keynotes, presentations, + workshops

Keynotes and Invited Talks + Workshops

  • “Universal Design for Learning in the Writing Center: Inclusive Tutoring Practices.” Southern California Writing Centers Association, Los Angeles, CA. February 29, 2020.
  • “The Art and Science of Saying No.” Women in STEM Conference, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO. October 25, 2019.
  • “Writing the Tutors’ Column: From Submitting to Revising,” with Sohui Lee and Julie Prebel. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship Webinar Series. October 25, 2019.
  • “Writing Indigenous Research Proposals.” American Indigenous Research Association Conference, Polson, MT. October 10, 2019.
  • “Finding Ideas for Scholarship in Everyday Writing Center Work,” with Sohui Lee and Julie Prebel. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship Webinar Series. June 28, 2019.
  • “WCA as Hero: A Scholar’s Journey to Publication,” with Sohui Lee and Julie Prebel. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship Webinar Series. October 26, 2018.
  • “Introduction to Publishing in WLN,” with Sohui Lee and Julie Prebel. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship Webinar Series. February 23, 2018.
  • “Teaching Composition for the 21st Century: Multimodality, Inclusivity, and Reflection.” Writing Across the Peninsula Conference, Marquette, MI. October 6, 2016.
  • “Academic Rhetorics: How Course Documents Construct Student Experiences in the Classroom.” Middle Tennessee State University Composition & Rhetoric Program Fall Symposium, Murfreesboro, TN. August 15, 2016.
  • “Teaching Toward 21st Century Literacies: Multigenre/Multimodal Approaches to Composition,” with Amy Braziller. Bedford/St. Martin’s webinar. April 1, 2015.
  • “Tutoring for Transfer.” Colorado & Wyoming Writing Tutors Conference Denver, CO. April 2014.
  • “The Citation Project at Metro State & Beyond: Findings & Thoughts.” Connections Workshop Series, Auraria Library, Denver, CO. January 25, 2012.
  • “Crafting Assignments to Develop 21st Century Literacies: Composing in Multiple Modes, Media, and Genres,” with Amy Braziller. Writing Takes Place: A Symposium on Situating Student Writing with 21st Century Literacies, Phoenix, AZ. April 2011.
  • “Pedagogical Implications of Web2.0.” University of Denver Digital Pilot Group, Denver, CO. May 2010.
  • “Social Networking in the Classroom: A Faculty and Student Panel Discussion,” moderator. eLearning Consortium of Colorado Web2.0 Buffet, Denver, CO. October 2009.
  • “Teaching Multigenre/Multimodal Composition,” with Amy Braziller. Bedford/St. Martin’s Denver Composition Symposium Denver, CO. September 2008.
  • “Balance: Moving with the Waves.” Red Rocks Community College Commencement, Lakewood, CO. May 2008.
  • “Making Peer Response Work.” Red Rocks Community College Faculty Workshop, Lakewood, CO. March 2008.
  • “The Celluloid Closet as Documentary and Social Critique,” with Amy Braziller. Red Rocks Community College Honors Program Symposium, Lakewood, CO. March 2008.
  • “Journaling: Reflective Teaching Practice.” Red Rocks Community College Education Program Symposium, Lakewood, CO. January 2008.
  • “Responding to Student Writing.” Red Rocks Community College Faculty Workshop, Lakewood, CO. October 2007.
  • “Traveling the Soundscape: Demystifying the Student Podcast Hands On Session,” with Amy Braziller. Achieve Classroom Excellence Technology Boot Camp, Lakewood, CO. August 2007.
  • “Using Tutors in Your Classroom.” Red Rocks Community College Faculty Workshop, Lakewood, CO. August 2007.
  • “The Value of Literacy.” Red Rocks Community College Foundation Donor Luncheon, Lakewood, CO. October 2006.
  • “Responding to Student Writing Conscientiously.” Red Rocks Community College Faculty Workshop, Lakewood, CO. February 2006.
  • “Using Technology to Facilitate Student Interaction.” Aims Community College Faculty Development Day, Greeley, CO. March 2004.

 

