Illinois State University
Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2017-Present
ENG 101: Composition as Critical Inquiry
ENG 101.10: Composition as Critical Inquiry: Students self-select into this course, which includes meetings with a writing consultant.
IDS 121.19: Rhetorics of Big Data: This interdisciplinary course was proposed and designed by the instructor and focused on cultural implications of Big Data at the intersections of rhetoric, ethics, privacy, and publics.
ENG 145: Writing in the Academic Disciplines
ENG 145.13: Writing for Business and Government Organizations: ENG 145.13 is a required course for Business majors at ISU.
ENG 249: Technical & Professional Writing I
English 145 Coordinator, ISU Writing Program, 2018-19: Coordinated the Writing in the Academic Disciplines and Writing for Business & Government Organizations curriculum; mentored new instructors and graduate students teaching these courses and others; produced the “Professional Literacies Project,” which connects writers in the community and students and instructors in the writing program; developed writing program resources, including an archive of writing program course plans and assignments and a podcast directed towards ENG 145 pedagogy.
I work with a ton of talented folks at Illinois State University, including my dissertation committee, which is directed by Dr. Erika M. Sparby and includes Dr. Angela M. Haas and Dr. Joyce R. Walker. I also enjoyed working with other graduate faculty members during course work, during comprehensive exams, and in other various capacities. including Dr. Julie Jung, Dr. Bob Broad, and Dr. K. Aaron Smith.
University of Texas at Austin
Writing Assessment Specialist, OnRamps Program, 2018-present
With support from the Texas Legislature, Lumina Foundation, and the National Science Foundation, OnRamps was established in 2011 with the mission of increasing the number and diversity of students who engage in learning experiences aligned with the expectations of leading universities. OnRamps provides transformative learning experiences that meet college standards, incorporate innovative pedagogy, foster technology-enhanced education, and diffuse aligned college experiences. OnRamps provides distance education courses via a dual enrollment model to 33,105 students across Texas—more than half of whom would be first in their families to earn a bachelor’s degree. Designed by UT Austin faculty, our 13 courses span STEM, Arts, and Humanities—with the college credit portion transferable to any Texas public higher education institution. OnRamps provides yearlong professional learning and development—virtually and in-person—to 1,078 teachers to implement our courses with fidelity, enhance expertise, and boost student engagement. Teachers new to OnRamps receive 80+ hours of training per academic year, returning teachers receive 35+ hours, and students benefit through higher academic performance as measured by the college grade. OnRamps partners with 175 Texas school districts, serving 348 campuses in support of their implementation needs for the academic year and how to best meet equity and accountability goals. We also partner with community colleges and universities to reach a greater number of students and teachers across the state and to bolster postsecondary attainment, persistence and completion outcomes.
I worked with a ton of talented folks as a Writing Assessment Specialist with the University of Texas at Austin OnRamps program, including Dr. Connie Steel and Dr. Joanna Turner.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Credentialed Course Instructor, 2015-2017
EH 091: Introduction to College English: Course includes several meetings with university writing center consultants.
EH 101: English Composition I
EH 102:English Composition II
I worked with a ton of talented folks while working as a Credentialed Course Instructor for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, including Writing Program Administrator, Dr. Chris Minnix, and Writing Center Director, Dr. Jaci Wells.
University of Montevallo
Adjunct Faculty, 2016-2017
ENG 101: English Composition I
ENG 102: English Composition II
I worked with a ton of talented folks while at the University of Montevallo, including Department Chair, Dr. Paul Mahaffey. UM has a strong cohort of adjuncts who teach first-year writing.