Teaching Strides

MRU Faculty Daring Greatly

Season 1, Episode 1: Research Posters to Scaffold Essay Writing

Professor Karen Manarin

Dr. Karen Manarin is Professor of English and General Education at Mount Royal University. A recipient of MRU’s Distinguished Faculty Award, Dr. Manarin’s teaching and research interests include how people read, and undergraduate research. Her coauthored book Critical Reading in Higher Education: Academic Goals and Social Engagement explores how students read in four, very different, required, first-year courses, from scientific literacy through composition. Dr. Manarin talks about research posters in a Teaching and Learning Inquiry article published in 2016 entitled, “Interpreting Undergraduate Research Posters in the Literature Classroom.”