Kari Siko Walters

Assistant Dean of the College of Education, Professor of Education
Wingo Hall
P843-863-7689 / Eksiko@csuniv.edu


2008: Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Concentrations: Instructional Technology, English Education, and Teacher Education.
2001: Masters of Education: English Education University of North Carolina Wilmington.
1998: Bachelor of Science: English Education, Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Kari Siko

Dr. Kari Lee Siko Walters is a Professor of English Education at Charleston Southern University. She received her Bachelor of Science in English Education from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Education in English Education from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Siko Walters teaches in both the College of Education and the English Department at CSU. She also serves as the Accreditation Coordinator for the College of Education. Prior to teaching at CSU, Dr. Siko Walters was the Instructional Leader of Assistive Technology at the Watson College of Education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Siko Walters has taught at the middle school, high school, community college, and university levels. Her research interests include teacher education, technology in education, and pedagogy in the English classroom. She and her husband, Bart, have two daughters – Adelyn and Alyson.

Franklin, R., Mitchell, J., Walters, K. L. S., Livingston, B., Lineberger, M., Putman, C., Yarborough, R., & Karges-Bone, L. (2017) Using Swivl Robotic Technology in Teacher Education Preparation: A pilot study. TechTrends. 62. 184-198.

Walters, K. L. S. (2017). Developing as teachers: Using popular teacher films and reflection to explore teacher beliefs. South Carolina Teacher English Journal. 2016. 13-19.

Siko, K.L. & Franklin, R. K. (2013). Using iPads to Teach Undergraduates Common Core State Standards (ELA): A Digital Marriage. EdTechnology Ideas Journal, 1(5) .

Jablonski, M., McClellan, G., Zdziarski, E., Siko, K.L., et al. (2008). In Search of Safer Communities: Emerging Practices for Student Affairs in Addressing Campus Violence. Eds. Margaret Jablonski, George McClellan & Eugene Zdiarski. Washington, D.C.: NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Siko, K.L. (2008). WebQuests in the English Classroom: How do they affect student learning? Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.