Kerr teaches courses in American Literature and freshman composition at the State University of New York. He has previously published articles that have investigated issues related to critical literacy.


Publications:
Conflict and Struggle in the College Basic Writing Classroom

The composing process of college basic writers is investigated by examining the cultural/social/political nature of the writing difficulties that struggle.

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Everyday Use of Computer/Video Games and Critical Literacy

This paper examines the pedagogical strategies that are used to design computer/video games and how these strategies could be useful in understanding the cultural/social/political dimension of literacy, especially critical literacy.

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Composing Narratives in the Borderlands

Drawing upon critical theory this paper examines the current-traditionalist perception of 'academic discourse.' Current-traditionalist understanding measures student writing efforts against a set of rules and conventions that have become monolithic.

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Fear and Loathing in our Nation’s Schools

This paper argues for a re-vision of school curriculums that will offer students learning activities that will enable voices intent upon reclaiming their educational experiences and restoring their civil liberties.

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Democracy, Critical Pedagogy and Writing in the Humanities

This paper argues for a writing pedagogy informed by theories drawn from critical pedagogy where writing becomes inextricably linked to the preservation of democracy within the discipline of the Humanities.

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Alternative Discourses and the Role of Subjectivities in the Global Classroom

This paper draws upon critical theory to argue for a post-process writing pedagogy that will enable students to assume agency in their writing activities.

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Neoliberalism and the Disposability of Youth Culture

This paper draws upon critical theory to argue for a pedagogy of educated hope where youth will be empowered with the agency necessary to govern.

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