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Keturah Mazo

Instructor | College of Psych. and Liberal Arts - School of Arts and Communication

Contact Information
(321) 674-8249
Frederick C. Crawford Bldg, 514

Personal Overview

"Teaching--where art and science coexist."

Professor Mazo is a Florida native. She attended Brevard public schools and still resides in the area with her husband, her two grown children, and her three dogs. She has taught Communication for over twenty years and occasionally publishes and freelances for various periodicals. Currently, she specializes in the art of conversation and public speaking.

Educational Background

B.S. English Language Arts Education University of Central Florida 1991
M.S. Computer Education, Instructional Technology Florida Institute of Technology 1996
Autism Movement Therapy Certification July 2018
Florida Board Certified 6-12 English Language Arts Teacher 2019-2024
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace, USF Muma College of Business, July 2022

Professional Experience

Professor Mazo teaches Scientific and Technical Communication, Professional Communication for Executives,  and Speech. Previously, she taught Language Arts and media studies as well as serving as a peer leader in the Brevard Public School system.

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

Communications Instructor - Speech, Scientific and Technical Communication, Professional Communication for Executives 2012-Present

  • Developed syllabus and course structure
  • Administered all grades
  • Developed Rubric for standardized assessment
  • Developed common course syllabi as a team
  • School of Art's Blog contributor

Adjunct Instructor 2008-2012

  • Developed syllabus and overall course structure
  • Administered all grades

Visiting Instructor 2009-2011

  • Developed syllabus and overall course structure, including weekly lab practicum
  • Administered all grades

Teaching Associate/Instructor 2000-2002

  • Collaborated on curriculum and exam development
  • met with students upon request
  • Graded all written work, including final exam papers

Brevard Community College (EFSC), Melbourne, FL

Adjunct Instructor - Technical Writing and Writing About Literature 1998-2000

  • Developed syllabus and overall course structure
  • Administered all grades

Brevard County Schools, Melbourne, FL

English Teacher certified 6-12, Peer Teacher, Critical Thinking Trainer, Team Leader 1991-1998

  • Trained incoming college and 1st year teachers
  • Developed syllabi according to state standards
  • Administered all grades
  • Provided Dimensions of Learning training at my school


Additional Duties

Chair, Career Workshop Series in Communication 2013-present

Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honor Society Advisor 2016-present

Current Courses

Scientific and Technical Communication

Professional Communication for Executives

Selected Publications

"Collaborative Art in the STEM college classroom", SOTL Georgia Southern · Feb 16, 2023
"Community Collaboration to Aid the Houseless in Brevard County,Fl"
SOTL Conference 2022 · Feb 24, 2022 (Jackie Noto, coauthor)
"Discovering Asian Diversity through Technical Communication"
Asian Studies Development Program 28th National Conference · Mar 6, 2021

Mazo, Keturah. "Doolittle" Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Really Did That? Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC. 2017. p. 150.

"Utilizing Mass Media to Inspire Undergraduates" presented at Ohio University's Global Conference for Communication Development and Social Change April 2, 2010 in Athens, OH.

"Professional Communication across the Disciplines"  presented at AAUP Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education, June 15, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

"Turning Vision into Action" presented at SoTL Commons Conference on March 25, 2015 in Savannah, GA.

"From Abstract to Concrete: the challenge to redefine the way undergraduates interpret and present the peer reviewed journal article" presented at IOSSBR Fall 2015 conference on November 13, 2015 in Boca Raton, FL.

"Building Connections in Writing from Play to Work" (Poster presentation), presented at Southern Conference for Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Commons Conference on January 25, 2019, in Savannah, GA.

"The Character of Dogs", Bocadog Magazine, April/May 2008. p.20

Pet Tales: One Woman's Foyr Legged Family, 2006, Dog Ear Publishing


  • Computers and internet usage in the Language Classroom
  • Cultural "Mapping" of Communication Styles
  • Electronic Portfolio for careers
  • Action Boards/Infographics
  • Social Media for Small Business

Research & Project Interests

  • Cultural Differences in Communication
  • Tribes and Leadership
  • Technology Use in the Communication Classroom
  • Conversation 
  • Art therapy for children
  • Collaborative Art
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