Dr. Carolyn Fortuna is a teacher researcher at Rhode Island College, where she infuses multigenre, multimodal, and transcultural instruction with her students in the Educational Studies and Gender & Women’s Studies departments.
Of special interest to Carolyn is the rhetoric contained in media texts, and Carolyn incorporates critical discourse and content analysis into her qualitative research and instruction. She has e-published a book titled Sports and Media Pop Culture and has designed two curricula: Sports, Popular Culture, and Literature and Gender and Sport.
More than anything, Carolyn believes that people from diverging viewpoints can work together to better understand the power and place of digital and media learning and literacy in today’s society. Her work has been published in the //Journal of Teaching and Learning//, Networks: An On-line Journal for Teacher Research, and Knowledge Quest, among others. Carolyn holds a B.A. in letters and M.A. in writing from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in education with concentration in media literacy from the Joint Doctoral Program at the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College.
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Dr. Carolyn Fortuna
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