Dr. Karen Smith

 Karen Smith

Associate Professor
Curriculum, Teaching and Learning (CTL)

(204) 474-7218
Room 233 Education
Karen.Smith@umanitoba.ca

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Professional Associations
Literacy Research Association (LRA)
Manitoba Association of Teachers of English (MATE)
Canadian Association for the Study of Language and Literacy (CASLL)

Bio
Karen E. Smith teaches language and literacy in the undergraduate and graduate programs, following 25 years of experience in schools as an administrator, consultant, and K-12 teacher.

Education
2001- PhD, UM
1988 – MEd, UBC
1980 – ARCT, UT
1977 – BFA, UM

Areas of Specialization
English Language Arts
Poetry and sociocultural theory
Language and literacy in the content areas
Digital storytelling and video poetry
Curriculum
Blended learning
Literacy coaching
Clinical reading

Research Interests
English language arts in a digital age
Imagination
Language for learning in the content areas
Digital storytelling and video poetry
E-portfolio and life-long learning
Blended learning