The Evolution of Teaching with Graphic Novels

  • Janette Hughes
  • Laura Morrison
Keywords: graphic novels


DOI: 10.1353/jeu.2014.0018

Author Biographies

Janette Hughes

Janette Hughes is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, where she teaches and conducts research related to adolescents’ critical digital literacies. Her work focuses on ways in which adolescents use digital tools to critique and challenge social issues and to take action in their communities. She is the recent recipient of the National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship sponsored by The Conference on English Education and National Council of Teachers of English and co-author of The Digital Principal (2014).

Laura Morrison

Laura Morrison is a part-time instructor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. She teaches Information and Communications Technology to primary/junior and intermediate/senior teacher candidates. She is currently investigating the intersection of digital literacies and education as an avenue to increase student achievement in math and language arts. This research is linked to the local community in the Durham region. Her favourite ways to communicate are through poetry, narrative, and image.

How to Cite
Hughes, J., & Morrison, L. (2014). The Evolution of Teaching with Graphic Novels. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 6(2). Retrieved from