Carey Applegate teaches English education methods and composition in UWEC's English Department. Her interests include 21st century pedagogies, urban education, teacher inquiry, images of urban teachers and students in pop culture, and adolescent literature. Her current project involves collecting digital narratives from students and teachers about their experiences in education.
Dr. Applegate holds a Ph.D. in English education from Illinois State University, an M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Mississippi, and a B.A. in English from Illinois State University. She began her teaching career in the Mississippi Delta as part of the Mississippi Teacher Corps and went on to teach in both rural and urban high schools in Central Illinois.
English 319: Introduction to English Education Methods (syllabus)