CURRICULUM VITAE

Robert Dale Whipple, Jr., Ph.D.

Department of English College of Arts and Sciences Creighton University Omaha, NE 68178 402/280-2520 whippl@creighton.edu http://mockingbird.creighton.edu/whipple

CURRENT POSITION Professor of English Chair, Department of English Creighton University, Omaha, NE

EDUCATION Miami University, Oxford, Ohio Ph.D., English, with major areas in Rhetoric and Composition and English Renaissance Literature, 1990 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas M.A., English, with major in Rhetoric and Composition, 1983 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas B.A., English, with honors, 1979 OTHER TRAINING AND EDUCATION Foundations of Effective Supervision, Creighton University (University College), 2004. Certificate. Certified Online Instructor training, Creighton University (School of Pharmacy and Health Professions), 2005. Certificate. Council of College of Arts and Sciences Chair’s Workshop (2000) Association of Departments of English Chair’s Workshop (1999) Diversity Reading Group: “The Digital Divide.” (Fall 1998) Diversity Reading Group: Race, Ethnicity, and Pedagogy. (Spring 1997) College Of Business Administration, Creighton University Graduate courses in Information Technology Management (1997-1998)  MBA 653    Principles of Information Systems  ITM 731      Information Systems Management USWest Academic Technology and Development Fellowship (1995) (now ADATC E-Fellowship)

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(Fellowship in information technology hardware, teaching with technology, software, networking, connectivity, administration, and academic development)

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS Computer mediated Communication (Teaching and Research) Writing Pedagogy (Teaching and Research) Technology and Literacy (Teaching and Research) History of Rhetoric (Teaching) History of the Book (Teaching)

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT Leadership Positions Chair, Department of English, Creighton University, July 1999-September 2001; July 2008-present. Responsible for planning, policy, recruitment, hiring, retention, evaluation, and administration for a department of 21 full-and 3/4-time faculty and approximately 12 part-time faculty. Duties included assessment, budgeting, curriculum development, strategic planning, departmental outreach, personnel management, recruitment, retention, faculty development, and technology promotion and management. A.F. Jacobson Endowed Chair in Communication, Creighton University, September 2001-July 2008. Conducted research; developed and hosted annual Symposium on Teaching with Technology; designed and conducted workshops in teaching with technology; developed and operated technology grant program for College of Arts and Sciences faculty; mentored faculty in technology for research and teaching. Acting Chair, Department of English, Creighton University, January-June 1999. Associate Chair, Department of English, Creighton University, July-December 1998. Founding Director of the Composition Program, Department of English, Creighton University, August 1990-July 1998. Founded program; implemented for planning, policy, and administration for a composition program serving approximately 900 students per year; • Chaired Composition Committee • Supervised development of standard syllabus for first-year and advanced composition • Co-proposed, planned and built English Computer Lab (ECL); trained staff for ECL; supervised updating of ECL (1993-1994, 1996-97, 1998-99, and 2003) • Proposed, founded, and operated Writing Center • Trained faculty for Writing Center • Hired, trained, and developed composition faculty

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Developed and administered annual Creighton Workshop (later Conference) in the Teaching of Writing Developed and administered department placement exam Developed portfolio placement procedure Co-developed College of Arts and Sciences Web Server Built and maintained English department Web server

Founding Director of the Writing Center, Department of English, Creighton University. August 1991-December 1993. Assistant Director of College Composition, Miami University, August 1987-May 1988 Administered two computer writing labs; supervised student lab assistants; administered department placement/proficiency examinations; assisted the Director of College Composition. Editorial Position Co-editor, Nebraska English Journal, Creighton University, 1991-95. (Solicited, reviewed, and edited submissions; developed editorial policy; publicized journal)   Teaching Positions Creighton University, August 1990 to present. Assistant Professor (1990), Associate Professor (1995). Professor (2009) Undergraduate: ENG 100 Developmental/Basic Writing ENG 121 World Literature II ENG 124 Introduction to Poetry and Drama ENG 150 Rhetoric and Composition (traditional, online, independent-study, and computerassisted) ENG 201 Entering a Professional Dialogue (traditional) ENG 251 Advanced Composition (traditional, online, and computer-assisted) ENG 252 Honors Advanced Composition (traditional and computer-assisted) ENG 315 Technical and Professional Writing (traditional and computer-assisted) ENG 484 The Essay (senior seminar) ENG/SRP 439 Literacy, Technology, and Humanity (senior capstone course) HRS 435 (Honors) History and Future of the Book Graduate: ENG 720 Classical Rhetoric and its Modern Successors ENG 681 Practicum in the Teaching of Composition ENG 793 History of Writing Instruction MLS 699 Culture, Literacy, and Technology PBP 415 Premedical/Predental Postbaccalaureate Writing Review

