Vitae

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Education

PhD in Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Michigan Technological University, 2005.

MFA in Poetry, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2000. [VCU’s first interactive thesis]

Study abroad: Glasgow Writers & Artists Workshop, Glasgow School of the Arts, Scotland, June 4–July 1, 1998.

BA in English, Old Dominion University, 1996.

Transferred coursework: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1991–1993.

Academic Positions

Associate Professor of Digital Publishing Studies, English Department, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. 2014–present.

Associate Professor of New Media Studies, English Department, Illinois State University, Normal, IL. August 2010–present.

Assistant Professor of New Media Studies, English Department, Illinois State University, Normal, IL. 2007–2010.

Assistant Professor of Computers and Writing, English Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT. 2004–2007.

Graduate Teaching Instructor, Humanities Department, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. 2000–2004.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, English Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. 1997–2000.

Editorial Positions

Editor. (2012–present). #writing book series. WAC Clearinghouse.

Editor. (2008–present). Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy.

Co-Editor. (2006–2008). Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy.

Co-Editor, CoverWeb section. (2001–2006). Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy.

Associate Editor. (2003–04). Computers & Composition.

Assistant Editor. (2000–03). Computers & Composition.

Editorial Intern. (2002). College Composition & Communication.

Assistant Editor. (1998–2000). Passwords: A Guide to Wired Resources.

Various roles for additional corporate and academic publications. (1994–2004). Ask for details.

Administrative Positions

Lab Director. (2004–2006). Applied Research Multimedia Lab. English Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

Associate Director (under direction of Cynthia Selfe). (2001–2004). Computers in Writing-Intensive Classrooms (CIWIC) Institute. Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

Assistant Lab Director (under direction of Dickie Selfe). (2001–03). Center for Computer-Assisted Language Instruction (CCLI). Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

Assistant Lab Director (under direction of Michael Keller). (1999–2000). English Department Computer Lab. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Writing Center Coordinator. (1999, 2000; Summer). Academic Success Program. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.


Honors and Awards

Fulbright Scholar, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. August 2013–June 2014.

Computers and Composition Distinguished Book Award. (2013). For The New Work of Composing. http://ccdigitalpress.org/nwc/

CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award for Best Article on Pedagogy or Curriculum in Technical or Scientific Communication. (2013). For “Assessing Scholarly Multimedia: A Rhetorical Genre Studies Approach” in Technical Communication Quarterly, 21(1).

Technology Innovator “Troublemaker” Award. (2012). Presented by the Conference on College Composition and Communication Committee on Computers in Composition and Communication (7Cs).

Sigma Tau Delta Teaching/Mentoring Awards (Illinois State University)

  • May 2012 (for graduate school applications mentoring)
  • May 2011 (2 awards: for undergraduate teaching and PhD job mentoring)
  • May 2010 (for PhD job mentoring)
  • May 2009 (for PhD job mentoring)
  • May 2008 (for undergraduate teaching)

Best (Re-)Design Award. (2008). For Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy [Design Team: Karl Stolley, Douglas Eyman, Kathie Gossett]. Council of Editors of Learned Journals.

Visiting Scholar in Digital Media and Composition. (2007, May 31–June 12). English Department, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Kairos Best Webtext Finalist. (2007, May). For “A conversation: From ‘They call me doctor?!’ to tenure.” with Kristin L. Arola, published in Computers & Composition Online. [See publications entry.]

Kairos/Lore TA & Adjunct Award for Scholarship in Computers & Writing. (2003, May). Presented by Kairos editors at the Computers & Writing, West Lafayette, IN.

Outstanding Thesis Award. (2000, March). Graduate Deans’ Annual Meeting. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

External Grants, funded

Ball, Cheryl E., & Morrison, Andrew D. (co-PIs). (2015-2017). EditMe Cairn: an academic publishing platform. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Scholarly Communication and Information Technology platform. $1,000,000.

Ball, Cheryl E. (PI). (2010). Building a better back-end: Editor, author, and reader tools for scholarly multimedia. NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant, Level II. $50,000.

Franklin, Kevin. (PI). (2008–2009). Humanities high performance computing collaboratory (HpC). National Endowment for the Humanities Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Grant. $250,000. [Participated in “Humanistic Algorithms” (1 of 3 projects under HpC grant) with Virginia Kuhn, Project Leader. Received ~$5,000 honorarium.]

Ball, Cheryl E. (PI), with Atkins, Anthony; Anderson, Daniel; Homicz Millar, Krista; Selfe, Cynthia; & Selfe, Richard. (2004–05). Studying multimodal composition integration and practices of writing teachers in US institutions of higher education. CCCC Research Initiative Grant. National Council of Teachers of English/Conference on College Composition and Communication. $5,000.

Internal Grants, funded

Professional Development Grant. (2014). To attend the Skagen Conference on Experimental Research Methods. Eberly College, West Virginia University. $1,350.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Travel Grant. (2011). To attend International SOTL Conference (Milwaukee, WI). Illinois State University. $250

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Travel Grant. (2011). To attend New Media Consortium (Madison, WI). Illinois State University. $750.

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology Travel Grant. (2010). To attend Digital Arts and Culture Conference (Irvine, CA). Illinois State University. $300.

Ball, Cheryl E. (PI). (2010–11). Building the future of the book with The New Work of Composing. Pre-Tenure Faculty Initiative Grant, Illinois State University. $3,500.

Undergraduate Research Fellow Grant [for Matt Wendling]. (2009). A case study of revision processes in student-authored digital media scholarship. Research and Sponsored Programs, Illinois State University. $3,500.

Faculty Excellence Initiative Committee Research Award. (2009). The new work of composing: Editing an online (digital) multimedia book in English studies. Illinois State University. $4,000/course release.

Ball, Cheryl E. (PI). (2008–09). Digital scholarship in the humanities: Authors’ composition and revision processes of new media scholarship. New Faculty Initiative Grant, Illinois State University. $3,500.

