The University of Arkansas at Little Rock
United States of America - Little Rock
I specialize in English Language Arts and Literacy. My interests in relation to SITE include new literacies as well as quality assurance in online instruction.
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2020 Online
- #Lockdownreading and Virtual Literary Dialogue: Learning how Types of Online Book Club Platforms Functioned During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Categorizing and Leveraging Hashtag-Based Efforts to #Keeplearning and #Keepteaching With Remote Learning due to COVID-19
- Structuring Virtual (Distance) Storybook Reading Experiences with Preservice Teachers: An Examination of the Literature and Best Practices
- “Virtual Nagging”: Comprehension-Based External Regulation and Success Supports for Online learners
William Kerns is an Assistant Professor of Education with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Formerly he was an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at Harris-Stowe State University located in St. Louis. He earned a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Clemson University. Prior to entering higher education, he worked in Central Florida as a high school English teacher, reading teacher, and reading specialist. His university teaching specialties are in the areas of Middle and Secondary English Language Arts, literacy/reading, curriculum and instruction, and action research. His research specializations are in the areas of curriculum and instruction, literacy, quality assurance, and the fostering as well as assessment of reflective thinking among undergraduate teacher candidates.