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Birmingham-Southern College, August 1989-July 1990. Adjunct Professor Rhetoric and Composition The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Fall Term 1989 and Winter Term 1989-1990) Writing Center Tutor The University of Alabama, August 1988-May 1989. Lecturer Rhetoric and Composition, Literature and Composition, Technical Writing, Masterpieces of Literature, Writing Center Miami University, September 1985 -May 1988. Teaching Fellow Rhetoric and Composition (traditional and computer-assisted), Literature and Composition (traditional and computer-assisted) Texas Tech University, September 1983-July 1985. Lecturer Rhetoric and Composition I and II (traditional and computer-assisted), Advanced Rhetoric and Composition, Essentials of English Usage, Technical Writing (traditional and computer-assisted) The University of Texas at Austin, August 1982 to July 1983. Assistant Instructor Rhetoric and Composition I and II, Literature and Composition Texas Tech University, January to May 1981. Teaching Assistant Rhetoric and Composition   CONSULTANTSHIPS, LECTURES, WORKSHOPS, AND JUDGING Graduate Writing. Master of Arts in Ministry Orientation Seminar. June 2009. Introduction to Wikis. Jacobson Workshop in Teaching with Technology (with Dr. Gina Merys). Creighton University, Spring 2007. Introduction to Weblogs. Jacobson Workshop in Teaching with Technology (with Tobias Nownes). Creighton University, October 2006. Judge, Optimist Club Writing Contest (invited), Spring 2005. Copyright Workshop (invited). Creighton University, April 2005. “Thinking about Teaching with Technology.” (CCAS New Faculty Orientation) August 23, 2004. “Professional Writing.” Invited Seminar for Junior League of Omaha. February 2003. Judge, Midwest Regional Spelling Bee (invited), Spring 2002 and Spring 2003.

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A.F. Jacobson Workshop in Technology: “Where Do I Put My Stuff? Data Storage Options for Faculty and Staff.” November 2002. “Internet Resources for Learning.” IT Forum, Creighton University, November 2002. Colloquium (discussant) on teaching strategies for computer-supported writing classroom, English Department, Creighton University, October 2002. A.F. Jacobson Workshop in Technology: “Connecting to the Network” (with Brian Kokensparger). February 2002. “The Seven Ancient Liberal Arts.” Scottish Rite History Group, Omaha, NE, November 2001. Colloquium (moderator) on undergraduate Research opportunities, English Department, Creighton University, Spring 2001. Presentation on online and distance learning in English, English Department (invited) University of Nebraska at Omaha, June 1999. Panel presentation on academic Web sites (invited), National Association of Educational Buyers/ Missouri-Iowa-Nebraska-Kansas, October 6, 1998. "Language and Literature Resources on the World-Wide Web" (invited) English Faculty Workshop, Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE, September 1998. Writing With Technology," Employee Development Seminar, Creighton University, Fall 1997. The Craft of the Essay." Weeklong writing workshop for Arête summer program for gifted high school students; Creighton University, June 1997. "Books, Real Life, and the Future of the Word," lecture for Creighton House, November 1996. "Navigating the Web." Weeklong Web search and webpage design workshop for Ad Astra summer program for gifted junior high school students; Creighton University, Summer 1996. The Written Word, Invited Seminar in writing for Omaha Police Department, Omaha, NE, Spring 1996. Managerial Writing Workshop (invited), seminar for entering MBA/MCSM students, College of Business Administration, Creighton University. Omaha, NE, September 1993, 1994; August 1995, 1996.  "Surfing or Drowning in the World-Wide Web," lecture for Creighton House, October 1995. "Books, Escapism, and Real Life," lecture for Creighton House, November 1994. Professional Writing (invited), seminar in workplace writing, AMI St. Joseph Hospital, Omaha, NE, September 1992. Writing Without Fear: A Workshop in Better Writing on the Job (employee development seminar, Creighton University); Spring 1992.  Writing Well at Work, workplace writing seminar for Creighton University College, Spring 1991, Fall 1992, Spring 1993, Fall 1994. Professional Correspondence, seminar in writing for administrators and management of Boys Town, Omaha, Nebraska; Spring 1991.  