Ball, Cheryl E. (PI), with Andrew J. Chamberlain et al. [12 undergraduates]. (2008). Teaching The New Work of Composing: Undergraduate research in digital scholarship. Teaching–Learning Development Grant, Illinois State University. $2,000.

Summer Faculty Professional Development Fellowship. (2008). Professional development through preparation of a digitally enhanced tenure portfolio. College of Arts and Sciences, Illinois State University. $5,000.

Faculty Excellence Initiative Committee Travel Award. (2008). To attend Digital Media and Composition Institute (Columbus, OH). Illinois State University. $750.

Ball, Cheryl E., & Moeller, Ryan. (co-PIs). (2006–07). The Learning Suite: A collaborative, technology-rich environment to support writing/composition in a digital age. Utah State University Innovation Fund. $86,000.

Ball, Cheryl E. (PI). (2005–06). Survey of multimodal composition practices in rhetoric and composition studies. New Faculty Research Grant, Utah State University. $10,633.

unfunded grants

Please ask for details


Books

Ball, Cheryl E. (under contract). Editorial pedagogy: Teaching multimodal composition. WAC Clearinghouse Press.

Journet, Debra; Ball, Cheryl E.; & Trauman, Ryan. (Eds.). (2012). The new work of composing. Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press. http://ccdigitalpress.org/nwc

Ball, Cheryl E., & Kalmbach, James. (Eds.). (2010). RAW: Reading and writing new media. Hampton Press: Cresskill, NJ.

Textbooks

Arola, Kristin L., Sheppard, Jennifer; & Ball, Cheryl E. (2014). Writer/designer: A guide to making multimodal projects. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Ball, Cheryl E., & Arola, Kristin L. (2010). visualizing composition (2nd ed. of ix). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press. http://ix.bedfordstmartins.com [requires password]

Ball, Cheryl E., & Arola, Kristin L. (2005). ix tech comm: visual exercises for technical communication. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Ball, Cheryl E., & Arola, Kristin L. (2004). ix: visual exercises. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Ball, Cheryl E. (2004). Picturing texts instructor’s guide. New York: W.W. Norton.

Ball, Cheryl E. (2004). Picturing texts [Web content]. New York: W.W. Norton. http://picturingtexts.com

Journal special issues

DeVoss, Dánielle Nicole; Ball, Cheryl E.; Selfe, Cynthia; & DeWitt, Scott Lloyd. (Eds.). (2015, June). Computers and Composition and Computers and Composition Online [Double special issue: CIWIC, DMAC, and technology professional development in rhetoric and composition].

Guest editor, with Scott Lloyd DeWitt. (2008). Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy, 12(3) [Special issue: Manifestos!]. http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/12.3

Guest editor, with Byron Hawk. (2006, September). Computers & Composition, 23(3) [Special issue: Sound in/as compositional space], 263–396.

Guest editor, with Byron Hawk. (2006, Fall). Computers & Composition Online [Special issue: Sound in/as compositional space]. http://www.bgsu.edu/cconline/sound

Peer-reviewed articles & Webtexts

Eyman, Douglas, & Ball, Cheryl E. (2014). Composing for digital publication: Rhetoric, design, code. [Special invited section: Digital scholarship in composition studies]. Composition Studies, 42(1), 114–117.

Ball, Cheryl E. (2014). Adapting editorial peer review for writing classrooms. Writing & Pedagogy, 5(2) [Special issue: Teaching with technology]. http://www.equinoxpub.com/WAP

Arola, Kristin; Ball, Cheryl; & Sheppard, Jennifer. (2014, January 10). Multimodality as a frame for individual and institutional change. Hybrid Pedagogy. http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/journal/multimodality-frame-individual-institutional-change/

Ball, Cheryl E. (2013). Multimodal revision techniques in webtexts. Classroom discourse, 5(1), 1–15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19463014.2013.859844

Ball, Cheryl E. (2012–13). Editorial pedagogy: A professional philosophy for developing authors, editors, and designers [a three-part series]. Hybrid Pedagogy. http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/tag/editorial-pedagogy-series/

Ball, Cheryl E. (2012). Assessing scholarly multimedia: A rhetorical genre studies approach. Technical Communication Quarterly, 21 [Special issue: Making the implicit explicit in assessing multimodal composition], 61–77.

Bemer, Amanda; Moeller, Ryan M.; & Ball, Cheryl E. (2009, September). Designing collaborative learning spaces: Where material culture meets mobile writing processes. Programmatic Perspectives: Journal of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, 1(2). http://www.cptsc.org/pp/

Ball, Cheryl E., & Moeller, Ryan M. (2008). Converging the ASS[umptions] between U and ME; or How new media can bridge the scholarly/creative split in English studies. Computers & Composition Online. http://www.bgsu.edu/cconline/convergence

Ball, Cheryl E., & Moeller, Ryan. (2007). Reinventing the possibilities: Academic literacy and new media. Fibreculture. http://tinyurl.com/fibreculture-ball-moeller

Arola, Kristin L., & Ball, Cheryl E. (2007). A conversation: From “They call me doctor?!” to tenure. Computers & Composition Online. http://www.bgsu.edu/cconline/doctor [Kairos 2006 Best Webtext Award Finalist]

Anderson, Daniel; Atkins, Anthony; Ball, Cheryl E.; Homicz Millar, Krista; Selfe, Cynthia; & Selfe, Richard. (2006). Integrating multimodality in composition curricula: Survey methodology and results from a CCCC Research Initiative grant. Composition Studies, 34(2), 59–84.

Ball, Cheryl E. (2006). Designerly ≠ readerly: Re-assessing multimodal and new media rubrics for writing studies. Convergence, 12, 393–412.

