Rhetoric & Writing at BGSU
Areas of Specialization: Gender and Technology, Technological Literacy and Faculty Development, Online Teaching and Learning, Digital Portfolios, Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum, Community Literacy
- "Foreward." Teaching with Digital Media: An Exploration of our Ethical Responsibilities. Toby Coley. Forthcoming: Peter Lang Press.
- "Review Essay: New Media Affordances and the Connected Life." Accepted for College Composition and Communication. December 2011. Forthcoming.
- "A Complicated Geometry: Triangulating Feminism, Activism, and Technological Literacy." Writing Studies Research in Practice: Methods and Methodologies, eds. Lee Nickoson and Mary Sheridan. Southern Illinois UP. Forthcoming.
- "Preparing 21st-Century Faculty to Engage 21st Century Learners: The Incentives and Rewards for Online Pedagogies." Higher Education, Emerging Technologies, and Community Partnerships, eds. Melody Bowdon and Russell Carpenter. IGI Global, 2011. 141-152.
- "Looking into the Digital Mirror: Reflections on a Computer Camp for Girls by Girls." Girl Wide Web 2.0, ed. Sharon Mazzarella. Peter Lang Press, 2010. 139-160. Co-authored with Erin Dietel-McLaughlin and Meredith Graupner.
- “Delivering Literary Studies in the 21st Century: The Relevance of Online Pedagogies.” Chapter accepted for collection titled Teaching Literature at a Distance: Open and Distance Learning, Online Learning, Blended Learning, eds. T. Kayalis & A. Natsina. London: Continuum, 2010. 67-78.
- “Computers and Composition Online: A Feminist Learning Community Model of Journal Administration.” Performing Feminsm and Administration, editors Rebecca Rickly and Krista Ratcliffe, Hampton Press, 2010. 199-212. Co-authored with Lanette Cadle.
- “Digital Ideologies and Electronic Portfolios: Toward a Rhetoric of Hybridity.” Digital Tools, editors Ollie Oviedo, Joyce Walker, & Byron Hawk, Hampton Press, 2010. 253-270.
- “Foreword.” Post 9/11 Rhetorical Theory and Composition Pedagogy: Fostering Trauma Rhetorics as Civic Space. Robin Murphy. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2010, pp. i-v.
- “Writing as Process and Online Education: Matching Pedagogy with Delivery.” Teaching Literature and Language Online, Options in Teaching Series. Editor Ian Lancashire. New York: MLA, 2009. 38-52.
- “The Electronic Landscape of Journal Editing: Computers and Composition as a Scholarly Collective.” MLA Profession (2009): 160-167. Co-authored with Gail Hawisher and Cynthia Selfe.
- “Remediating the Book Review: Toward Collaboration and Multimodality Across the English Curriculum.” Pedagogy 9.3 (2009): 441-469. Co-equal author, Christine Tulley.
- “Remediating Knowledge-Making Spaces in the Graduate Curriculum: Developing and Sustaining Multimodal Teaching and Research.” Computers and Composition (April 2009): 13-23. Co-equal authors, Meredith Graupner and Lee Nickoson.
- “Digital Studio as Method: Collaboratively Migrating Theses and Dissertations into the Technological Ecology of English Studies.” Sustaining Technological Ecologies in English Studies, Eds. Heidi McKee, Danielle DeVoss, and Dickie Selfe. Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press, 2009. Co-equal authors Jude Edminster and Andrew Mara.
- Webbing Cyberfeminist Practice: Communities, Pedagogies, and Social Action. Co-edited collection for the Hampton Press series New Dimensions in Computers and Composition Studies. Cresskill, NJ: 2009. 401 pp. Co-edited by Radhika Gajjala and Christine Tulley.
- Webbing Cyberfeminist Practice: Communities, Pedagogies, and Social Action, co-edited, Hampton Press, 2009.
- $10,000 AAUW Community Action Grant (with Jen Almjeld, Erin Dietel-McLaughlin, and Meredith Graupner) for the Digital Mirror Computer Camp for Girls.
- Editor, Computers and Composition Print. 2011-present
- Editor of Computers and Composition Online. 2002-present.
- Member, Multimodal Assessment Committee, National Writing Project. 2010-2011.
- Executive Committee Member, Consortium of Doctoral Programs in Rhetoric and Composition. Six-year appointment leading to roles as Assistant Chair and Chair. 2009-2015.
- Member, CCCC Committee on Computers and Composition (7Cs), Appointed 2009-2012.
- Chair, Computers and Composition Michelle Kendrick Award for Digital Scholarship. 2009-2010.
- Chair, Faculty Senate, 2009-2010
- 2009 Article with Christine Tulley, "Remeditating the Book Review: Toward Collaboration and Multimodality Across the English Curriculum." Pedagogy 9.3 (2009): 441-469, was selected for inclusion in the collection The Best of the Rhetoric and Composition Independent Journals 2010. Parlor Press, 2011.
