ENGL 106: Digital Rhetorics in First Year Composition
(Purdue University), Fall2010-Present
Syllabus Approach Creator, Pilot Program
The course aims to situate students within digital rhetoric and focus onquestions of access, literacy, play/invention, genre/medium, and fairuse/ownership. These questions will apply both to the students themselvesand their audiences as they work with digital rhetoric on and offline, withnew technology, and with digital spaces. Students create projects such asvideo essays, PSAs, digital archives, websites, as well as proposals andrhetorical analyses.
ENGL 106: Real Texts, Rhetorical Situations in First Year Composition
(PurdueUniversity), Fall 2009-Spring 2010During these courses, students learned how to analyze as well as composetexts through genres with a strong focus on traditional rhetorical appeals.They created a variety of documents including proposals, narratives,rhetorical analyses, and a research paper. This class included multimodalassignments such as podcasts and e-portfolios.
ENGL 108: Accelerated Composition
(Purdue University), Fall 2011In this course, advanced composition students engaged in public discourseand writing as they worked closely with the West Lafayette Public Library.The library asked students to conduct research on the international studentpopulation at Purdue in order to make multimodal projects for the library asoutreach.
Digital Rhetorics” Syllabus Approach Creator and Leader
, Fall 2010-Present
, TOWN: The Online Writing Network, Bill and Melinda GatesGrant and the Purdue Writing Lab, 2011-2012
Introductory Writing Committee
(IWC), Purdue University, Fall 2011-Present
Pedagogical Initiatives Committee
(PIC), Purdue University, Spring 2011-Present
, Words on the Go, Tippecanoe County, IN, 2010-2011Words on the Go is a Not for Profit organization developed to combine