This teaching portfolio provides snapshots of each course I have taught at Illinois State University and (in Older Entries) Utah State University. The links below will take you to posts that briefly describe each course and provide links to those syllabi. Some of the snapshots from older classes include information such as teaching challenges and innovations—this materials was previously part of my tenure application, and I’ve left it, in case you’re interested.


Technology and English Studies (Eng 467)

This course is an elective for masters and PhD students in the English Department at Illinois State University. semesters & syllabi Spring 2008 (see readings/calendar) description This course was an

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Visible Rhetoric (Eng 350)

Visible Rhetoric, at Illinois State University, is part of a set of upper-level, required electives (i.e., choose 2 of 3) for the English department’s undergraduate sequence in publishing studies and

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Advanced Exposition (Eng 246)

This course is a required advanced writing class for some majors at Illinois State University. It also fulfills a requirement for a minor in writing. As of Fall 2009, I

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Professional Writing Capstone (Eng 5430)

This course, targeted at graduating seniors in the Professional Writing major at Utah State University, uses a common syllabus designed to have students gain an understanding of the technical writing

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