WriteOn! May 6, 2014 (Now with Pictures!)

Here are pictures from our event. Thank you to the 280 students who shared their work! Join students from English as we celebrate the papers, films, websites, poems, Ignite talks, research, and other scholarly projects they have created this semester. Our flyer with more information can be found HERE. Tuesday, May 6, 2014: 2:00-5:30pm in…


Featured Student Work

Students have created some stunning projects for our Reading Literature for Future Teachers class. Recently, they chose a young adult/children’s book author to study and then created multimodal projects representing the texts. Here are a few of my favorites: Morgan Minor filmed her dance group’s representation of being silenced, a powerful idea from the book…


CCCC Presentation March 2014

Composition in Scientific Inquiry: SeuratSpots, DiscoBalls, and the Making of Meaning in Science. Here’s a link to the slides from our presentation in Indianapolis, IN at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC):


Back to School: The Podcast (Season 2)

Pat Berry and I dusted off the microphones and started our Season 2 podcast of Back to School. In the first episode we discuss alternatives to the Learning Management System, which we see as a platform that simply replicates bad pedagogies. We also discuss the move at the University of Mary Washington to support students…