Jennifer Moore, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Library & Information Studies

Jennifer Moore, Ph.D.

Contact

jmoore42@twu.edu
940-898-2609
Stoddard Hall 415

Biography

Dr. Jennifer Moore is an Associate Professor in the School of Library and Information Studies. Previously she was an English-Language Arts teacher and an elementary school librarian. Dr. Moore has taught graduate-level courses in instructional technology in school libraries, school library management, pedagogy in school libraries, youth programming in libraries, and young adult literature. She was recently a faculty fellow in the American Library Association and Google joint project, Libraries Ready to Code, Phase 2. Dr. Moore has received multiple teaching awards, including TWU’s Faculty Distinction in Distance Education Award (2016), the College of Professional Education’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year (2015 and 2016), and the College of Professional Education’s Outstanding Student Support (2017). Dr. Moore’s scholarly interests have included adolescent health information literacy, evidence-based practice in school libraries, audiobooks and youth literacy development, and instructional technology curriculum development. Current projects include special education in school libraries and data literacy. She has served as a member and a chair on over 20 committees at the local, state, and national levels.

Education

Ph.D., Information Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2011
MSIS, Information Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2005
B.A., English, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 1999

Expertise

Evidence-based Practice in School Libraries; Adolescent Health Information Literacy; Child and Adolescent Audio Literacy; Computational Thinking Skill Development for Youth

Latest Articles

Incorporating computational thinking into library graduate course goals and objectives
School Library Research (2018)
Natalie Greene-Taylor, Jennifer E Moore, Marijke Visser, Colette Drouillard

A sound history
Children and Libraries (2017)
Maria Cahill, Jennifer Moore

Audiobooks: Legitimate
School Library Research (2016)
Jennifer Moore, Maria Cahill

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of School Librarians
  • American Library Association
  • Association for Library Service to Children
  • Association of Library and Information Science Education
  • Texas Association of School Librarians
  • Texas Computer Education Association
  • Texas Library Association
  • Texas Library Association Copyright and Access Special Interest Group
  • Young Adult Library Services Association

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Teacher of the Year (2018)
  • Libraries Ready to Code, Phase II (2017)
  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Student Support (2017)
  • Faculty Award for Outstanding Teacher of the Year (2016)
  • Faculty Distinction in Distance Education Award (2016)