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Conference Papers, Lectures, and Faculty Workshops


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> International addresses are indicated by image of globe representing international
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"Increasing Writing, Enhancing Learning" and "Getting the Most From Writing-Intensive Courses," Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Feb. 2, 2012.

image of person at a podium"Language Alive: The Role of Vernacular Literacies in Learning to Write," 12th Annual EGSA Conference, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, Jan. 20, 2012.

"Reflections on Response Through the Medium of Screen Capture," "Deliberative Design, Reflective Response: Improving Writing Assignments in All Disciplines," and "Writing in the Disciplines: Background and Possibilities," Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, Jan. 17-18, 2012.

"Toward Total Engagement: How Writing Can Motivate Students and Deepen Learning," and "Responding to Students' Writing: New Ideas, New Media," Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, Jan. 12, 2012.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 2-6, 2012.

image of person at a podium"Academic and Vernacular Literacies: What's Teaching What?" Symposium on Academic Writing in the 21st Century: Looking Forward. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oct. 29, 2011. [keynote]

"Coordinating Writing at the Department Level" and "Designing Writing-Enriched First-Year Seminars," Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, Oct. 6, 2011.

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Sept. 9, 2011.

"What You Get Is What You Assign: Principles of Successful Writing Assignments," Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, Sept. 1, 2011.

"Making Peer Response and Revision Really Work," Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, Aug. 19, 2011.

"Some Thoughts About Program Assessment," First Annual Seminar for Composition Research, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Aug. 6, 2011. [with Les Perelman]

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 28-29 & July 6-8, 2011.

indicates international"Identity, Voice, and Response to Student Writing," Conference of the International Society for Language Studies, Oranjestad, Aruba, June 25, 2011.

"Writing, Thinking, and Learning Across the Disciplines," Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE, May 20, 2011.

"Teaching Argumentative Writing," Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, May 19, 2011.

"Defining Departmental Outcomes" and "Next Steps in Program Assessment," 3rd Annual Institute for Communication-Enhanced Curriculum, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, May 12-13, 2011.

image of person at a podium"Writing, Critical Thinking, and Learning in all Courses," 2nd Annual Stone Soup Faculty Development Conference, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC, May 11, 2011.

"Supporting the Development of Writing Assignments" and "Principles and Methods for Evaluating Student Writing," Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, May 10, 2011.

image of person at a podium"Writing to Read, Revisited," 4th Guy Bond Memorial Conference on Reading: "Developing Critical Readers and Writers," Brooklyn Center, MN, Apr. 30, 2011. [keynote]

"The Why and How of Writing in the Disciplines," University of Northwestern Ohio, Lima, OH, Apr. 25, 2011.

image of person at a podium"Writing in the Disciplines: From Design to Delivery" and "Supporting Higher-Stakes Writing Assignments," 5th Annual Charles Lloyd Writing Symposium, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, Apr. 21, 2011.

image of person at a podium"Packing and Unpacking the Case: Strategies for Helping Students to Create and Interpret Written Arguments," Teagle Foundation Symposium, St. Olaf, Carleton, and Macalester Colleges, Northfield, MN, Apr. 15, 2011. [keynote]

"Giving Voice: Reflections on Oral Response to Student Writing," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 8, 2011.

"We Are 113," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 8, 2011. [featured session]

"Oral Response to Students' Writing: What Changes?", "Teaching the Truth About Using Sources: A Social Practices Approach," and "Writing to Read," Virginia Peck Composition Series, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, Mar. 4, 2011.

"Charting the Influence of Composition Studies on Discipline-Based Publication About Student Writing, 1967-2006," 4th International Conference on Writing Research: Writing Research Across Borders, Fairfax, VA, Feb. 19, 2011.

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Feb. 11, 2011.

"Writing = Learning" and "Supporting Writing Development," Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA, Jan. 13, 2011.

"By Design: Creating Successful, Learning-Based Writing Assignments," Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL, Jan. 8, 2011.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 3-7, 2011.

indicates international"Writing Across the Curriculum and the Transformation of Learning," and "More Writing, Deeper Learning: Tools to Increase Student Engagement in Academic Work," Dar Al-Hekma College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 11-13, 2010. [more]

"Strengthening Learning Through Writing," Front Range Community College, Longmont, CO, Dec. 3, 2010.

indicates international"Research on Writing in Higher Education: A Brief History and Some Unanswered Questions," and "Writing, Advising, and the Doctoral Dissertation: Strategies for Success," Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Nov. 11-12, 2010.

"Rethinking Writing in the Age of Emerging Technologies," Annual Workshop on Writing in the Disciplines, Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY, Oct. 29, 2010.

"Sustaining Writing Across the Curriculum: Models for Implementation," Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, Oct. 20, 2010.

"Creating Opportunities for Writing . . . and Changing the Life of Learning," Randolph Community College, Asheboro, NC, Oct. 19, 2010.

"Writing to Learn: A Workshop for Faculty in the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences," South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, Oct. 5, 2010.

image of person at a podium"Some Thoughts About Program Assessment," Annual Wildacres Conference of the Carolinas Writing Program Administrators, Little Switzerland, NC, Sep. 20, 2010. [keynote]

indicates international"Research on Writing and Learning: Results from a Study of 60,000 Students," 12th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) SIG Writing, Heidelberg, Germany, Sep. 9, 2010. [with Paul Anderson]

indicates internationalimage of person at a podium"Source Play: Exploring Alternatives to the Use of Texts in Academic Writing," First Israel Conference on Academic Writing, Academic Writing and Beyond in Multicultural Societies, Tel Aviv, Israel, July 28, 2010. [keynote address]

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 7-11, 2010.

indicates internationalimage of person at a podium"Looking Out: Writing Centers and the Role of Course Instructors," European Writing Centers Association, Paris, France, May 28, 2010. [keynote address]

"Contextual Dependencies in Faculty Evaluation of Student Writing Across the Disciplines: Toward a New Model," 10th International Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Conference, Bloomington, IN, May 21, 2010. [part of collaboratively organized panel, "Big Rubrics and Weird Genres: The Futility of Using Generic Assessment Tools Across Diverse Instructional Contexts," with Deanna Dannels, Amy Gaffney, and Pamela Flash]

"Powering Up Your WAC Program: Practical, Productive Ways to Use Assessment Data from NSSE's Consortium for the Study of Writing in College," 10th International Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Conference, Bloomington, IN, May 21, 2010. [with Paul Anderson, Bob Gonyea, and Chuck Paine]

"Creating a Communication-Enhanced Curriculum," 2010 Communication-Across-the-Curriculum Summer Institute, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, May 13-14, 2010.

"Enhancing Writing Skills Through the General Education Curriculum," Bennett College for Women, Greensboro, NC, May 12, 2010.

"A Day on Writing: Enhancing Student Learning and Engagement," 4th Annual Charles Lloyd Writing Symposium, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, Apr. 30, 2010.

"The Relationship of Writing to Learning, Thinking, and Engagement," and "Integrating Writing Into All Courses," Rutgers University-Newark, Newark, NJ, Apr. 8, 2010.

"Business Writing Across the Core," Anisfield School of Business, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ, Apr. 7, 2010.

image of person at a podium"Standards, Vernaculars, and Engagement: Local Lessons From Global English(es)," Minnesota Colleges and Universities English and Writing [MnCUEW] Conference, St. Paul, MN, Apr. 3, 2010. [invited keynote]

"Does Size Matter? Comparing the Results of the NSSE Writing Study at Large and Small Institutions," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY, Mar. 18, 2010.

"Writing in Support of Departmental Writing Goals and Learning Outcomes," "Writing, Backwards-design, and Teaching Advanced GST Seminars and Senior Capstones," and "Integrating Writing into Your Classes: Why? When? and How?", Elon University, Elon, NC, Mar. 11-12, 2010.

"Writing Their Way to Deeper Learning: Using Brief, Engaging Assignments to Strengthen Student Achievement," Southwestern Community College, Sylva, NC, Mar. 5, 2010.

"Guaranteed Thinking: Strategies for Writing to Learn in All Disciplines," University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 18, 2010.

image of person at a podium"Engaging Writing: What It Means for Student Learning," Keynote address, 5th annual Success in the Classroom Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 17, 2010.

"Writing Across the (Digital) Curriculum: Using Emering Technologies to Support Student Writing," Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL, Jan. 16, 2010.

"The Business of Writing," School of Business and Economics, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA, Jan. 14, 2010.

"High(er)-stakes Writing: How to Get There and What to Do With It," University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL, Jan. 8, 2010.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan.4-7, 2010.

"Developing National Standards for Dual-Credit Composition: Toward 'Formative Regulation,'" Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 28, 2009. [invited]

indicates international"Studying the Experiences and Attitudes of Students Transitioning to College: The Effect of Language Difference," International Conference on Language Policy, Planning and Support in Higher Education: Challenges of Multilingualism, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Nov. 19, 2009.

