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                                   Jennifer L. Motter
                                  Email: jlm832@psu.edu
                                jennifer.motter@gmail.com


EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy in Art Education, ABD

Department of Art Education, College of Arts and Architecture, The Pennsylvania State
University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. May 2012.

Completed courses: Research in Art Education, Foundations of Art Education, Colloquium,
Supervised Experience College Teaching, Feminist Theory, Curriculum Development in Art
Education, New Media Pedagogy, History of Art Education, Learning Sciences, Individual
Studies, Informal Learning Research, Advanced Informal Learning Design, Contemporary Issues,
Contemporary Women Artists, Thesis Research, Qualitative Research Data Analysis, College
Teaching, and Thesis Research Off Campus.

Master of Arts in Education, Computers and Educational Technology with distinction

Department of Secondary Education, College of Education, California State University,
Northridge, Northridge, California, 91330. May 2007.

Programs consists of 30 credits including: Computers in Instruction, Applying Technology to the
Curriculum, Research in Secondary Computer Education, Multimedia, Website Development for
Educators, Seminar in Secondary Computer Education, Network Administration for Educators,
Developing Instructional Materials, Issues in Education: Technology emphasis, and Directed
Comprehensive Studies: Technology Education.

Bachelor of Science in Art Education, equivalency of Bachelor of Arts in Art, concentration
Graphic Design

Department of Art, College of Fine Arts, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana,
Pennsylvania, 15705. May 2004.

Program consisted of 110 credits including: Survey of Art Education, Art Education Methods/
Elementary, Educational Psychology, Teaching for Learning and Instruction, American
Education Theory and Practice, School Law, Inclusive Secondary Setting, Arts of the 20th
Century, Figure Drawing, Fundamentals of Drawing, Three-Dimensional Design, Color and Two-
Dimensional Design, Basic Metals, Ceramics, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Fibers, Art in
America, Senior Seminar, Advanced Fibers, Teaching Art Studio in the Public Schools, Pre-
Student Teaching I and II, Student Teaching Elementary and Secondary, Digital Textiles,
Intermediate Graphic Design I, Intermediate Graphic Design II, Advanced Graphic Design I, and
Advanced Graphic Design II.
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EXPERIENCE

Digital Designer/Communications Assistant
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts & Architecture
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. May 2011-May 2012.
Responsibilities: digital design work and event coordinating and hosting including management
of the School of Visual Arts (SoVA) website and design and distribution of the SoVA ArtsWord
online newsletter publication. I update the SoVA website and create the SoVA ArtsWord online
newsletter publication templates, graphics, and article layouts using Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe
InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator. I also create distributed design work for the
Graduate Research in Art Education Conference (GRAE) and the PSU Art Education NAEA
alumni lunch reception that I will coordinate and host.

Editorial Assistant
The Pennsylvania State University, Justice and Safety Institute, Pennsylvania Child Support
Enforcement Training Institute (PACSETI)
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. August-December 2011.
Responsibilities: completing editorial tasks for PACSETI print and online training manuals and
presentations. I edit PACSETI print and web distribution content.

Tech Savvy Camp for Girls Instructor
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Information Sciences & Technology
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. June13-17, 2011.
Responsibilities: developing curriculum, providing instruction, and managing Girls’ Digital
Stories camp, a camp for middle school girls living in underserved areas. I taught middle school
girls how to use Adobe Flash animation and Gimp image manipulation in order to create
meaningful digital stories based on the theme of leadership/empowerment of girls and women.

Graduate Teaching Assistant
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts & Architecture
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. May-August 2011.
Responsibilities: assisting the course instructor by managing assigned sections of students in
ART 001: Introduction to the Visual Arts, an online course for non-art majors. I communicated
with students and graded their assignments via the course’s eLearning site.

Outreach Coordinator
National Art Education Association Women’s Caucus, April 2011-2012.
Responsibilities: conceptualization, design, and facilitation of NAEA WC outreach efforts. I
helped conceptualize and led outreach efforts including the NAEA WC Voices Postcard Project.

