Supervisor: Lalitha Vasudevan
Arts, Media, and Justice: Multimodal Literacy Explorations with Court-Involved Youth
- Developed ethnographic case studies detailing arts pedagogy with students in an alternative-to-incarceration program in Manhattan
- Developed, implemented, and documented 6-week photography program
- Conducted interviews with participants (teachers and students)
- Collected and analyzed data and artifacts from program, including digital photos
- Acted as liaison between Teachers College and the alternative-to-incarceration program
Online Museum-Based Learning for Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), in collaboration with Maria Liu Wong, New York, NY
- Literature Review and Research Report (May, 2012)
- Report reviewed literature about Museums and Online Education, Adult Learners and Online Learning, Best Practices in Instructional Design and Online Education, and Badge Systems
- Prepared for MoMA’s Education Department
The College Board, New York, NY
Gap Analyst and Summary Preparer (Sept. 2011):
- Review, compare and summarize the visual arts (7 states) and media arts (6 states) frameworks for the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards: http://nccas.wikispaces.com/State+and+Media+Arts+Standards
The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum, Long Island City, NY
Teacher Advisory Board Member and Co-Facilitator (2010/2011):
- Group investigated ways artwork might inform and support classroom practice, with a special focus on the relationship between artist and material.
- By meeting, interviewing, and conversing with teachers, the board helped all of the participants develop and implement their own lessons and use the museum as a resource in their own practice.
- The board used findings from the teachers to modify the museum’s educational programs and literature in order to better meet teachers’ needs.
Dzula, M. (in print). “What Is It?” in N. Patel (ed.) Teachers College Art Education Anthology. New Jersey: Nishan Arts LLC.
Dzula, M. (2013). “An Art Inquiry into a Young Photographer’s Artworks” in L. Vasudevan and T. DeJaynes (eds.) Arts, Media, and Justice: Multimodal Literacy Explorations with Court-Involved Youth. New York: Peter Lang Publishers
Dzula, M. (2012). “Animation, Appropriation, and Tech Kids Unlimited” Teaching Artist Journal, TAJ. Vol. 11 No. 1
Dzula, M. (2012). “On The Rocks” Teaching Artist Journal, TAJ. Vol. 10 No. 4
Dzula, M. (2009). “La Música Tiene Futuro” NEO2 Magazine, Spain. April, 2009.
Dzula, M. (2012) “Teen Designers and Some Out-of-this-world Clients”. Teaching Artist Journal ALT/space. http://tajaltspace.com/post/32336289923/teen-designers
Dzula, M. (2012) “Animation, Appropriation, and Tech Kids Unlimited”. Teaching Artist Journal ALT/space. http://tajaltspace.com/post/28999280686/animation-appropriation-and-tku
Dzula, M. (2012) “On the Rocks”. Teaching Artist Journal ALT/space. http://tajaltspace.com/post/20354909497/letter-to-ardina-on-the-rocks
Dzula, M. (2012) “4th Graders Make Aesthetic Decisions”. Teaching Artist Journal ALT/space. http://tajaltspace.com/post/17036959281/letter-to-ardina-4th-graders-make-aesthetic-decisions
Dzula, M. (2011) “4th Graders and Re-contextualization”. Teaching Artist Journal ALT/space. http://tajaltspace.com/post/13975383012/letter-to-ardina-4th-graders-and-re-contextualization
Dzula, M. (2011) “November, 2011”. Teaching Artist Journal ALT/space. http://tajaltspace.com/post/12428463004/letter-to-ardina-nov11
Dzula, M. (2011) “Uncanny Education”. Ecogradients. http://ecogradients.com/post/12324531035#