Mia Zamora

Kean University, USA

Mia Zamora, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of English, the Director of the MA in Writing Studies and the Director of the Kean University Writing Project in Union, NJ, USA. She has recently received the Kean University “Professor of the Year” Award. Dr. Zamora’s commitment to equity, digital literacies, data rights, and intercultural understanding is clear in both her scholarship and leadership work. She has founded several global learning networks including Equity Unbound (#unboundeq) and Networked Narratives (#netnarr), and was Co-Chair of ALT’s #OER20 conference on “Care in Openness”.

Develop your teaching with Mia Zamora
Four Ideas for Checking In
Four Ideas for Checking In
by Maha Bali, Mia Zamora
Particularly important during a pandemic, but this is a good way to start any class.
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Daily Creates
Daily Creates
by Mia Zamora
Provides a space for regular practice of spontaneous creativity through “mini” challenges published every day.
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Thick Greetings
Thick Greetings
by Maha Bali, Mia Zamora, Autumm Caines, Laura Gibbs, Rebecca J. Hogue
Try out a slower and more deliberate opportunity for everyone to introduce themselves.
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Asynchronous & Synchronous Introductions
Asynchronous & Synchronous Introductions
by Mia Zamora, Maha Bali
For students to share multiple dimensions of themselves, synchronously or asynchronously.
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Appreciative Interviews
Appreciative Interviews
by Maha Bali, Autumm Caines, Mia Zamora
To invite students to use their bodies to represent, collaboratively, an image of something that is worth discussing.
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Alternative Approaches to Grading
Alternative Approaches to Grading
by Maha Bali, Mia Zamora, Jasmina Najjar, Laura Gibbs, Clarissa Sorensen-Unruh, Arley Cruthers
Consider different approaches to grading and how they can affect the classroom atmosphere and more!
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