Peer-reviewed articles

Everett, M., Gretter, S., Stewart, P. & Raven, M. R. (under review). Relationship between optimal experiences, narrative transportation and  mental models of undergraduate students in an environmental and sustainability film course. 

Gretter. S. & Yadav, A. (under review). Teaching in the misinformation age: Are U.S. preservice teachers prepared to teach Media & Information Literacy?

Greenhalgh, S. P., Nnagboro, C., Kaufmann, R., & Gretter, S. (under review). “You will remember this your whole life”: (Lifelong) learning ecologies in the #bac2018 Twitter hashtag. 

Qian, Y., Hambrusch, S. Yadav, A. & Gretter, S. (2019). Teachers’ perceptions of student misconceptions in introductory programming. Journal of Educational Computing Research. 0(0), 1-34.

Gretter, S., Yadav, A., Sands, P. & Hambrusch, S. (2018). Equitable learning environments in K-12 Computing: Teachers’ views on barriers to diversity. ACM Transactions on Computing Education. 19(3), 1-16.

Gretter. S. (2018). Can we support preservice teachers’ intention to teach Media & Information Literacy? Intervention design using the Theory of Planned Behavior. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 26(4), 1-34.

Henricksen, D., Gretter, S. & Richardson, C. (2018). Design thinking and the practicing teacher: Addressing problems of practice in teacher education. Teaching Education, 1-21.

Gretter, S. & Yadav, A. (2018). What do preservice teachers think about teaching Media & Information Literacy? An exploratory study using the Theory of Planned Behavior. Journal of Media Literacy Education 10(1): 61-80. 

Qian, Y., Hambrusch, S. Yadav, A. & Gretter, S. (2018). Who needs what: Recommendations for designing effective online professional development for computer science teachers. Journal of Research on Technology in Education 50(1): 164-181

Gretter, S. (2018). Cervantes as early modern constructivist: An essay in honor of Jerome Bruner. Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America. 37(1): 63-76. 

Gretter, S., Yadav, A. & Gleason, B. (2017). Media and narrative transportation: Walking the line between reality and fiction in online spaces. Journal of Media Literacy Education 9(1): 1-21.

Yadav, A., Gretter, S., Hambrusch, S. & Sands, P. (2016). Expanding computer science education in schools: Understanding teacher experiences and challenges. Computer Science Education, 26 (4). 

Gretter, S. & Yadav. A. (2016). Computational thinking and media & information literacy: An integrated approach to teaching twenty-first century skills. TechTrends, 60(5): 510-516.

Gretter, S. (2015). From the novel to digital storytelling: Dialogue, identity, and the fictionalization of reality. Digital Storytelling in Latin America and Spain (1976-2016). Spec. issue of Letras Hispanas, 11. 212-221. 

Yadav, A., Bozic C., Gretter, S. & Nauman, E. (2015). Benefits and challenges of implementing case-based instruction in a mechanical engineering course: A mixed methods study. International Journal of Engineering Education, 31(6), 1554-1563.

Gretter, S. (2012). The cognitive implications of teaching literature: An interdisciplinary perspective. Romance Studies Journal: Humanities at the Limit. Buffalo, NY: SUNY Buffalo. 89-102. 


Book chapters

Yadav A., Good, J., Gretter, S. & McLean, T. (2017). Computational thinking in teacher education: Preservice teacher views and experiences. In Hodges, C. & Rich, P. Computational thinking: Research and practice. Springer. 

Gretter, S. & Gondra, A. (2017). Teaching twenty-first century skills: Lessons from Spanish hybrid education. In Lin, C., Zhang, D. & Zheng, B. (Eds.), Preparing foreign language teachers for next-generation education, 92-113. 


Encyclopedia chapters

Gretter, S. & Yadav, A. (2017). Teaching Media & Information Literacy in the 21st century: Implications for educators. In Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th edition


Conference proceedings

Mehta, S., Good, J., Sands, P., Yadav, A., Gretter, S. & Levenhagen-Seeley, J. (2018). Impact of After-School Learning Programs on High School Girls’ Confidence and Interest in Computing. In E. Langran & J. Borup (Eds.), Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 360-366). Washington, D.C., United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Yadav, A., Gretter, S., Hambrusch, S. (2015). Challenges of a computer science classroom: Initial perspectives from teachers. In J. Gal-Ezer, S. Sentance, & J. Vahrenhold (Eds.), WiPSCE (pp. 136-137). London, UK: Association for Computing Machinery.



Gretter, S. (2019). How internet ghost stories take on a life of their ownMashable.

Gretter, S. (2018). Addressing media messages: Recommendations for parents. In Panetta, K. & Williams, K. (Eds.). Count Girls In: Empowering Girls to Combine Any Interests with STEM to Open up a World of Opportunity. Chicago Review Press. 107-108.


Blog posts

Gretter, S. (2019). Three tips: How to teach children to watch commercials more closely. The Conversation U.S.

Gretter, S. (2018). The iOS Design Lab at MSU. Hub Blog Post.

Gretter, S. (2017). Addressing the media craze. Michigan Assoc. for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) blog

Gretter, S. (2017). Five things you’re wondering about teaching media literacy. Inside Teaching

Gretter, S. (2016). Introducing the #iteachmsu Twitter ed chat. Inside Teaching

Gretter, S. (2016). Unlocking the 90% of your brain (and other neuromyths). Inside Teaching

Gretter, S. (2016). Being a connected educator: Building your Personal Learning Network (PLN). Inside Teaching

Gretter, S. (2016). Best fit: 4 reasons to use Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Inside Teaching.

Gretter, S. (2015). Using infographics for teaching and learning. Inside Teaching.