I am currently a teaching assistant in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University and a Graduate Writing Facilitator for the Student Learning Commons.

Below is a select list of courses I have been a TA for, guest lectures, academic workshops and invited talks related to teaching:

Teaching Assistantships

  • CMNS 221: Media and Popular Culture Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC– Spring 2014
  • CMNS 323W: Cultural Perspectives in Advertising (W=’Writing Intensive’)  Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC–Fall 2012-Fall 2015
  •  MIT 2000: The History of Communication
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON–Winter 2009 & Spring 2010
  • MIT 2500: The Meaning of Technology
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON–Fall 2009
  • MIT 1700: Information and its Contexts
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON–Fall 2008

Guest Lectures

Pedri, Jennesia. “Consuming Childhood?: Capitalism, Consumption, and Citizenship.” Vancouver, BC, CMNS 323W: Cultural Dimensions in Advertising. 10 Nov. 2014.

Pedri, Jennesia. “Targeting Kids: How Advertising Helped Shape Childhood.” Burnaby, BC, CMN 323W: Cultural Dimensions in Advertising. 15 July. 2013.

 Academic Workshops

Pedri, Jennesia. “Giving Fast and Effective Feedback to Students.” Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology and Teaching and Learning Centre. Vancouver, BC. 24 Mar. 2015. Workshop.

Pedri, Jennesia and Amanda Goldrick-Jones. “CMNS 130 Writing Workshop.” Student Learning Commons. Burnaby, BC. Ongoing.

Pedri, Jennesia. “CMNS 110 Writing a Research Paper.” Student Learning Commons and Fraser International College. Burnaby, BC. Ongoing.

Invited Talks

Pedri, Jennesia. Educator Talks. SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver, BC. 8. 8 Oct, 2015.

Pedri, Jennesia. “Why I Write.” Creative Writing Workshop. Cloverdale Highschool, Cloverdale, BC. 12. 16 Dec. 2014.

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