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Renee Seward

Associate Professor; Communication Design Coordinator

Education/Credentials

  • Master of Graphic Design: North Carolina State University
  • Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design: University of Cincinnati
  • High School Diploma: Winton Woods High School

Contact Information

Peer Reviewed Publications

Reneé Seward, Emily Verba, Todd Timmey 2016. Eco-System of Typography in Design Education. Visible Language Journal, ,

Beth O’Brien, Reneé Seward, Ben Meyer, Dongbo Zhang. 2015. Teaching English Phonics to Bilingual Chinese-English Children With A Digital Text App. Society for Scientific Study of Reading Conference Proceedings, ,

Reneé Seward, Allison Breit-Smith, Beth O’Brien, Ben Meyer. 2014. Design Innovations Through Collaborative Research Methods. Communication + Place (Research Journal of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design),, 1,

Reneé Seward, Beth O’Brien, Allison Breit-Smith, Ben Meyer. 2014. Linking Design Principles to Educational Research Theories To Teaching Sound to Symbol Reading correspondence with Multi Sensory Type. Visible Language Journal, ,

Beth O’Brien, Reneé Seward, Allison Breit-Smith, Ben Meyer. 2013. Using a Digital Text Tool for Assessing Early Reading Skills. Society for Scientific Study of Reading Conference Proceedings., ,

Renee Seward, Beth O’Brien, Allison Breit-Smith, Pamela Williamson, Ben Meyer. 2012. Teaching phoneme-grapheme correspondence with digital interactive text and dynamic graphic cues. Society for Scientific Study of Reading Conference Proceedings, ,

Reneé Seward. 2011. Using Digital Tools to Visualize Phonemic Sound. Early Education and Technology for Children Conference Proceedings., ,

Reneé Seward. 2010. Reading By Design: Visualizing Phonemic Sounds for Dyslexic Readers 9-11 Years Old. International Technology, Education and Development Conference Proceedings., , http://www.iated.org/ concrete2/paper_detail.php?paper_id=8655

Reneé Seward. 2010. Changing Conditions: Emerging Practices. New Context/New Practices American Institute of Graphic Arts Educator’s Design Conference Final Report Paper, ,

Reneé Seward, Ben Meyer. 2009. Intersecting Static and Dynamic Methodology Future History 3 American Institute of Graphic Arts Educator’s Conference Proceedings, , http://www.futurehistory3.com/papers.html

Invited Presentations

Reneé Seward. (02-2010) Reading By Design: Digital Tools that Explore New Approaches to Enhancing Reading , Seattle, Washington

Reneé Seward. (02-2010) Multi-Sensory Digital Interactive Learning Environments International Reading Association 33rd Southwest Regional Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Reneé Seward, Ben Meyer. (03-07-2009) Intersecting Static and Dynamic Methodology Future History 3 American Institute of Graphic Arts Educator’s Conference Proceedings, Chicago, Illinois

Reneé Seward. (03-2008) Reading by Design: Visualizing Phonemic Sounds for Dyslexic Readers North Carolina International Dyslexia Association Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina

Renee Seward, Allison Breit-Smith, Pamela Williamson, Ben Meyer. (03-2010) Reading By Design: Visualizing Phonemic Sounds for Dyslexic Reader 9-11 Years Old INTED, Valencia, Spain

Reneé Seward. (03-2011) See Word Reading Tool: Visualizing Phoenmic Sounds for At-Risk Students Early Education and Technology for Children Conference Proceedings., Salt Lake City, Utah

Reneé Seward, Yanling Wang. (04-05-2009) Design Systems AIGA Massaging Media 2: Graphic Design Education In The Age of Dynamic Media, Boston, Massachusetts

Renee Seward, Allison Breit-Smith, Pamela Williamson, Ben Meyer. (04-2011) See Word Reading Tool: Visualizing Phoenmic Sounds for At-Risk Students McGraw-Hill Publishing, Columbus, Ohio

Reneé Seward. (06-2010) Reading By Design Icograda 4th International Conference on Typography and Visual Communication, Cyprus, Greece

Reneé Seward. (06-2014) Design Innovations Through Collaborative Research Methods SEGD Education Summit, Atlanta, Georgia

Renee Seward, Beth O’Brien, Allison Breit-Smith, Ben Meyer. (07-2013) Teaching Phoneme-Grapheme Correspondence with Digital Interactive Text and Dynamic Graphic Cues ociety for the Scientific Study of Reading, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Reneé Seward (07-2015) Teaching English Phonics to Bilingual Chinese-English Children with a Digital Text App Society for Scientific Study of Reading, Hawaii

Reneé Seward. (10-2010) Changing Condition: Emerging Practices AIGA New Contexts/ New Practices, Raleigh, North Carolina

Poster Presentations

Reneé Seward, Beth O’Brien, Allison Breit-Smith. (BAD DATE) , Montreal, Canada