Shelley Rodrigo



Dr. Rochelle (Shelley) Rodrigo, Assistant Professor, Rhetoric & (New) Media, Old Dominion University

Shelley Rodrigo is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & (New) Media at Old Dominion University. She was as a full time faculty member for nine years in English and film studies at Mesa Community College in Arizona. At MCC she also served instructional technologist and faculty professional development coordinator. Shelley researches how “newer” technologies better facilitate communicative interactions, more specifically teaching and learning. As well as co-authoring both the first and second editions of The Wadsworth Guide to Research, Shelley also co-edited Rhetorically Rethinking Usability (Hampton Press). Her scholarly work has appeared in Computers and Composition, C&C Online, Teaching English in the Two-Year College, EDUCAUSE Quarterly, Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy, Enculturation¸ as well as various edited collections. In 2014 she was awarded ODU’s annual Teaching with Technology Award, in 2012 the Digital Humanities High Powered Computing Fellowship, and in 2004 the American Association for Higher Education’s Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award. Shelley served as co-chair on the EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies Committee (2009-2012) and was elected to the Conference on College Composition and Communication Executive Committee (2010-2012). In 2010 she became a Google Certified Teacher.