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Conference Papers, Invited Lectures, and Faculty Workshops


>All workshops and campus presentations are invited; all conference presentations are refereed unless otherwise noted.
> Faculty workshops are titled in red.
> Keynote, plenary, and featured addresses are indicated by image of person at a podium
> International addresses are indicated by image of globe representing international
> For further information about workshops, presentations, and consulting, please go to information about consulting and campus visits

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image of globe representing international"WeReLate: Advancing Effective Institutional Models Toward Cohesive Teaching, Learning, Research, and Writing Development," Winter Qualitative Research Training School, EU COST Action #15221, Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany, Dec. 4-8, 2017. [with Tiane Donahue]

image of person at a podium"Loosening the Grip on Academic Writing: A Learner-Centered Approach," 37th Original Lilly Conference on Teaching and Learning, Oxford, OH, Nov. 17, 2017. [opening keynote]

image of person at a podium"Impossible to Plagiarize: Design Strategies for Worry-Free Classrooms" [keynote], and "Helping Students to Evaluate Writing: Tools for Formative Assessment" [faculty workshop], 16th Claflin University Conference on Contemporary English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Orangeburg, SC, Oct. 25-26, 2017.

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Sep. 8, 2017.

image of globe representing international"Mining Student Peer Reviews: Cross-Cultural Perspectives," European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Tampere, Finland, Sep. 1, 2017. [with Joseph Moxley, Djuddah Leijen, Anna Warnsby, and Asko Kauppinen]

image of globe representing international"Responding to Student Writing Using Screencast Technology," European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Tampere, Finland, Aug. 30, 2017.

"Supporting and Evaluating Writing: From Goals to Design," Radford University, Radford, VA, Aug. 17, 2017.

image of globe representing international"Lexical Choices in Peer and Instructor Response: A Report of First-Year Composition and STEM Courses," Conference of the European Association for Teaching Academic Writing, University of London Royal Holloway, London, England, June 19, 2017.

"Developing Departmental Curriculum Plans for Writing," and "Location, Location, Location: Helping Students to Transfer Writing Knowledge and Abilities Across the Curriculum," Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, May 15, 2017.

"Writing as a High-Impact Practice in All Courses," Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, May 10-11, 2017.

"Writing to Learn," Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, May 2, 2017.

"So You Think You Can Write: Why Writing Is So Important . . . and How You're Already Doing It" (student convocation), and "Saving the Professoriate: How Using Writing in Every Course Makes Us Irreplaceable" (faculty luncheon), Belmont University, Nashville, TN, April 28, 2017.

"The High Impact of Writing in All Courses," Park University, Parkville, MO, Apr. 21, 2017.

image of person at a podium"Consultation at Cratchett State: A One-Act Melodrama," Crossings Conference: Exploring Shared Work in Writing," Reno, NV, Apr. 1, 2017. [keynote, with Susan Miller-Cochran, Michael Pemberton, and Bill Macauley]

image of person at a podium"Cultivating Response: Seeing Teachers' Response Through Students' Eyes," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR, Mar. 17, 2017. [featured session; with Nancy Sommers and Howard Tinberg]

"The Discourse of Commentary: What We Learn When Students Talk About Their Own Writing," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR, Mar. 17, 2017. [with Chen Chen and Meridith Reed]

"Cultivating a Space for Everyday Writing," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR, Mar. 16, 2017. [respondent]

image of globe representing international"Supporting Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines: Methods for Student-Centered Teaching," TED University, Ankara, Turkey, Mar. 2, 2017.

image of globe representing international"Supporting Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines: Methods for Student-Centered Teaching," Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey, Mar. 1, 2017.

image of globe representing international"Talking About Writing: Mining Key Concepts in Students' Reflections on Drafts in Progress," Writing Research Across Borders IV, Bogota, Colombia, Feb. 16, 2017.

image of globe representing internationalimage of person at a podium"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, 2017. [keynote]

image of globe representing international"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.

"Responding to Student Writing: Effective Practices and New Technologies," University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC, Jan. 26, 2016.

"Enhancing the Use of Writing in All Courses: The High Impact of Lower-Stakes Writing," Hollins University, Roanoke, VA, Jan. 16, 2017.

image of person at a podium"What Big Data Can Tell Us About Student Writing (and What It Can't)," 4th International Conference on Writing Analytics, St. Petersburg, FL, Jan. 13, 2017. [featured speaker]

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 2-6, 2017.

image of globe representing international"Research on Writing in Higher Education: A Brief History and Some Unanswered Questions," University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia, Dec. 15, 2016.

