Assistant Professor of Literacy Education
315 Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469-5766
Bio: After a 25 year career in banking and retail, Ken Martin taught English, humanities and drama at Narraguagus High School in Downeast Maine. Prior to joining the literacy faculty at the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, he was a technology integration coach serving 35 K-12 schools throughout Washington County.
University of Maine, 2011, Ph.D. in Literacy Education
University of Maine, 2003, M.Ed. in Literacy
Harvard College, 1973, A.B. in English
Courses taught at UMaine
- ERL 545, 546, 547, 548: Maine Writing Project Institutes
- ERL 440: Secondary English Reading Methods
- EHD 421, ERL 537: Literacy Across the Curriculum
- ERL 544: Digital Writing in the Classroom
- ERL 552: Teacher as Researcher
- ERL 590: Writing for Publication
- Martin, K. H., (2015). Changing times: An instructor’s view of adapting the invitational summer institute of the Maine Writing Project to an online environment. National Writing Project, Currents magazine (May), The Model at Work.
- Martin, K. H. (2013, October). Leveraging disinhibition to increase student authority in asynchronous online discussion. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN), 17(3), 149-163.
- Martin, K. H. (2013, Winter-Spring). Significant response in online literature discussion: A model for technology integration. Ohio Journal of English Language Arts (OJELA), 53(1), 24-32.