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Jackson Society Profile: Pam and David Sprinkle

Director of the Digital ACT Studio Lindsay Sabatino

Lindsay Sabatino, director of the Digital ACT Studio in Jackson Library’s Digital Media Commons, has successfully defended her doctoral dissertation entitled "Interactions on the Online Writing Center: Students’ Perspectives," and passed with distinction. She earned her Ph.D. in English: Composition & TESOL from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Sabatino, who came to UNCG in August, had previously been Director of the Online Writing Center and Assistant Director of the Writing Center at IUP.  She says she has especially enjoyed connecting to the many other departments at UNCG that use the Digital ACT Studio, and finds the work here a natural extension of her work helping students write.  Here, she also helps them learn how to assess their audience, purpose and context in preparing their digital projects, whether they are scripted or not.  She and the five undergraduate and two graduate student colleagues in the grant-funded Digital ACT Studio are growing their service …