Presentations

Invited Plenaries and Workshops

“Collaborating on Assessment and Planning a DPT Global Education Consortium.” Invited Workshop and Consultation. 2017 Global Education Symposium for Doctor of Physical Therapy faculty. Elon University, Elon, North Carolina, April 22, 2017.

“Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research.” Invited Workshop. York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania, February 11, 2017.

“Undergraduate Research Matters.” Invited Plenary. York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania, February 10, 2017.

“Teaching Writing Across the University: Building on What Students Know from First-Year through Graduation.” Invited Workshop. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., February 6, 2017.

“Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research.” Invited Workshop. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., February 6, 2017.

“What We Know about Student Learning from Undergraduate Research.” Invited Plenary, with Jenny Olin Shanahan. Pre-ISSOTL Council on Undergraduate Research Workshop. Los Angeles, California, October 12, 2016.

“Quantitative Research.” Invited Workshop, with Mike Zerbe and Ethna Lay. Third Annual Naylor Workshop on Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies. York College, York, Pennsylvania, September 10, 2016.

“Affirming LGBTQIA Campus Members.” Invited Workshop, with Collie Fulford. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 15, 2016.

“Teaching for Writing Transfer.” Invited Workshop. University of North Carolina – Asheville, Ashville, North Carolina, May 18, 2016.

“Distributed Leadership.” Invited Workshop. University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama, October 13, 2015.

“Understanding Mentoring Undergraduate Research Students.” Invited Plenary. University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama, October 13, 2015.

Productive Disruptions: Advancing Research-Informed Engaged Learning Practices.” Invited Keynote. Robert Morris University, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, October 8, 2015.

“Partnering in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.” Invited Workshop. Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia, October 2, 2015.

“Making the Case for Publicly Engaged Scholarship in Tenure and Promotion Decisions.” Invited Consulting Session. Georgia College and State University, October 1, 2015

“Designing for Transfer of Knowledge and Practices.” Invited Workshop with Paula Rosinski. Communication across the Curriculum Program, University of North Carolina – Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, May 13-14, 2015.

“Designing for Transfer of Writing Knowledge and Practices.” Invited Workshop. University Writing Program, University of North Carolina – Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 6, 2015.

“Why (Undergraduate) Research?” Invited Plenary. Naylor Undergraduate Writing Research Workshop, York College, York, Pennsylvania, November 16, 2014.

International and National Conference Presentations (Peer-Reviewed)

Writing Studies Research

“Multiple Perspectives on Institutional Initiatives that Foster Writing as a High-Impact Practice Across and Beyond the University.” With Mike Carignan and Paula Rosinski. International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 23, 2016.

“Creating Cultures of Undergraduate Research: Four Perspectives.” With Dominic DelliCaprini, Jenn Fishman, and Jane Greer. National Council of Teachers of English, Minneapolis, MN, November 21, 2015

“Investigating the Teaching of Writing as a High-Quality High-Impact Practice.” With Chris Anson and Liane Robertson. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Melbourne, Australia, October 29, 2015.

“Understanding the Risks and Rewards of Multi-Institutional Research.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, Florida, March 20, 2015.

“New Research on the Transfer of Writing Knowledge and Practice and Its Implications for High-Impact Writing-Intensive Courses Across the University.” Association of American Colleges & Universities, Washington, D.C., January 23, 2015.

“Threshold Concepts, Writing, and the Transfer of Learning.” Threshold Concepts in Practice Conference, Durham, England, July 10, 2014.

The Elon Statement on Writing Transfer and Its Implications for Teaching Writing across Disciplines.” International Consortium for Educational Development Conference. Stockholm, Sweden, June 16, 2014.

“The Elon Statement on Writing Transfer and Its Implications for WAC.” Twelfth International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 13, 2014.

“Teaching for Transfer: Opening Opportunities for Student Success in Writing Across Contexts – The Elon Statement.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Indianapolis, Indiana, March 21, 2014.

