Lilian Mina

Lillian Mina

Visiting Assistant Professor ESL Composition

360 Bachelor Hall
minalw@miamioh.edu

Education

PhD in Composition and TESOL, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2014
MA TEFL, the American University in Cairo, 2008

Teaching and Research Interests

New Media Technology in Teaching Writing

Social Media and Writing Studies

Multimodal Composing

Multimodality and Multilingualism

Identity in Virtual and Digital Spaces

Teachers Technology Professional Development

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • "Enacting Identity Through Multimodal Narratives: A Study of Multilingual Students." Digital literacies in foreign language education. Ed. J. P. e Guikema and L. Williams. San Marcos, TX: CALICO, 2014. 141-158. 
  • "Analysis of an Audio Biography." New Ways in Teaching Writing, revised. Ed. D. Mussman. Alexandria, VA: TESOL International Association, 2013. 132-134. 
  • "Me and Technology Literacy Slideshow." New Ways in Teaching Writing, revised. Ed. D. Mussman. Alexandria, VA: TESOL International Association, 2013. 135-137. 
  • "Rhetoric of Place: Pedagogy of Sustainability in the Technical Writing Class." International Journal of Sustainability Education 8:3, 2013. 41-50. 
WEB PUBLICATIONS
GRANTS AND AWARDS
  • Faculty Recognition Award for Teaching Associates (2014). Center for Teaching Excellence, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA.
  • Composition and TESOL Professional Accomplishments in Research Award (2013). Composition and TESOL Doctorate Program, Department of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA.
  • Graduate Scholar Forum Prize of 2nd best display (2012). School of Graduate Studies, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA.
  • Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (2012). Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA.
  • Composition and TESOL Professional Accomplishments in Research Award (2011). Composition and TESOL Doctorate Program, Department of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA.
  • Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (2011). Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA.
  • Pearson’s 2011 CCCC Emerging Pedagogies Research and Travel Grant.
WORK IN PROGRESS

Lilian recently finished a book chapter on social media in the FYC class: The new digital divide. The chapter is currently under review by Stephanie Vie and Douglas Walls for an edited collection on Social media, social writing by Parlor Press.

She is also working on an article on writing teachers new media professional development. In this article, she is examining the current situation and future opportunities of training writing faculty on integrating new media in the writing classroom. 

Lilian is preparing for a research project that was recently exempted by the IRB board at Miami University. The project aims at examining and understanding the composing processes, learning experiences, and reflections of international, multilingual students as they compose multimodal texts in a first-year writing class at Miami University.