Ball, Cheryl E., & Rice, Rich. (2006). Reading the text: Remediating the text. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 10(2). http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/10.2/binder2.html?coverweb/riceball/

Ball, Cheryl E. (2004). Show, not tell: The value of new media scholarship. Computers & Composition, 21(3), 403–425.

Ball, Cheryl E. (1999). Heading south. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 4(1). http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/4.1/binder.html?coverweb/bridge.html

Book chapters

Eyman, Douglas, & Ball, Cheryl E. (forthcoming). History of a broken thing: The multi-journal special issue on electronic publication. In Bruce McComisky (Ed.), Microhistories in composition studies. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press.

Ball, Cheryl E.; Graban, Tarez Samra; & Sidler, Michelle. (forthcoming). The boutique is open: Data for writing studies. In Jeff Rice & Brian McNely (Eds.), Networked humanities. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Eyman, Douglas, & Ball, Cheryl E. (2014). Digital humanities scholarship and electronic publication. In Jim Ridolfo & William Hart-Davidson (Eds.), Rhetoric and the digital humanities. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Ball, Cheryl E. (2014). Designed research: Publishing designs as scholarship. In Lim, Y.-K., Niedderer, K., Redström, J., Stolterman, E., & Valtonen, A. (Eds.). Proceedings of DRS 2014: Design’s big debates (pp. 1229–1243). Umeå, Sweden: Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå University.

Ball, Cheryl E., & Charlton, Colin. (2014). All writing is multimodal. In Linda Adler-Kassner & Elizabeth Wardle (Eds.) Threshold concepts for rhetoric and composition. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press.

Ball, Cheryl E. (2013). Pirates of metadata or, The true adventures of how one editor, fifteen undergraduate publishing majors, and 25,000 media elements survived a metadata mining project. In Stephanie Davis-Kahl & Merinda Hensley (Eds.), Extend and unify: Outreach and education for scholarly communication and information literacy programs. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Ball, Cheryl E.; Fenn, Tyrell; & Scoffield, Tia. (forthcoming/Fall 2012). Genre and transfer in a multimodal composition class. In Carl Whithaus & Tracey Bowen (Eds.) Multimodal literacies and emerging genres in student compositions. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Journet, Debra; Ball, Cheryl E.; & Trauman, Ryan. (2012). Digital scholarship and the new work of the book in composition studies. In The new work of composing. Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press. http://ccdigitalpress.org/nwc/chapters/journet-et-al/

The Normal Group. (2012). Talking back to teachers: Undergraduate research in multimodal composition. In Debra Journet, Cheryl E. Ball, & Ryan Trauman (Eds.) The new work of composing. Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press. http://ccdigitalpress.org/nwc/chapters/normal/

Ball, Cheryl E., & Kalmbach, James. (2010). On the rawness of reading and writing new media: Materialities, histories, and happenstance. In RAW: Reading and writing new media (pp. 1–14). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Moeller, Ryan; Cargile Cook, Kelli; & Ball, Cheryl E. (2009). Political economy and sustaining the unstable: New faculty and research in English studies. In Danielle DeVoss, Heidi McKee, & Richard Selfe (Eds.) Technological ecologies & sustainability. Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press. http://ccdigitalpress.org/tes/01_cargile_cook_moeller_ball.pdf

Designs

Ball, Cheryl E. (2014). Creating better scholarly multimedia: A peer-review plug-in for OJS. NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant white paper.

Director. (2011). Kairos metadata mining project. Available (Spring 2013) http://kairos.technorhetoric.net

Producer. (2010). RAW: Reading and writing new media [Book companion website]. http://rawnewmedia.net

Editor/Designer. (2009–present). Northwest Neighborhood Association newsletter. Bloomington, IL.

Producer. (2009, September 25). English studies: Redbird style! [Promotional video]. Presented at Executive-in-Residence Forum, English Department, Illinois State University.

Writer/Producer. (2009, March 31). On a digital tenure portfolio [Video]. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJJER7diM6c

Producer/Director. (2007, Dec. 11). Who needs YouTube?! [Student video showcase]. Presented at The Normal Theater, Normal, IL.

Warner, Allison (Author), & Ball, Cheryl E. (Designer). (2007). Constructing a tool for assessing scholarly webtexts. Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy, 12(1). http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/12.1/binder.html?topoi/warner/index.html

Designer. (2006–present). Dr. Cheryl E. Ball [Digital portfolio]. http://www.ceball.com

Designer/Producer. (2006). Sound in/as compositional space [Video + website]. Computers and Composition Online. http://www.bgsu.edu/cconline/sound

Designer/Editor. (2005–06). Synopsis. Utah State University. [2006 Winner of STC Newsletter competition].

Production Manager. (2003–04). C Literary Magazine. Michigan Technological University.

Designer. (2003–04). Technobabe Times [Newsletter]. Michigan Technological University.

Designer. (2002). Dear Robert darling: a year in letters. http://www.ceball.com/other/archived-sites/mtu/works/dear_robert/ [Featured in Selfe et al, Picturing Texts (Norton, 2004)]

Designer. (2001). Poetry & Song: The Process of Composing. http://www.hu.mtu.edu/oldsites/poemandsong [Featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education, 5/31/2002]

Review webtexts/essays

Ball, Cheryl E. (2010). Goldilocks and the three (or four) books [about digital scholarship]: A review essay of Borgman’s Scholarship in the Digital Age, Willinsky’s The Access Principle, Fitzpatrick’s Planned Obsolescence, and O’Gorman’s E-Crit. Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, Pedagogy, 15(1). http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/15.1/reviews/ball

Media interviews

by Trevor Owens. (2014, September 22). 18 Years of Kairos Webtexts: An interview with Douglas Eyman & Cheryl E. Ball. The signal: The digital preservation newsletter for the Library of Congress. http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2014/09/18-years-of-kairos-webtexts-an-interview-with-douglas-eyman-cheryl-e-ball/

by Wade Mahon. (2012) Multimodal composition and the rhetoric of teaching: A conversation with Cheryl Ball. Issues in Writing, 18(2), 111–131.