“Faculty Workload and Mentoring Undergraduate Research,” part of the pre-conference workshop on Designing Undergraduate Research Projects and Programs in Writing Studies. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Indianapolis, Indiana, March 19, 2014.

“The Elon Research Seminar and Current Understandings of Writing Transfer.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2013 Conference. Raleigh, North Carolina, October 3, 2013.

“Elon Statement on Writing Transfer.” Council of Writing Program Administrators 2013 Summer Conference. Savannah, Georgia, July 20, 2013.

“Current Understandings of Writing Transfer and the Elon Research Seminar.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 16, 2013.

“Connecting Teacher-Scholars: Igniting Multi-Institutional Research through a Research Seminar.” National Council of Teachers of English Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. November 16, 2012.

“Connecting Localities with Multi-Institutional Research.” Council of Writing Program Administrators 2012 Summer Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 20, 2012.

“Mobile Writing Platforms and Multiple Genres: The Transfer of Writing Strategies from Informal-to-Formal Contexts.” With Paula Rosinski. Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, Missouri, March 22, 2012.

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning / Faculty Development / Program Administration

“Emerging Research and Lingering Questions about Integrating Study Away as Global Learning with the University Experience.” With Nina Namaste, Lynette Bikos, and Lisa Jasinski. Association of American Colleges & Universities, San Francisco, California, January 28, 2017.

“Faculty Change Towards High-Impact Pedagogies.” International Consortium for Educational Development. Cape Town, South Africa, November 23, 2016.

“Using the CEL-SoTL Data Archive to reexamine Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Evidence.” Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Banff, Canada, November 11, 2016.

“Fostering ‘Evidence 3’ Scholarship of Teaching and Learning with a Data Archive.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Los Angeles, California, October 14, 2016.

“Emerging Research and Lingering Questions about Scaling Access to Mentored Undergraduate Research.” With Tim Peeples, Paul Miller, Jenny Shanahan, and Laura Behling. Association of American Colleges & Universities, Washington, D.C., January 21, 2016.

“Increasing the Impact of SoTL: Supporting Changes in Practice through SoTL Transfer.” Presentation. With Peter Felten and Brad Wuetherick. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Melbourne, Australia, October 28, 2015.

“Crossing Thresholds Across the Curriculum.” With Sherry Linkon, Margy MacMillan, and Janice Miller-Young. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Quebec City, Canada, October 24, 2014.

New Research on Student Experiences with High-Impact Practices: Effective and Efficient Ways to Implement, Connect, and Scale.” With Peter Felten, Michael Reder, Luke Millard, Jeffrey Coker, and Desiree Porter. Association of American Colleges & Universities, Washington, D.C., January 25, 2014.

“Foundations in SOTL.” Ignite Presentation, Opening Plenary. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2013 Conference. Raleigh, North Carolina, October 2, 2013.

“Integrating Multi-Institutional Research into ‘Big Tent’ SoTL.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Hamilton, Canada, October 26, 2012.

“Transforming Faculty Development through SoTL in a First-Year Writing Program.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 23, 2011.

“Exploring Radical Research.” With Maggie Castor and Stephen Bloch-Schulman. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 22, 2011.

“Combining Resources for Educational Development: Strategies to Enhance College Writing.” With Catherine King and Peter Felten. 35th Annual Professional and Organizational Development Conference. St. Louis, Missouri, November 5, 2010.

“Rhetorical Digital Literacies: The Interplay Between Research and Pedagogies,” with Paula Rosinski. 13th Annual Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, March 17, 2010.

“Student Perceptions of Service-Learning: Measuring the Impact of Redesigning with Students.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Bloomington, Indiana, October 23, 2009.

“Building a Community of Practice around First-Year Writing.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, October 16, 2008.

“Faculty Writing Residencies as WAC Community-Building Initiatives.” With Peter Felten and Michael Strickland. Ninth International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. Austin, Texas, May 30, 2008.

“Administrative Rotations: Supporting Innovation and Collaboration in Teaching, Research, and Professional Development.” With Tim Peeples, Paula Rosinski, and Michael Strickland. Eighth International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. Clemson, South Carolina, May 19, 2006.

