James E. Reppert, associate professor of mass communication at Southern Arkansas University, recently was named Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Communication Association.
The honor was given at the Kentucky Communication Association’s annual convention, held Sept. 16-17 at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ken.
Reppert, also KCA Teacher of the Year in 2000 and 2006, was recognized for interactive teaching techniques that foster media literacy. Twitter, Facebook and RebelMouse are used to disseminate course readings and research materials. Transparency and accountability of student work are stressed, with completed projects curated on his Google website.