Christie Kodama

Assistant Professor

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Contact Info

Phone:
Office:
Hawkins Hall 102E

Education

Ph.D., Information Studies
University of Maryland, 2019

M.S., Library Science
University of Maryland, 2011

B.A., International and Intercultural Studies
Pitzer College, 2001

Areas of Expertise

school media

school librarianship for pre-service and practicing school librarians

effective professional development methods for school librarians that strengthen their leadership capacity and impact on teaching and learning

Peer Reviewed Journals

Kodama, C., Gregory, K. H., DiScala, J., & Weeks, A. C. (2020). Professional development for transformational change: Findings from the Lilead Fellows Program. Professional Development in Education, DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2020.1770836

DiScala, J., Weeks, A. C., & Kodama, C. (2019). The school district library supervisor and the National School Library Standards. Knowledge Quest, 47(5), 64-71.

St. Jean, B., Taylor, N. G., Kodama, C., & Subramaniam, M. (2018). Assessing the health information source perceptions of tweens using card-sorting exercises. Journal of Information Science, 44(2), 148-164. 

Kodama, C., St. Jean, B., Subramaniam, M., & Taylor, N. G. (2017). There’s a creepy guy on the other end at Google!: Engaging middle school students in a drawing activity to elicit their mental models of Google. Information Retrieval Journal, 20(5), 403-432. 

St. Jean, B., Taylor, N. G., Kodama, C., & Subramaniam, M. (2017). Assessing the digital health literacy skills of tween participants in a school-library- based after-school program. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 21(1), 40-61. 

Weeks, A. C., DiScala, J., Barlow, D., Massey, S. A., Kodama, C., Hall, R., Jarrell, K., Jacobs, L., Moses, A., & Follman, R. (2017). The Lilead Survey: A national study of district-level library supervisors: Roles, responsibilities, challenges, and professional development needs. School Library Research, 20. 

Weeks, A. C., DiScala, J., Barlow, D. L., Massey, S. A., Kodama, C., Jarrell, K., Jacobs, L., Moses, A., Follman, R., & Hall, R. (2016). The Lilead Survey: A national study of district-level library supervisors: The position, office, and characteristics of the supervisor. School Library Research, 19.

DiScala, J., Weeks, A. C., & Kodama, C. (2016). Promoting transformational change by focusing on the why of inquiry-based instruction. School Library Connection, 1(8), 13-15.

Massey, S. A., DiScala, J., Weeks, A. C., Barlow, D. L., & Kodama, C. (2016). The impact of the school district library supervisor: A review of the literature and an agenda for research and action. Library Quarterly, 86(4), 389-402.

Kodama, C., DiScala, J., Weeks, A. C., Barlow, D. L., Jacobs, L., & Hall, R. (2016, Mar/Apr). Lilead Fellows Program: An innovative approach to professional development for school library leaders. Knowledge Quest, 44(4), 54-59.

Barlow, D., DiScala, J., Weeks, A. C., Kodama, C., Jarrell, K., Jacobs, L., & Massey, S. A. (2015). A tale of two surveys: A comparison of national studies on school district library supervisors. School Libraries Worldwide, 21(2), 73- 84. doi:10.14265.21.2.006

St. Jean, B., Subramaniam, M., Taylor, N. G., Follman, R., Kodama, C., & Casciotti, D. (2015). The influence of positive hypothesis testing on youths’ online health-related information seeking. New Library World, 116(3/4), 136- 154.

Subramaniam, M., St. Jean, B., Taylor, N. G., Kodama, C., Follman, R., & Casciotti, D. (2015). Bit by bit: Using design-based research to improve the health literacy of adolescents. JMIR Research Protocols, 4(2), paper e62. 

Book Chapters 

Kodama, C., DiScala, J., & Gregory, K. (2020). The Lilead Fellows Program: Transformational PD for cultivating school library leaders and building community. In S. Buchanan & M. Moen (eds.), Leading Professional Development: Growing Librarians in the Digital Age. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.