Wayne State University

Faculty and Staff Biography

Dian Walster
Dian Walster
Professor
310 Kresge Library
888-497-8754 ext. 710
Fax 313-577-7563

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Biography

What do 19th century English romanticism and online teaching have in common? They feature in an autoethnography being written by Dr. Dian Walster and represent the range of her research and teaching interests.

Degrees and certifications

  • Ph.D. in Education Communications and Technology from the University of Washington
  • Master of Librarianship from the University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education with specializations in English Literature and Composition and Instructional Materials

Academic interests

  • Research Methods including both qualitative and quantitative methods such as autoethnography and attitude-behavior consistency models
  • Instructional Design and Development including online teaching and learning
  • Information Policy with emphasis on everyday decision making
  • School Library Media with emphasis on collaboration and management skills
  • Literature and Media Materials for Children and Young Adults specifically focused on 9 to 14 year olds