Reception Coordinator and Host
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts & Architecture
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. January-March 2011.
Responsibilities: designing the reception postcard and coordinating and hosting the Penn State
Art Education program’s alumni lunch reception at the National Art Education Association
conference.
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Art Education Instructor
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts & Architecture
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. August 2008-May 2011.
Responsibilities: instructing, developing curriculum, and providing class management for course
A ED 303: Visual Arts in the Elementary School, a required course for undergraduate elementary
education majors. In the course, I guided students’ creation of: e-Portfolios, iMovie
transmediation projects, lesson and unit plans, metaphor books, green art projects, and reading
group presentations.

Graduate Teaching Assistant
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts & Architecture
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. May-August 2010.
Responsibilities: assisting the course instructor by managing assigned sections of students in
ART 010: Introduction to Visual Studies, an online course for non-art majors. I communicated
with students and graded their assignments via the course’s eLearning site.

Graduate Research Assistant
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Arts & Architecture
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. January-May 2010.
Responsibilities: transcribing student teacher audio interviews and data analysis for Dr. Kimberly
Powell.

Art Camp Instructor
The Center for Arts and Crafts at Penn State
University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802. May-July 2009.
Responsibilities: instructing, developing curriculum, and providing class management for
children, ages 5-7.

Scholarly Journal Reviewer
Journal of Curriculum Theory. March 2009.
Responsibilities: reviewing manuscript submissions and providing professional and critical
feedback.

Adult Vocational/Career Instructor
Kennedy-San Fernando Community Adult School
Granada Hills, California, 91344. January-May 2008.
Responsibilities: designing curriculum and instructing a graphic design course for adults.

Multimedia Curriculum Developer
California State University, Northridge
Northridge, California, 91330. June 2007-Februrary 2008.
Responsibilities: independent contract working with Dr. Kenneth Berry on a creative team
creating multimedia curriculum for SMC International Training, Automate 200.

Intel Master Teacher
Granada Hills Charter High School
Granada Hills, California, 91344. December 2006-June 2008.
Responsibilities: instructing adults by providing Intel certification training.
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Digital Art Teacher
Granada Hills Charter High School
Granada Hills, California, 91344. August 2004-June 2008.
Responsibilities: instructing, developing curriculum, and providing class management for Digital
Imaging grades 9-12 and American Images grade 11. I taught students the Adobe Creative Suite
and iMovie on Mac platforms in order to enhance their visual communication and technology-
based knowledge and skills, as well as to guide their creation of personally meaningful projects.

Art Camp Instructor
Community Arts Center of Cambria County
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 15905. June 2004.
Responsibilities: instructing, developing curriculum, and providing class management for
children, ages 7-13.

Substitute Teacher
Westmont Hilltop High School, Westmont Area School District
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 15905. May-June 2004.
Responsibilities: covering classes of various subject areas.

Student Teaching Elementary
Westmont Hilltop Elementary School, Westmont Area School District
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 15905. Spring 2004.
Responsibilities: 8 weeks of student teaching, observation, and lesson planning for K-4.

Student Teaching Secondary
Forest Hills Senior High School, Forest Hills Area School District
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 15955. Spring 2004.
Responsibilities: 8 weeks of student teaching, observation, and lesson planning for Art II, Art III,
Art IV, and third and fourth grade classes.

Graphic Designer
The Tribune-Democrat
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 15907. September-December 2003.
Responsibilities: creating ad and flyer layouts for a newspaper publication.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Motter, J. (2011, November). Politicizing the Personal: PostSecret Feminist Activism. A poster
presentation at National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Feminist transformations
Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Motter, J. (2011, November). Critical Emancipatory Case Study: PostSecret Feminist Activism.
An individual presentation at Graduate Research in Art Education (GRAE) Conference in
University Park, Pennsylvania.