"Effective Response to Student Writing," Department of Communication, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Oct. 23, 2009.

image of person at a podium"Dialogue and Deep Learning," 13th Spilman Symposium on Issues in Teaching, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, Sept. 26, 2009. [plenary address]

"Problems in Problem-Based Learning: Application and Implementation," Rivier College, Nashua, NH, Aug. 27, 2009.

image of person at a podium"Tools of Engagement," Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, Aug. 21, 2009.

"Writing, Thinking, and Deep Learning," University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL, Aug. 17, 2009.

"From Outcomes to Input," New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL, Aug. 12-13, 2009.

"A National Study of Writing's Contributions to Learning in College: Major Findings and Practical Implications for All Writing Programs" and "Next Steps in WPA's Collaboration with the National Survey of Student Engagement," Annual Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Minneapolis, MN, July 17, 2009. [with Paul Anderson, Chuck Paine, and Bob Gonyea]

"Three-Day Workshop for WPAs," Annual Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Minneapolis, MN, July 12-15, 2009. [with Carol Rutz]

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 22-26, 2009.

indicates internationalimage of person at a podium"Writing Across the Curriculum," Hong Kong Direct Subsidy Schools Council, HKBU Affiliated School, Wom Kam Fei Schools, Hong Kong, China, June 11, 2009.

indicates international"Writing to Learn: Engaging Students and Enhancing Learning," Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China, June 9, 2009.

"Effective Response to Student Writing: Modes, Methods, Media," Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI, June 6, 2009.

indicates international"Preliminary Results from Large-Scale Survey Research on Writing and Learning," University of Amsterdam Literacy Research Group, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 28, 2009.

"Supporting Written and Oral Communication: A Focus on Best Practices," University of North Carolina at Charlotte, May 8, 2009. [with Deanna Dannels]

"Supporting Writing Through Peer Response and Revision" and "Writing Across the (Digitized) Curriculum," Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, March 19, 2009.

image of person at a podium"The Current Nature of Response to Student Writing: Results from a National Survey of 23,000 Students," Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA, Mar. 19, 2009. [featured session, "Walking the Talk: Teacher Response and Best Practices"]

"Studying Language Attitudes of Entering College Students Across Cultures," Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA, Mar. 17, 2009. [Preconvention workshop: "International Writing Scholarship and Collaborative Research"]

"Assessing Writing: Assignments, Courses, and Programs," Beaufort County Community College, Washington, NC, Mar. 2, 2009

image of person at a podium"Hubs, Spokes, Webs, and Networks: The Articulation of Composition and Writing Across the Curriculum," Pearson Regional Composition Forum, Richmond, VA, Feb. 27, 2009. [invited keynote]

"Writing and Deep Learning: Tools to Increase Student Engagement Without Giving up Your Weekends" (general faculty), and "Writing, Thinking, Learning, and Professionalization"(College of Business faculty), Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, Feb. 20-21, 2009.

"What to Say? And How to Say It? Effective Methods of Responding to Student Writing," and "Supporting Writing with Emerging Technologies," McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, Feb. 12, 2009.

"Writing Works," Central Carolina Commmunity College, Sanford, NC, Jan. 27 & 30, 2009.

"The So-Called 'Best Practices' for Teaching Writing in the Disciplines: Do They Make a Difference for Engagement and Learning?", Conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Seattle, WA, Jan. 23, 2009. [with Paul Anderson, Bob Gonyea, and Chuck Paine]

"Making Writing Matter: Maximizing Learning and Efficiency in All Courses," New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL, Jan. 9, 2009.

"Writing, Thinking, Learning," Wingate University, Wingate, NC, Jan. 6, 2009.

"Writing and Learning in Gen Ed and Discipline-Based Courses," Otterbein College, Westerville, OH, Dec. 8, 2008.

"Responding to Writing: Venerable Principles and Emerging Technologies," University of Akron, Akron, OH, Nov. 6, 2008.

indicates international"(Mis)representations of Plagiarism: Research from Four Contexts," 4th International Conference on Speech, Writing, and Context, Querétaro, Mexico, Oct. 28, 2008.

"Responding to Student Writing," Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, Sep. 5, 2008.

"'Doing the Write Thing: Writing to Evidence Critical Thinking," Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, Aug. 21, 2008.

"Enhancing Communication Skills Through the General Education Curriculum," Bennett College for Women, Greensboro, NC, Aug. 19, 2008.

image of person at a podium"Writing as Learning, Writing as Doing," "Strategies for Plagiarism-Free Student Writing," and "Creating Successful Assignments for Deeper Learning," First Annual Faculty SoTL Institute, The Chicago School for Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL, July 29, 2008. [keynote address and two faculty workshops]

"Four-Day Workshop for Writing Program Administrators," 2008 WPA Summer Conference, Workshop, and Institutes, Denver, CO, July 6-9, 2008. [co-led with Susan Miller-Cochran]

indicates internationalFraudulent Practices: Academic Misrepresentations of Plagiarism in the Name of Good Pedagogy," 3rd International Conference on Plagiarism, "Transforming Practice for an Authentic Future," Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, June 24, 2008.

indicates international"Border-Crossing in Writing and Research: Problems and Prospects in International Survey Research," 11th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (SIG Writing), Lund, Sweden, June 13, 2008.

image of person at a podium"Disciplinary Conventions and Learning in the Disciplines: The Question of Genre," Carnegie Mellon University Communication Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, June 9, 2008. [invited featured speaker]

"Writing Across the Beaufort Curriculum: Art, Chemistry, Computer Science, and History," Beaufort County Community College, Washington, NC, June 5, 2008.

"Building on the Base: Principles and Practices for Writing Across the Curriculum," and "Models and Programs for WAC," Bennett College for Women, Greensboro, NC, June 3-4, 2008.

"Profiling Programs: Formative Uses of Assisted Descriptions in CAC Implementation," 9th Biennial International Conference on Writing Across the Curriculum, Austin, TX, May 30, 2008.

"Day 1: Writing and Learning," McDaniel Writing Institute, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, May 27, 2008.

"Deeper Learning: A Workshop on the Principled Use of Writing in All Courses," Russell Faculty Development Program, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, May 8, 2008.

"Not an Add-On: The Fundamental Role of Writing in All Disciplines," "Maximizing Learning from Writing," and "A Focus on Learning: Mid-Stakes Writing Assignments," Writing-Embedded Project, University of Portland, Portland, OR, May 5-6, 2008.

"How Universities Are Changing Communication Instruction," 10th Anniversary Celebration, Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication, Rice University, Houston, TX, April 18, 2008.

image of person at a podium"The Amazing Relationship Beween Writing and Learning: Strategies for Courses in All Disciplines," Second Annual Charles Lloyd Writing Symposium, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, April 11, 2008.

"Strategies for Evaluating Student Writing" and "Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking," Columbus State University Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Program, Columbus, GA, April 10, 2008.

"Take Nothing for Granted: How International Collaborations Pressure Established Ideologies of Literacy Education and Research," Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA, April 3, 2008.

"Steep Curves Ahead: Proceeding With Caution in 'Going International'," preconvention workshop, Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA, April 2, 2008.

"Assignments: Principles of Design and Support," and "Writing and Deep Learning," University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, March 21, 2008. [workshop for faculty in the composition program and presentation to the general faculty]

image of person at a podium"The Future of Writing in the Digital Age: Multiple Contexts, Multiple Practices," Sweetland Writing Center Conference and Book Release, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, March 14, 2008. [invited presentation]

"The Challenges of International Collaboration," Writing Research Across Borders (Third International Santa Barbara Conference on Writing Research), Santa Barbara, CA, Feb. 23, 2008.

"Raising the Bar: Assigning, Supporting, and Assessing Formal Writing," "Assigning and Supporting Writing,"and "Responding to and Evaluating Writing," University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, Feb. 14, 2008.

"Why Student Writing is Good for Us: Taking Responsibility for Writing in the Disciplines," McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, Feb. 6, 2008.

"Building a Writing-Intensive Program Part 1: Developing and Supporting Assignment Goals" and "Building a Writing-Intensive Program Part 2: Articulating Outcomes," Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA, Feb. 2, 2008.

"Writing Development and the Centrality of Students' Own Work," "Supporting and Assessing Writing Across the Curriculum," and "Building a Writing-Rich Program: Articulating Outcomes and Supporting Learning," University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, Jan. 23-24, 2008.

"The Value(s) of Research: Foundational, Heuristic, Political," response, Modern Language Association, Chicago, IL, Dec. 27, 2007.

"Understanding the Role of Narrative in Faculty Development and Teacher Education," National Communication Association, Chicago, IL, Nov. 17, 2007.

keynote or plenary speaker"Writing and Deep Reading," Pearson Detroit Regional Composition Forum, Detroit, MI, Nov. 16, 2007. [invited plenary address]

"Writing in All Disciplines: Principles and Strategies (and a Bit of Inspiration)," Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, Nov. 2, 2007.