Selected Conference Presentations

  • “Source Citation as Feminist Activism.” Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, Harrisonburg, VA. November 16, 2019.
  • “The Art of Self-Care: A Workshop for Tired, Stressed-Out, Over-Committed Writing Center Folks.” International Writing Centers Association Conference, Columbus, OH. October 18, 2019.
  • “Creating a Culture of Self Care in the Writing Center.” Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association & Colorado-Wyoming Writing Tutors Conference, Denver, CO. February 16, 2019.
  • “Forming & Sustaining a Writing Practice.” Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association & Colorado-Wyoming Writing Tutors Conference, Denver, CO. February 16, 2019.
  • “Active Citizenship in Publishing: Evaluating Diversity in Writing Center Scholarship,” with Sohui Lee and Julie Prebel. International Writing Centers Association Conference, Atlanta, GA. October 12, 2018.
  • “’Usefully Disturbed’: Investigating and Confronting our Complicity with Oppression,” with Rachel Livingston, Harrison Murray, Aubrey Baucum, and Sierra Rakes. International Writing Centers Association Conference, Atlanta, GA. October 12, 2018.
  • “A Restorative Justice Approach to Plagiarism: Restoring Trust and Strengthening Relationships.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Sacramento, CA. July 2018.
  • “Publishing in Composition Journals,” with Juli Parrish and Victoria House. Conference on College Composition & Communication Regional Conference, University of Denver, Denver, CO. July 21, 2018.
  • “Mission Inclusivity: What Students Tell Us about the Writing Center Climate.” International Writing Center Association Conference, Chicago, IL. November 12, 2017.
  • “Mission Possible: Wrangling Your Writing Center Work into Publications.” International Writing Center Association Conference, Chicago, IL. November 12, 2017.
  • “Plagiarisms, Rhetorics, and Some Feminist Pedagogical Responses to Student Plagiarism.” Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, Dayton, OH. October 6, 2017.
  • “Student Source Citations in Papers and Presentations: What We Tell Them, What They Do, and Why We Should Be Cultivating Capacity for Format as Process.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, Portland, OR. March 17, 2017.
  • “A Growth Mindset: Research & Strategies for Building Student Confidence.” Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association Tutor Con, Bozeman, MT. February 25, 2017.
  • “The Inclusivity Audit: Identifying and Grappling with Borders, Boundaries, and Frontiers.” International Writing Center Association Conference, Denver, CO. October 14, 2016.
  • “How and When First Year Students’ Understanding of Source Use Develops.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, Houston, TX. April 2016.
  • “Undergraduates as Researchers outside the Classroom: Supporting Undergraduates as Research Assistants and Mentored Independent Researchers.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, Houston, TX. April 2016.
  • “Take a SIP of This: Peer-to-Peer Promotion of Strong Instructional Practice,” with Lunden MacDonald, Tina Herring, Ann Morrison, Greg Sullivan. Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning, Lilly Conference, Newport Beach, CA. February 19, 2016.
  • “The Writing Center as Research Hub.” International Writing Center Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. October 9, 2015.
  • “Reframing Conversations about ‘Plagiarism’: Working with Students Writing from Sources.” International Writing Center Association Conference, Tampa, FL. October 2014.
  • “The Rhetoric of Source Citations: An Argument and Implications for Teaching.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, Boise, ID. October 2014.
  • “Building Community across Constituent Groups with Evernote.” eLearning Consortium of Colorado Conference, Breckenridge, CO. April 2014.
  • “Using Blogs to Teach Source Citation as Rhetorical.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, Computer Connection, Indianapolis, IN. March 2014.
  • “Integrating Curriculum and Global Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities,” with Debbie Gilliard, Douglas Mpondi, and Amy Eckert. MSU Denver Teacher-Scholar Forum, MSU Denver, Denver, CO. March 14, 2014.
  • “Best Practices for Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment.” eLearning Consortium of Colorado Conference, Breckenridge, CO. April 2013.
  • “From Citation Consumer to Citation Producer: Working with Students on Source Citation in Multiple Genres in the Writing Center.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, Las Vegas, NV. March 2013.
  • “The Writing Center as Plagiarism Safe House.” International Writing Center Association Conference, San Diego, CA. October 2012.
  • “Toward Excessive Research: A Writing Center Pedagogy that Responds to Citation Project Findings.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, St. Louis, MO. March 2012.
  • “Putting Universal Design for Learning into Practice,” with Lunden MacDonald and Aaron Johnson. Metro State Spring Forum, MSU Denver, Denver, CO. March 30, 2012.
  • “Beyond ‘Gotcha’ in the Writing Center: Using Citation Analysis in Tutorials.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA. April 2011.
  • “Beyond Plagiarism: Helping Students Use Digital Sources Responsibly.” eLearning Consortium of Colorado Conference, Vail, CO. April 2010.
  • “Next Generation Writing Center.” eLearning Consortium of Colorado Conference, Vail, CO. April 2009.
  • “Motivating Peer Responders in the Classroom: Authorship, Authority, and Audience.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA. March 2009.
  • “(Re)Presenting Authorship, Authority, and Audience: Peer Response in a Revision-Centered Pedagogy.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, New York, NY. March 2007.
  • “Using Technology to Improve Instructor Feedback to Students.” Telecoop Distance Learning Consortium of Colorado Conference, Colorado Springs, CO. April 2004.
  • “Teaching Toward 21st Century Literacies: Multigenre/Multimodal Approaches to Composition,” with Amy Braziller. Bedford/St. Martin’s webinar. April 1, 2015.
  • “Teaching Inclusively through UDL,” with Lunden MacDonald, MSU Denver Center for Faculty Development Workshop Series for New Faculty. Fall 2012.
  • “The Stickiness of the First Page: MSCD’s Citation Project Results.” Metropolitan State College of Denver English Department Colloquium. February 29, 2012.
  • “Using the Citation Project Results for Better Teaching.” Metropolitan State College of Denver English Affiliates Professional Development Series. February 27, 2012.
  • “Excess and Minimalism in the Writing Center.” Metropolitan State College of Denver English Department Colloquium, Denver, CO. May 2011.
  • “What Current Research Tells Us About Why Students Plagiarize and What We Can Do About It,” with Jane Chapman Vigil. Metropolitan State College of Denver Faculty Spring Forum, Denver, CO. January 2010.
  • “Responding to Student Writing.” Developing Communities of Practice Faculty Conference, Denver, CO. February 2009.
  • “Power, Access, and Language: Sponsoring Academic Literacy,” with Luis Rivas. Metropolitan State College of Denver English Department Colloquium, Denver, CO. November 2008.

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