“Instructors Writing Their Way into a University Writing Curriculum.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, California, March 17, 2005.

“Designing For Social Action: FYC Students Writing Their Way into the University.” With Shirley K Rose, Jonikka Charlton, and Hilary Fezzey.  Council of Writing Program Administrators 2003 Summer Conference. Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 11, 2003.

“Digital Representations of Disciplinary History: Electronic Archives and Composition.” Computers and Writing 2003. West Lafayette, Indiana, May 23, 2003.

“Fostering Better Writing Through Exploration.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, Illinois, March 21, 2002.

“Exploring Learning Communities and WAC Theory.” 5th National Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. Bloomington, Indiana, June 1, 2001.

English as a Second Language/Second Language Writing

“A Case for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Second Language Writing.” Symposium on Second Language Writing, Jinan, China, October 19, 2013.

“Communities of Practice in Second Language Writing.” Symposium on Second Language Writing, West Lafayette, Indiana, September 6, 2012.

“Institutionalizing L2 Writing.” Invited Speaker, with Paul Kei Matsuda, Susan Miller-Cochran, Kevin Eric DePew, and Christina Ortmeier-Hooper. Symposium on Second Language Writing, Tempe, Arizona, November 7, 2009.

“Collaborative Partnerships in Writing Research.” Discussion Group. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. New York, New York, April 5, 2008.

“Exploring Intersections Between Writing and Special Education.” With Elizabeth Patton and Scott Patton. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Seattle, Washington, March 23, 2007.

“Writing Fellows and Beyond: Meeting the Needs of L2 Writers Across Campus.” Workshop presenter. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, Illinois, March 22, 2006.

“Crossing Bridges with Second Language Writing Partnerships.” Discussion Group. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Tampa, Florida, March 17, 2006.

“English Language Learners and Writing Instruction: Developing Strategies and Approaches.” Workshop presenter. National Council of Teachers of English. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 21, 2005.

“Mapping Post-Secondary Classifications and Second Language Writing Research.” Symposium on Second Language Writing. West Lafayette, Indiana, October 1, 2004.

“Understanding the Needs of International Students: Writing Across the Curriculum and Second Language Writing Intersections.” Seventh National Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. St. Louis, Missouri, May 21, 2004.

“Public Representations of Second Language Writing Research.” American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference. Portland, Oregon, May 4, 2004.

“Models of Intersection: Writing Centers and ESL Writing Programs.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Antonio, Texas, March 27, 2004.

Workshop Co-chair. “Working with Second Language Writers: Demographics, Assessment, Placement, and Instruction.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Antonio, Texas, March 24, 2004.

“Writing Center/Second Language Writing Program Intersections and Their Implications.” International Writing Centers Association—National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing Joint Conference. Hershey, Pennsylvania, October 25, 2003.

“FYI: ESL FAQ—Placement.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, New York, March 20, 2003.

Workshop Co-chair. “Part II: Life as a Defacto ESL Writing Specialist: Coping with Day-to-Day Concerns While Asserting the Intellectual Value of Your Work.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, New York, March 19, 2003.

Workshop Co-chair. “Placement Matters: Options and Implications in the Placement of Second Language Writers in Composition Courses.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, Illinois, March 20, 2002.

“Raising Awareness of Others Through Texts.” National Council of Teachers of English. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 17, 2000.

“An Inclusive Classroom: Making Cultural Studies Based Writing Classes Cross-Cultural.” Second Language Writing Symposium. West Lafayette, Indiana, September 15, 2000.

Regional and Local Conference Presentations

“Writing and the Question of Transfer: The Elon Statement.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association 2013 Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, November 9, 2013. (Conference on College Composition and Communication Sponsored Session)

“A 20×20 Introduction to Writing Transfer Research.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association.” Durham, North Carolina, November 11, 2012. (Conference on College Composition and Communication Sponsored Session)

“Writing Transitions/Writing Thresholds.” Elon Teaching and Learning Conference. Elon University, August 18, 2011.

