Dr. Alyce Baker
Dr. Alyce Baker
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Ph.D. in Literature and Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Pennsylvania State University
B.S.Ed. in Communication Arts from Shippensburg University
Certification: 7-12 PA Teaching License in English
Courses Most Commonly Taught: Teaching Literature to Adolescents, Methods I of Teaching English, Methods II of Teaching English, First-Year Seminar, Composition, Student Teaching and Practicum, Introduction to Literature
Programs Developed: Reconfigured Secondary English (twice) and Secondary English/Special Education
Research Areas: Children’s Literature, particularly young adult literature; English Pedagogy; Literacy, particularly multi-literacies and content-area literacy
Toni Morrison’s Novels: The Grotesque as Social, Cultural, and Political Aesthetic. Koln, Germany: LAP Lambert, 2009.
“Pennsylvania, Young Adult Author, Beth Fantaskey, Visits Schools in Keystone Central School District.” The PCTELA Newsletter. Winter 2012 Edition: 3.
“Aliens Are Invading Pennsylvania: Persuasive and Argumentative Writing” co-authored with Bill Ferguson and Dayna Dawsey. Standards Aligned System. Pennsylvania Department of Education. <http://www.pdesas.org/module/content/resources/21140/view.ashx>. Spring 2011.
“Using the Literacy Narrative in Freshman Composition: How to Get Students to Recognize Literacy Performance Achievement.” Literacy and Performance: Proceedings of the 2007 EAPSU Annual Conference, Pennsylvania, 26-27 October. Eds. Marlen Elliot Harrison and Melissa Jane Lingle-Martin. English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities. <www.eapsu.org>.
“Highlighting Artistic, Cultural, and Political Hair in Literature During the Black Arts and Black Power Movements.” Florida English 5 (2007): 26-36.
“Redefining the Female Self Through Female Communities: Margaret Cavendish’s The Female Academy, The Convent of Pleasure, and Bell in Campo.” Shakespeare and Renaissance Association of West Virginia Selected Papers 29 (2006): 37-46.
“Wanda Coleman.” Contemporary American Ethnic Poets: Lives, Works, Sources. Ed. Linda Cullum. Westport: Greenwood, 2004.
“Quincy Troupe.” Contemporary American Ethnic Poets: Lives, Works, Sources. Ed. Linda Cullum. Westport: Greenwood, 2004.
“Highlighting Cultural and Political Hair During the Black Arts and Black Power Movements.” 2004 IUP Inter-Disciplinary Graduate Conference Proceedings: All TogetherNow: Culture and Society On An (Inter)National Stage. Ed. Claire Norris. 17-26.
Professional Presentations: National Council of Teachers of English Conference; Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference; Bloomsburg University’s Reading, Literacy, and Learning Conference; New Jersey College English Association Conference; English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference; Pennsylvania College English Association Conference; The Shakespeare and Renaissance Association of West Virginia Conference; Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference; and Lock Haven University’s Celebration of Scholarship, Book talk Series, and Let Her Voice Be Heard.
Areas of Expertise: American Literature Generalist; Literacy; English Pedagogy