by Doug Dangler. (2010, February 18). Writers Talk: Cheryl Ball [30-minute TV show]. The Ohio Channel: Ohio Public Broadcasting. http://tinyurl.com/ohiochannel-cball

by Cheri Toledo. (2009, December 6). Women of Web 3.0 – Show #118 – Media Literacy: Dr. Cheryl E. Ball & Matthew Wendling [One-hour audio and chat transcript]. http://edtechtalk.com/node/4616

by Ellen Lupton. (2009, January 13). Writing 101: Visual or Verbal? Voice: AIGA Journal of Design. http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/writing-101-visual-or-verbal

by Fred Kemp & Rich Rice. (2008, September 5). What is multimodal composition? [Podcast]. Smarttcast. http://www.smarttcast.com/cheryl_ball.m4a

by Phyllis Coulter. (2008, May 28). Clash of text styles. Pantagraph. Life/Education section.

by Andy Guess. (2008, April 25). On texts, tech, and teens. Inside Higher Ed. http://insidehighered.com/news/2008/04/25/teens

by Doug Dangler. (2008, February). Digital media and digital scholarship [Podcast]. Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing. http://cstw.osu.edu/podcasts/mp3/ball.mp3

by Ben McCorkle. (2007, June). Visiting scholars in digital media [Video]. Ohio State University. http://tinyurl.com/dmac-interview-ball

by Todd Taylor [Director]. (2006, March). Take 20: How I teach writing [DVD film]. Bedford-St. Martin’s Press. Trailer available http://tinyurl.com/cball-take20


** please see the print vita for the most up-to-date list of presentations **

Invited Talks

international

Plenary. (2011, August 18). Revise and resubmit is the new A: An editorial pedagogy for multimodal composition. SIGET VI (International Symposium on Genres and Texts). Natal, Brazil.

Lecture. (2010, December 14). Assessing scholarly multimedia by undergraduates and faculty. University of Bergen, Norway.

Presentation. (2009, October 13). The aesthetics of editing digital media scholarship: A look at Kairos. Online Research Mediation & the Arts. Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway.

national

scholarly multimedia

Plenary roundtable. (2012, May 20). Town Hall: 7 deadly design sins: The role of design in new media composition. Computers and Writing, Raleigh, NC.

Lecture. (2012, April 13). Scholarly and sexy: New media in the humanities. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth.

Keynote. (2012, March 10). Assessment practices for digital media. Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric, University of Alaska–Anchorage.

Moderator. (2010, May 21). Town Hall: Seeking tenure and promotion in virtual worlds: Articulating the contemporary context of new media scholarship. Computers and Writing, West Lafayette, IN.

Plenary Roundtable, with Clifford Lynch, Brett Bobley, and Bob Stein. (2010, April 21). What’s next in the digital university? Digital University: Power, Publishing, Authority and Community in the 21st Century, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY. Available: http://digitaluniversity.gc.cuny.edu/videos/

Lecture. (2010, February 4). Evaluating and assessing digital scholarship for teaching and research. Studio for New Media, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Invited Speaker, with Kristine Blair. (2009, October 23). Publishing 2.0: New rules for new scholars. English Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.

Plenary Roundtable. (2009, June 21). Town Hall: Ubiquitous and sustainable computing: @ School @ Work @ Play. Computers and Writing, University of California–Davis.

Lecture. (2008, November 10). Scholarship, art, or fun?!: Interdisciplinary perspectives on digital publications. Miami University, Oxford, OH.

Plenary roundtable. (2008, October 18). The new work of composing. Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Plenary, with Kristine Blair. (2008, April 2). Digital scholarship and the future of composition studies: A call to action. Research Network Forum, Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA.

Visiting Scholar Lecture. (2008, February 1). What’s the point of new media? Evaluating transitional, digital scholarship. English Department, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Lecture. (2008, January 25). What’s the point of new media? Evaluating transitional, digital scholarship. Digital Literacies Group, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Plenary roundtable. (2004, June 13). Town Hall: Scholarship in digital spaces. Computers and Writing, Honolulu, HI.

editorial pedagogy

Lecture. (2012, October 8). Assessing scholarly multimedia: An editorial pedagogical approach. Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VA.

Keynote. (2012, April 21). Adapting scholarly peer-review for student workshops (and vice versa!). National Association of Communication Centers, Richmond, KY.

Keynote. (2012, April 18). Revise and resubmit is the new A: An editorial pedagogy for multimodal composition. Allerton English Articulation Conference, Monticello, IL.

Keynote. (2012, February 3). Editing = mentoring = teaching. Digital Media Symposium, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY.

Lecture. (2011, September 1). Revise and resubmit is the new A: An editorial pedagogy for multimodal composition. Rhetoric Society of America Student Chapter, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Keynote. (2011, April 22). R&R is the new A: Integrating multimodality into composition curricula. Writing Takes Place: Situating Student Writing with 21st Century Literacies Symposium, Mesa, AZ.

multimodal composition

Keynote Speaker. (2010, May 24). Introduction to multimodal composition. Writing MAD (Multimodal Arguments Decoded). Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

Keynote. (2010, February 20). Teaching scholarly multimedia. Digital Media in a Social World conference, Columbus, OH.

Keynote. (2010, February 11). Visual and multimodal literacy in English Studies. Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL.

Keynote. (2007, March 31). Combining academic and aesthetic practices in new media. Jacobson Symposium in Teaching with Technology, Creighton University, Omaha, NE.