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…and many other talks since 1990 to civic groups, professional groups, and college classes and departments. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing. Member. Writing and Computers Association (UK). Board member 1998-2000. National Council of Teachers of English. Member. Modern Language Association. Member. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Member. Midwest Writing Centers Association (Board member, 1992-1995; Chair, 1994-1995)

FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS Office of Academic Excellence and Assessment AEA Ignatian Initiative Participant, 2005-2006. Office for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (ETLA) Consultant, 2004-2005. USWest (Now Academic Development and Technology Center) Academic Technology and Development Fellowship, 1995. Phi Kappa Phi, Miami University, 1987. Sinclair Academic Fellowship, Miami University, 1985. AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS Nominee, Baylor University Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, 2006 (national award) (2006) Nominee, Outstanding Webtext Award, 2005 Computers and Writing Conference (with coauthor Robert S. Dornsife). Dean’s Award for Excellence in Advising, Creighton College of Arts and Sciences, 1998. Nominee, Teacher for Tomorrow Award, Creighton University, 1997 GRANTS (INTERNAL) • • • 500.00 from Graduate School for copyediting of book manuscript (1998) 2000.00 (approx.) from University College for purchase of a web server for an online Summer School course (ENG 150) (2000) 27,000.00 (approx.) from Student Technology Fee funds to upgrade and replace the computers in the English Computer Lab (2000, 2007).

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3260.00 (approx.) from Student Technology Fee funds to replace ECL server (Mockingbird) (2003) 3850.00 (approx.) from Student Technology Fee funds to replace Writing Center computers (2004)

(Because specifications and therefore prices often change between proposal and purchase, most of these numbers are approximate.)

SCHOLARSHIP 1. Publications a. Books 1. Whipple, Jr., Robert D., ed. Essays on the Literature of American Novelist John. P. Marquand (1893-1960). Editor. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2004. 2. Whipple, Jr., Robert D. Socratic Method and Writing Instruction. Lanham, MD: UP of America, 1997. Nationally-Marketed Special Journal Editions* 1. Native Heritage: American Indian Literature. (Ed., with Kathleen R. Collins, Robert S. Dornsife, Brent Spencer, Eamonn Wall, and Carter Revard). Special issue of Nebraska English Journal. 1994. 2. Cather in the Classroom. (Ed., with Kathleen R. Collins, Greg W. Zacharias, and Susan J. Rosowski). Special issue of Nebraska English Journal. 1992. *These were special-theme editions of the Nebraska English Journal which were selected, by the National Council of Teachers of English committee which reviews publications of affiliates and assemblies, to be sold by NCTE. NCTE, besides being the national association for English/ Language Arts teachers in the US, is a major publisher of scholarly and pedagogical work English/ Language Arts. The Cather issue was carried in the 1993-94 NCTE book catalog, and the Native American literature issue was carried in the 1995-96, 96-97, and 97-98 NCTE catalogs. Thus these special editions are, in effect, edited collections, distributed and sold to a national audience. Book Chapters 1. Whipple, Jr., Robert D. "…MINE! Images, the Commonplace Book, Sentimental Composition, and Digital Self-Fashioning,” Copy(write): Intellectual Property in the Writing Classroom. ed. Danielle DeVoss, Martine Courant Rife, and Shaun Slattery. WAC Clearinghouse/Parlor Press (Perspectives on Writing Series). (Parlor Press, Forthcoming

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Summer 2011). 2. Whipple, Jr., Robert D. «Two Evil Tags: <blink> and <marquee> (Two Icons of Early HTML and Why Some Love to Hate Them). From A to <A>: Keywords of Markup. Ed. Bradley Dilger and Jeff Rice. U of Minnesota P, 2011. 3. Whipple, Jr., Robert D. “Tiptoeing Through the Button Bars: New New Mediators Create New Media Scholarship.“ RAW: Reading and Writing New Media. Ed. James Kalmbach and Cheryl Ball. Hampton, 2010. 4. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “An (Old) First-Timer's Learning Curve: Curiosity, Trial, Resistance, and Accommodation.” The Wild, Wild Wiki: Unsettling the Frontiers of Cyberspace. Ed. Matt Barton and Bob Cummings. U of Michigan P, 2008. 5. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The World-Wide Web and Composition Theory." Theorizing Composition: A Critical Sourcebook of Theory and Scholarship in Contemporary Composition Studies. Ed. Mary Lynch Kennedy.  Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1998. 349-356. Articles

