"Supporting Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines: Methods for Student-Centered Teaching," TED University, Ankara, Turkey, Mar. 2, 2017.
"Supporting Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines: Methods for Student-Centered Teaching," Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey, Mar. 1, 2017.
"Talking About Writing: Mining Key Concepts in Students' Reflections on Drafts in Progress," Writing Research Across Borders IV, Bogota, Colombia, Feb. 16, 2017.
"Writing as a High-Impact Practice: Toward an Ecological Model of Writing and Learning," 7th International Conference on Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Feb. 10, 2016. [keynote]
"Big Data or Close Interpretation? What Each Kind of Research Offers the Humanities," Liberal Arts International Conference 2017, Texas A&M University Qatar, Doha, Qatar, Jan. 29, 2017.
"Research on Writing in Higher Education: A Brief History and Some Unanswered Question," University of Tartu, Tartu, Estona, Dec. 15, 2016.
"Talking About Mistakes: Mining Students' Oral Peer Reviews for Constructs and Practices in Error Detection," European Association for Research on Language and Instruction (EARLI) SIG Writing conference, Liverpool, England, July 6, 2016.
"Technology-Supported Approaches to Providing Feedback on Student Academic Writing," University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, June 30, 2016.
"Responding to Students' Writing Using New Technologies," Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore, Mar. 9, 2016.
"Learning to Write From Social Media? Educational Affordances of Students' Self-Sponsored Literacies," Liberal Arts International Conference, Texas A&M University Qatar, Doha, Qatar, Jan. 31, 2016.
"Digitally-Enabled Peer Review: What Students' Comments Tell Us," International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 29, 2015.
"Writing Across the Curriculum: Challenging Boundaries," University of Sydney Symposium on Writing Across the Curriculum, Sydney, Australia, Oct. 27, 2015.
"Theorizing Community Rubrics: Limits, Research, and Case Studies," European Association of Teachers of Academic Writing (EATAW), Tallinn, Estonia, June 15, 2015.
"Integrating Written and Oral Communication Into the Curriculum,” University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, May 1, 2015.
'Finding Space for Writing in the Undergraduate Curriculum," Maynooth University, Maynooth, Ireland, April 30, 2015.
"Composition and Enquiry: Providing Higher-Order Feedback on Written Assignment, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland, April 29, 2015.
"Assessment: Principles and Methods for Discussion of the WCT Programme, and "Some Thoughts About Assessment," University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore, Mar. 11 and 13, 2015.
"Better Learning, Stronger Engagement, and Wider Success: The Role of Writing Across the Curriculum," "Learner-Centered Teaching: Helping Students to Succeed as Writers," and "Developing Criteria for Larger Writing Projects," American University in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Mar. 1-3, 2015.
"The Shift to Constructivism: Affordances of New Global Technologies for Teaching and Learning," Texas A&M-Qatar Liberal Arts International Conference, Doha, Qatar, Jan. 16, 2015.
"The Effectiveness of Oral Screencast Response to Students' Writing," 2014 International Writing Studies Colloquium, Malmö, Sweden, Nov. 6, 2014.
"Beyond Chicken Scratch: The Effects of Digitally-Enabled Audiovisual Response to Students' Writing," 11th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), Quebec City, Canada, Oct. 23, 2014. [with Ian G. Anson]
"'That's All I've Got': A Study of Peer Response Using Screen-Capture Technology," Conference on Writing Research, European Association for Research on Language and Instruction (EARLI), Amsterdam, Netherlands, Aug. 27, 2014.
"When Students Teach Teachers: Analysis of an Assignment Response Experiment," European Writing Centers Association, Frankfurt Oder, Germany, July 20, 2014.
"Evaluating Writing: Classroom and Institutional Contexts," Dar Al-Hekma University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mar. 10 & 11, 2014. [invited]
"The Effectiveness of Oral and Written Modes in Teacher and Peer Response," Writing Research Across Borders Conference, Paris, France, Feb. 21, 2014.