Lecture/Workshop. (2006, February 7). New medi-ack! Considering technology-rich texts in a writing curriculum. English Department, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Lecture. (2005, November 18). The state of multimodal composition pedagogies. Text, Image, Networks, and Culture Group, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

Lecture/Workshop, with Kristin L. Arola. (2004, April 2). Visual exercises for composition classrooms. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

Lecture. (2002, April 23). Teaching ‘Revisions: Oral, Written and Visual Communication’ in general education. Thursday Night TechRhet MOO, Connections MOO.

professionalization

Lecture. (2011, September 8). Being shameless: Professional self-promotion for the academic job market (and tenure). Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Plenary roundtable. (2011, May 21). Town Hall: Are you a digital humanist? Computers and Writing, Ann Arbor, MI.

Roundtable Speaker. (2011, April 6). Writing proposals and getting grants [CCCC Research Committee Special Session]. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA.

Lecture. (2009, April 2). Doing your own P.R.: Developing online faculty and staff portfolios to disseminate teaching, research, and service activity. The University of Findlay, Findlay, OH.

Keynote, with Cynthia Selfe, Fred Kemp, & James Inman. (2006, February 18). What defines computers and writing as a discipline? Computers & Writing Online. MOO transcript: http://english.ttu.edu/cw/CWO2006/Archive/Key.htm

electronic literature

Lecture/Workshop. (2006, February 7). New medi-ack! Considering technology-rich texts in a literature curriculum. English Department, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Lecture. (2002, October 10). What is new media poetry? Loras College, Dubuque, IA.

local invitations

scholarly multimedia

Panel, with Maria Moore. (2012, March 3). Webtexts: The future of SOTL scholarship? Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Symposium Speaker. (2009, December 4). The contestation of multimodality. Visual Culture Colloquium, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

multimodal composition

Roundtable. (2010, February 22). Teaching multimodal literacies. Illinois Wesleyan Univerity, Bloomington, IL.

Roundtable. (2009, January 29). Beyond the ten-page paper: Digital assignments. Teacher Excellence Series, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Lecture. (2007, October 11). What’s new in rhetoric and composition?: New media studies. Writing Program Professional Development Event, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Lecture. (2006, January 12). What if?: New media for a new university. Faculty Forum. Logan, UT.

digital publishing

Lecture. (2010, Nov. 1). Editing digital media journals. Publications Unit Professional Speaker Series, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Panel, with Katherine Ellison. (2009, April 29). Editing online journals. Publications Unit Professional Speaker Series, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Presentation. (2010, November 5). What is publishing studies? English Studies Symposium, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

professionalization

Roundtable. (2011, September 16). The first-year faculty experience. College of Arts and Sciences Mentoring Program, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Roundtable. (2011, February 24). Getting tenure at ISU. College of Arts and Sciences Mentoring Program, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Lecture. (2010, November 5). The Institutional Review Board (IRB) process at ISU. Grad Forum (English Department), Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Roundtable. (2010, August 16). The successful researcher. New Faculty Orientation, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Roundtable. (2009, April 17). Writing for publication. College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Mentoring Session. Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Roundtable. (2007, October 19). How to get published? Graduate Forum, Department of English. Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Roundtable. (2007, October 6). Preparing for graduate school. MUSE Undergraduate Literary Studies Conference, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL.

electronic literature

Lecture. (2011, May 12). Digital assignments in literature classes. Graduate Literature Association, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Conference Presentations

editorial pedagogy

(2012, August 22). Multimodal peer review in writing classes and scholarly journals. 6th International Conference on Multimodality. Institute of Education, London, UK.

(2012, May 19). Professional tip of the day: Performing an editorial pedagogy makes you a better teacher-editor. Computers and Writing, Raleigh, NC.

digital publishing

(2012, March 22). The mid-life (crisis?) of Kairos: Caring for the health and welfare of open-access digital media publishing. Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO.

(2012, January 5). The future of peer review in scholarly multimedia. Modern Language Association, Seattle, WA.

(2011, September 27). Kairos and multimedia digital scholarship: The need for better publishing tools. The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Conference. Berlin, Germany.

(2011, July 19). Learning Through leading: Digital media scholarly publishing [Poster]. New Media Consortium, Madison, WI.

(2011, April 9). The old, the new, and the productive tension between: Situating and editing The New Work of Composing. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA.

(2009, December 28). Value added: The shape of the e-journal. Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, PA.

(2006, May 27). Editing scholarship in a new media age. Computers and Writing, Lubbock, TX.

scholarly multimedia

(2011, October 21). The challenges of publishing webtexts. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Milwaukee, WI.

(2011, January 8). Digital media scholarship: Innovation or insanity? Modern Language Association, Los Angeles, CA.

(2010, May). Un/defining genres in digital scholarship. Computers and Writing, West Lafayette, IN.

(2010, May). Digital media assessment criteria for tenure and promotion purposes [Poster]. Computers and Writing, West Lafayette, IN.

(2009, March 12). B-Movie virgin sacrifice: Digital scholarship in a print-tenure world. Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA.

(2009, January 7). The both/and of faculty, undergraduate digital scholarship. Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Normal, IL.

Roundtable. (2008, December 30). What is rhetoric research? Modern Language Association, San Francisco, CA.

Respondent. (2008, October 17). Designing digital scholarship (and having it count): A case built on three perspectives. Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Invited Panel. (2008, October 16). Digital scholarship roundtable. Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

(2008, May 23). New media scholarship: Taxonomies, heuristics, and strategies to connect authors, editors, departments, and tenure committees. Computers and Writing, Athens, GA.

(2008, April 4). Peer review in new media: An evaluation as example for tenure and promotion committees. Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA.

(2006, July). Multimodal composition practices: Overviews and impacts on tenure and promotion. Virtual Reality & Real Life (VR@RL) Conference. Online.

(2004, March 25). Strong stories in digital scholarship: How time, tenure, and technology impact new and nontenured faculty members. Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Antonio, TX.

(2003, December 27). Show, not tell: The value of new media scholarship. Modern Language Association, San Diego, CA.

(2003, May 24). Pleasuring the text: The value of aesthetics in new media scholarship. Computers and Writing, West Lafayette, IN.

