Dr. Kelli MacCartey is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Dr. MacCartey teaches class dealing with poetry both in the face to face classroom and online. She is constantly coming up with ways to help her students succeed; one of her favorite ways of helping her students interact with the different topics is by using different kinds of technology. Dr. MacCartey teamed up with the Office of Information Technology at UT to develop an application that helps students identify the many different parts of a poem.
Dr. MacCartey created an introduction video to her online class.
Watch video introduction to Art vs. Poetry
Close reading is a topic that she uses video to help her students understand this very important topic.
Watch video of close reading
If you’d like to take a look at the interactive tools she and the Office of Information Technology put together, you can view the tools here.