Mark Mabrito, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Director of Computer Labs and Computer-Supported Writing
Mark Mabrito is a Professor of English in the Department of English. He also is the department’s Director of Computer Labs and Computer-Supported Writing.
Mark Mabrito’s research focuses on emerging technologies in the humanities and developing/employing new methodologies for gathering research in the workplace and digital/virtual environments. These efforts include researching writing and communication behaviors in workplace settings and virtual and game worlds.
- Mabrito, Mark. 2022. “Digital Authorship as Experiential Learning.” The International Journal of Learning in Higher Education 29 (1):111-129.
- Mabrito, Mark. 2019. “Meaningful Play: Students Creating ‘Serious’ Analog Games.” The International Journal of Learning in Higher Education 26(2):73-90.
- Mabrito, Mark. 2017. “Integrating Open Digital Badges in an Undergraduate Writing Classroom.” The Journal of Communication and Media Studies 2 (3): 15-26.
- Mabrito, Mark. 2016. “Socially-Mediated Texts in the Classroom: A Study of Undergraduate Students Analyzing Social Media.” The Journal of Communication and Media Studies 1 (2): 20-32
Mark Mabrito is committed to shaping curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Many of these courses are requirements for the department’s writing concentration and are the basis for the Online Certificate in Writing for Interactive Media, which he created more than a decade ago to provide coursework in digital and new media to enhance students’ marketability in the workplace.
Lionhearted Leaders: Mark Mabrito
PNW Professor of English Mark Mabrito shares his proudest professional accomplishments and talks about his philosophy on teaching critical thinking vs “teaching technology” in the classroom.