Faculty of Education
Professor in Literacy Education and Early Learning in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy education and digital media. Anne’s passion is around issues of social justice and advocacy using digital literacies and technologies with young children. She has conducted extensive research around the role of play in children’s education development, social justice, digital literacies, makerspaces, and the role of media in children’s literate lives. Anne holds a number of SSHRC grants. Her current SSHRC Transnational Study focuses on inspiring Canadian teachers to develop creative teaching methods and community partnerships which advocate for social justice.
Lead researcher on
Makerspaces in Museums and Galleries for Intergenerational Learning Dec 2018 - Jun 2019
Celebrating Indigenous Boarders: Making for New Cultural Understanding of Indigenous Urban Youth Landscapes in Newfoundland Oct 2020
Makerspaces in Museums and Galleries for Intergenerational Learning May 2019 - Feb 2021
Active Research Interests
OPE Makerspaces in Museums and Galleries