A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Frank Romanelli is an associate teaching professor of writing and rhetoric at the University of Rhode Island He teaches live, blended, and online classes and coordinates the concurrent enrollment 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 has also facilitated faculty development workshops in project-based learning, technology and learning, dual and concurrent enrollment, and digital literacy across the curriculum.
Frank has served as the director 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 has been 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. an M.A. 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