Timm Hackett

Timm Hackett

Title: Teaching Instructor
Office: Bate 2117
Phone: 252.328.5565
E-Mail: hackettt@ecu.edu


Timm Hackett serves as the chair of the University's Distance Education and Learning Technology Committee. He also serves as the vice-chair of Unit Code Screening Committee. For the past three Summers, Timm has served as one the lead mentors for the Office of Faculty Excellence's Teaching with Technology Workshops.

On the department level, Timm serves as the Communication Director. In the past, he served as the Fixed-term Faculty Committee chairperson and the chair of the Distance Education Committee.


A.S. Montreat College
B.A. University of North Carolina, Greensboro
M.A. East Carolina University

Research Interests

Computers and Composition
Cricket Literature
Children's Literature

Courses Taught

ENGL 3950: Children's Literature
WOST 3510: Gender and Fairytales
ENGL 2201: Writing about the Disciplines - Health Sciences
ENGL 2000: Interpreting Literature
ENGL 1100: Foundations of College Writing
ENGL 1000: Appreciating Literature

Selected Publications and Presentations

"Using TextExpander in Responding to Student Writing." Co-Presenter with Dr. Elizabeth Hodge. Office of Faculty Excellence. Sept. 25, 2018.

"Using the iPad, Android, and Windows 8 Tablets in FTF and DE classes." 2018 Annual Atlantic Coast Business Management and Information Technology Education Conference.

"Collaborative Writing with Office Online and Google Docs." 2018 Annual Atlantic Coast Business Management and Information Technology Education Conference

"Utilizing Livescribe Smartpens: Capturing Information to Increase Representation, Expression, and Engagement." https://www.collegestar.org/modules/livescribe-pen#timm-hackett

"Sweet Potatoes and Students: Collaboration with Students via Yammer." 2015 UNCCause.

"Preventing Plagiarism through Technology." 15th Annual Center for Academic Integrity International Conference, Newport News, Virginia.