"Supporting Effective Revision," Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA, Oct. 28, 2016.

image of person at a podium"Supporting and Assessing Critical Thinking," 6th Annual Teaching Day, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 2016. [keynote; more]

"Writing in the Disciplines, Writing in the Community," Goucher College and York College, Towson, MD, Sep. 24, 2016. [with Kathleen Blake Yancey]

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Sep. 9, 2016.

"Designing Effective Reading and Writing Assignments Across the Disciplines," Trinity Washington University, Washington, D.C., Aug. 25, 2016.

"Scaffolds, Arches, and Trajectories: Articulating and Supporting Writing Goals Across the Curriculum," Berea College, Berea, KY, Aug. 19, 2016.

"Writing Enrichment Across the Disciplines," Radford University, Radford, VA, Aug. 15-16, 2016.

image of person at a podium"After the Big Bang: The Expanding Universe of Writing Studies," College Writing From the 1966 Dartmouth Seminar to Tomorrow: 50th Anniversary Conference, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Aug. 10, 2016. [opening plenary]

"Program Development from a Renewed Perspective: Reading Across the Curriculum," One-Day Institute, 2016 Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Raleigh, NC, July 14, 2016. [with Alice Horning and Cynthia Haller]

image of globe representing international"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.

image of globe representing international"Technology-Supported Approaches to Providing Feedback on Student Academic Writing," University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, June 30, 2016.

"Lexicons of Commentary: What Terms Do Teachers and Students Use When Responding to Student Writing?," 2016 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, June 23, 2016.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 6-10, 2016.

"Enhancing the Role of Writing in All Courses," Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, May 11-13, 2016.

"Writing to Learn," Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, May 2, 2016.

"The Genre of the Public Review: Expeditions Into the Wilds of Tripadvisor," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX, Apr. 8, 2016.

"Response in Action: Negotiating the Intentions of Students, Teachers, and Peer Reviewers," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX, Apr. 7, 2016. [with Howard Tinberg and Nancy Sommers]

"Confidentiality and Anonymity in Program Reviews," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX, Apr. 6, 2016.

"Supporting Eloquentia Perfecta: Writing, Speaking, and Digital Communication in All Courses," University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, Apr. 1, 2016.

image of globe representing international"Responding to Students' Writing Using New Technologies," Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore, Mar. 9, 2016.

"Writing to Learn," Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, Feb. 25, 2016.

"Teaching Writing, Faculty Disciplines, and Adaptable Knowledge," Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Feb. 18, 2016.

image of person at a podium"Diaphanous Walls: Helping Students to Adapt Their Writing Knowledge and Ability to New Academic Contexts," Pearson "Beyond Redesign" Conference, Raleigh, NC, Feb. 12, 2016. [keynote]

image of globe representing international"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.

"Teaching Critical Reading to Support Writing Across the Disciplines," Trinity Washington University, Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2016.

"It's In the Design: Better Assignments Create Better Learning," Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, VA, Jan. 15, 2016.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 4-8, 2016.

image of globe representing international"Digitally-Enabled Peer Review: What Students' Comments Tell Us," International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 29, 2015.

image of globe representing internationalimage of person at a podium"Writing Across the Curriculum: Challenging Boundaries," University of Sydney Symposium on Writing Across the Curriculum, Sydney, Australia, Oct. 27, 2015.

image of person at a podium"Giving Voice: Screencast Technology and Response to Student Writing," 10th annual conference of the Maryland Statewide Standards for College English, Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD, Oct. 23, 2015. [keynote]

"Writing to Learn," Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, Sep. 25, 2015.

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Sep. 18, 2015.

"UNIV. 100: Emphasizing Learning Through Communication," and "Developing the CORE: Foundations of Writing Instruction," Radford University, Aug. 20-21, 2015.

"International Frameworks, Localized Research, and Assessment as Research," and "Publication: Process, Review, Motivation, Ethics, Open-Access Publication, and the Article of the Future," 5th Annual Seminar for Composition Research, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Aug. 3 & 4, 2015.

"What About the Surface? Supporting Students' Control of Grammar, Mechanics, and Correctness," and "Shifting Goals: Writing as a Mode of Learning," West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV, July 24, 2015.

"Lemonade From Lemons: Turning Mandated Writing Assessments Into Research Projects," Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Boise, ID, July 17, 2015. [with Susan Miller-Cochran, Ron Rust, and Stephany Dunstan]

image of globe representing international"Theorizing Community Rubrics: Limits, Research, and Case Studies," European Association of Teachers of Academic Writing (EATAW), Tallinn, Estonia, June 15, 2015.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 8-12, 2015.

