I am also the President of the NJCU Senate.

My professional interests focus on the pedagogical applications of new literacies and digital  technologies.  I have researched and published on the following topics:

  • Educational applications of new media
  • New literacies, technology, and language arts education
  • Universal design for learning, special education, and inclusion 
  • Development of online learning environments
  • Fair use, copyright, digital media, and teaching


      Ed.D--Teachers College, Columbia University,  Instructional Technology (2001) 
      MA--Rutgers Newark, English Literature (1996)
      BA--Rutgers College, Major: English Literature (1990)


      2001-Present -- Professor, Graduate Program in Educational Technology, New Jersey City University (2001, Assistant Professor;  2007, Associate Professor; 2011, Professor)

      1991-2001-- English/Language Arts Teacher, Hudson County Vocational-Technical School, County Prep High School.



      Shamburg, C. (2009). Student-Student-powered podcasting: Teaching for 21st century literacy. International Society for Technology in Education. 

      Shamburg, C. (2008). National Educational Technology Standards for Students: Units in the English language arts. International Society for Technology in Education. 

      Twomey, C, Shamburg, C., Zieger, L. (2006). Teachers as technology leaders.  International Society for Technology in Education. 

      Recent Articles and Book Chapters

      Shamburg, C. (In press). Rising waves in informal education: Women of color with educationally oriented podcasts.  Educational and Information Technologies.

      Shamburg, C. (In press). Cases of successful independent educationally oriented podcasters. E-learning and Digital Media

      Shamburg, C. (Dec 2017). Remix as an Educational Activity. Academic Forum.

      Shamburg, C. , Liu, T, Monroe, C. (2017)   Ten-story building: App development for ESL.   In Sharmila Ferris and Hilary Wilder  (Eds.), Unplugging the Classroom: Teaching with Technologies to Promote Student’s Lifelong Learning, (pp. 177-186).  Woodhead.

      Shamburg, C. (2014) Language learning between the panels: Comics, performance, Shakespeare and ELL. In Mark Gura (Ed.),  Teaching Literacy in the Digital Age (pp. 111-122). International Society for Technology in Education. 

      Shamburg, C. Mazzetti, & K, Shamburg, J. (2013).  Remix as an educational activity.  In Sharmila Ferris and Hilary Wilder (Eds) The Plugged-In Professor, (pp. 251-259), Chandos.

      Shamburg, C. (2010). DIY podcasting in education. In Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel (Eds.) DIY Media: Creating, Sharing and Learning with New Technology.  (pp. 51-75). Peter Lang.

      Shamburg, C. & Craighead, C. (September, 2009). Shakespeare, our digital native. English Journal 99 (1).

      Recent Presentations

      Shamburg, C. & Bahna, S. (2020). Podcasters Who Educate: The New Wave of Teaching and Learning. In Proceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning (pp. 814-819). Online, The Netherlands: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). 

      Shamburg, C. (2018). Technology and Universal Design for Learning.   New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education 2018 Conference.   Montclair, NJ.

      Shamburg, C. (2017).   What the research says <<in educational technology>>.   New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative (NJECC). Montclair, NJ.
      Shamburg, C. (2016). Universal Design for Learning: the big picture.  New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education 2016 Conference. Montclair University, Montclair, NJ. 

      Shamburg, C. (2016). Coteaching: the game. .  New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education 2016 Conference. Montclair University, Montclair, NJ. 

      Shamburg, C. Buglione, F. (2016).  Inclusion through effective Co-Teaching.  NJEA 2016 Exceptional Children Conference.  East Brunswick NJ. 

      Shamburg, C. (2015) Wearable technology in education: Opportunities and solutions (Research Roundtable).  ISTE 2015, Philadelphia PA.

      Shamburg, C. (2015). Teaching language, literacy and literature with remix. ISTE 2015, Philadelphia PA.

      Shamburg, C. (2015) Remix as an Educational Activity (Keynote Speaker). Literacy Unbound Conference, Teachers College Columbia University.

      Shamburg, C. (2014).  Educational technology innovation lab. NJEdge 2014 Annual Conference, Plainsboro, NJ.

      Shamburg, C. (February, 2014). Remix as an educational and economic activity. Visiting  Speaker, HR College of Business and Commerce, Mumbai, India. 
      Shamburg, C. (February, 2014).  Technology and new literacies: Research and practice.   Visiting speaker, English and Foreign Language University, Osmania University, Hyderabad India.

      Shamburg, C. & Twomey, C.  (2013).  The Theory, Practice, and Scholarship of Educational Technology Leadership: The Making of a Doctoral Program.  NJEDge, 2013 Annual Conference. Plainsboro, NJ.

      Shamburg, C. (September, 2012).   Invited Speaker, Remixing as an Educational Activity. Worlds Together Conference, Tate Modern Museum, London, UK. 

      Shamburg, C. (June, 2012).  Invited Speaker, Trends in Technology and US Education, Visiting Chinese Educators Program, NJCU.

      Shamburg, C. & Amerman, T.   (April, 2012).   Technology and Inclusion: A natural fit.    Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

      Shamburg, C. (March 2012).    Keynote Speaker, Liberation technologies.   Borough of Manhattan Community College Technology Day.   NY, NY.


      2013 HP STEMx Catalyst Fellowship

      2012 New Jersey Award for Excellence in Teacher Education

      2001 Teacher of the Year Hudson County Schools of Technology

      2001 Governor’s Award for Outstanding Teaching  

      1995 Geraldine R. Dodge Award for Teacher of Humanities

      1994, 1995 NEH Teaching Grant Fellowship


  • New Jersey State Special Education Advisory Council (Board member, 2016-Present)
  • New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative (Advisory Board)
  • New Jersey Association for Educational Technology (Executive Board Member, 2010-2016)
  • NJEDge (Chairperson, Best Practices Selection Committee 2006-2015)  
  • International Society for Technology in Education (Affiliate Board Member, 2011-2016)
  • National Council of Teachers of English (Member)
  • American Educational Research Association (Member)
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