Sharon Merritt
  • Phone: 559-453-5543
  • Office: BAH 119

Education

  • Ph.D., Education, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
  • M.A., English Literature, San Francisco State University, 1988
  • B.A., Inter-American Studies, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, 1976

Publications & Presentations

  • "Digital Storytelling: Time, Identity and Morality in Multimedia Personal Narratives of College Writing Students," International Learning Journal, 13:8 (2006) 21-36.
  • "Using Biographies in the Freshman Writing Class," with Jill Goodman-Gould and Gail Gradowski, National Council of Teachers of English Conference, "Stories in the Classroom: Narration is Knowledge," Tucson, AZ, 1999
  • "Citizens of Cosmopolis: Biographies in the Freshman Writing Class," with Jill Goodman-Gould and Gail Gradowski, Northern California Writing Centers Conference, Sonoma, CA, 2001
  • "Digital Storytelling in the Composition Classroom," Northern California Writing Centers Conference, Hayward, CA, 2002
  • "Life Models: Using Biographies in the Freshman Writing Class," with Jill Goodman-Gould and Gail Gradowski, "Expanded Conversations: Collaborating for Student Learning," LOEX of the West University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2002
  • "Digital Storytelling in the Composition Classroom," iCUE Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, CA, 2003 and Woodside, CA, 2006
  • "Re-Writing English B: New Approaches to Genre, Research, and Rhetoric," with Jill Goodman-Gould, Susan Frisbie and Gail Gradowski, CCCC, New York, NY, 2003
  • "El Trabajo y la Fe: One Mexican-American Family's Story of Education in the U.S.," with Monica Yoo and Megan McCoy, National Council of Teachers of English Assembly on Research, Columbus, OH, 2005
  • "Digital Storytelling: Time, Identity and Morality in Multimedia Personal Narratives of College Writing Students," 13th International Learning Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2006
  • "Multiliterate Approaches to Research Writing in the FYC Classroom," with Jill Goodman-Gould and Gail Gradowski, Georgia Information Literacy Conference, Savanna, GA, 2006
  • "Teaching (about) Texts: Reading Globally, Thinking Locally," California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2009
  • "Crossing Language (Policy) Boundaries: Development of Bilingual First Year Writing Courses," University Literacies Conference, Lille, France, 2010
  • "Crossing Language (Policy) Boundaries: Development of Bilingual First Year Writing Courses," at CCCC, Atlanta, GA, 2011