(2003, March 19). New media poetics: The ‘aah’ of online texts. Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY.

(2002, May 18). Tell me a different story: Composing and evaluating new media. Computers and Writing, Normal, IL.

multimodal composition

(2010, October 23). Making multimodal projects: Integrating digital rhetorics and literacies across the curriculum. Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference, Las Cruces, NM.

(2010, September 4). Teaching undergraduates to compose and assess scholarly multimedia. Colloque Littéracies Universitaires/Academic Literacies Conference, Lille3, Lille, France.

(2009, June 20). ‘When we ask ourselves these questions, what will our answers be?’: Sustainable teaching and learning through co-directed undergraduate and faculty digital scholarship. Computers and Writing, University of California–Davis.

(2007, October 20). Bridging the comp/lit split with new media. The Purpose(s) of English: A Conference on the Future of English Studies, University of Illinois, Springfield, IL.

(2006, October 21). Report on a CCCC-sponsored survey of multimodal composition practices (But where are the two-year schools?). TYCA-West, Park City, UT.

(2006, October 13). The role of new media in student narratives. Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

(2006, May 26). A survey of multimodal composition practices: Report on a CCCC Research Initiative Grant. Computers and Writing, Lubbock, TX.

(2006, March 23). Revisiting the usefulness of current multimodal and new media theories. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL.

(2005, September 7). Trans-cultural multimedia production in an English classroom. Conference of Open Source Learning and Instructional Technology, Logan, UT.

(2005, June 17). Hackers, schmoozers, and wonder: Rhetoric, technology, and aesthetics in new media spaces. Computers and Writing, Palo Alto, CA.

(2005, March 19). Throwing teachers over the top rope: The status of new media pedagogy in composition studies. Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA.

(2004, June 12). Designing knowledge: Teaching new media texts. Computers and Writing, Honolulu, HI.

(2003, November 15). E/merging principles: Design knowledges and learning to read new media texts. Conference on Digital Literacy and New Media, Detroit, MI.

(2003, May 5–9). New media now: What and how. Computers and Writing Online [asynchronous discussion].

(2002, April 26). Not without new media: Classroom approaches to the visual and interactive aspects of new media texts. Cyberculture Working Group, College Park, MD.

(2002, March 22). A techno(rhetorician’s) mix: Sampling graduate student work with technology. Computer Connection Forum, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL.

(2001, May 17). Cutting up in class: Using hypermedia elements to teach composition. Computers and Writing, Muncie, IN.

(1999, October 2). Reading and writing in hypertext. Central New York Conference on Language and Literature, Cortland, NY.

professionalization

Roundtable. (2013, January 6). How I have changed my mind as a scholar–teacher of writing. Modern Language Association, Boston, MA.

Roundtable. (2010, March 17). Mentoring electronically and from a distance. Coalition of Women Scholars. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY.

(2007, May 18). How to get published in an online journal: An editors’ roundtable. Computers and Writing, Detroit, MI.

(2006, May 26). First year out: Time- and face-management tips for junior faculty members. Computers and Writing, Lubbock, TX.

(2005, October 21). Designing educational spaces for students and colleagues. Council on Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, Lubbock, TX.

(2002, March 23). Preparing Future Faculty at Michigan Technological University. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL.

(2001, November 16). Communities in Preparing Future Faculty programs. National Council of Teachers of English Convention, Baltimore, MD.

(2000, April 14). Electronic theses and dissertations at VCU. Graduate Research Symposium, Richmond, VA.

(2000, March 17). Managing a hypermedia thesis. Third International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, St. Petersburg, FL.

electronic literature

(2003, March 8). Teaching and reading new media poetry. Associated Writing Programs Conference, Baltimore, MD.

(2001, October 13). New media poetics and non/narrative structure. Internet Research 2.0, Association of Internet Researchers Conference, Minneapolis, MN.


Teaching

Illinois State University (2007–present)

  • English 239 Multimodal Composition (was Eng 289.33)
  • English 246 Advanced Exposition: Audio Essays
  • English 353 Technical Editing
  • English 350 Visible Rhetoric/Document Design
  • English 356 Proposal Writing in the Arts and Humanities (online)
  • English 354 Professional Publishing in Theory & Practice
  • English 402 Teaching Composition
  • English 467 Technology and English Studies
  • English 495 Multimodal Theory & Pedagogy
  • English 510: Seminar in English Studies Pedagogy

Utah State University (2004–07)

  • English 3040 Perspectives on Writing & Rhetoric
  • English 3410 Professional Writing Technologies
  • English 5420 Publication Production
  • English 5430 Professional Writing Capstone
  • English 6890 Studies in Writing & Rhetoric: Literary Hypertext (online)
  • English 6/7400 Advanced Editing: Multimedia Texts (online)
  • English 6/7480 Seminar in Technology & Writing (online)

Michigan Technological University (2000–04)

  • UN 2001 Revisions: Oral, Written, & Visual Communication
  • HU 2110 Introduction to Creative Writing: Avant-Garde and New Media Poetics
  • HU 2650 Introduction to Web Design
  • HU 3630 Publications & Information Management
  • HU 3654 Visual Media Analysis (assisted Dr. Diana George)
  • HU 6001 Computers in Writing-Intensive Classrooms (assisted Dr. Cynthia Selfe)

Virginia Commonwealth University (1997–2000)

  • English 101 Composition & Rhetoric I: The Art of the Personal Essay
  • English 200 Composition & Rhetoric II: The Craft of the Researched Essay
  • English 652 Professional Writing: Web Sites (assisted Dr. Elizabeth Cooper)

Institutes and Workshops

(lead instructor unless otherwise indicated)

scholarly multimedia

Co-Instructor. (2012, May 17). Composing digital scholarship. Computers and Writing. Raleigh, NC.

(2012, April 20). Assessing digital media. National Association for Communication Centers, Richmond, KY.

