Simms, Michelle individual record

Using the language of film to teach geography and science in informal spaces such as film and television as well as formal education environments. I am particularly interested in how the story conventions such as the Hero's Journey can drive curriculum to create self-efficacy and self-motivated learning in students.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles2
  • White, K. L., & Simms, M. (1993). Geographic Information Systems as an Educational Tool. Journal of Geography. 92(2), 80-85.
    doi badge
  • Simms, M., Rowell, G., & Makela, M (1992). The use of GIS in simulations of biological population dynamics. American Bee Journal. 132(12), 814-814.
  • Simms, M., & Carpenter, B. S. (2009). Putting the world together: Virtual globes and the changing nature of (digital) global representations. Delacruz, E. M., Arnold, A., Kuo, A., & Parsons, M. (Eds.), Globalization, Art, and Education. 135-141. National Art Education Association.
  • open access badge
First Name
Last Name
mailing address
Texas A&M University; School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts; MS 4240 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4240