Associate Professor

Biography

Melissa P. Johnston is an Associate Professor at the University of West Georgia. She teaches graduate courses in the school library media certification program. Johnston worked as a school librarian for 13 years in Georgia before obtaining her PhD at Florida State University. Johnston’s research and publications focus on the school librarian as a leader, the school librarian's role in technology integration, and school librarianship on a global level. Johnston is the author of numerous articles in journals such as School Library Research, School Libraries Worldwide, School Library Connection, and Tech Trends. She is currently the co-editor for School Library Research and PI on for the REALISD Project, an IMLS funded grant, to provide professional development for school librarians to support STEM education efforts in their schools.

Education / Degrees

  • Ph.D., Doctorate of Philosophy: Library and Information Studies, Florida State University,
  • M.Ed., Master of Education: Instructional Technology, University of Georgia,
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts: English, University of Georgia,
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E02
    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E05

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E02
    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7465 (Digital Resrcs for Teach & Lrn) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E07

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E01
    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E02
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E07

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: N02
    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: N01
    • MEDT-7487 (Practicum) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E09

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7465 (Digital Resrcs for Teach & Lrn) Section: E01
    • MEDT-7487 (Practicum) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E32

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E01
    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E02
    • MEDT-8463 (Issues in Instruct. Technology) Section: E01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E01
    • MEDT-6461 (Admin of School Media Center) Section: E02
    • MEDT-7487 (Practicum) Section: E01

    Fall 2015 Sections