People underestimate how powerful the media is for young people who grow up watching a lot of television. Through the media, we've established this standard of what every human being should look up to.
Frank Romanelli is a full time faculty member of writing and rhetoric at the University of Rhode Island He teaches live, blended, and online classes in Writing and Communication and coordinates the Early Credit High School Program for Writing and Rhetoric. He is a member of The National Association of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) and a board member of the New England Association of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NEACEP). Frank presents nationally and online about Concurrent and dual enrollment and digital literacy. He also facilitates faculty development workshops in project based learning, technology and learning, and digital literacy. He is a member of the RI Higher Education Advisory Board for dual and concurrent enrollment.
Frank has served as the coordinator and Digital Pedagogy Specialist for the Writing and Rhetoric Production Lab and as coordinator of UnClassroom, a project based learning initiative for the Harrington School of Communication and Media at URI He is a member of the leadership team of the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy and on the staff of the Media Education Lab at URI Harrington School of Communication and Media. He has done extensive teaching, writing and coordinating in Project Based Learning in Higher Education.
Frank holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Education and English from University of Rhode Island with post graduate work in Educational Leadership from Rhode Island College.
Watch Frank's videos: A New Literacy: Making Connections in Digital Environments
See his publication at the Buck Institute: Project Based Learning in Higher Education