- 2010 President's Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work with Graduate Students for the Digital Mirror Computer Camp for Girls.
- Computers and Composition Charles Moran Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field. National Award presented annually at the Computers and Writing Conference. May 2010.
- 2010 Distinguished Faculty Lecture, College of Arts and Sciences, March 2010.
- Outstanding Contributor to Graduate Education, 2004 and 2008-09. Awarded by the Graduate Student Senate, Bowling Green State University, April 2009.
- Received the CCCCs/7Cs Technology Innovator Award, 2007.
Courses Recently Taught: English 7280: Computer-Mediated Writing Theory and Practice; English 7260: Research in Composition; English 7800: Online Learning for English Educators; English 3810: Grammar and Writing; as well as other fully online and classroom technology courses.
Research Interests: composition pedagogy, qualitative research methods, writing assessment, community-based literacies, feminism and composition
Current Scholarly Project:
Guest editor (with Kristine Blair, Tobi Jacobi, Liz Rohan, and Mary P. Sheridan), Feminist Teacher (Special Issue). Feminist Campus-Community Partnerships: Intersections and Interruption (Spring 2014).
Recent Publications and Scholarship:
- Writing Studies Research in Practice: Methods and Methodologies. Co-edited with Mary P. Sheridan. Southern Illinois University Press. 2012. Print.
- "Writing Research in the Early Twenty-First Century." Writing Studies Research in Practice: Methods and Methodologies. Co-edited with Mary P. Sheridan. Southern Illinois University Press. 2012.
- "Revisiting Teacher Research." Writing Studies Research in Practice: Methods and Methodologies. Co-edited with Mary P. Sheridan. Southern Illinois University Press. 2012. Print.
- Mothers' Ways of Making It--Or Making Do?: Making (Over) Academic Lives in Rhetoric and Composition With Children." Co-authored with Christine Cucciare, Deborah Morris, Kim Hensley Owens, and Mary P. Sheridan. Composition Studies. 39.1 (Spring 2011): 41-62. Print.
- “(Re)Imagining Writing Assessment as a ‘New’ Literacy.” Engaging Audience: Theory and Practice. Ed. Brian Fehler, Elizabeth Weiser, and Angela Gonzales. Urbana: NCTE, 2009. Print.
- “Remediating Knowledge-Making Spaces in the Graduate Curriculum: Developing and Sustaining Multimodal Teaching and Research.” Co-authored with Kris Blair and Meredith Graupner. Computers & Composition Special Issue: Computers & Composition (The Future of Graduate Education in the New American University: Intersections between Technologies and Literacies). Guest Ed. Philip Bernick, Peter Goggin, and Patricia Webb. 26.1 (2009): 13-23. Print.
- “Writing Research Methods . . . Small.” Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, KY. October 2012.
- "Feminist Community Engagement: Participatory Alternatives in an Age of Objective Learning Assessments." Co-presenters Kristine Blair, Jenn Fishman, Liz Rohan, and Mary P. Sheridan. 2012 Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO. March 2012.
- "What Constitutes a Feminist Approach in the Internationalized, Interdisciplinary Twenty-First Century?" Co-presented with Kristine L. Blair and Mary P. Sheridan. Writing Research Across Borders Conference. Fairfax, VA. February 2011.
- “What Constitutes a Feminist Approach?: (Re)Articulating Research Methods and Methodology” (co-presenter Mary P. Sheridan-Rabideau), 2009 Feminism(s) & Rhetoric(s) Conference, East Lansing, MI.
- "Writing Assessment from a Feminist Perspective." 2009 Conference on Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA. March 2009.
Service to the Profession
- Reviewer, Kairos (2012)
- Reviewer, College Composition and Communication Online (2011)
- Reviewer, Forum (2011)
- ENG 4840: Foundations of Teaching Writing
- ENG 6800: Teacher Research in Rhetoric and Composition
- ENG 7260: Research Methods in Rhetoric and Writing
- ENG 7800: Writing Assessment as Human Inquiry
- ENG 7800: Feminist Research and Pedagogy
- ENG 7800: Community Literacy
Named Outstanding Contributor to Graduate Education for 2010 by the Bowling Green State University Graduate Student Council
Affiliated Faculty, Women's Studies Program
Faculty Member, 2010-2012 BGSU Service Learning Faculty Cohort
Andrea Riley-Mukavetz, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Areas of Specialization: Native Rhetorics, Cultural Rhetorics, Community-Based Research, Rhetorical Theory, Indigenous Feminisms, and Decolonial Research Methodologies
- Andrea has been working with a group of multi-generational urban, Native women who live and work in Lansing, MI. They have collaborated on a series of projects to provide valuable teachings to present and future generations of Native people.