1. Whipple, Robert D. “Tiptoeing Through the Button Bars: New Mediators create New meia Scholarship.“ Raw: Reading and Writing New Media. Ed. Cheryl Ball and James Kalmbach. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton, 2010. 2. Whipple, Jr., Robert. D. “An (Old) First-Timer's Learning Curve: Curiosity, Trial, Resistance, and Accommodation.”in Wiki Writing: Collaborative Learning in the College Classroom. Ed. Matt Barton and Robert Cummings. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2008. 3. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Notes on a New Writing Process: Multimediation as Personal Change Agent.“ Computers and Composition Online Spring 2008. http://www.bgsu.edu/ cconline/WhippleC&COnline/start.html. 1. Whipple, Jr., Robert D., and Robert S. Dornsife. “So Much, So Far, So What? Gauging Progress in the Technical Transformation of Writing Instruction.” Kairos 9.1 (Fall 2004). http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/9.1/binder.html?features/dornsifewhipple/ index.html. 2. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Bob Whipple (‘why do you choose to be active in the computers and writing community?’)”. In Inman, James. Computers and Writing: The Cyborg Era. Mahway, NJ: Erlbaum. 3. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Helping Students Perform Better on Essay Exams.” The Teaching Professor (November 2002).

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4. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Lessons Learned: Reflections of a Departing Chair.” The Department Chair 12.3 (Winter 2002): 11-15. 5. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Larry McMurtry." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1999. 6. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Blood and Honor." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1998. 7. Whipple, Jr. Robert D.  "The Last Picture Show.” Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1998. 8. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Lonesome Dove.” Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1998. 9. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Comanche Moon." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1998. 10. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The Last Heroes." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1998. 11. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The Aviators." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press. 1996. 12. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. and Linda G Faison. "Colleen McCullough.” Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1996. 13. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The Thorn Birds" (with Dudley Brown). Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1996. 14. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Fortune's Favorites." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1996. 15. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Men in Blue." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press. 1996. 16. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Nevil Shute.” Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1996. 17. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "On The Beach." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press, 1996. 18. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Semper Fi." Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press. 1996. 19. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "W.E.B. Griffin.” Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction. Beacham Press. 1996. 20. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Glory Road by Robert A. Heinlein." Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Salem Press, 1996. 21. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Standards in Teaching Writing, Standards in Teaching English, and Computers: A Manifesto." Focus: Teaching English Language Arts 20.1 (Fall 1993/ Spring 1994): 57-8. 22. Whipple, Jr. Robert D., and Michael W. Sundermeier. "Beginning the Computer

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Community: Creating the Computerized Classroom" . Computer-Assisted Composition Journal 8.3 (Spring 1994): 41-47. Also in Small College Creativity 4.3 (Spring 1993): 29-35. 23. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Making Connections: Socratic Method in the Writing Center Tutorial." Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference of the Midwest Writing Centers Association. Overland Park, KS: MWCA, 1992. 243-248. 24. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Some Thoughts on Teaching Computer Composition." Center News (Miami University Center for the Study of Writing) 4.2 (Spring 1987): 8. Professional Writing Articles 1. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Sopwith Camel.” The Encyclopedia of Flight. Pasadena: Salem, 2002. 2. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “B-17.” The Encyclopedia of Flight. Pasadena: Salem, 2002. 3. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Aircraft Carriers.” The Encyclopedia of Flight. Pasadena: Salem, 2002. 4. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Spirit of St. Louis.” The Encyclopedia of Flight. Pasadena: Salem, 2002. 5. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Bravo! Brava!" Nebraska Life Winter 1998: 24. Scholarly Presentations 1. Whipple, Jr., Robert D. “Generationality in New Media Composition; Or, This is Not your Father's Oldsmobile." Modern Language Association Conference, Philadelphia, 29 December 2009. 2. Whipple, Jr., Robert D. Roundtable Presentation on "The Modal Divide." Great Plains Assembly on Computers and Writing, Ames IA, 8 November 2008. 3. Whipple, Jr., Robert D. “'Collection' As Composition: A 21st Century Commonplace Book.” Computers and Writing Conference Athens, GA, May 2008. 4. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Notes on a New Writing Process: How Multimediation Changes Everything.” Computers and Writing Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, May 2007. 5. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Newmediations: Creating, Assessing, Principles, Questions.” Computers and Writing Conference, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, May 2006. 6. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Writing Teachers as Academic Technology Managers.” Computers and Writing Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, June 2005. 7. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Spring Cleaning: What to Keep and What to Toss in the