"Third Summer Online Writing Institute," University of Cincinnati--Claremont College, Claremont, OH, May 26-27, 2015.

"Extending the QEP: A Workshop on Course (Re)Design," and "Developing and Enhancing Writing-Intensive and Writing-Inclusive Courses," Longwood University, Farmville, VA, May 12-13, 2015.

image of globe representing international"Integrating Written and Oral Communication Into the Curriculum,” University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, May 1, 2015.

image of globe representing international'Finding Space for Writing in the Undergraduate Curriculum," Maynooth University, Maynooth, Ireland, April 30, 2015.

image of globe representing international"Composition and Enquiry: Providing Higher-Order Feedback on Written Assignments," Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland, April 29, 2015.

"Developing and Sequencing WI Courses" and "Developing Better Assignments for WI Courses," Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, Apr. 27, 2015.

"Strategies for Increasing Attention to Communication Across the Curriculum," "Strategies for Increasing Motivation and Enhancing Engagement," "What's Current in Composition Studies and Pedagogy?", Radford University, Radford, VA, Apr. 1, 2015.

"Intentions and Revisions: A Workshop in Responding to Student Writers," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL, Mar. 21, 2015. [with Nancy Sommers and Howard Tinberg]

"Experiments in Assessment," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Mar. 18, 2015. [invited presentation in all-day workshop on "The Risks and Rewards of Assessment"]

image of globe representing international"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.

"Reflective Writing," Miami Dade Community College Collegewide Convocation, Miami, FL, Mar. 6, 2015.

image of globe representing international"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, United Arab Emirates, Mar. 1-3, 2015.

image of globe representing international"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.

image of person at a podium"Digital Tools, Social Media, and the Future of Writing Studies," 2015 University of South Florida Writing Symposium, Tampa, FL, Jan. 16, 2015.

"Speaking to Learn, Write, and Understand: Strategies for Integrating Oral and Written Communication Across the Curriculum," Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 12, 2015.

"It's About Learning: Using Writing to Strengthen Students' Engagement in Every Course," King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Jan. 9, 2014.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 5-7 & 13-14, 2015.

"Communication Across Carleton: A Goal-Based Approach," Carleton College, Northfield, MN, Dec. 10-12, 2014.

image of person at a podium"Internationalizing Rhetoric and Composition: The Future of English as a Worldwide Medium of Instruction," 2014 Symposium on Second-Language Writing, Tempe, AZ, Nov. 15, 2014. [invited featured session]

image of globe representing international"The Effectiveness of Oral Screencast Response to Students' Writing," 2014 International Writing Studies Colloquium, Malmö, Sweden, Nov. 6, 2014.

"Communication in the Discipline at Rice: Models and Methods," Rice University, Houston, TX, Oct. 30, 2014.

image of globe representing international"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]

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Sep. 19, 2014.

"Dynamic Feedback: Methods for Responding to Student Writing," Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, Sept. 4, 2014.

image of globe representing international"'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.

"Writing to Learn, Learning to Write: Strategies for Creating a Writing-Rich Course," DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, Aug. 18, 2014.

"Articulating, Supporting, and Assessing the Surry SLOs," and "Designing and Supporting Writing Assignments: 'The Write Choice for Success,'" Surry Community College, Dobson, NC, Aug. 12 & 13, 2014.

"Institutionalized Frameworks, Localized Research, and Publication," 4th Annual Dartmouth Composition Research Seminar, Hanover, NH, Aug. 5, 2014.

image of globe representing international"When Students Teach Teachers: Analysis of an Assignment Response Experiment," European Writing Centers Association, Frankfurt Oder, Germany, July 20, 2014.

image of person at a podium"Sustaining Change: WAC Experts Think Out Loud," 12th International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 13, 2014. (plenary session, with Linda Adler-Kassner, Michelle Cox, Robert McMaster, Chris Thaiss, and Kathleen Blake Yancey)

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 2-6, 2014.

"Facilitating the Transfer of Writing and Speaking Ability Across Contexts," Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, May 12, 2014.