- Andrea is finishing an oral history project about one of the Lansing elders, Geri Roossien, titled "You Better Go See Geri: A Life History of a Native American Substance Abuse Counselor."
- "Towards a Cultural Rhetorics Methodology: Making Research Matter with Multi-Generational Women from the Little Traverse Bay Band." Journal of Rhetoric, Professional Communication, and Globalization.
- "Developing a Relational Scholarly Practice: Snakes, Dreams, and Grandmothers." Eds. Marilee Brooks Gillies, Elena Garcia, Julie Lindquist, and Sue Webb. Echoes of Home: Bringing Home to Work.
Andrea is a member of the Cultural Rhetorics Theory Lab, a research cluster at Michigan State University, focused on making the theories and practices of Cultural Rhetorics more visible both locally and nationally. They are currently writing a collectively written article titled, "What is Cultural Rhetorics?"
Classes Teaching: Foundations of Teaching Writing (4840) and Rhetoric and Composition Studies (6210).
Sue Carter Wood, Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin)
Areas of Specialization: Composition History, Rhetorical History, History of Writing Instruction, US Women's Rhetorics and Rhetorical Practices, Grammar and Writing.
- “The Needle as the Pen: Intentionality, Needlework, and the Production of Alternate Discourses of Power.” Co-authored. In Women and the Material Culture of Needlework and Textiles, 1750-1950. Ashgate Press, 2009.
- “What about Sex? Reconsidering Histories of 19th Century Women’s Public Reform Discourse.” Co-authored. In Sizing Up Rhetoric. Waveland Press, 2008.
- "Using the Needle as a Sword: Epideictic Rhetoric in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union." In Rhetorical Agendas: Social, Political, Spiritual. Erlbaum, 2006.
- "Competing Notions of Authorship: A Historical Look at Students and Textbooks on Plagiarism and Cheating." In Perspectives on Plagiarism and Intellectual Property in a Postmodern World. SUNY Press, 1999.
- Perspectives on Academic Writing. Co-authored. Allyn & Bacon, 1997.
- "Constructing Writers: Barrett Wendell's Pedagogy at Harvard." College Composition and Communication, 1995.
- "Radcliffe Responses to Harvard Rhetoric: 'An Absurdly Stiff Way of Thinking.'" In Nineteenth-Century Women Learn to Write: Past Cultures and Practices of Literacy. University Press of Virginia, 1995.
- Other articles and reviews in Writing on the Edge, JAC, Composition Chronicle, and College Composition and Communication.
Classes Taught: English 7220: History of Rhetoric; English 7230: US Composition History; English 7230: 19th Century US Women's Rhetorics; English 62220: Grammar in the Context of Writing; English 6200: The Teaching of Writing; English 3810: Grammar and Writing; English 2070: Intermediate Writing; other fully online and writing-focused courses.
Donna Nelson-Beene, Ph.D. (Bowling Green State University)
Director of the General Studies Writing Program
Areas of Specialization: Writing program administration, writing pedagogies, the teaching of basic and developmental writing, writing assessment.
- The Teaching of Writing, co-authored with Alice Calderonello and Sue Carter (under contract with Allyn & Bacon)
- Perspectives on Academic Writing, co-authored with Calderonello and Carter (1997);
- "A Chat with Andrea Lunsford and Lisa Ede," co-authored with Calderonello and Carter in Writing on the Edge (1991)
- "Writing Laboratories and Basic Writing" in Research and Basic Writing, Moran and Jacobi, eds. (1990).
Classes Taught: English 6020: Composition Instructors' Workshop; English 6200: The Teaching of Writing; English 7800: Teaching of Basic and Developmental Writing
Alice Calderanello, Ph.D. (University of Illinois)
Professor Emeritus of English
Areas of Specialization: Style (especially clarity); women, writing and language; applied linguistics (especially to the teaching of writing); integrating writing, mathematics, and technology across the curriculum
- Three freshman writing texts (two introductory composition, one developmental writing) ;
- One monograph on feminism and composition (with Kris Blair);
- Two research grants (Exxon foundation and the National Institute on Education);
- Book reviews, interviews, articles, and conference presentations.
Current Work in Progress:
1) The Teaching of Writing (with Carter and Nelson-Beene), under contract with Allyn and Bacon;
2) Grammar for Language Arts Teachers (with Martin and Blair), under contract with Allyn and Bacon.
Areas of specialization: C. S. Lewis and the Inklings. Communications theory; nonfiction prose; rhetorical theory; interdisciplinary studies; linguistics; writing pedagogy; religion and literature; literary and critical theory; Southern U. S. Literature; Distance Education; African Literature.
- The C.S. Lewis Bible. Editorial Board. (HarperOne, 2010).
- Not a Tame Lion: The Spiritual World of Narnia. (TRANS. Korean, 2008).