"How to Make Writing Assignments That Help Students to Read Deeply and Critically Without Burying You in Grading," Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH, Oct. 11, 2007.

"Writing, Thinking, Learning"
and "Toward Meaningful Assessment," University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, Sept. 21 and 22, 2007.

"Teaching College Writing: Strategies for Increasing Engagement," Worcester State College, Worcester, MA, Aug. 27, 2007.

indicates international"The Construction and Transfer of Genre Knowledge Across Limited Task Domains: A Classroom-Based Study," 4th International Symposium on Genre Studies, Tubarao, Brazil, Aug. 16, 2007.

“Responding Orally to Students’ Writing: New Methods, New Technologies,” Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC, Aug. 7, 2007.

"Developing Writing-Intentional Courses," Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, July 30-31, 2007.

"Outcomes for Writing Across the Curriculum: Starting the Conversation," Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference, Tempe, AZ, July 14, 2007.

"Scenarios for Teaching Writing" and "Integrating Writing Into Your Classroom," 10th Anniversary Symposium, Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, June 13, 2007.

indicates international"Designing Effective Assignments" and "Responding to Student Writing," University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 6, 2007.

"Lots of Writing in Large Classes: Are You Crazy?", "Faster and Fairer: Strategies for Assessing Student Writing," "Error's Endless Train: Dealing With Grammar When We Know We All Hate It," and "Supporting the Development of Writing Projects," Faculty Institute on Teaching and Learning, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, May 29-30, 2007.

"Remarkable Medium: Enhancing Writing and Learning in All Disciplines," Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, May 22-23, 2007.

"From Bold Ideas to Sensible Application: Enhancing Writing in General Education and WI Courses," Longwood University, Farmville, VA, May 21, 2007.

keynote or plenary speaker"More Writing, Deeper Learning: A Workshop on the Principled Use of Writing in All Courses," The Teaching Professor Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 18, 2007. [invited preconference workshop]

"Writing and Active Learning," Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI, May 12, 2007.

indicates international"Writing to Learn/Learning to Write," "Overview of the Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Movement," "Learner-Centered Teaching," Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, May 1-3, 2007.

keynote or plenary speakerNewRules: Convention and Change in Communication, Keynote Address, 7th Annual Symposium of the Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute, Baruch College, CUNY, New York, NY, Apr. 27, 2007.

"Inscribing Learning: A Case for the Power of Writing," University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, April 12, 2007.

"Closed Systems: Exposing Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in Standardized Writing Assessment," Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY, March 23, 2007.

"The Silly Fear of Plagiarism: Restoring Our Focus on Good Teaching," University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, March 5, 2007.

"Developing and Supporting Effective Writing Assignments" and "Writing and Deep Learning," U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS, Mar. 1, 2007.

"Time Well Spent: Designing Learning-Rich, Plagiarism-Proof Assignments," Clayton State University, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 26, 2007.

"A Rationale for Writing Across the Curriculum," Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, Feb. 23, 2007.

"Building on the Foundation: Supporting Writing and Learning in All Course," Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC, Feb. 15-16, 2007.

keynote or plenary speaker"Composition Research: The Gift that Keeps Giving," Carolina Council of Writing Program Administrators, Charlotte, NC, Feb. 9, 2007. [featured event]

"Extending the Core," Southwestern Community College, Sylva, NC, Feb. 8, 2007.

"Engaging Students in Digital Writing," Center for Writing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 1, 2007.

"Meaningful Learning Outcomes in First-Year Writing Courses--and Beyond," Association of American Colleges and Universities, New Orleans, LA, Jan 20, 2007.

indicates international"Better Writing, Better Learning," University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, Jan. 12-13, 2007.

"Learner-Centered Teaching: Helping Students Succeed," Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC, Jan. 4, 2007.

"Drawing In, Reaching Out: The Problems and Prospects of Internationalization," Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 29, 2006. [invited WPA-sponsored address]

"Why Us?", Writing Across the Curriculum Program, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, Dec. 8, 2006.

"Putting Writing at the Center of the College Experience," J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, VA, Nov. 20, 2006.

"Literacy Across the Disciplines," Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY, Nov. 10, 2006.

"Designing Plagiarism-Proof Assignments," Howe Center for Writing Excellence, Miami University, Oxford, OH, Oct. 25, 2006.

"Why Student Plagiarism is Good for Us," Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, OH, Oct. 6, 2006.

"Inspired by Writing: Engaging Students in Learning-Based Assignments," The Ohio State University at Newark, Newark, OH, Oct. 5, 2006.

"It's Up to Us: Assigning, Supporting, and Evaluating Writing in All Disciplines," University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2006.

indicates international"In the Blink of an Eye: New Research on Response to Error in Student Writing," 10th International Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, Writing SIG, Antwerp, Belgium, Sept. 21, 2006.

keynote or plenary speaker"Beyond Inherited Practice: Teaching as Professional Inquiry," University of Illinois at Chicago, Dept. of English Faculty Development Program, Chicago, IL, Aug. 23, 2006.

"Furthering the Cause: Next Steps in Writing Across the Curriculum," St. Leo University, St. Leo, FL, Aug. 17, 2006.

"Endless Writing," Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, MS, Aug. 15, 2006.

"Writing: The Core of Quality Enhancement," Southwestern Community College, Sylva, NC, Aug. 10-12, 2006.

"Developing Writing-Intentional Courses," Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Aug. 1-3, 2006.

keynote or plenary speaker"The Intelligent Design of Writing Programs: Reliance on Belief or a Future of Evidence?" Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference, Chattanooga, TN, July 14, 2006. [invited plenary address]

indicates internationalkeynote or plenary speaker "Writing at the Center: WAC, WID & WCs," European Writing Centers Association Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 24, 2006. [plenary panel]

"Toward a New Conversation: Integrating the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Into CAC Programs," Eighth International Conference on Writing Across the Curriculum, Clemson, SC, May 19, 2006.

indicates international"Beyond Doctrine: Encouraging Teacher Inquiry in Communication-Across-the-Curriculum Programs," Writing Development in Higher Education Conference, Milton Keynes, England, May 11, 2006.

"Writing Across the Curriculum: Learning, Support, and Evaluation," University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, May 5, 2006.

keynote or plenary speaker"Teaching Writing and the Limits of Going on Faith," keynote address, Conference on Contexts of Composition II: Addressing Writing in School and Beyond, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA, April 29, 2006.

"Writing to Learn, Learning to Write: Strategies for Enhanced Courses and Improved Curricula," Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, Hudson, NC, April 18, 2006.

"Sustaining and Developing Communication-Across-the-Curriculum Programs Through Partnerships," 1-Day Preconference, Southern States Communication Association, Dallas, TX, April 5, 2006. [invited]

person at podium"The Case for Writing and Learning Across the Curriculum," Conference on Writing Across the Curriculum, Capitol Area Writing Project, UNC-Charlotte Writing Project, and NC Teach, Raleigh, NC, Apr. 1, 2006.

"The Eyes Have It : Tracking the Psycholinguistic Effects of Errors in Writing," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, Mar. 24, 2006.

"Automated Evaluation of Writing: Software as Reader/Grader/Responder to Student Writing," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, Mar. 22, 2006. [half-day workshop, led with six others]

"Learning to Write, Writing to Learn," Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA, Feb. 10, 2006.

"Error and Response as Social Construction," National Communication Association, Boston, MA, Nov. 18, 2005.

image of the earthperson at podium"Warp and Weft: Reflections on the Art of Communication-Weaving," keynote address, International Conference On the Road to Sustainable Excellence: Communicating Across the Curriculum, American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 11, 2005.

person at podium"Writing Across Borders: What Future for Globalization?", 2005 Conference of the International Writing Centers Association, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 20, 2005. [invited plenary]

"WAC, WID, and Contexts of Engagement," Cain Project, Rice University, Houston, TX, Oct. Oct. 14, 2005. [staff development presentation]

"Plagiarism and the Credit Cycle in Academia and Beyond," Originality, Imitation, and Plagiarism: A Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Writing, Sweetland Writing Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 25, 2005.

"Learning to Write, Writing to Learn," St. Leo University--South Hampton Roads Center, Hampton, VA, Sept. 17, 2005.

"Supporting Writing Through Effective Response Strategies," Morningside College, Sioux City, IA, Aug. 15-16, 2005.

"Writing in Support of Learning," Coldspring-Oakhurst Consolidated Independent School District, Coldspring High School, Coldspring, TX, Aug 12, 2005. [invited teacher inservice, grades 4-12]

"Supporting Student Writing," Coker College, Hartsville, SC, Aug. 10, 2005.

person at podium"Going With the Digital Flow," keynote address, Associated Colleges of the Midwest Conference on Information Literacy and Writing Across the Curriculum, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, July 31, 2005.