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Transformation of Computerized Composition.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Antonio, TX, March 24, 2004. 8. Whipple, Jr. Robert D and Robert S. Dornsife. “So Much, So Far, So What? Gauging Progress in the Technical Transformation of Writing Instruction.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY, March 22, 2003. 9. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Anxiety and Resolution in the Computer-Mediated Classroom.” Computers and Writing Conference, Normal, IL, May 2002. 10. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Mission Statements and Online Teaching Initiatives." Poster Session. Syllabus Fall 2001 Conference, Boston (Danvers) MA, November 29, 2001. 11. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Technology, Mission, and the Online Class.” Computers and Writing Conference, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, May 2001. 12. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Socialization and the Online Class.” Computers and Writing Conference, Ft. Worth Texas, May 2000. 13. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The Cyberclass: An American Experiment in Online Writing Instruction." Writing and Computers Conference, Cambridge, UK, April 1999. 14. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The Contact Zone Is Made of MUD: Cyberculture Meets the Composition Class." Texas/Southwest Popular Culture Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 1999. 15. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Computer Technology in US Composition Classes." De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, May 1998. 16. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Creating an Instructional Computing Culture." (Workshop copresenter). Computers and Writing Conference, Kapiolani CC, Honolulu, HI, June 1997. 17. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Webbed Rhetoric." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, AZ, March 1997. 18. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The World-Wide Web in Composition Instruction." Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Communication Conference, Spokane, WA, July 24, 1996.

19. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The Challenge of Technology in Christian Higher Education." Lilly Seminar in the Arts and Humanities, Baylor University, July 19, 1996. (Invited presenter) 20. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Multimedia in Composition Instruction." Iowa Association for Communication Technology Conference, Council Bluffs, IA, Spring 1996.

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21. "Surfing with Christopher Columbus through the New (Cyber) World: Another Look at Rhetorical Discovery.' Conference on College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, WI, March 1996. 22. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The Rhetoric of the Online Webbed Class." Midlands Conference on Language and Literature, Omaha, NE, March 16, 1996. 23. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The World-Wide Web in Humanities Instruction." Speech Communication Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 17-22, 1995. 24. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Teacher as Lurker in Synchronous Writing Conferences: A Tale of Two Classes." American Communication Association Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 23-25, 1995. 25. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Stories from the Front: What We've Learned about English Computer Labs." Computers and Writing Conferencde, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, May 20-23, 1994. 26. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "What We Know and What we Don't about Modern Composition Theory." Opening Address, Third Creighton Conference on Teaching Writing, April 16, 1994. 27. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Internet Resources and the Scholar." Midlands Conference on Language and Literature, Omaha, Nebraska, April 8, 1994. 28. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "The Jesuit Tradition in Writing Instruction." Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, University Park, PA, July 8, 1993. 29. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Teacher as Lurker in the Computer Classroom." Computers and Writing Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, May 20, 1993. 30. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "From Other to Community: Making the Writing Center an AllUniversity Facility." Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, St. Paul, MN, October, 1992.

31. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. and Michael W. Sundermeier. "Beginning the Computer Community: Establishing a Computerized Classroom.". Computers and Writing Conference, Indiana Univereity/Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, May 1-3, 1992 32. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Socratic Method and Transactional Theories of Rhetoric." Midlands Conference on Language and Literature, Omaha, Nebraska, March 1992. 33. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Making Connections or Breaking Initiative: Can Socratic Method Really Work in the Writing Center Tutorial?" Midwest Writing Centers Association, Overland Park, Kansas, October 4-5, 1991. 34. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "Definitions of Socratic Method: Problems and Possibilities." Midlands Conference on Language and Literature, Blair and Omaha, Nebraska, March 1991.

