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Rebekah Bennetch M.A., M.Ed. Lecturer

Address
2A16, Engineering Building
57 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK
S7N 5A9

Research Area(s)

  • Active Learning Strategies
  • Educational Technology
  • Rapport Building
  • Formative Assessment Techniques

Education and Experience

2002 B.A. English (Honors), Magna Cum Laude     

                                Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia

                                                Senior Capstone: Composition in the Age of the Dot-Com: How One Virtual

Community Served as a Collaborative Learning Group in Response to the Events of September 11, 2001

 

          2009             M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies

                                University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Thesis: The Gospel According to Glamour: A Rhetorical Analysis of Revolve: The Complete New Testament

2016              M. Ed., Educational Technology and Design

                                University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

                                  Project: Communication Skills for Huskie Athletes

Rebekah has been teaching classes at the university level, in some form, since 2002.

Her teaching interests are finding ways to blend ancient Greek rhetorical concepts with contemporary pedagogical techniques and educational technology. She is always looking to discover new ways to help her students better engage with course materials.

 

Rebekah primarily teaches RCM 300: Effective Professional Communication and also RCM 401: Oral Rhetoric (a course in the Certificate of Professional Communication).

 

She also works with the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning by co-teaching the interdisciplinary graduate course GPS 989: Philosophy and Practice of University Teaching.

Publications

West, K., Hoessler, C., Bennetch, R., Ewert-Bauer, T., Wilson, M., Beaudoin, J.-P., Ellis, D. E., Brown, V. M., Timmermans, J. A., Verwoord, R., & Kenny, N. A. (2017). Educational Development Guide Series: No. 2. Rapport-Building for Educational Developers. Ottawa, ON: Educational Developers Caucus.

 

Bennetch, R. (2002).“Composition in the Age of the Dot-Com: How One Virtual Community Served as a Collaborative Learning Group in Response to the Events of September 11, 2001.”  High Plains Applied Anthropologist. 2(22). Fall 2002.

Honours

1998-2002         Honors Program, Armstrong Atlantic State University                  

2000-2002        Sigma Tau Delta: The International English Honor Society                       

2002                 The Gottfried and Martha Lang Student Prize Paper                     

2002-2004        English Department Graduate Student scholarship                     

2004-2005        Interdisciplinary Studies scholarship

2005                 Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Teaching Fellowship