"'Can't Touch This': Machines as Readers and Raters," Annual Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Anchorage, AK, July 8, 2005.

image of the earth"Permanent Change: Motivation, Ownership, and Continuous Local Assessment of Writing and Speaking," First International Conference on Enhancing Teaching and Learning Through Assessment, Hong Kong, China, June 15, 2005.

"How do We Know 'We Know' that Students are Learning?," Delta College, Saginaw, MI, June 3, 2005.

person at podium"Addressing the Challenges of Writing in the Disciplines," First Annual Northeastern University Colloquium on Writing In/Across the Disciplines, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, May 20, 2005. [Invited featured speaker]

image of the earthperson at podium"From Outcomes to Input: Entrusting Departments to Improve Writing," keynote address, 7th Annual Symposium on Innovative Teaching, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, May 18, 2005.

"Why Fundamentals Don't Transfer: Handling Basic Writing Problems in Advanced Courses," and "Errors' Endless Train: Working at the Surface in Composition Courses," Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, May 12, 2005.

"Supporting Writing Across the Curriculum: Programs and Possibilities," Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 22, 2005.

"Learning Deeply, Writing Thoughtfully: A Workshop on the Principled Use of Writing in All Courses," Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, CA, April 8, 2005.

"Good Teaching Makes Good Citizens: Designing Plagiarism-Proof Assignments," Center for Teaching and Learning, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Inver Hills Community College, Inver Hills, MN, April 2, 2005. [system-wide faculty workshop]

"Technology's Role in Student Success: What Happens When Success and Access Is Decided by a Computer?" Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA, March 19, 2005.

"Starting/Restarting/Continuing WAC/WID: Program Models,Strategies, and Innovations," Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA, March 16, 2005.

image of the earth"Plagiarism and the International English Student: Strategies for Supporting Learners," American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Feb. 19, 2005.

person at podium"(S)killing Learning: The Politics of Performance and the Restoration of Development," keynote address, 2005 Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference, Charleston, SC, Feb. 11, 2005.

"Plagiarism as Opportunity," East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Jan. 28, 2005.

"From Goals to Grades: Identifying, Clarifying, and Applying Criteria for Writing Assignments," Franklin and Marshall University, Lancaster, PA, Jan. 26, 2005.

"Nothing Comes of Anything: Finding the Center of Composition," Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 29, 2004.

"Thinking, Learning, and Writing in the Disciplines," Salem State College, Salem, MA, Dec. 14, 2004.

"Learning to Write Through Writing Across the Curriculum," Carleton College, Northfield, MN, Dec. 6-8, 2004.

"Assessment, Writing, Speaking, and the Scholarship of Teaching," National Communication Association, Chicago, IL, Nov. 13, 2004.

person at podium"Of Ink and Air: Exploring the Relationship Between Writing and Speaking," and "Writing and Speaking to Learn: Strategies for an Engaged Classroom," 21st Annual Jack and Ruth Gribben English Lecture Series, Labette Community College, Parsons, KS, Oct. 1

person at podium"The Labor of Composition: Vagaries and Variables," 1st Annual Meeting of the Carolina Council of Writing Program Administrators, Wildacres, NC, Sep. 28, 2004.

"New Themes: Readers, Communities, and Intuitive Learning," Monroe County Community College, Monroe, MI, Aug. 30, 2004.

"Supporting Writing Development," St. Leo University, St. Leo, FL, Aug. 16-17, 2004.

"Connecting the Dots: Reenvisioning WAC Programs Through Partnerships and Collaborations," Conference of the National Council of Writing Program Administrators, Newark, DE, July 16, 2004.

image of the earth"Empowering Learning in Engineering: A Study of Learning Styles, Strategies, and Success of First-Year Students," International Conference on Engineering Education and Research, Olomouc, Czech Republic, June 29, 2004.

image of the earth"Formative Assessment and Student Learning: Campus-Wide Reform," Assessment 2004: 2nd Biannual Joint Northumbria/EARLI SIG Assessment Conference, Bergen, Norway, June 24, 2004. [co-author with Marilee Bresciani and Jon Rust; presented by Bresciani]

"Computers as Readers: The Prospects of Data Mining for the Analysis of Written Text," Computers and Writing 2004 Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 11, 2004.

"The Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy of Multi-Modal Rhetoric," Rhetoric Society of America, Austin, TX, May 31, 2004.

person at podium"Writing to Learn Vs. Learning to Write: An International Perspective," 7th National WAC Conference, St. Louis, MO, May 22, 2004. [featured speaker]

"Supporting Writing Development," Morningside College, Sioux City, IA, May 11-13, 2004.

"Writing and Learning Across the Curriculum," Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI, May 8, 2004.

"Writing and Public Literacy," Longwood University, Farmville, VA, May 6, 2004.

"Designing and Using Rubrics for Classroom and Programmatic Assessment of Writing," 2nd National Undergraduate Assessment Symposium, Cary, NC, April 16, 2004. [evaluations]

"Glass Half Full: Plagiarism as Pedagogical Opportunity," Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC, April 14, 2004.

"From Writing to Communication: WAC on the Move," Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Antonio, TX, March 27, 2004.

"Making Evaluation Work and Working Less on Evaluation: Developing and Using Rubrics for the Assessment of Writing," Hampton University, Hampton, VA, March 20, 2004.

"The Promise of Plagiarism," Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin College Conference on Information Ethics and Academic Honesty, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, March 5, 2004.

"Evening the Score: Developing and Using Rubrics for the Assessment of Writing," and "The Promise of Plagiarism," University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, Jan. 30, 2004.

"Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines," George School, Newton, PA, Jan 5, 2004.

"Looking in the Multi-View Mirror: The Role of Reflective Practice in Communication Across the Curriculum Programs and Practices," National Communication Association, Miami, FL, Nov. 22, 2003

"Writing Across the Curriculum: Approaches and Strategies," Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI, Nov. 7, 2003.

"Creating a Culture of Writing at Miami: What Faculty Can Do," Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH, Oct. 31, 2003.

person at podium"Plagiarism as Opportunity," Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin College Conference on Information Ethics and Academic Honesty, Colby College, Waterville, ME, Oct. 15, 2003. [invited plenary address]

"Good Teaching Makes Good Citizens: Designing Plagiarism-Proof Assignments," Writing Emphasis Lecture, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, Sept. 22, 2003.

"By Design: Assigning, Coaching, and Evaluating Writing in All Disciplines," LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY, Sept. 19, 2003.

"Consulting with Faculty," Cain Project Program Leaders Workshop, Rice University, Houston, TX, Sept. 5, 2003.

"Integration, Design, and Evaluation." Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, Aug. 20, 2003.

"Teaching Teaming, Writing, and Speaking," American Society for Engineering Education, Nashville, TN, June 22, 2003.

image of the earth"Talk as Text, Text as Talk: The Role of Hybrid Assignments in Teaching and Learning Across the Curriculum," Conference on Developing Language and Communication in Higher Education: Trends in Teaching and Research, Chalmers Lindholmen University, Göteborg, Sweden, June 17, 2003.

"Integrating Teaming, Writing, and Speaking in CHE Unit Operations Lab," 2003 American Society for Engineering Education, Nashville, TN, June 23, 2003. [coauthor only, with Dave Kmiec, Paula Bernardinelli, Lisa Bullard, Deanna Dannels, Naomi Kleid, and Steven Peretti]

"Instruction and Assessment of Multidisciplinary Teaming Skills in Senior Design," 2003 American Society for Engineering Education, Nashville, TN, June 23, 2003. [Coauthor only, with Deanna Dannels, Paula Bernardinelli, Lisa Bullard, Naomi Kleid, Dave Kmiec, and Steven Peretti]

"Understanding How Freshmen Engineering Students Think They Learn," 2003 American Society for Engineering Education, Nashville, TN, June 23, 2003. [Coauthor only, with Joni E. Spurlin, Leonhard E. Bernold, and Cathy L. Crossland]

"Using Writing and Speaking to Teach Critical Thinking Skills," North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, May 21, 2003.

"From Goals to Grades: Designing Clear, Engaging, and Effective Formal Writing Assignments Across the Disciplines," Virginia Technological University, Blacksburg, VA, May 15-16, 2003.

"Talk, Text, or Both: Using Writing and Speaking to Improve Learning in All Disciplines," and "We Never Wanted to Be Cops: Plagiarism, Good Teaching, and Shared Responsibility, " 22nd Annual Wildacres Retreat, Little Switzerland, NC, May 13, 2003. [invited workshops]

"Writing in First-Year WI Courses: Approaches and Strategies," Davidson College, Davidson, NC, May 12, 2003.

"'If Only They Were Better Readers': Using Writing and Speaking Exercises to Improve Students' Critical Analyses of Course Materials." Depaul University, Chicago, IL, April 22, 2003.

person at podium"Rethinking Outcomes: The Role of Writing and Speaking in Teaching, Learning, and Assessment," keynote address, Inaugural National Undergraduate Assessment Symposium, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, April 8, 2003.

