Courses Taught

UC: ENGL 1001: INTRO TO COMPOSITION (Fall 2014)
Topic: “Societies at Play”
• Designed syllabus with a focus on genre, in-depth research, synthesis of sources, and critical reading/annotation of academic texts
• Utilized multimodal approaches, peer review, workshop techniques, and drafting and revision strategies to prepare students for critical writing at the university level and beyond
• Conducted regular office hours and individual conferences with students

BGSU: GSW 1120: ACADEMIC WRITING (Spring 2012-Spring 2014)
Topics: “Rumor, Gossip, and The Media,” “Exploring Privilege,” “Marriage & Families,” “Work, Labor, & Globalization”
• Designed syllabi with a focus on in-depth research, synthesis of sources, and critical reading/annotation of academic texts
• Utilized multimodal approaches, peer review, workshop techniques, and drafting and revision strategies to prepare students for critical writing at the university level and beyond
• Led diverse and differentiated courses that included ELL students, honors students, non-traditional students, and students with disabilities
• Conducted regular office hours and individual conferences with students

BGSU: ENGLISH 2040: IMAGINATIVE WRITING (Fall 2013)
• Developed original syllabus and course structure for creatively-focused introductory course geared toward creative writing students focusing in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction
• Assignments for class of 23 included workshops, Canvas discussions, multimodal presentations, critical essays, reflective writing, and weekly writing prompts in each of the aforementioned genres

BGSU: ENGLISH 4970: BFA THESIS WORKSHOP (Fall 2013)
• Substitute instructor for upper-level course of senior creative writing students during faculty medical leave
• Led advanced workshop of BFA theses in poetry and fiction; assigned writing prompts and craft presentations

BGSU: ENGLISH 2050: CRAFT OF POETRY (Spring 2013)
• Developed original syllabus and course structure for critically-focused introductory course geared toward creative writing students focusing in poetry, including studies in poetic history, convention, and technique
• Assignments and activities for class of 35 included workshops, Blackboard discussions, critical essays, book reviews, craft essays, and twice-weekly creative prompts covering form, imagery, meter, the line, connotation, etc.

BGSU: GSW 1110: INTRODUCTION TO ACADEMIC WRITING (Fall 2011-Fall 2012)
• Designed syllabi with a focus on analysis of print and visual rhetoric, audience awareness, MLA conventions, and argument-building
• Utilized multimodal approaches, peer review, workshop techniques, and drafting and revision strategies to prepare students for critical writing at the university level and beyond
• Led diverse and differentiated courses that included ELL students, honors students, non-traditional students, and students with disabilities
• Conducted regular office hours and individual conferences with students


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