Tim Murnen

Tim Murnen

Tim Murnen, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-7983
Email: tmurnen@bgsu.edu
Address: 571 Education Building

More Information on Tim Murnen

Ph.D., The Univeristy of Michigan, Joint Program in English & Education, 2002

M.A., The University of Delaware, English Literature, 1988

B.S., Bowling Green State University, Comprehensive Communication, Education, 1986

Literacy (Multimodal Literacy, Adolescent Literacy, Content Literacy, Technology & Literacy), Writing Instruction, Young Adult Literature, Teacher Education (Early Field Placements and Apprenticeships), Holocaust Education.

Tim Murnen regularly teaches the following courses:

  • EDTL 6400: Advanced Literacy & Language Arts
  • EDTL 3470: Language Arts in Scondary Schools
  • EDTL 3400: Teaching Adolescents (General Methods)
  • EDTL 2710: Introduction to Teaching the Integrated Language Arts
  • EDTL 6200: Content Literacy
  • EDTL 6270: Technology & Reading
  • HNRS 2020: Critical Thinking & Great Ideas
  • EDTL 4900: Bearing Witness: Civic Responsibility in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Murnen, T. J., Bostic, J., Fordham, N., & Weaver, J. (2019). Adopt-an-Apprentice Teacher: Re-Inventing Early Field Experiences. In T. Hodges, & A. Baum (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Field-Based Teacher Education (pp. 367-394). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-6249-8.ch016

Murnen, T., and Elliott-Famularo, H. (2014). Walking Witness: Civic Responsibility in the Shadow of the Holocaust. Fulbright-Hays grant and project.

VanNess, A., Murnen, T., & Bertelsen, C. (2013). Let me tell you a secret: Kindergartners can write. The Reading Teacher Vol. 66 Issue 7 pp. 574–585 DOI:10.1002/TRTR.1162

Vasquez, A. and Murnen, T. (2010). Turning Point: School Reform at Waite High School. PBS documentary on urban school reform efforts.

Murnen, T. J., & Rex, L. A. (2007). Using video data to map the social construction of authorship. Pedagogies, 2(3), 179-190.

Entenman, J., Murnen, T. J., Hendricks, C. (2005). Victims, bullies, and bystanders in K-3 literature. The Reading Teacher, 59(4), 352-364.

Murnen, T. J. (2005). The reading practices of preservice teachers: On becoming critical consumers. American Reading Forum online, Vol. 25. (http://www.americanreadingforum.org/05_yearbook/html/Murnen.htm)

Murnen, T. J.  (2004).  Literacy Apprenticeship in the Content Areas.  Ohio Department of Education Field Faculty Network on Adolescent Literacy.  Module 3.

Murnen, T. J. (2004).  Taking on Standardized Tests Through Inquiry & Apprenticeship.  Ohio Department of Education Field Faculty Network on Adolescent Literacy.  Module 7.

Murnen, T. J.  (2003).  The digital video documentary: Engaging students in ideological becoming.  American Reading Forum online, Vol. 23.  (http://www.americanreadingforum.org/03_yearbook/html/Murnen.htm)

Rex, L., Murnen, T. J., Hobbs, J., & McEachen, D.  (2002). Graveyard shift at the 7-11 and the dancer: Exploring classroom inclusion opportunities through teacher’s pedagogical narratives.  American Educational Research Journal, 39, 765-796.

VIDEO ARCHIVE:

The Bearing Witness Project. Interview. WBGU Journal. 4-17-2014

Ohio Reading Initiatives. Interview. WBGU Journal. 9-12-2018

Tim Murnen, Co-Investigator. US Dept of State, Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs (2017-2018). IREX-TEA Grant. International Research & Exchange Board. Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programs. $183,000 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Co-Principal Investigator. Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs. People’s Republic of China & Xi’an International Studies University. Summer International Scholars Institute. (2016-2017). $57,033 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Co-Investigator. US Dept of State, Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs (2015-2016). IREX-TEA Grant. International Research & Exchange Board. Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programs. $183,000 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Co-Investigator. US Dept of State, Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs (2014-2015). IREX-TEA Grant. International Research & Exchange Board. Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programs. $183,000 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Co-Principal Investigator. Walking Witness: Civic Responsibility in the Shadow of the Holocaust. US Department of Education. Office of Postsecondary Education (2013-2015). Fulbright-Hays Group Study Abroad. $70,000 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Co-Investigator. Ohio Humanities Council (OHC) (2014-2015). Educator Enrichment Grant. $15,000 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Co-Investigator. US Dept of State, Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs (2013-2014). IREX-TEA Grant. International Research & Exchange Board. Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programs. $183,000 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Principal Investigator. PCA/CITE Partnership Support Grant: The Two Bridges Community Literacy Project  (2006). $3500 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Co-Principal Investigator. Ohio Department of Education, Teacher Candidate & Unit Assessment System Grant: Improving BGSU’s Teacher Education Assessment System (2006). $10,000 Budget.

Tim Murnen, Co-Principal Investigator. Turning Point: The Waite High School Documentary Project. (2005-2010). Subgrant from a US Department of Education GEARUP grant. $40,000 Budget.

Current Service:

BGSU Literacy in the Park, Director

Ohio Council on Holocaust & Genocide Education, President

BGSU Faculty Senate, Senator

BGSU Faculty Research Committee (FRC), Chair

STL Personnel Committee, Chair

MidWestern Educational Research Association Journal, Reviewer

Journal on Empowering Teaching Excellence, Reviewer

BGSU Faculty Association (AAUP affiliate) Representative

Adolescence to Young Adult Association (AYAA), Faculty Advisor

Ohio 12-Hour Core Reading Standards Development Team

Ohio Reading Endorsement Standards Development Team

Past Service:

Interim School Director, School of Teaching & Learning, BGSU

Co-Editor, MidWestern Educational Research Journal

BGSU Master Teacher 2013

Irish Folk Music, Autobody Repair, Website Development & Graphic Design