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Dr. James DeVita

Associate Professor, Program Coordinator for the M.Ed. in Higher Education

Department of Educational Leadership

EB 376
(910) 962-3953 Phone
(910) 962-3609 Fax


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Courses Taught

EDL 523: Research in Education
EDL 558: Social Justice Topics in Education
EDL 596: Culminating Project I
EDL 635: The Academic Profession

Professional Service

Member, Research Innovation Council, 2020-current
Co-Editor, Journal of Effective Teaching in Higher Education (JETHE), 2018-current
Chair, Academic Standards Sub-Committee of the Faculty Senate, 2018-current
Chair, Faculty Athletic Council, UNCW, 2017-2020
ACPA Commission for Professional Preparation, Elected Member, 2015-2020

Research Interests

Marginalized and targeted populations in higher education, including LGBTQ+
Scholarship on Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
Assessment of student learning outcomes, engagement in applied/experiential learning

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae

Sample Syllabi
    • EDL 523
    • EDL 558
    • EDL 635

Sample Publications
Coaches, Gender Non-Conforming Youth and Athletics: Examining Male Identity and Masculine Expression.    
IJSoTEL: Moving Applied Learning Online: Creating Engaged and Inclusive Spaces
Intersectionality in HE: A Legacy from Critical Legal Studies and Critical Theory
Sexuality Studies Reader: Multiple Targeted Identities: Intersectionality and the Lived Experiences of Black Gay Males