NCA PROFESSIONAL STAFF RRPORT
Joanne B. Johnson
Associate Professor, Literacy, Rhetoric and Technology
Appointed in September, 1995
DEGREE INSTITUTION YEAR SPECIALIZATION
B.A. East Texas University 1980 American Literature
M.A. The Ohio State University 1993 Language & Literacy
Ph.D Northern Illinois University 1994 Language & Literacy
- PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
DATES INSTITUTION/FIRM POSITION
1980 - 83 St. Charles High School English Teacher
1983 - 87 Plunkett High School English
1987 - 92 Compton High School Principal
1992 - 1993 English Department
Harper Community College Lecturer
"Reviews of The Internet & Literacy," College Composition and Communication, Vol. 2, June, 1999, p.4.
Literacy Education: A Response", Educational Review, Vol. 84, No. 7, July 1997, PP. 43-46, with Jack Jones.
"When Teachers Talk", Chapter 3 in New Definitions of Literacy edited by Ralph Meers, NY: Teacher's Press2000, pp. 501-514
"Technology and Elementary Teachers," Illinois Journal of Pedagogy, Vol. 4, No. 4, January, 2001, pp. 6-10
- UNPUBLISHED RESEARCH COMPLETED OR IN PROGRESS
Survey of Literacy Assessment Programs in Illinois Public Community College undertaken during the 1999 - 2000 academic year.
Attitudes of Teachers relating to Literacy and Technology programs. Data collection initiated in the Fall 1998.
1997-98 Co-director, Literacy & Technology Education Curriculum Materials," U.S. Department of Education, $34,785.
2000-01 Principal Investigator, Computer Education and the Individualization of Instruction," CSU Foundation, $950.
2001-02 Director, "Training Literacy Educators: A Professor Model," Culver Foundation, $122,000.
- CONSULTING ACTIVITIES FROM 1997
1997 -98 Mattapan School District #54, Implementation of a literacy education program for the schools of Mattapan, IL.
2000-01 Genesco Corporation, Development of a basic skills training program for employees, Chicago, IL .
- PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES FROM 1987
1998 -02 Member Literacy Research & Curriculum Development (LRCI) 1998 presented paper titled "Literacy Assessments in Illinois Public Community Colleges" at the annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah; 1999 attended annual conference in Houston, Texas; 2000 - attended annual meeting in Memphis, Tennessee.
1997-02 Member, National Association of Writing Educators (NAWE) 1997-2002 - attended all annual meeting of NETC 2000 - chaired interest group for social issues and literacy education curriculum during the annual meeting; 2001-02 - vice president; 2001-02 - organizer, annual conference.
1997-02 Member, Writing Educators (WE), Chair, panel on "Individualization and Bilingual Education for Fall meeting, 2002, Los Angeles, California.
- HONORS AND RECOGNITION FROM 1987
1997 - 01 Who'S Who in the Midwest
1998-99 Educator of the Year NAWE
1999-00 Fellowship for Post-doctoral Study, Culver Foundation.
- UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS FROM 1987
1997-99 Member, university Personnel Committee.
2000-01 Senator, University Faculty Senate.
1999 - Member, North Central Association Self-Study Steering Committee.
- COLLEGE/EQUIVALENT UNIT COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS FROM 1997
1997-98 Member, College of Arts and Sciences Social Committee
2000 - Chairperson, College of Arts & Sciences Curriculum Committee
- DEPARTMENT/EQUIVALENT UNIT COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS FROM 1987
1997 98 Member, Department Curriculum Committee
1988-99 Member, Department Graduate Program Committee
- COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE FROM 1997
10-07-97 Workshop leader, teacher in-service workshop titled, Working Assessment in Regular Classrooms," Bissel Elementary School, Chicago, IL.
06-23-97 Commencement Speaker, graduation exercises, Knox Elementary School, Chicago, IL:.
09-14-98 Guest Speak, teacher's meeting for school opening, Dowagiac, IL.
05-12-99 Panelist, "Employment Trends for Teenagers," meeting of the Westside Neighborhood Association, Chicago, IL.
01-28-00 Consultant, Developing an Individualized Basic Writing Program for Post-secondary Education, Zenon Community College, Zenon, IL.
10-21-01 Member, ISBE Tenth-Year Review /Team, Exeter College, Ilium, IL.
ACTIVITIES HOUR PERCENT
PER WEEK OF TIME
TEACHING 20 50%
LE 145 Foundations of Literacy
LE 152 Introduction to Literacy
LE 470 History and Philosophy of Literacy Education
LE 474 Literacy Education Curricula
LE 477 Planning and Supervision of Literacy Education Programs.
Provide advisement for students in M.S. in Literacy Education.
RESEARCH 4.0 10%
See Items 4 and 5
ADMINISTRATION 4.0 10%
Director, Training Literacy Educators
COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE 4.0 10%
See Items 6 and 12
UNIVERSITY/UNIT SERVICE 4.0 10%
See Items 9,10,and 11