- A Rhetoric of Reading: C.S. Lewis's Defense of Western Literacy. (TRANS. Japanese, 2008).
- C.S. Lewis: Life, Works, Legacy. (Westport, CT: Prager, 2007).
- Not a Tame Lion: The Spiritual World of Narnia (Tyndale, 2005).
- Further up and Further In: Understanding C.S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. (Broadman and Holman, 2005).
- The C. S. Lewis Readers Encyclopedia. Editorial Board. (Zondervan, 1998). Wrote/co-wrote 35 entries.
- Searching for Great Ideas: Conversations Between Past and Present. (Harcourt, 1997).2nd Edition. With Thomas Klein and Thomas Wymer
- The Taste of the Pineapple: Essays on C. S. Lewis as Critic, Reader, and Imaginative Writer (Bowling Green: The Popular Press, 1988)
- Processing Words: Writing and Revising with a Microcomputer (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1987)
- A Rhetoric of Reading: C. S. Lewis's Defense of Western Literacy (Provo: BYU Press, 1986)
- Roughdrafts: The Process of Writing. With Alice Heim Calderonello (Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Co., 1986)
- The Tagmemic Contribution to Composition Teaching (Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University Monograph Series, 1979).
- Fulbright-Hays Grant, U.S. Department of Education, Facilitating Educational Exchange with Tanzania, 2005, $66,000.
- MEPI Grant, U.S. State Department, Democratic Journalism in Tunisia, 2005-06, $108,000.
For a more complete list, please click on the link to Dr. Edwards' home page.
Classes Taught: English 5820: Computer-Assisted Composition Instruction; English 6040: Nonfiction Writing for Publication; English 6200: The Teaching of Writing, ACS/English 675: Seminars in American Culture Studies: Belief and Unbelief in American Fiction; Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism in American Culture, English 724: The Rhetoric of Written Discourse; English 7260: Research in Composition; English 729: Research and Publishing in Rhetoric and Writing; English 7740: Modern Southern U.S. Women Writers; English 7800: Tagmemic Discourse Theory
Richard Gebhardt, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Professor Emeritus of English
Areas of specialization: Teaching writing, the nature and evaluation of scholarship in composition studies, writing and department administration, writing across the university.
Some Recent Publications:
- "Process and Intention: A Thirtieth-Year Reflection" The Writing Instructor (2011).
- The Changing of Knowledge in Composition: Contemporary Perspectives, coedited with Lance Massey. Utah State University Press (2011).
- “Scholarship of Engagement: New Name for or Challenge to The Work of Rhetoric,” in The Responsibilities of Rhetoric (2009).
- “The Importance of Untenured Writing Administrators to Composition and to English Studies,” in Untenured Faculty as Writing Program Administrators: Institutional Practices and Politics (2007).
- “Field Fragmentation and Non-Major Literature Courses” CEA Forum (2007).
- "Scholarship of Teaching and Administration: An Elusive Goal for English Studies," in Teaching, Scholarship, and Service in the Twenty-First Century English Department (2004).
- "Reviewing and Refocusing Doctoral Education In Composition Studies" JAC (2002).
- "Argument As Common Ground for Literature and Composition" CEA Forum (2002).
- "Toward Understanding and Cooperation Among Teachers of Writing Teachers," Foreword to Teaching Writing Teachers of High School English and First-Year Composition (2002).
- Afterword to the reprint of "Balancing Theory with Practice in the Training of Writing Teachers," On Writing Research: The Braddock Essays, 1975-1998 (1999).
- Academic Advancement in Composition Studies: Scholarship, Publication, Promotion, Tenure, edited with Barbara Genelle Smith Gebhardt (1997).
- "Refereed Publication in Composition Studies and CCC," Rhetoric Review (1995).
- "Expanding the Criteria for Evaluating Scholarship," The Politics and Processes of Scholarship (1995).
- "Scholarship, Promotion, and Tenure in Composition Studies," Rhetoric, Cultural Studies and Literacy (1995).
Classes Taught: ENG 7290: Scholarly Publishing; ENG 6200: Teaching of Writing; ENG 4840: Teaching Writing; ENG 1500: Response to Literature; and ENG 7800 “Special Topics”--on the topics of "Writing Administration," “Advanced Writing Pedagogy,” "Writing Across the University," "Connections in ENG Studies," and "Writing and Teaching in the Disciplines.”
Professional Leadership and Awards: Editor of College Composition and Communication from 1987-1993. Former Director of the NCTE Commission on Composition. John Gerber 20th Century Leadership Award (2000) recognizing "major contributions to CCCC and its objectives" through teaching and mentoring of researchers, teachers, and administrators, and "exemplary leadership during the first fifty years" of the Conference on College Composition and Communication. Richard Braddock Award (1978) for the outstanding article on rhetoric and composition in any 1977 publication of the National Council of Teachers of English.