(2012, April 13). Composing new media in the humanities. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.

Moderator. (2008–2011). Composing digital scholarship. Computers and Writing. (Multiple locations).

(2010, April 15–May 13). Evaluating digital media scholarship. Computers and Writing Online.

with Kris Blair. (2009, June 11). Digital publishing. Digital Media and Composition Institute. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

(2009, June 9). Designing multimedia projects. Digital Media and Composition Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

(2008, December 10). Preparing digital scholarship for submission to Kairos. Department of English, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

(2008, November 8). Digital publishing (authoring, submitting, and evaluating). Department of English, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH.

multimodal composition

Visiting Staff. (2012, June 2). Digital Media and Composition Institute. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

(2012, April 6–7). Digital composition workshop. University of Colorado–Boulder.

(2011, August 16). Introduction to multimodal composition. SIGET VI (International Symposium on Textual Genre Studies), Natal, Brazil.

(2011, July 30). Technical communication in a digital age: Multimedia Writing. NIU-STC Institute for Professional Development, Naperville, IL.

Staff Instructor. (2011, 2010, 2008, 2007; two-week institute). Digital Media and Composition Institute. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

(2011, May 24–25). Multimodal composition for first-year writing. St. Edwards University, Austin, TX.

(2010, August 17). Strengthening student writing@TSU: New media in the writing classroom. Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN.

Invited Instructor. (2010, May 24–28). Writing MAD (Multimodal Arguments Decoded). Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

(2008, June 23–28). New media writing studio. Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.

with Ryan Moeller. (2006, November 14). Teaching writing with technology. English Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

(2005, November 12). Teaching new media texts in English studies classes. Utah Writing Project, Salt Lake City, UT.

Teaching Staff. (2001–2004; two-week institute). Computers in Writing-Intensive Classrooms. Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

with Michael Keller. (1998–2000, weekly). Epiphany Project [teaching with technology workshops]. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

professionalization

(2007–2012; mostly weekly). English Studies academic job workshops. Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

(2012, March 8). Creating an online portfolio. English Department, University of Alaska–Anchorage.

Moderator/organizer. (2005–2011). Careers in Computers and Writing. Graduate Research Network, Computers and Writing. (multiple locations)

with Gerald Savage. (2011, Jan. 26). Careers in Writing. Thomas Metcalf School Career Day, Normal, IL.

(2011, Sept. 8). WordPress for online portfolios. Department of English, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

(2011, Sept. 2). Professionalization workshop. Rhetoric Society of America Graduate Student Chapter. Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

(2009, April 2). Preparing your online faculty presence. University of Findlay, Findlay, OH.

(2008, February 2). Academic job market Q&A. Department of English, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

with Janice Walker & Kristin Arola. (2006, February 14). Professionalization: Preparing for the job, getting the job, keeping the job. Computers and Writing Online.

(2004, October 16). CV workshop. Graduate Professional Development, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

assisted Anne Wysocki. (2001, May 12). Girls+Math+Science=Choices. Youth Programs, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

electronic literature

with Katherine Ellison. (2009, January 31). Video poetry: Turning print literature into digital media. Expanding Your Horizons through Math, Science, and Technology Conference, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

(2005, June 9). Teaching and reading new media. Computers in Writing-Intensive Classrooms, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

(2001, October 12). E-poetry. Career Day, Calumet High School, Calumet, MI.

digital publishing

(2005, June 7). Collaborative websites in Dreamweaver. Computers in Writing-Intensive Classrooms, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

(2004, November 13). Adobe InDesign. STC Student Chapter, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

(2003, July 7–11; 14–18). Web design. Summer Youth Programs. Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

(2001, July 9–13). Computer graphics. Summer Youth Programs. Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

guest lectures

(2012, March 20). Digital Media (Dr. Wendy Anderson’s grad seminar), Michigan Technological University. [Skyped]

(2012, March 1). Writing for Publication (Dr. Amy Koerber’s grad seminar), Texas Tech University. [Skyped]

(2012, Feb. 1). Writing for Publication (Dr. Kris Blair’s grad seminar), Bowling Green State University. [Skyped]

(2011, October 11). Technical Editing (Dr. Lee Brasseur’s u/grad seminar), Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

(2011, April 20). Multimodal Theory (Dr. Joddy Murray’s grad seminar), Texas Christian University. [Skyped]

(2008, October 22). Teaching Composition (Dr. Bob Broad’s grad seminar), Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

(2008, February 5). English Studies Capstone (Dr. Amy Robillard’s undergrad seminar), Illiinois State University, Normal, IL.

(2007, October 10). Teaching Composition (Dr. Bob Broad’s grad seminar), Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

(2005, October 20). Research Methods (Dr. Rebecca Rickley’s grad seminar), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

(2004–2006, three lectures). Teaching Literature (Dr. Brock Dethier’s undergrad seminar), Utah State University, Logan, UT.

Guest Poet. (2001, 2002, 2003; July). Summer Youth Program in Creative Writing (Jane Nordberg’s secondary-student workshop), Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.

Student Advising (selected)

doctoral students

Jason Dockter—Specialization areas: multimodal first-year composition, online teaching, two-year colleges (dissertation chair). Illinois State University. (in comps process)

David Marshall—Specialization areas: digital media composition, game studies, gender/identity and performance (dissertation chair). Illinois State University. (in comps process)

Steve Halle—“Kamau Brathwaite’s Poetic, Multimodal Remediations” English studies comprehensive presentation (advisor). Illinois State University. (passed with distinction Sept. 7, 2011)

Jon Olav Eikenes—“Navimation: A Socio-Cultural Exploration of Kinetic Interface Design” Dissertation (external defense opponent). Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. (defended Dec. 22, 2010)

masters students

Cody Oakwood—“Fan fiction in the composition class” Masters teaching portfolio (reader). Illinois State University. (scheduled to defend Fall 2012)