"Academic Integrity in a Technological World," 2003 UNC Teaching and Learning With Technology Conference, Greensboro, NC, March 27, 2003.

"Speaking and Writing: The Present State of Knowledge and the Future of Integration: Integrating Writing and Speaking in Composition Courses," Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY, Mar. 22, 2003.

"How Do We Know They Work? Textbooks and the Scholarship of Teaching," Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY, Mar. 21, 2003. [roundtable]

"Mark Whose Words? Plagiarism and the Prospect of Shared Responsibility," University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, Mar. 11, 2003.

"Writing for Learning: Strategies for Enhanced Courses and Improved Curricula," University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, Mar. 6, 2003.

"Integrating Speaking and Writing Across the Curriculum," State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, NY, Mar. 1, 2003.

person at podium"Mark Whose Words? Plagiarism and the Prospect of Shared Responsibility," South Central Writing Centers Association Conference and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Feb. 20, 2003.

"Preparing Teaching Portfolios for Instructional Development and Future Employment," English Dept., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Feb. 20, 2003.

image of the earth"Empowerment to Learn in Engineering: Preparation for an Urgently-Needed Paradigm Shift," 6th Conference of the UNESCO International Centre for Engineering Education, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, Feb. 11, 2003. [Winner of conference Diamond (First Place) award for the most significant contribution to engineering education]

"Words Work: Using Writing and Speaking to Enhance Learning Across the Curriculum," Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC, Jan. 30-31, 2003.

person at podium"The Judgment of Use: Plagiarism, College Writing, and Shared Responsibility," University of Iowa Conference on Preventing Plagiarism in a Digital Age, Iowa City, Iowa, Jan. 24, 2003.

"We Never Wanted to Be Cops: Plagiarism, Good Teaching, and Shared Responsibility," University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Jan 21, 2003.

"It's By Design: Assigning, Supporting, and Evaluating Student Writing in All Disciplines," Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY, Jan. 16, 2003.

image of the earth"Teacher Response to AAVE Features in the Writing of College Students: A Case Study in the Social Construction of Error," International Conference of the Association of Applied Linguistics, Singapore, Republic of Singapore, Dec. 16, 2002.

"When Writing and Speaking Meet: Integrating Oral Communication into English Departments and Curricula." National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA, Nov. 22, 2002.

"The Judgment of Use: Plagiarism, Writing Instruction, and Shared Responsibility," Florida State University, Nov. 8, 2002.

"Academic Integrity: How Faculty are Complicit in Plagiarism," Duke University Center for Teaching, Learning, and Writing, Durham, NC, Nov. 7, 2002.

"Grading Papers: From Learning Outcomes to Focused Assessment," "What About Speaking? The Role of Oral Communication in WAC Programs," "Formative Uses of Teaching Portfolios," "Sometimes to be Right is Wrong: The Slippery Concept of Error in Writing," "Into the Mix: Incorporating Speaking Into WAC Programs," Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, Oct. 24-25, 2002. [series of presentations to various audiences]

"Permanent Change: An Outcomes-Based Model of Communication Across the Curriculum." Bernard Schwartz Symposium on Communication Across the Curriculum, Baruch College, New York, NY, Oct. 11, 2002.

"Interrelationships Between Success and Learning Strategies Applied By Engineering Students," NSF ECEG Conference, Washington, D.C., Sept. 30, 2002. [grantee showcase presentation]

"Writing to Learn: Design and Integration." Penn State University Berks-Lehigh Valley College, Reading, PA, Sept. 19-20, 2002.

"Writing, Speaking and Disciplinary Courses: Design and Integration." Shaker Village of Pleasantville, Harrodsburg, KY, Sep. 12-13, 2002. [invited faculty development workshops for faculty at Miami University of Ohio]

"Speaking and Writing: Advice for a New Curriculum," and "Writing to Learn: Teaching With Writing" Winona State University, Winona, MN, Aug. 28, 2002.

"Integration, Design, and Evaluation." Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, Aug. 22, 2002.

image of the earth"Permanent Change: Case Studies of Continuous Program Review and Assessment." Fourteenth International Conference on Assessing Quality in Higher Education, Vienna, Austria, July 23, 2002.

"WPA Assessment Institute," Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Park City, UT, July 11, 2002. [workshop leader]

"The Turn to Multimodal Communication Instruction: Challenges to WPAs," Annual Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Park City, UT, July 12, 2002.

"Writing and Learning Across the Curriculum." Brooklyn College and Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY, June 11-12, 2002.

"From Goals to Grades: Designing Clear, Engaging, and Effective Formal Writing Assignments Across the Disciplines," Virginia Technological University, Blacksburg, VA, May 16-17, 2002.

"Creating Assignments for Writing Intensive Classes," Hollins University, Roanoke, VA, April 19, 2002.

"Using Writing, Oral Communication, and Technology to Teach Students to Evaluate Arguments," East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, April 10, 2002.

"The Social Construction of Error," Temple University, April 5, 2002.

"A Progressive Approach to Handbook Grammar: Axiomatic or Oxymoronic?" Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 21, 2002.

"What About Speaking? The Role of Oral Communication in Composition and WAC Programs," Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 20, 2002. [half-day workshop]

"Trends in Composition Instruction and Implications for Instructional Design and Delivery," Plato Learning, Inc., Bloomington, MN, March 13, 2002.

person at podium"Preparing Students to Communicate Well in Their Fields: Agents, Actors, Beneficiaries," Sixth National Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Houston, TX, March 8, 2002.

"Mutual Support: Communication-Across-the-Curriculum Programs and Institutional Improvement in Undergraduate Education," Sixth National Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Houston, TX, March 7, 2002.

"Focus on Student Learning" and "Using Writing and Speaking to Support Course Goals," North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, Nov. 14, 2001.

"Paradigms Ashift: The Reunification of Research in Writing and Speaking," National Communication Association, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 2, 2001.

"Incorporating Writing and Speaking Across the Curriculum," Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia, Sept. 19, 2001. [series of faculty and administrative workshops]

"Effective Response to Student Writing," University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, Aug. 13, 2001.

image of the earth"Transformations at NC State University: Assessment, Program Development, and Continuous Improvements." Thirteenth International Conference on Assessing Quality in Higher Education, Glasgow, Scotland, July 26, 2001.

"In Name Only? Creating a Truly Integrated, Cross-Curricular Writing and Speaking Program."
Fifth National Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Bloomington, IN, June 1, 2001

"Day Five: Incorporating the Principles of WAC at the Level of Course Design." Virginia Technological University, Blacksburg, VA, May 25, 2001.

"Teaching Portfolios and the Process of Certification for a Writing-Intensive Curriculum." Marshall University, Huntington, WV, May 21-23, 2001.

image of the earth"Genre and the Concept of Rhetorical Hybridity in Education." Third International Conference on Genres and Discourse in Education, Work, and Cultural Life. Oslo, Norway, May 14, 2001.

"Rethinking the Roles of Writing in the University," Duke University Roundtable on Language and Literacy, with Shirley Brice Heath and Andrea Lunsford. Durham, NC, April 5, 2001. [invited]

"The Idea of a University: Writing Programs in Institutional Context. " Conference on College Composition and Communication, Denver, CO, March 16, 2001. [invited chair]

"Research on Teacher Response to Error in Speech and Writing. " Conference on College Composition and Communication, Denver, CO, March 16, 2001.

"Development, Response, and Evaluation: Using Student Portfolios Effectively." University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Feb. 21, 2001.

"Furthering Communication Skills of Upper-Division Students." Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, Feb.12, 2001.

"Designing and Responding to Student Writing: Better, Faster, and Fairer." Depaul University, Chicago, IL, Jan. 31, 2001.

"Integration, Design, and Evaluation." Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, Dec. 15, 2000.

"Instructional Design and Effective Integration," Carleton College, Northfield, MN, Dec. 11-13, 2000.

"Ongoing Conversations: New Issues and Challenges Facing Communication Across the Curriculum." National Communication Association, Seattle, WA, Nov. 11, 2000. [short course]

"Writing to Learn and Think." Surry Community College, Dobson, NC, Nov. 9, 2000.

"Read, Recognize, Revise: New Theories of Reader Response to Surface Correctness. Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Sept. 23, 2000.

"Response to Error and the Construction of Persona." Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, Sept. 13, 2000.

"The Social Construction of Error: A Progressive Approach to Handling Surface Details in Students' Prose." Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL, Aug. 17, 2000.

"Student Portfolios: A Context for Purposeful Teaching and Rich Assessment. " University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Aug. 16, 2000.

image of the earth"Integrating Writing and Speaking: A Campus-Wide Program. " Fourth International Conference for Global Conversations on Language and Literacy, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Aug. 2, 2000. [co-organizer and co-chair of the conference]

"Shobhna's Pronouncement. " Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Charlotte, NC, July 14, 2000.

"A Model for Discipline-Specific Outcomes-Based Assessment of Writing and Speaking. " American Association for Higher Education Conference "Assessment 2000," Charlotte, NC, June 16, 2000.

