Research Profile: Kristen Rebmann


Statement of Research Interests and Experience

Interested in activities and research at the intersection of technology integration, access & inclusion, learning design, virtual field methods, and new literacies.

Possible PhD Thesis Topic Areas

  • Literacy
  • Learning design
  • Information seeking
  • Access & Inclusion
  • Distance Education
  • Online Research
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Community-based Research

Ten Representative Publications

  • Clark, K. (forthcoming) Critical multiliteracies and children: A handbook to support computer, media, and information literacy. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.
  • Te, E.E., Owens, F., Lohnash, M., Christen-Whitney, J., and Rebmann, K.R. (In review.) Charting the Landscape of LIS Open Access Journals.  Webology Journal.
  • Rebmann, K.R. and Clark, C.B., (Accepted – TBD) Open Access Research Via Collaborative Educational Blogging: A Case Study from Library & Information Science.  Open Praxis Journal.
  • Rebmann, K.R., Means, D., and Te, E.E., (2017) TV Whitepaces for Libraries: A Primer.  Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), 36(1), 35-45.
  • Maybee, C., Bruce, C., Lupton, M., & Rebmann, K.R. (2016). Designing rich information experiences to shape learning outcomes. Studies in Higher Education (in press).
  • Radsliff Rebmann, K. A collaborative approach to digital storytelling projects. In Orey, M. Jones, S.A., Branch, R. M. (Eds.), Educational Media and Technology Yearbook (EMTY), Vol. 37, 2013. New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Maybee, C., Bruce, C., Lupton, M., & Rebmann, K.R. (2013). Learning to use information: Informed learning in the undergraduate classroom. Library and Information Science Research, 35(3), 200-206. * Received Purdue Libraries’ Research Award, Purdue University, 2015.
  • Rebmann, K.R. (2013). A review of literacy frameworks for learning environments design. Learning Environments Research 16(2), 239-257.
  • Rebmann, K.R. (2012). Connecting distance learning communities to research via virtual collaboratories: A case study from library and information science. Open Learning, 27(3), 273–282.
  • Rebmann, K.R., Molitor, S., & Rainey, B. (2012). Distance learning skills and responsibilities: A content analysis of job announcements 1996–2010. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 6(2), 100–116.
  • Rebmann, K.R. (2012). Theory. Practice. Tools. Catching up with digital storytelling. Teacher Librarian, February 39(3), 30–34.

Professional Memberships and Related Matters

  • LCHC (2001-present), Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition, UCSD.
  • AERA (2005-present), American Educational Research Association.
    Cultural-Historical Special Interest Group.
  • ALISE (2004-present), Association for Library and Information Science Education.
  • ISCAR (2004-present), International Society for Cultural and Activity Research.
  • ALA (1999–2005), American Library Association.
  • REFORMA (2016-present), REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking.
    ALISE (2004-present), Association for Library and Information Science Education.