Jonathan Myers—“Action and Enaction: A Game Studies Portfolio” Masters portfolio (reader). Illinois State University. (defended April 28, 2011)

Dan Dimitroff— “Digitally Situated Literacies of Storm Chasers” Masters portfolio (co-chair). Illinois State University. (defended December 2, 2010)

Susan Baxter—“Online Citation and New Media Scholarship: Kairos and the Case for Online Publication” Masters thesis (chair). Utah State University. (defended July 2007)

Melinda White—“Enlightenment Aisle Eight” Masters creative/multimedia thesis (chair). Utah State University. (defended April 2007)

undergraduate students

Matthew Wendling—“Revising Digital Scholarship” funded research project (advisor). Illinois State University. (completed Summer 2009)

Lisa Ferrara—“Form vs. Function: Does Usability Kill Creativity?” Honors thesis (reader). Utah State University. (defended May 2006)


Service

advisory boards & editorial consulting

(2011–present). WAC [Writing Across the Curriculum] Publishing Clearinghouse.

(2011–present). Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative. Sweetland Writing Center/University of Michigan Press.

(2011–present). Digital Pedagogy Reader and Toolkit. [Under consideration with Modern Language Association’s Options for Teaching series.]

(2011–12). Open Peer Review [A Mellon Foundation Grant]. Sponsored by NYU Division of Libraries and MediaCommons.

(2011, March 18). Digital Publishing. Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY.

(2008–present). Editorial consulting. Providing free, one-hour consulting on basic questions for journals/presses starting digital media publications. List of consultations available upon request.

(2008–09). New Leadership Board of the Economic Development Council, Bloomington-Normal, IL.

(2006, April 16). The Future of Rhetoric/Composition Textbooks. Institute for the Future of the Book, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

editorial boards

(2012–present). Publications. http://www.mdpi.com/journal/publications

(2011–present). Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy. http://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/

(2008–present). Composition Studies.

reviewing

Occasional reviews. (2008–present). College English, College Composition and Communication, Utah State University Press, FormAkademiske, MIT Press, Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, Technical Communication Quarterly, English Journal, and freelance reviews for major textbook and international academic publishers.

Judge. (2009). National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Affiliate Website Award.

Panel reviewer. (2009). National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants.

Session reviewer. (2009). Computers & Writing.

Session reviewer. (2009). Computer Connection Forum, Conference on College Composition & Communication.

Session reviewer. (2008). Computer Connection Forum, Conference on College Composition & Communication.

Session reviewer. (2007). Computers & Writing.

Session reviewer. (2004). Computers & Writing.

Session reviewer. (2002). Association of Internet Researchers Conference.

inter/national committees

Appointed member. (2012–13). Task Force for Creating a Scholarship in Rhetoric and Writing Statement. Conference on College Composition and Communication.

Secretary. (2012–2014). Council of Editors of Learned Journals (an MLA Affiliate Organization).

Appointed chair. (2008–09). CCCC Committee for Computers in Composition & Communication (7Cs).

Appointed chair. (2006–07). CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence Selection Committee.

Appointed co-chair. (2006–08). CCCC Committee for Computers in Composition & Communication (7Cs).

Appointed member. (2005–08). NCTE Committee on Technical & Scientific Communication.

Appointed member. (2003–06). CCCC Committee for Computers in Composition & Communication.

Invited member. (2002–03). Computers & Writing Online Conference Committee.

university committees

Elected member. (2009–12). Graduate Council. Illinois State University.

Chair. (2010-11). Membership Sub-Committee, Graduate Council. Illinois State University.

Editorial reviewer. (2009). Selected scholarship of teaching and learning at Illinois State University 2004-2009 (McKinney & Jarvis, eds.)

Member. (2008–present). Scholarship Committee, University Club. Illinois State University.

Ex-officio member. (2001–02). University Senate Computing Committee. Michigan Technological University.

Graduate student representative. (1999–2000). Electronic Thesis & Dissertation Task Force. Virginia Commonwealth University.

department committees

Departmental representative. (2010–12). Institutional Review Board. Illinois State University.

Caucus coordinator. (2010–12). Publishing Studies sequence. Illinois State University.

Member. (2009–10). Professional Growth Committee. Illinois State University.

Member. (2008–09). Technology and Writing Task Force. Illinois State University.

Member. (2007–08). Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. Illinois State University.

Chair. (2005–2007). Teaching and Learning with Technology Committee. Utah State University.

Member. (2004–05; 2006–07). Theory & Practice of Technical Communication PhD Committee. Utah State University.

Member. (2004–2007). Professional Writing Undergraduate Degree Committee. Utah State University.

Elected Graduate Student Representative. (2003–04). Rhetoric & Technical Communication Steering Committee. Michigan Technological University.

Professional Development

Fellow. (2012, Summer). Digital Humanities High-Performance Computing Institute. University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign, IL/University of South Carolina, Columbia.

Invited attendee. (2010, July 11–13). Microsoft Research Faculty Summit. Microsoft Conference Center, Redmond, WA.

Attendee. (2009, December 12–16). Digital Arts and Culture Conference. Irvine, CA.

Fellow. (2009, July 13–August 7). Examining writing and editorial processes in digital media scholarship. Vectors–NEH Summer Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Fellow. (2009, May 12–15). Writing an NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. Research and Sponsored Programs Grant Development Workshop, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Attendee. (2009, January 7). Teaching and Learning Symposium. Normal, IL.

Attendee. (2008, April 23). Eugene Rice: Scholarship Reconsidered. Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Attendee. (2007, August 22–23). Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

Invited participant. (2006, August 17). Sophie [multimedia software] Training. The Institute for the Future of the Book/Institute for Multimedia Literacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Attendee. (2006, May 24). Using Sound in Classrooms workshop. Computers & Writing. Lubbock, TX.

Memberships

  • Council of Editors of Learned Journals
  • Illinois State University Club
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English