Selected Presentations


§ Breaking the Code: Re-“Mediating” the Political Prospects of Black Women.  Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus Women’s History Month program. March 26, 2011, White Plains, NY

with U Wolz,  M.Pulimood, M. Stone; M. Switzer. “Computational Journalism in the Middle School.” Scholastic Division, 2010 Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, Denver, Colo. Aug. 4-7, 2010

§ Wolz, U., Stone, M., Pulimood, S. M., and Pearson, K. 2010. Computational thinking via interactive journalism in middle school. In Proceedings of the 41st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, March 10 – 13, 2010). SIGCSE ’10. ACM, New York, NY, 239-243.

§“Scratching Across the Curriculum: A Tool for Fostering Varied Literacies” Culturally Responsive Teaching, Learning, and Counseling Symposium, University of Colorado, Colorado-Springs January 24, 2009.

§(with M. Pulimood, M. Stone, M.Switzer and U. Wolz.) Broadening Participation in Computing via Community Journalism, New Media Consortium Summer Conference, June 11-14, 2008

§(with M. Pulimood, D. Shaw) “Content Management Systems for Journalism,” New Media Consortium Summer Conference, June June 11-14, 2008

§(with M. Pulimood, M. Stone, M.Switzer and U. Wolz.) “Scratch in the Interactive Journalism Institute for Middle School.” Scratch@MIT conference. MIT Media Lab July 25, 2008

§“Journalism Across the Curriculum: Build Skills and Empower Learners as Citizens.” Culturally Responsive Teaching and Counseling Symposium. University ofColorado, Colorado Springs, January 26, 2008

§“Weblogs, Podcasts and Virtual Worlds,” WSTU Professional Development Day, Millersville State University, Jan. 11, 2007

§Ault, C., Nakra, T., Pearson, K., Sanders, P., Wolz, U., “Collaborative Learning via 3-D Game Development” SIGGRAPH Educators Panel, Aug. 2, 2006,

§Ault, C. Pearson, K., Sanders, P. Wolz, U., “Videogame Design as a Vehicle for Multidisciplinary Collaboration,” New Media Consortium 2006 Summer Conference, June 7, 2006.

§”Blogging While Black In Africana Studies.” Best Practices in Digital Pedagogy Panel. Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual convention. October 7, 2005

§”Small Murders: Rethinking the Coverage of Hate Crimes Against GLBT People,” News and Sexuality: Media Portraits of Diversity. Editors: Laura Castea da and Shannon Campbell. NY: Sage Publishers, 2005. pp. 159 -88

When and Where I Enter: Toward a Black Feminist Epistemology of Journalism” Fourth Biennial Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, 2003. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. October 23-25, 2003

Before 2006