Frank Romanelli

  • Senior Lecturer, Concurrent Enrollment Coordinator, Production Lab Director
  • Writing and Rhetoric
  • Phone: 401.277.5057
  • Email: fromanelli@uri.edu
  • Office Location: Shepard Building (Providence), Rm 222
    Davis Hall (Kingston), Rm 108

Biography

Frank Romanelli is a full time faculty member of writing and rhetoric. He teaches live, blended, and online classes in Writing and Communication and coordinates the Early Credit High School Program for Writing and Rhetoric. He is a member of The National Association of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) and a board member of the New England Association of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NEACEP). Frank presents nationally and online about Concurrent and dual enrollment and digital literacy. He also facilitates faculty development workshops in project based learning, technology and learning, and digital literacy. He is a member of the RI Higher Education Advisory Board for dual and concurrent enrollment.

Frank has served as the coordinator and Digital Pedagogy Specialist for the Writing and Rhetoric Production Lab and as coordinator of UnClassroom, a project based learning initiative for the Harrington School. He is a member of the leadership team of the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy and on the staff of the Media Education Lab at Harrington School. He has done extensive teaching, writing and coordinating in Project Based Learning in Higher Education.

Research

Frank’s research and pedagogy span three areas: digital literacy in writing, project based learning, and early college pedagogy

Education

  • B.A. and M.A., Education and English, University of Rhode Island
  • Post graduate work in Educational Leadership, Rhode Island College

Selected Publications

2018, February 1. CE instructor community webbyte (video file). Retrieved from https://youtu.be/5thhhx6lqVQ

2017, October 10. Advanced placement, international baccalaureate, and dual and concurrent enrollment (video file). Retrieved from https://youtu.be/Blvr_eIsTtw

2017, August 26. Frank M. Romanelli jr. ­ Media education (video file). Retrieved from https://youtu.be/2_giEqEDKOo

2017, August 26. Frank M. Romanelli jr. ­ Teachers make a difference (video file) ­ John Wedlock. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/C9JvJurwJLo

2016, August 9. PBL in higher ed ­ not. pbl blog. Retrieved from https://www.bie.org/blog/pbl_in_higher_ed_not

2014, August 16. Developing digital literacy in an undergraduate teacher preparation program (video file). Retrieved from https://youtu.be/CMj36jbEV8I

2011, March 22. A new literacy: making connections in digital environments (video file). Retrieved from https://youtu.be/15K8F7PHoSo