, C., McGrail, E., and Whittin, P.  English Education 38.4 July (2006): 351-369. 

Education
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Western Michigan University