"Writing Instruction to Support Disciplinary Learning: Strategies and Examples," Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, May 5-6, 2014.

image of person at a podium"Enhancing Reading and Writing--in Three Acts." Faculty Day of Scholarship, Louisburg College, Louisburg, NC, Apr. 9, 2014. [invited keynote]

"Improving Student Writing Through Peer Response and Revision," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Apr. 4, 2014.

image of person at a podium"Fostering a New Dialogue About Writing: The Next Generation of Response," East Central Writing Center Association, Oxford, OH, Mar. 28, 2014. [invited keynote]

image of person at a podium"(Open)ing Conversation: What Are the Threshold Concepts of Composition?" Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 21, 2014. [Featured session; with Linda Adler-Kassner, Rebecca Nowacek, Elizabeth Wardle, Heidi Estrem, Kathleen Blake Yancey, Liane Robertson, Shirley Rose, and Howard Tinberg]

image of person at a podium"More Than Robo-Graders: Responding to Student Writers to Encourage Habits of Mind," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 20, 2014. [Featured Session; with Nancy Sommers and Howard Tinberg]

image of globe representing international"Evaluating Writing: Classroom and Institutional Contexts," Dar Al-Hekma University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mar. 10-11, 2014.

"Ready or Not: Bridging Academic and Workplace Literacies," Miami Dade College, Mar. 7, 2014.

"Communication Across the Curriculum: Models and Methods," Radford University, Radford, VA, Mar. 5, 2014.

"Writing and Speaking Across the Curriculum" and "Writing With Peer Groups," University of North Texas at Dallas, Feb. 27, 2014.

"Beyond the Hype: Responding to and Evaluating Students' Writing Using New Technologies" and "Incorporating Writing Into Large(r) Classes: Burden-Free Strategies," University of Maryland Baltimore County, Feb. 26, 2014.

image of globe representing international"The Effectiveness of Oral and Written Modes in Teacher and Peer Response," Writing Research Across Borders Conference, Paris, France, Feb. 21, 2014.

image of globe representing international"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]

"Designing, Implementing, and Enjoying a Writing-Intensive Course," Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, Jan. 24, 2014.

image of globe representing international"Text Talk: Using Screencast Technology to Respond to Students' Writing," National Institute of Education, Republic of Singapore, Jan. 15, 2014.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 2-3 & Jan. 7-9, 2014.

"Elegant Design: Incorporating Writing at the Course Level," Colby College, Waterville, ME, Dec. 9-10, 2013.

"Writing for Success--Across the Curriculum," Chicago State University, Chicago, IL, Nov. 14, 2013.

"Responding to Reading, Responding to Writing," Indiana University Advanced College Project, Bloomington, IN, Oct. 28, 2013.

"A Goal-Based Approach to Writing in All Disciplines," SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, Oct. 18, 2013.

"A National Empirical Study of Best Practices in Writing to Learn: Evidence-Based Actions Faculty Can Take to Increase Student Engagement and Learning," 13th Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Raleigh, NC, Oct. 5, 2013. [with Paul Anderson, Robert Gonyea, and Charles Paine]

image of person at a podium"Reflections on Transfer," 10th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Raleigh, NC, Oct. 2, 2013. [invited opening plenary]

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Sep. 27, 2013.

"Incorporating Writing Into Large(r) Classes: Burden-Free Strategies," University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, Sep. 19, 2013.

image of globe representing international"An Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum: Writing to Learn," and "Strategies for Integrating Writing Into Content Courses," Dar Al-Hekma College, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 2-4, 2013.

"Vexations and Paradoxes: What to Do About Error," Peer Consultation Program Conference, Berea College, Berea, KY, Aug. 20, 2013.

"The Fourth Hour: Integrating Technology Into Your Course," High Point University Writing Program, High Point, NC, Aug. 15, 2013. [invited; with Susan Miller-Cochran]

"Writing . . . at the Center of Learning," Surry Community College, Dobson, NC, Aug. 13, 2013.

'Writing = Learning," Bennett College, Greensboro, NC, Aug. 9, 2013.

"Writing Across the Curriculum: Principles and Practices," Surry Community College, Dobson, NC, Aug. 8, 2013.

"Institutionalized Frameworks, Localized Research, and Publication," Third Annual Dartmouth Composition Research Seminar, Hanover, NH, Aug. 6, 2013.

"MOOCs and the Future of Composition As We Know It," Annual Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Savannah, GA, Aug. 19, 2013.

image of globe representing international"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.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 3-7, 2013.

"Supporting Students' Writing in All Courses," Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, May 20-21, 2013.

"Writing as a Tool for Learning," "Designing Effective Assignments," "Supporting Writing Development," and "Responding To and Evaluating Writing," Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN, May 8-9, 2013.