“First-Year Digital Literacies: Teaching and Researching Technology-Enriched Innovations.” Carolinas Writing Program Administrators Meeting in the Middle. Charlotte, North Carolina, February 18, 2011.

“Assessing the Classroom: Assessing Student Work on Blogs and Wikis.” With Harlen Makemson. Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and Writing Across the Curriculum Joint Workshop. Elon University, October 12, 2010.

“Extending the Classroom with Blogs & Wikis.” With Harlen Makemson. Elon Teaching and Learning Conference. Elon University, August 19, 2010.

“Digital Literacies: A Quantitative Study of First-Year Elon Students.” Celebration of Faculty Scholarship. Elon University, April 27, 2010.

“Supporting ESL Writers: Dispelling Myths, Developing Strategies.” With Susan Miller-Cochran (NCSU) and GiGi Taylor (UNC Chapel-Hill). Carolinas Writing Program Administrators Meeting in the Middle. Charlotte, North Carolina, February 19, 2010.

“Playing the WPA Game: Reassessing our Praxis and Allies as We Work Towards Objectives in Tight Financial Times.” Carolinas Writing Program Administrators Fall Conference. Little Switzerland, North Carolina, September 21, 2009.

“Writing Courses Online: Dare We Go There?” With Tony Atkins, Will Banks, Susan Miller-Cochran, and Wendy Sharer. Carolinas Writing Program Administrators Meeting in the Middle. Charlotte, North Carolina, February 13, 2009.

“Beyond the Classroom: Taking Student Writing Public.” With Michael Strickland. Innovations in Instruction. Elon University, August 21, 2008.

“Backwards Design: Considering Course Objectives in Service Learning.” With Ashley Holmes. North Carolina Campus Compact 10th Annual Service-Learning Conference. Elon, North Carolina, February 13, 2008. (Peer Reviewed)

“Preventing Plagiarism.” With Paula Rosinski. Jointly sponsored by Elon Writing Program Administrators and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning. Elon University, September 28, 2007.

“Researching Placement Practices for First Year Writing.” Carolinas Writing Program Administrators. Little Switzerland, North Carolina, September 24-26, 2007.

“Strategies and Resources for Integrating Writing across the Curriculum.” With Paula Rosinski. Innovations in Instruction. Elon University, August 17, 2006.

“Supporting Second Language Writers.” Learning Through International Experiences. Elon University, September 29, 2005.

“Composing Arguments: A Multimedia Approach to Teaching Argument.” Innovations in Instruction. Elon University, August 15, 2005.

“Clients Write Back: Reexamining Client Based Projects.” Professional Writing Program’s Technology and Pedagogy Showcase. Purdue University, October 28, 2003.

“Teaching Portfolios.” With Irwin Weiser. Introductory Writing Program Extended Orientation. Purdue University, April 2003.

“Creating a Teaching/Teacher Portfolio.” Introductory Writing Program Extended Orientation. Purdue University, March 11, 2003.

“Scraps of Testimony in Ida Fink’s ‘A Scrap of Time’ and ‘The Table’: The Postmodern Impossibility of Achieving a Collective Memory.” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 13, 2003. (Peer Reviewed)

“The Teaching Portfolio.” Invited talk for the History Graduate Student Association. Purdue University, November 21, 2002.

“Creating Visuals: Using Local Data to Make Visual Arguments.” Professional Writing Program’s Technology and Pedagogy Showcase. Purdue University, October 17, 2002.

“Involving Students in the Formulation of Peer Review.” Introductory Writing Program Brown Bag on Peer Review. Purdue University, February 12, 2002.

“Cultural Studies Impairing Success?: A Call for Cross-Cultural References.” Western States Composition Conference. Tempe, Arizona, October 27, 2001. (Peer Reviewed)

“Raising Cultural Awareness Through Linked Courses.” Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. Indianapolis, Indiana, October 14, 2000. (Peer Reviewed)