Meet Jan Thompson

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  • M.A. English, University of Delaware
  • B.A. English and German, University of Virginia

Professional Presentations & Publications

  • "First-Year English: Welcoming Different Learners to the Table," The CEA Critic. 75.3 (2013).
  • "Innovations in Literacy Instruction: Empowering LD Students to Succeed in Higher Education," College Learning and Reading Association (2013).
  • "First-Year English: Welcoming Different Learners to the Table," College English Association (2013).
  • "Literacy Skills and the LD Student: High and Low-Tech Tools for Success," Learning Assistance Association of New England (2012).
  • "Preparing to Live,” Bard College Institute for Writing and Thinking (2011).
  • "21st Century Literacy Tools," National Council of Teachers of English (2011).
  • "Re-thinking and Re-mixing Academic Writing: Using Multi-Modality, Scaffolded Instruction, and Universal Design to Teach a Research Process to Diverse Learners," Conference on College Communication and Communication (2010).
  • "What Happens when a Diverse Group of LD/ADD College Students Write Collaborative, Text-Based Analyses in the Classroom?" National Council of Teachers of English (20070.

Roles at Landmark

  • Associate Professor of English
  • English Department Co-Chair
  • Coordinator, Academic Support Centers and Writing Center (1999-2007)

Academic Interests

  • Language-based Learning Disabilities, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Composition Instruction
  • Teaching Literature
  • Collaborative, Multimodal, and Experiential Learning