Shivaani Selvaraj

Shivaani Selvaraj has been an instructional designer at Penn State Harrisburg since 2010. Her day to work is informed by her prior experience in Philadelphia of infusing community organizing with media and communication technologies. She is currently working towards her doctorate in Adult Education.

Presentations

Selvaraj, S. A. (2014, June). Institutional Ethnography, Adult Education and Program Planning: A Contribution to Critical Research. Paper presentation at the Adult Education Research Conference, Middletown, PA.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2014, May). Reaching Beyond the Planning Table. Paper presentation at the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education, St. Catherine, Ontario.

Strickland, M., Foster, R., Selvaraj S. A. (2014, April). Turning up the Volume: Amplifying Contrapuntal Voices of Diversity on a University Campus using Storytelling and IPods. Paper presentation at the American Education Research Assocation, Philadelphia, PA.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2014, February). Mapping the Social Organization of Public Access to Broadband Technology. Paper presentation at the Institutional Ethnography Mini-Conference of the Eastern Sociological Society, Baltimore, MD.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2013, November). The Media & Communications Institutes: Reframing Adult Digital Literacy for Social Movement Building.Paper presentation at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Lexington, KY.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2013, June). The Media & Communications Institute: Learning to Tell Our Own Stories. Paper presentation at the Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Yang, K. H., Selvaraj, S. A. (2013, June). A Comparative Perspective on Community Access to Digital Media and Technologies: Chicago and Philadelphia. Paper presentation at the Adult Education Research Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2013, May). Back to Basics: Facilitating Human Connection Through Digital Stories. Presented at Hendrick Best Practices for Adult Learners Conference, Middletown, PA.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2013, March). The Role of Digital Storytelling in Graduate Teaching and Learning. Presented at Pennsylvania State University’s Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium, State College, PA.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2013, February). Back to Basics: Leveraging Technology to Facilitate Human Connection. Presentation at Association of International Education Administrators annual conference: Re-imagining Higher Education in a Global Context, New Orleans, LA.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2012, November). World Wide Narratives: A Digital Storytelling Experiment To Increase Inclusivity on a Higher Education Campus. Paper presentation at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Las Vegas, NV.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2012, November). Stimulating Broadband Adoption: A Social Justice Organization’s Unfolding Negotiations. Roundtable presentation at American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Tisdell, E., Carrow-Boyd, G., Selvaraj, S. A., Heiserman, J. (2012. June). The Role of Digital Story Telling (about Spirituality and Cultural Identity) In Instrumental, Communicative, and Emancipatory Learning. Paper presentation at Adult Education Research Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2012, May). De-Centering the Ivory Tower. Opening plenary panel at Adult Education Research Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Selvaraj, S. A. (2011, June). Media Mobilizing Project & Poverty Initiative Network: Media and the Movement to End Poverty. Panel discussion at Allied Media Conference, Detroit, MI.

Goffe, R., Selvaraj, S. A. (2010, November). Annihilation of Space by Media: Making Connections through a Fragmented Landscape of Political Practice. Paper presentation at Technology as Method/Method as Technology, New York, NY.