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35. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "On-Screen Instructions and Word Processing Manuals: From Stilted to Silly." Popular Culture Association of America, Louisville, Kentucky, April 4, 1985. 36. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Bill the Cat as Antihero: Bloom County and the American Ethic of the Absurd.” Texas/Southwest Popular Culture Association, Weatherford, Oklahoma, March 1985.

ERIC Database Material 1. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. "From Other to Community: Making the Writing Center an AllUniversity Facility." Available as ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication Skills Database # ED 369086. 2. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. and Michael W. Sundermeier. "Beginning the Computer Community: Establishing a Computerized Classroom. Available as ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication Skills Database # ED 348690.

Reviews 1. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. Magill Book Reviews (Forthcoming 2011). 2. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of Books: A Memoir by Larry McMurtry. Magill's Literary Annual 2009. 3. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of A Temple of Texts by William H Gass. Magill's Literary Annual 2007. 4. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of Droidmaker: George Lucas and the Digital Revolution. Magill Book Reviews (2006). 5. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of Miss Leavitt’s Stars: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe by Gerorge Thompson. Magill Book Reviews (2006). 6. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. “Who Does What?" A Review of Interconnecting the Network of Networks by Eli M. Noam. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2001).  Kairos 7.1 (Spring  2002). http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/7.1/binder.html?reviews/whipple/index.htm. 7. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of the Press of Ideas: Readings for Writers on Print Culture and the Information Age by Julie Bates Dock. Kairos 2.1 (Spring 1997). http:// english.ttu.edu/kairos/2.1/reviews/whipple/press.htm . 8. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of A History of Professional Writing Instruction in American Colleges: Years of Acceptance, Growth, and Doubt by Katherine H. Adams. Journal of Business and Technical Communication 9.1 (January 1995): 118-120. 9. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of Literacy and Computers: The Complications of Teaching and Learning with Technology by Cynthia Selfe and Susan Hilligoss. Writing Center

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Journal 15.1 (November 1994): 80-83. 10. Whipple, Jr. Robert D. Review of PrairyErth by William Least Heat-Moon. Nebraska English Journal 39.2: 123-125.

Other Interviewee (interviewed for “Rhetoricians, Facilitators, Models: Interviews with Technology Trainers” by Michelle A. Sidler in Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 8.3: 467-480. Spring 2007. Interviewee (interviewed on my book Socratic Method and Writing Instruction by Wendy M. Wright, in Books that Humanize (interactive CD), Creighton University, Spring 2003. Contribution to “Tenure and Promotion Cases for Composition Faculty Who Work with Technology.” Specific contribution is at http://www.hu.mtu.edu/~cyselfe/P&TStuff/P&TWeb/ HarrisonSpenserCase5/Case5DC3.htm. Solicited contribution; site linked to CCCC Promotion and Tenure Guidelines for Work with Technology. Reviewer, 2006 Computers and Writing Conference. Guest Webtext Reviewer, Kairos, Fall 2005 issue. Reviewer, 2004 Computers and Writing Conference. Creating a Basic Web Page (instructional video), Creighton University, 1999. “Forum H.25: Ethical Problems and Consideration in the Electronic Classroom.” Conference Session Report. Kairos 1.2 (Summer 1996). http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/1.2/binder.html?news/ reports/news1.html. Editorial board, H-Rhetor discussion list and book review project 1993-1998. Editorial board, English Journal, 1993-1997. Editorial board, Writing Center Journal, 1993-1997. Contributing bibliographer, Longmans (later CCCC) Bibliography of Rhetoric and Composition 1986, 1987, 1988. Reviewer for several academic publishers over the past 15 years, including Prentice-Hall, McGraw-Hill, and Holt.

