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JOYCE P. JOHNSTON
Adjunct Professor of English

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA  USA




Contact:

Voice or WhatsApp: +1 703.447.6460

Email: jjohnsto@gmu.edu

Skype: joyce.johnston48



FALL SCHEDULE 2021

English 302-N45, a HYBRID learning section of Advanced Composition in the natural sciences, engineering, and computer science, meeting face-to-face on Tuesdays from 9:00am-10:15am with virtual assignments on Thursdays.

English 302-N46, a DISTANCE learning section of Advanced Composition in the natural sciences, engineering, and computer science 

English 302-N47, a DISTANCE learning section of Advanced Composition in the natural sciences, engineering, and computer science 

All three writing-intensive sections meet the Students as Scholars (QEP) standards of GMU

English 302 is a required part of the Mason Core Integration Requirement in Written Communication.
The focus of English 302 is on 
"Intensive practice in writing and analyzing expository forms
such as essay, article, proposal, and technical or scientific reports
with emphasis on research related to student’s major field
."


RESEARCH INTERESTS


Current areas of specialization include:

Computer assisted instruction

Online civility

Net neutrality

Intellectual property

Open educational resources

Copyright and plagiarism in electronic environments






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Fall 2021



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   the Course Schedule
   for English 302-N46
   
Fall 2021



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   the Course Policies and Procedures
   for English 302-N47
   
Fall 2021



   
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  the Course Schedule
   for English 302-N47
  
Fall 2021


UNIVERSITY CONTRIBUTIONS

    Featured in  "Composition Faculty Publications: Recent Creative and Scholarly Works by Allen, Johnston, Goldenthal, and Paul,"

           Composition Faculty Newsletter, Nov 2, 2020.

    Invited panel on "Online Teaching Survival Tips," at GMU's annual conference on Innovations in Teaching and Learning

           September 2020.

    Member, campus learning communities on Multimodal Composition (2020), Threshold Concepts (2019) and Wellbeing (2018)

    Year 3 of a grant-funded  project for teaching research skills in English 302 using curated Open Educational Resources

    "Vanishing Lands" (2-part series), Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (George Mason chapter), July 2020

    Mental Health First Aid certificate, Spring 2019.

    Invited talk on "Nurturing Online Civility" at GMU's annual conference on Innovations in Teaching and Learning

         September 2018.

    "Facing the Dragon: Learning about Aging from Beowulf." Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Faculty

           Conversations. April 2018. Repeated by request July 2018 and March 2019.

     Assessor for Mason Core Undergraduate Education 2018

 


CONFERENCES, PRESENTATIONS and PUBLICATIONS


    “Electronic Explosion: Five Crucial Copyright Changes since 2020.” 2021 Virginia Association

             of School Librarians Fall Conference.  Williamsburg, VA.  Nov. 3-5, 2021.  Based on a presentation at

  Internet Librarian 2021., Monterey, CA.  Oct. 26-28, 2021.

    “Leading for Change: A Customizable Writing Experience.”  Innovations in Teaching and Learning annual conference.  Online. 

              Sept. 20-24, 2021.    Based on a presentation at EduLearn: International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies.  Online.
             
              July 5-6, 2021.  

      “Leading for Change on a Social or Professional Issue of Choice: A Customizable Writing

  Experience.” Teacher to Teacher Forum. Conference on College Composition and Communication.  Online.  April 10, 2021.

       Keynote speaker. "Staying Legal in a Pandemic: Crucial Copyright Issues for Instruction."  Virginia Association of School LIbrarians Annual

              Conference.  Williamsburg, VA. Nov. 6, 2020.

       Invited Panelist.   “Survival Tips for Teaching Online.”  Invited panelist. Innovations in Teaching and Learning

 annual conference. Online.  Sept. 21, 2020.

      "Can Facebook Steal My Stuff? Your Intellectual Property Rights on Social Media." Computers in Libraries, 40(3), April 2020;   

             Featured in The Informed Librarian,  May 2020.  Based on a presentation at the Internet Librarian annual conference, Oct. 2019

      Executive Committee member and Co-Chair, Emerging Scholar Stream 2012-present, EdMedia +  

              Innovate  Learning Annual Conference


                                            
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