Dr. Bruce Robbins has taught undergraduate and graduate courses for pre-service and in-service English teachers at Boise State University since 1990, including courses in teaching writing, literature, and grammar. He earned his Ph.D. in English Education from Indiana University, an M.A. from the University of Oregon, and a B.S. from Oregon State University. His research interests include teachers’ writing, using drama and filmmaking to teach English, curriculum development, and teacher education.
Infusing Young Adult Literature into High School English, InLand (2011)
What’s My Line? Considering the Teacher Educator's Role When Action Research is Added to Student Teaching, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices: Navigating the Public and Private: Negotiating the Diverse Landscape of Teacher Education (2010)
Classroom Filmmaking: A Learning Experience (with Don Evans), InLand (2008)
The D&D Boys: What’s Wrong With This Picture? (with Maggie Chase), InLand (2007)
Using The Original Approach to Teach Shakespeare, English Journal (2005)
By using a teaching method simulating the experience of the actors of the Elizabethan stage,...
Contributions to Books
Bringing Filmmaking into the English Language Arts Classroom, Literacies, the Arts and Multimodality (2010)
Like many English teachers, I recognize the need to adapt to the world of new...
Combining the Arts and Literacy (with Isaac Larison), National Council of Teachers of English (2010)
What’s My Line? Considering the Teacher Educators’ Role when Action Research is Added to Student Teaching, Herstmonceux VIII Conference of the Special Interest Group in Self-Study (S-STEP), American Educational Research Association (2010)