"WAC and the Reform of Higher Education: Building a WAC Program" [workshop for deans and department heads] and "Effective Assignment Design" [workshop for faculty across the curriculum], Eastern Michigan University, East Lansing, MI, June 7-8, 2000.

"What You Get Is What You Assign: A Workshop on the Craft of Effective Design. " 19th Annual Wildacres Retreat,  Little Switzerland, NC, May 16, 2000.

person at podium"The Writing Continuum." Keynote address, 19th Annual Wildacres Retreat, Little Switzerland, NC, May 16, 2000.

"Integration, Design, and Evaluation." Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, May 9, 2000.

"Tools of the Trade: Responding at the Surface. " Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, PA, May 1, 2000.

"The Third and Fourth 'C': New Directions in Uniting Writing and Speaking Across the Curriculum." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Minneapolis, MN, April 13, 2000.

"Crossing Borders, Creating Interfaces: Articulating High School and College Writing in Ways That Work." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Minneapolis, MN, April 14, 2000.

"Integration, Design, and Evaluation." Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, March 18, 2000.

"Progressive Teaching of Error: Not an Oxymoron. " Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Jan. 31, 2000.

"Developing and Assessing Writing Portfolios Across the Curriculum." California State University at Chico, Chico, CA, Jan. 10, 2000.

"Teaching Grammar Responsibly. " National Sales Meeting, Addison Wesley Longman, Miami, FL, Jan. 5-6, 2000. 

"Becoming 'Disciplined' in Talk and Text: Genre as Social Action Across the Curriculum." Annual Conference of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL, Nov. 4, 1999.

"Incorporating Oral and Written Communication Across the Curriculum: Initial Strategies and Resources for Faculty Developers. " Annual Meeting of the Professional Organization and Development Network in Higher Education, Split Rock, PA, Oct. 16, 1999.

"Response, Evaluation, and Instruction: Developing Thoughtful Methods for Complex Writing Programs." Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, May 7, 1999.

person at podium"Drama in the Mundane: The Role of Real(istic) Scenarios in Creating Thoughtful Teachers." NCTE Professional Development Conference "Stories in the Classroom: Narration as Knowledge." Tucson, AZ, April 30, 1999. [invited featured speaker]

"The Role of Conventions in Progressive Writing Instruction," University of Nevada at Las Vegas, April 23, 1999. 

"The Social Construction of Error: Examining the Negotiation of Rules in Professional Editing Publications." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA, Mar. 27, 1999.

"Language Development, Parent Education, and Bilingual Communities," Early Childhood and Family Education Program, Minnesota Dept. of Education, Minneapolis, MN, Jan. 29, 1999. [invited inservice workshop]

"Education Specialists and the Demise of Employment in Composition," Modern Language Association, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 29, 1998.

"Portfolios for Performance Review and Faculty Development," Claflin College, Orangeburg, SC, Oct. 5, 1998.

"Developing a Teaching Portfolio," University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, Whitewater, WI, Aug. 26, 1998.

image of the earth"What's the Language of My Classroom? Reflections on Literacy and Language Awareness in Education," Third International  Conference, Global Conversations on Language and Literacy, Bordeaux, France, Aug. 7, 1998.

"Riches and Dearth: A WPA's Guide to Tuition-Based Funding," Annual Summer Conference, Council of Writing Program Administrators, Tucson, AZ, July 17, 1998.

person at podium "Technology and Employment: A Response to the Report of the MLA Committee on Professional Employment, ADE Summer Seminar, Chicago, IL, July 10, 1998. [invited featured speaker]

"Angles of Refraction," NCTE Conference on Reflective Practice, Seattle, WA, June 19, 1998.

"Writing to Learn," University of Michigan at Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, May 13, 1998.

person at podium "Writing Extensively," Keynote address, Depaul University First-Year Studies Faculty Conference, Chicago, IL, April 24, 1998.

"What Makes Us Experts? Rethinking Teacher Portfolios as a Context for Critical Reflection." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, April 3, 1998.

"Developing a Teaching Portfolio," Gustavus Adolphus College Faculty Retreat, Minnetonka, MN, March 14, 1998. 

"Dimensions of Error: Social Construction of Editorial Practice," North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Feb. 19, 1998.

"What To Do About Written Conventions?" Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Feb. 5, 1998.

"Cloudy Reflections: Issues in the Summative Assessment of Teaching Portfolios," Sixth Annual Conference on Faculty Roles & Rewards, American Association for Higher Education, Orlando, FL, Jan. 31, 1998.

"Writing in the Service of Learning," Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, Jan. 8, 1998.

"Social Responsibility and the Teaching of Writing," Conference of the National Council of Teachers of English, Detroit, MI, Nov. 21, 1997.

"The Social Construction of Error," University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, Nov. 14, 1997

"Response and the Social Construction of Error," University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Nov. 13, 1997.

"Responding to the Unexpected: What Happens When We Read Students' Writing." University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Center for Writing Across the Curriculum, Oct. 31, 1997.

"'There are Times When to be Right is Wrong': Errors, Student Errors, and the Social Construction of Standard Written English," Carleton College and St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, Oct. 27, 1997.

"Student Portfolios and Teaching as Reflective Practice: Symbiosis." Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, Oct. 16,1997.

person at podium "(Re)locating Literacy: Reflections on the Place of Writing Programs in Higher Education," Annual Summer Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Houghton, MI, July 19, 1997. [invited plenary address]

person at podium "Teaching as Reflection: Creating Formative and Summative Teaching Portfolios," NCTE Conference "Expanding the Conversations on Reflection," Montreal, Canada, June 27, 1997. [invited featured speaker]

"Local Assessment of Writing," Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, June 4-6, 1997.

person at podium "Interesting Tensions: Proficiency Tests and Authentic Assessment," keynote address, Joint Meeting of the Toledo Area Writing Project, the University of Toledo, the Toledo Public Schools, and the Bowling Green City Schools, Toledo, OH, May 3, 1997.

"Responsibility and Reflection: Curricular Design in Composition," University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, May 2, 1997.

"'The Jonas Incident': Response, Error, and Ideology," Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, April 25, 1997.

person at podium "Response and the Social Construction of Error," NCTE Conference on Assigning, Responding to, and Assessing Writing, Sonoma County, CA, April 18, 1997. [invited featured speaker]

"Technology in the Classroom: Cases for Discussion," Loras College, Dubuque, IA, April 12, 1997.

"'The Preacher'": The Social Construction of Conventions in the Teaching of Writing," University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, April 9, 1997.

"Cases for Diversity," Carroll College, Wakesha, WI, April 5, 1997.

"Teaching Conventions in the Context of Process," Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, MI, April 3,1997.

"Evaluation and the Assessment of Writing," and "Teaching Error in a Progressive Classroom," Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, April 2, 1997.

"Responding to Student Writing: Improving Our Methods Through Critical Reflection." Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, March 28, 1997.

"Response and Evaluation," Iowa State University, Ames, IA, March 26, 1997.

"The Social Construction of Error," Bellville Area Community College, Bellville, IL, Mar. 24, 1997.

"The Role of Error in the Progressive Writing Classroom," Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, Mar. 18, 1997.

"Writing With Peer Groups," Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Mar. 18, 1997.

"The Role of the Editor: Perspectives From a Time Magazine Editor and Implications for Writing Classes." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, AZ, Mar. 13, 1997. [invited chair]

"On Reflection: The Role of Logs, Journals, and Notebooks in Service-Learning Courses," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, AZ, Mar. 13, 1997.

"Service Learning: Laying the Foundations of a Successful Course," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, AZ, Mar. 12, 1997.

"Using Peer Groups Effectively in the Classroom," Northeastern Louisiana University, Monroe, LA, Mar. 11, 1997.

"Collaboration in the Writing Classroom," Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI, Feb. 28, 1997.

"Writing for Learning," College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 21-24, 1997.

person at podium "The Teacher Portfolio: Purpose, Design, and Ethics." NCTE Conference on Conflict and Consensus: Exploring Diversity and Standards in the Portfolio Movement. New Orleans, LA: Jan. 17, 1997. [invited featured speaker]

"Cases for Teaching and Learning," Bismarck State College, Bismarck, ND, Sept. 28, 1996.

"Weaving the Threads Together: Diversity and Student Learning," Augsburg University Faculty Development Retreat, Mt. Olivet Retreat Center, Farmington, MN, Aug. 28, 1996.

image of the earth "The Teacher Portfolio: A Tool for Teacher Research, Development, and Assessment," Second International Conference, Global Conversations on Language and Literacy, Heidelberg, Germany, Aug. 13, 1996.

"Revising Pivotal Courses," Annual Summer Institute, Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning, Northfield, MN, July 7-12, 1996. [invited workshop planner, leader, and member of Core Faculty Team]

person at podium "Teaching as Revision: Teacher Portfolios and Teacher Assessment," NCTE Conference on Learning and Literacies, Albuquerque, NM, June 21, 1996. [invited featured speaker]

"Improving Learning Through the Writing Process" and "Helping Faculty to Integrate Writing Into Course Structures," St. Louis University, April 25-26, 1996.

