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Jon Ostenson

Associate Professor
English

4110C JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Associate Professor Jon Ostenson grew up in Indiana and came to Utah for his undergraduate studies here at BYU. He graduated with a degree in English Teaching and began teaching at a junior high in Salt Lake City. After three years there, he returned to Provo and took a position at Timpview High School where he taught for eight years. While at Timpview, he began his graduate studies at the University of Utah and completed a master’s degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology and a doctorate in Teaching and Learning.

Interests

Pedagogy, Adolescent Literature, Digital Literacies

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Teaching & Learning , University of Utah (2010)
  • Master of Education, Educational Psychology , University of Utah (2005)

Honors and Awards

  • College of Humanities Distinguished Citizen: Britsch Professor and Lecturer for Achievement in College, University, or Professional Service, BYU College of Humanities (2022 - 2024)
  • Faculty Teaching Award 2013, BYU English Department (2013 - 2013)

Memberships

  • Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English (2008 - Present)
  • Utah Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts (2006 - Present)
  • National Council of Teachers of English (2004 - Present)
  • International Board on Books for Young Readers (2015 - 2017)
  • International Reading Association (2004 - 2016)

Professional Citizenship

  • Other, Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council of Teachers of English (2012 - 2021)
  • Conference-Related Role, Utah Council of Teachers of English (2014 - 2019)
  • Other, Utah Council of English/Language Arts Teachers (2011 - 2019)
  • Officer (specify in Other), Utah Council of Teachers of English (2012 - 2014)
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Utah Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts (2009 - 2013)
  • Other, Central Utah Writing Project (2009 - 2013)
  • Officer (specify in Other), Utah Council of Teachers of English (2011 - 2012)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

Amber N Jensen Amy D Williams Jonathan W Ostenson
Dawan Lynn Coombs Jonathan Ostenson Nichole Sanchez Mercedes Allen
Dawan Lynn Coombs Jonathan Ostenson Chris Crowe
Jonathan W Ostenson Meridith Reed Anika Shumway
Jonathan W Ostenson Naomi Wakins
Jonathan W Ostenson Justin Scholes
Jonathan W Ostenson Christopher E Crowe Deborah Marie Dean
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