Graduate Student Teaching Practica Supervised Ana Marie Hinman Tara D. Knapp Elizabeth M. Stefaniak Erin M. Cartaya Senior Projects Supervised

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Aaron Redinbaugh Robert Newman Kerri Gabelhause Stephanie Langel Jill Stewart Cody Flattery Kaitlyn Crawford Graduate Student Theses Erin M. Cartaya (reader) Matthew Schill (MA, Liberal Studies (2009) (Reader) Erin Swanson (MA, Liberal Studies) (2008) (Reader) Katherine Kothenbeutel (MA, English) (2004) (Reader) Ana Nubel (MA, Liberal Studies) (2003) (Reader) Brad Thomas (MA, English) (2003) (Reader) Michael Knievel (MA, English) (1996) (Principal reader) Reader for Undergraduate Creative Writing Senior Projects Matt Hoolehan Nikki Hutchinson

SERVICE Service to Profession Conference on College Composition and Communication Committee on Computers and Composition (7Cs), 2009- . Task Force, Conference on College Composition and Communication Committee on Computers and Composition (7Cs), 2005-2008. Co-Chair. Task Force, Nebraska Department of Education PreK-16 Initiative (“Creating Learners: A Shared Responsibility”). 2002-2004. Task Force, Nebraska Department of Education K-12 Language Arts Outcomes Project, 1993-1994. Conference Chair, Creighton Conference on Language and Literature, 2000. Board of Directors, Midwest Writing Centers Association. 1992-1995. Chair, 1993-1994. Treasurer, 1994-1995. Planning Committee, 2nd International Writing Centers Conference, St. Louis, MO, September 27-30, 1995.

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University Service Creighton Office of Online Learning (COOL) Advisory Board. Creighton University. 2010-. Creighton University Financial Advisory Committee, 2009-. Ricketts Center for Electronic Commerce Advisory Board, Creighton University, 2007-2009. Academic and e-Learning Technologies Advisory Council, Creighton University, 2007-2009. Board of Undergraduate Studies (elected) 2003-2004. Instructional Computing Committee, Creighton University, 1991-1995 (Chair, 1993-1995); 1998-2002 (Chair, 2000-2002). University Presidential Task Force on Information Technology Competence, 1998-1999. Chair. Email, Communications, and Scheduling Committee, 1998-1999. Distance Education Task Force, 1997-1999. University Committee on Honors and Events, 1997-1999. World-Wide-Web Homepage Committee, 1995-1997. Re-Chartering Advisor, Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity. 1994-1996. Committee on Student Life Policy, Creighton University, Fall 1993-Spring 1996. Academic Council, Creighton University, Fall 1992-Spring 1994; 1998.  College Service College of Arts and Sciences Academic Policy, Discipline, and Appeals Committee, 2009-. Cochair. College of Arts and Sciences Executive Board, 2008-2009. College of Arts and Sciences Rank and Tenure Committee, 2006-2008; 2009- (Chair, 2010-2011). CCAS Faculty Senate Technology Committee (committee of the faculty senate), 2005-2006. College of Arts and Sciences Technology Committee (committee of the College), 2004-2005. College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Senate, 2004-. College of Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum Development Committee, Creighton University, 1994-1999. College of Arts and Sciences Executive Council, Creighton University, 1993-1996; 1999-2001. College Writing Workshop Committee, 1995-1996.

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College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee, Creighton University, 1993-1995. Departmental Service Ad Hoc Curriculum Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 2003-2004. Irish Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 2003-2008. Library Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 2003-2008. Technology and Publications Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 1998-. Chair 2000-2002. Honors and Awards Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 1999-2002. Search Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 1998-2001; 2004-2005; 2009-. Chair, 1999-2001. Graduate Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 1994-1996; 1999-2000. Conference Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 1996-1997; 1999-2002. Composition Committee, English Department, Creighton University, 1990-present. Chair 1990-1997. Executive Council, Miami University Center for the Study of Writing, 1987-1988. Committee on Expository Writing, Miami University, 1987-1988. Secretary. Team Grading Session Coordinator and Assistant Chief Reader, Miami University, Spring 1987, Fall 1987. Proctor, Reader, and Evaluation Session Coordinator, first-year composition proficiency examinations, Miami University, 1985-1987. Technical Writing Committee, Texas Tech University, 1982-1983. Secretary.

Community Service Board of Directors. Omaha Home for Boys, Omaha, NE, 2009-. C0-Chair, Community Relations/Scholarship Committee, Omaha Home for Boys, Omaha, NE, 2009-. Trustee, Omaha Home for Boys, Omaha, NE, 2003-2009. Volunteer, Creighton@Bryant Technology Center, Omaha, NE, Summer 2003. Volunteer, Junior League of Omaha, NE, 2002-5. Board Member, Concerned Citizens of Florence Neighborhood Organization, 1992-1997.

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