Associate Professor

Biography

Melissa P. Johnston joined the faculty as Assistant Professor at The University of West Georgia in 2015. She teaches graduate courses in the school library media/instructional technology certification program. She earned her MEd at the University of Georgia and her PhD at Florida State University. Johnston is the author of numerous articles in journals such as School Libraries Worldwide, Tech Trends, School Library Research, and Knowledge Quest.Johnston worked as a school librarian for 13 years in Georgia before completing her PhD. Her research and publications focus on school librarians as leaders, the school librarians role in technology integration, and school librarianship on a global level.

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

    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