Motter, J. (2011, October). Transformative Art Education: Empowering Women through Critical
Action Research. An individual presentation at Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA)
Conference in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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Church, C. R. & Motter, J. (2011, March). NAEA WC Postcard Project. A collaborative
presentation and facilitation of postcard making at National Art Education Association
Conference Women’s Caucus Business Meeting: Women's Caucus Making A Difference in
Seattle, Washington.

Kirker, J., Meir, M. E., & Motter, J. (2010, October). Arts and Literacy: Pre-Service Elementary
Methods and Transmediation. A panel presentation at Pennsylvania Art Education Association
(PAEA) Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Motter, J. (2010, November). The Personal is Political in the 21st Century: Consciousness-
Raising via Online Social Networks. A poster presentation at National Women’s Studies
Association (NWSA) Difficult Dialogues II Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Motter, J. (2010, July). PostSecret: Disrupting Gender Stereotypes. A brief paper presentation at
ED-MEDIA World Conference on Education Multimedia, Hypermedia, & Telecommunications
in Toronto, Canada.

Motter, J. (2009, October). PostSecret: A Site for Art Education. An individual presentation at
Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) Conference in Malvern, Pennsylvania.


PUBLICATIONS

Motter, J. L. (in press). Feminist virtual world activism: 16 days of activism against gender
violence campaign, Guerrilla Girls BroadBand, and subRosa. Visual Culture & Gender, 6, 7-17.

Motter, J. L. (2011). Public pedagogy via PostSecret: A transitional space where private and
public coincide. Art Education: The Journal of the National Art Education Association, 64(5), 43-
48.

Motter, J. L. (2011). The PostSecret project. Studies in Art Education; A Journal of Issues and
Research in Art Education, 52(4), 342-346.

Motter, J. L. (2010). Theresa M. Senft’s (2008) book, Camgirls: Celebrity &
Community in the Age of Social Networks. Visual Culture & Gender, 5, 65-69.

Motter, J. (2010). PostSecret: Disrupting gender stereotypes. In Proceedings of World Conference
on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2010 (pp. 804-809).
Chesapeake, VA: AACE.


TECHNICAL REPORT

Zimmerman, H. T., Weible, J. L., McClain, L. R., Motter, J., McDyre, A., & Jung, J. (2010).
Green Way: Discover With Me design plan. University Park: Pennsylvania State University. Pp.
1- 42. Retrieved from: www.personal.psu.edu/haz2/Heather_Zimmerman/
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ACTIVITIES

National Art Education Association Women’s Caucus
National Women’s Studies Association
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
Phi Kappa Phi
Pi Lambda Theta
Kappa Delta Pi
National Art Education Association
California Art Education Association
California Teachers Association
Pennsylvania Art Education Association
Pennsylvania State Education Association
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Equestrian Team


ACHIEVEMENTS AND RECOGNITION

2011   Phi Delta Kappa International (Penn State Chapter-Alpha Tau) Andrew V. Kozak
       fellowship award recipient for leadership, research, and service to public education
2011   PSU Cultural Conversations selected exhibiting artist, relational artwork Women’s
       Experience-based Postcards
2010   The Graduate School Teaching Certificate awarded by The Pennsylvania State University
2008   California State Vocational Education Certification (Adult)
2007   CSUN Computers and Educational Technology Certificate
2007   CSUN Graduate Honors Distinction, 4.0 GPA
2007   CSUN Featured Research Thesis Presentation
2007   Phi Kappa Phi, member
2007   Pi Lambda Theta, member
2007   California State Supplementary Authorization Credential in Computer Concepts and
       Applications
2006   California State Clear Teaching Credential in Art (K-12)
2004   Pennsylvania State Teaching Certificate (Level I) in Art (K-12)
2004   IUP Magna Cum Laude Graduate Honors
2004   Kappa Delta Pi, member
2001   Artwork (2 pieces) Water, a lithograph print, and Untitled, a metal sculpture, selected for
       IUP Student Juried Show

				
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