Dr. Theresa Redmond

Dr. Theresa Redmond is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Appalachian State University. Since joining the faculty in 2011, Theresa has taught over ten different courses in face-to-face and online formats across multiple program areas, including undergraduate and graduate programs in Media Studies, Teacher Education, and General Education. Common among her many course responsibilities is an emphasis on preparing students to analyze and evaluate media as ideological and socio-cultural phenomena that continually alter the structures of communications, literacy, and expression. Theresa is a national leader in media literacy specifically, and her contributions have been documented across various organizational press releases, including news and awards related to: outstanding teaching, exceptional national service, and leadership in the advancement of digital media literacy in higher education. Theresa's scholarship represents a hybrid research agenda that attends to complex intersections of multiple professional fields including: communications, media studies, literacy studies, teacher education, curriculum/instructional design, sustainability, and the arts. She has presented at regional, national, and international venues and published in a range of journals and edited collections. In conjunction with traditional products of research, Theresa actively engages in creative scholarship, incorporating a/r/tography and other arts-based and visual methodologies.

Teaching Specialties
Digital and Media Literacy
Critical Literacy
Mass Media, Social Media, Communications
Propaganda and Disinformation
Ecomedia Literacy
Digital Photography and Imaging
Visual Methodologies
Instructional Design and Technology

Sampling of Courses
UCO 1200: Media Literacy and the Environment
CI 2300: Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age
RE 3070: Media for Young People
CI 4830: Media Literacy
CI 4740/5740: Digital Photography and Imaging
CI 5630: Instructional Technology
CI 5636: Emerging Issues and Trends in Media and Technology
CI 5845: Global Perspectives in Media and Technology
CI 5921: Instructional Design
CI 6050: Critical Perspectives and Research in New Media Literacies

Research Areas in Media Studies
Critical Literacy
Media Literacy (Pedagogy, Curriculum Development, & Assessment/Evaluation)
Digital Literacy
Digital Media Arts/Production
Ecomedia Literacy
Privacy and Data Mining
Visual Methodologies
Arts-based Research

Research Areas in Education
Educational Technology
Instructional Design
Pre-Service Teacher Education
Middle Grades Education
Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK)
Online Learning
Visual Arts
Literacy Studies
Self-Study Methodologies

Title: Associate Professor of Media Studies
Department: Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Media Literacy Program

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2239

Fax: (828) 262-2686

Office address
234F College of Education
Boone, NC 28608-2037