"Strategic Response," University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, April 18-19, 1996.

"Helping Students to Encounter and Accept Diversity," Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning, Bethel, MN, April 13, 1996.

"Dilemmas in Teaching," Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning, Bismarck, ND, April 4, 1996.

"Composing the World: Revisiting the Issue of Content in First-Year Composition," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, WI, Mar. 28, 1996.

person at podium "Response, Evaluation, and Assessment," Research Network Forum, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, WI, Mar. 27, 1996. [invited plenary speaker]

"Teaching Portfolios as Reflective Practice," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, WI, Mar. 27, 1996.

"College in the Schools and Community," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, WI, Mar. 27, 1996. [chair]

"General Education in a Linked-Course Environment," Morehead State University, Morehead, KY, March 21-22, 1996. [invited address and consultant]

"Assessing Writing Across the Curriculum in an Age of Accountability," Conference of the Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning, Bloomington, MN, Feb. 15, 1996.

"Preparing for the New Writing Requirement," College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 16-19, 1995.

"What Is Good Teaching? A Case Study Approach," University of Minnesota-Morris, Peter's Resort, Glenwood, MN, Sept. 11-12, 1995.

"Teaching Writing: Issues and Strategies," Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD, Aug. 28-29, 1995.

person at podium "Ideologies of Response," keynote address, NCTE/Colgate University Conference on Assigning and Responding to Writing, Hamilton, NY, Aug. 12, 1995.

"Writing and Higher-Order Thinking," Niagra County Community College, Sanborn, NY, April 10, 1995.

person at podium "Trudy Does Comics: Narrative Experience and Teacher Development," keynote address, 31st Annual Illinois Community-College/University  English Articulation Conference, Monticello, IL, April 6, 1995.

"Teaching as Revision: A Workshop on Teacher Portfolios," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Washington, D.C., Mar. 25, 1995.

"Learning From Teaching: Teacher Portfolios as Hybrid Genre," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Washington, D.C., Mar. 23, 1995.

"Writing Across the Curriculum: Effective Assignments," Moorehead State University, Moorhead, MN, Feb. 21, 1995. 

"Case Writing," Bush Faculty Development Conference, Bloomington, MN, Feb. 16, 1995.

"Designing and Evaluating Assignments Across the Curriculum," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 27, 1995.

"The Discourse of Reflection: Using Teaching Portfolios to Improve and Assess Instruction," National Council of Teachers of English, Orlando, FL, Nov. 20, 1994. [speake and organizer of session]

"How Can You Tell a Reflective Practitioner When You See One?," NCTE Assembly on Research, Orlando, FL, Nov. 16, 1994. [invited speaker]

"Teaching Portfolios: Scholarship, Reflection, and Professionalism," University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, Nov. 2, 1994.

"Writing Our Way to Better Teaching: Using Teaching Portfolios for Faculty Development and Evaluation," Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, Sept. 14-15, 1994.

image of the earth"Academic Literacies in Higher Education," First International Conference, Global Conversations on Language and Literacy, Oxford University, Oxford, England, Aug. 15, 1994.

"Writing to Learn Across the Curriculum," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 20-24, 1994.

person at podium "The Discourse of Reflection: Using Teaching Portfolios to Improve and Assess Writing and Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Programs," NCTE National Portfolio Series Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, June 18, 1994. [invited featured speaker]

"Cases and Reflective Practice in Faculty Development," Sinte Gleske University, Mission, SD, April 28-29, 1994.

"Cases for Faculty Development and Classroom Instruction," Northern State University, Aberdeen, SD, April 20-21, 1994.

"Stories to Teach By: Using Cases for Faculty Development," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Nashville, TN, March 18, 1994.

"Writing Cases About Teaching," Bush Faculty Development Conference, Bloomington, MN, Feb. 17, 1994. [invited  address and faculty workshop]

person at podium "Response to Student Writing: Theory, Methods, and Results." NCTE Assembly for Research, Pittsburgh, PA, Nov. 17-18, 1993. [chair of Assembly, organizer of workshop, plenary address]

"Public Discourse Vs. Writing in the Disciplines." Midwest Modern Language Association, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 5, 1993. [chair, speaker, and organizer of session]

"Reflective Practice, Effective Teaching: The Portfolio as a Tool for Conversations About Teaching." 1993 Bush Summer Institute on College Teaching and Learning, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, June 20-25, 1993. [invited member of planning team and workshop leader]

person at podium "Questionable Currents: Writing Across the Curriculum and the Perils of Simplicity," keynote address, Annual Meeting of the SUNY Council of Writing Programs, Niagra Falls, NY, April 24, 1993.

person at podium "Portfolios and Response: Balancing Roles," keynote address, Conference of Virginia Commonwealth University and area community colleges, Richmond, VA, April 14, 1993.

"Training Teachers in Context: Scenarios for Professional Development," Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Diego, CA, Mar. 31, 1993. [speaker, workshop leader, and organizer of session]

"Responding to Writing--Across the Curriculum," Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, Mar. 3-4, 1993. [invited address and faculty workshop]

"Designing Effective Writing Assignments Across the Curriculum," Inver Hills Community College, Inver Hills, MN, Feb. 25, 1993.

The Role of Narrative in Literacy Teaching, Learning, and Research. Midwinter Conference of the NCTE Assembly for Research, Chicago, IL, Feb. 12-14, 1993. [Chair of Assembly and organizer of entire conference]

"Scenarios for Teacher Development in Writing," National Council of Teachers of English, Louisville, KY, Nov. 23, 1992. [speaker/workshop leader]

person at podium "Moving From Response to Evaluation," Assembly for Research, National Council of Teachers of English, Louisville, KY,  Nov. 18, 1992. [invited plenary address]

person at podium "School Beyond Schools: Service Learning and the Transformation of Education," keynote address, Statewide Higher Education Conference of the National Youth Leadership Council, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 13, 1992.

"Contexts for Texts: Where Does Effective WAC Happen?" Midwest Modern Language Association, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 6, 1992. [respondent]

"Using Portfolios at the Graduate Level," Miami University Conference on Portfolio Assessment, Oxford, OH, Oct. 4, 1992. [invited speaker]

person at podium "Portfolios for Teachers: Writing Our Way to Reflective Practice," Miami University Conference on Portfolio Assessment, Oxford, OH, Oct. 3, 1992. [invited featured speaker]

"Literacy and the Paradox of Schooling," Earl A. and Betty Galt Brown Lecture Series, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Sept. 16, 1992.

"Writing, Reading, Speaking, Listening, and Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum." Jamestown College, Jamestown, ND, Aug. 18-21, 1992. [weeklong faculty workshop]

"Using Scenarios to Prepare New Teachers of Writing Courses: Practice and Research," Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Breckenridge, CO, July 25, 1992.

"Teachers' Written Comments on Student Essays: A National Study," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Cincinnati, OH, Mar. 20, 1992. [invited speaker]

"Editorial Review: An Unexplored Context for Writing Response," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Cincinnati, OH, Mar. 19, 1992.

"Using Case Studies to Prepare New Teachers of Writing-Intensive Courses," Bush Faculty Development Conference, Bloomington, MN, Feb. 21, 1992.

"Perspectives on Literacy: Analyzing Changes in Students' Conceptions of Literacy Through Reflection Logs," NCTE Assembly on Research, Seattle, WA, Nov. 25, 1991.

"New Directions in Literacy Research: Research on Writing Across the Curriculum," National Council of Teachers of English, Seattle, WA, Nov. 24, 1991.

"WAC at Century's End: A 30-Year Study of What Other Disciplines Say About Writing," Midwest Modern Language Association, Chicago, IL, Nov. 14, 1991.

"Active learning and the Writing Process: Integrating Writing Into Courses Across the Curriculum," Kent State University, Kent, OH, Nov. 8-9, 1991.

"Response to Student Writing," University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, April 25, 1991.

person at podium "Literacy in Higher Education: An Agenda for Action," keynote address, Conference on Academic Literacies in Multicultural Education, Honolulu, HI, April 16, 1991.

"Academic Literacy Meets Cultural Diversity: An Analysis of Ideological Change Among Student Tutors in a Service Learning Program," Conference on Academic Literacies in Multicultural Education, Honolulu, HI, April 15, 1991. [invited address]

"The Pleasures and Torments of Implementing Writing Across the Curriculum at a Major Research-Oriented University," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Boston, MA, Mar. 22, 1991.