"The Relationship Between Writing and Learning: Results From a Major National Study with International Implications," Writing Research Across Borders Conference, Paris, France, Feb. 19, 2014. [with Paul Anderson, Robert Gonyea, and Charles Paine]
"Text Talk: Using Screencast Technology to Respond to Students' Writing," National Institute of Education, Republic of Singapore, Jan. 15, 2014. [invited]
"An Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum: Writing to Learn," and "Strategies for Integrating Writing Into Content Courses," Dar Al-Hekma College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 2-4, 2013.
"The Relationship Between Self-Sponsored and Academic Literacies Across Language and Cultures: Possibilities and Paradoxes," 7th conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW), Budapest, Hungary, June 28, 2013.
"Next-Generation Feedback: The Effectiveness of Oral Screen-Capture Response on Students' Writing," 13th International Conference of the EARLI SIG Writing, Porto, Portugal, July 11, 2012.
"Responding to Students' Writing: Everyone Plays a Part," Sabanci University, Karakoy Communication Center, Istanbul, Turkey, May 25, 2012.
"Identity, Voice, and Response to Student Writing," Conference of the International Society for Language Studies, Oranjestad, Aruba, June 25, 2011.
"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]
"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.
"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]
"Looking Out: Writing Centers and the Role of Course Instructors," European Writing Centers Association, Paris, France, May 28, 2010. [keynote address]
"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.
"Writing Across the Curriculum," Hong Kong Direct Subsidy Schools Council, HKBU Affiliated School, Wom Kam Fei Schools, Hong Kong, China, June 11, 2009. [keynote address]
"Writing to Learn: Engaging Students and Enhancing Learning," Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China, June 9, 2009.
"Preliminary Results from Large-Scale Survey Research on Writing and Learning," University of Amsterdam Literacy Research Group, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 28, 2009.
"(Mis)representations of Plagiarism: Research from Four Contexts," 4th International Conference on Speech, Writing, and Context, Querétaro, Mexico, Oct. 28, 2008.
"Fraudulent 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.
"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.
"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.
"Designing Effective Assignments" and "Responding to Student Writing," University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 6, 2007. [workshops]
"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. [workshops and presentations]
"Better Writing, Better Learning," University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, Jan. 12-13, 2007.
"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.
"Writing at the Center: WAC, WID & WCs," European Writing Centers Association Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 24, 2006. [plenary panel]
"Beyond Doctrine: Encouraging Teacher Inquiry in Communication-Across-the-Curriculum Programs," Writing Development in Higher Education Conference, Milton Keynes, England, May 11, 2006.
and Weft: Reflections on the Art of Communication-Weaving," International
Conference On the Road to Sustainable Excellence: Communicating Across
the Curriculum, American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 11,
2005. [keynote address]
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.
Outcomes to Input: Entrusting Departments to Improve Writing," 7th
Annual Symposium on Innovative Teaching, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby,
British Columbia, Canada, May 18, 2005. [keynote address]
and the International English Student: Strategies for Supporting Learners,"
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, Feb. 19, 2005.
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.
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]
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.
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]
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.
Change: Case Studies of Continuous Program Review and Assessment."
Fourteenth International Conference on Assessing Quality in Higher Education,
Vienna, Austria, July 23, 2002.
at NC State University: Assessment, Program Development, and Continuous
Improvements." Thirteenth International Conference on Assessing Quality
in Higher Education, Glasgow, Scotland, July 26, 2001.
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.
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]
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.
"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.
Literacies in Higher Education," First International Conference, Global
Conversations on Language and Literacy, Oxford University, Oxford,
England, Aug. 15, 1994.
"Large-Scale Portfolio Assessment: Problems and Issues," Seventh Annual
Conference of the National Testing Network in Writing, Montreal, Canada,
April 10, 1989. [invited speaker]
for Writing: Theory, Design, and Use," Fourth International Conference
on the Teaching of English, Ottawa, Canada, May 14, 1985.