"Adapting Collaborative Learning Strategies to a Multiplicity of Diverse Populations," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Boston, MA, Mar. 21, 1991. [chair]

"Responding to Student Writing: Is There an Expert in the House?"
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Boston, MA, Mar. 20, 1991. [workshop leader]

"Collaborative Models for College-Wide Writing Programs," Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, Mar. 4, 1991. 8

"Collaborative Writing, Collaborative Teaching: Issues and Effective Strategies," National Council of Teachers of English, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 20, 1990. [workshop chair and speaker]

"Using Writing to Assess Skills in Scientific Inquiry," NCTE Assembly for Research, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 19, 1990.

"Writing to Learn: Research Vs. Belief," Research Network, National Council of Teachers of English, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 16, 1990.

"Using Writing to Assess Skills in Scientific Inquiry," National Testing Network in Writing, New York, NY, Nov. 10, 1990.

"Situating Literacy: An Overview," Midwest Modern Language Association, Kansas City, MO, Nov. 2, 1990. [chair, presenter, and organizer of session]

"Linguistics, Computers, and the Analysis of Prose Style: A Comparative Study," 16th Annual Minnesota Conference on Language and Linguistics, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 13, 1990.

"Composition and 'Adaptive Consulting': Integrating Writing Into the Sciences at Three Universities," Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Minneapolis, MN, April 20, 1990. [presenter and organizer of session]

"Writing and Scientific Inquiry: Research and Curricular Change in a School of Dentistry," Conference on College  Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, Mar. 22, 1990.

"Research on Writing to Learn: The Interesting Case of Academic Journals," Research Network, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, Mar. 21, 1990. [invited address]

"Writing Assessment: Problem-Solving Strategies for Meeting Your Purpose," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Committee on Assessment, Chicago, IL, Mar. 21, 1990. [presenter and workshop leader]

"Writing to Learn: Research on Dialogic Journal Writing in Academic Settings," Assembly for Research, National Council of Teachers of English, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 20, 1989.

"Disciplinary Research on Writing Across the Curriculum: Broadening the Scholarly Community," Special Forum on Writing Across the Curriculum, Mid-west Modern Language Association, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 3, 1989.  [chair, presenter, and organizer of session]

"Discourse Features of Academic Journals," Applied Linguistics Section, Midwest Modern Language Association, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 3, 1989. [presenter and chair of session]

"Computer Deep Cases for Writing Instruction," Fifth National Conference on Computers and Writing, Minneapolis, MN, May 13, 1989.

image of the earth "Large-Scale Portfolio Assessment: Problems and Issues," Seventh Annual Conference of the National Testing Network in Writing, Montreal, Canada, April 10, 1989. [invited speaker]

person at podium "Developing a Portfolio Assessment Model," Writing Program Administrators of Virginia, Lynchburg, VA, April 8, 1989. [invited keynote address]

"Radical Collaboration: A Panel-less Panel on Writing Together," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Seattle, WA, March 16, 1989.

"The Neglected Genre: Research on Academic Journal Writing," NCTE Assembly for Research, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 21, 1988.

"The Future of Writing Across the Curriculum: Research on Ideological Change," Special Forum on Writing Across the Curriculum, Midwest Modern Language Association, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 4, 1988. [presenter and organizer of session]

"Professional Writing: Distinguishing its Generic Structures," Midwest Modern Language Association, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 4, 1988. [respondent]

person at podium "Cultural Literacy and Trivial Pursuits," State Education Convention of the Minnesota Council for the Social Studies, Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Minnesota High School Press Association, and Minnesota Interdisciplinary Humanities Advisory Committee, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 21, 1988. [invited keynote address]

"Professionals: Writing for Publication," Rochester Center, Continuing Education and Extension, Rochester, MN, May 7 and 14, 1988.

"The Crisis Cycle: Recent Reports on the Attainment of Literacy," Carleton College Forum on Literacy, Northfield, MN, April 22, 1988. [invited speaker, with Shirley Brice Heath and Robert Brown, Jr.]

"Portfolio Assessment Across the Curriculum: Early Conflicts," Sixth Annual Conference of the National Testing Network in Writing, Minneapolis, MN, April 16, 1988. [presenter, organizer of session, and conference co-chair]

"Resistance to Writing: Case Studies of Departmental Ideology," Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO, March 18, 1988. [presenter and organizer of session]

"The Pragmatics of Memo Writing: Developmental Differences in the Use of Rhetorical Strategies," National Reading Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, Dec. 2, 1987. [with Richard Beach]

"Writing and Place: Studies of Transitions into New Discourse Communities," Midwest Modern Language Association, Columbus, OH, Nov. 12, 1987.

"Revision, Response and Evaluation of Writing--Across the Curriculum," Bethel College, St. Paul, MN, Aug. 20-21, 1987.

"Professionals: Writing for Publication," Rochester Center, Continuing Education and Extension, Rochester, MN, May 2 and 16, 1987.

"Implementing Writing Across the Curriculum at the Large State University," joint meeting of the MCTE, NDCTE, and WCTE, Fargo, ND, April 24, 1987. [presenter and organizer of session]

"Methods for Editing Technical Writing," Engineering College Magazines Association, Minneapolis, MN, April 10, 1987.

"Developmental Differences in the Use of Rhetorical Strategies in a Memo-Writing Role-Play Session," American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C., Apr. 20, 1987. [with Richard Beach]

"Assessing Informal Writing," Fifth Conference of the National Testing Network in Writing, Atlantic City, NJ, April 6, 1987.

"Outside Looking In: Charting the Influence of Composition Theory on Writing in Other Disciplines, 1966-1986," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA, March, 1987.

"Responding to Writing--Across the Curriculum," Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE, Feb. 17-18, 1987.

"Research in Language Education," NCTE Assembly for Research, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 24, 1986. [presenter and workshop co-chair]

"Transitions in Discourse Communities: Case Studies of Three Undergraduate Interns' Professional Writing," Association of Business Communicators, Los Angles, CA, Nov. 13, 1986. [with L. Lee Forsberg]

"The Discourse of Commentary: Responding to Student Writing," Midwest Modern Language Association, Chicago,  IL, Nov. 7, 1986. [presenter, chair, and organizer of session]

"Deep Cases and CAI: Implications for Teaching and Research," Second National Conference on Computers and Composition, Minneapolis, MN, August 1, 1986.

"Talking About Writing: The Discourse of Commentary," Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA, March 14, 1986.

image of the earth"Cases for Writing: Theory, Design, and Use," Fourth International Conference on the Teaching of English, Ottawa, Canada, May 14, 1985.

"Self-Assessing Strategies of Student Writers," Fourth Conference of the National Testing Network in Writing, Cleveland, Ohio, April 15, 1985.

"Writing Across the Curriculum: The Current State of Research," NCTE Assembly for Research, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 25, 1985.

"Computers in the Classroom: An Update," National Council of Teachers of English, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 24, 1985.

"Professionals: Writing for Publication in the Field of Gerontology," Department of Community Services and All-University Council on Aging, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN, October 19, 26, and Nov. 2, 1985.

"Oral Culture and Academic Subculture in the Composition Classroom," Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Brainerd, MN, April 19, 1985. [chair]

"Talking About Writing: The Language of Self-Assessment," Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Brainerd, MN, April 20, 1985. [presenter and organizer of session]

"Reading, Writing, and Purpose: Exploring Intentions in Composition," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Minneapolis, MN, March 21, 1985.

"Response to Student Writing: The Nature of the Transaction," Third Conference of the National Testing Network in Writing, San Francisco, CA, Mar. 7, 1985.

"Models of Instructional Ideology and Their Implications for Teaching Writing," NCTE Assembly for Research, Detroit, MI, Nov. 19, 1984.

"Reading, Writing, and Communicative Intention," Conference on Relating Reading and Writing in the College Years, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, Oct. 13, 1984.

"Cognitive Style and the Writing Teacher," National Council of Teachers of English, Denver, CO, Nov. 19, 1983. [presenter and organizer of session; session selected for Denver advance press release on the convention]

"Writing, Evaluation, and Intellectual Style," Conference of the Indiana Teachers of Writing, Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 23, 1983. Repeated Sept. 24, 1983.

"William Perry and Cognitive Development of the Writer," Indiana College Educators Association, Indianapolis, IN, March 25, l983.

"On Defining Excellence," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Detroit, MI, March 18, 1983.

"From Scheme to Theme: A Cognitive Model for Writing," Conference of the Indiana Teachers of Writing, Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 25, 1982.

"Recent Cognitive Language Theory and Teaching Composition," Indiana Council of Teachers of English, Indianapolis, IN, April 24, 1982.

"Primary Trait Scoring and the Evaluation of Student Writing," Fifth Mid-America Conference on Composition, Evansville, IN, May 1, 1981.

"Conceptual, Behavioral, and Written Models for Teachers of Composition," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Dallas, TX, March 27, 1981. [chair]

"A Videotape Program for Teacher-Training in Composition," National Conference on College Learning, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Feb. 20, 1981.

"Revision and Editing: Theory, Practice, and Research," National Council of Teachers of English, Cincinnati, OH, Nov.  22, 1980. [respondent]


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