"Writing from the First Year to Graduation: Developing a Writing-Enriched Curriculum," Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, Apr. 11, 2013.

image of person at a podium"Climate Change," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NE, Mar. 14, 2013. [Chair's address]

"The Pleasures of Teaching Composition: Reading and Responding to Student Writers," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NE, Mar. 15, 2013. [with Nancy Sommers, Paul Kei Matsuda, and Howard Tinberg]

"Building Student Communication Skills Through Learning-Based Writing Assignments," Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, Mar. 8, 2013.

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Feb. 8, 2013.

"Strategies for Enhancing the Use of Writing in All Courses," Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, Jan. 17, 2013.

"Writing to Learn: A Rationale" and "Writing To Learn, Not to Test," Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, Jan. 15 & 16, 2013.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, Jan. 2-4 and 10-11, 2013.

"Writing as a Tool for Learning in All Courses," Gwynedd-Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, PA, Dec. 1, 2012.

"Current Research on Writing Transfer," National Council of Teachers of English, Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 16, 2012.

image of person at a podium"The Future of Writing and the Relationship Between Academic and Self-Sponsored Literacies," South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Durham, NC, Nov. 11, 2012. [invited plenary]

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Oct. 26, 2012.

"Writing Across the Curriculum: An Interactive Workshop," State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, Oct. 19, 2012.

"Writing from the First Year to Graduation: Supporting Writing Development in All Courses," Colby College, Waterville, ME, Oct. 11, 2012.

image of person at a podium"It's All About Location: Reflections on Student Preparedness and the Transfer of Knowledge," 2012 Transitioning to College Writing Symposium, Oxford, MS, Sept. 28, 2012. [invited plenary]

"The Globalization of Writing Studies: A Case of U.S. Academic Diaspora?" English Department and Campus Writing Program Symposium address, University of Missouri, Sept. 21, 2012.

"Movies of the Mind: Enhancing Response to Students’ Writing Using New Technologies," and "More Writing, Better Learning," Boston University, Boston, MA, Sept. 7, 2012.

"Writing at the Core of Learning: A Rationale," "More Writing, Stronger Learning," and "Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," Mountain View College, Dallas, TX, Aug. 22-23, 2012.

"Writing, Writing, Everywhere, and Most of All to Think," Alamance Community College, Graham, NC, Aug. 8, 2012.

"The Course-Long Program Investigation as Site for Applied Learning," Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Albuquerque, NM, July 21, 2012. [panel on "The Graduate Course in Writing Program Administration"]

"A New Stage for the NSSE Writing Questions: CWPA's Continued Involvement," Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Albuquerque, NM, July 21, 2012. [with Charles Paine, Robert Gonyea, and Paul Anderson]

indicates international"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.

"Developing Writing-Intensive and Writing-to-Learn Courses," University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, June 25-29, 2012.

"Next-Generation Response: Students' Impressions of Screen-Capture Commentary on Their Writing in Distance-Education Courses," 11th International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Savannah, GA, June 8, 2012. [with Deanna Dannels and Dana Gierdowski]

image of person at a podium"Artificial Turf or the New Grass Roots? Exploring Departmentally Localized Models of WAC," 11th International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Savannah, GA, June 8, 2012. [invited keynote]

"Writing, Thinking, and Learning Across the Disciplines," Daemen College, Amherst, NY, June 4, 2012.

"Writing and Engagement" and "Writing By Design: Enhancing the Role of Discipline-Based Writing in All Courses," Otterbein University, Westerville, OH, May 30, 2012.

indicates international"Responding to Students' Writing: Everyone Plays a Part," Sabanci University, Karakoy Communication Center, Istanbul, Turkey, May 25, 2012. [invited; more]

"Supporting Students' Writing in All Courses," Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, May 18, 2012.

"Screencap Your Feedback: Using Screen Capture Technology to Provide Audio-Visual Feedback to Writers," half-day workshop, Computers and Writing 2012, Raleigh, NC, May 17, 2012. [with Deanna Dannels, Dana Gierdowski, and Meagan Kittle-Autry]

"Creating Writing-Intensive Courses," Sweetland Fellows Program, Sweetland Writing Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Apr. 6, 2012.

"Creating a Writing-Intensive Course," University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, Feb. 24, 2012.

"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. [invited keynote]

"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. [invited 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. [invited; 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. [invited keynote]

"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. [invited 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. [invited keynote and workshop]

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. [invited 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, Kingdom of 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, Sept. 20, 2010. [invited 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, Sept. 9, 2010. [with Paul Anderson]

"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. [invited keynote]

"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," 5th annual Success in the Classroom Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 17, 2010. [invited keynote]

"Writing Across the (Digital) Curriculum: Using Emerging 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.

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. [invited; 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. [invited keynote]

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. [invited; 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" 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 Community 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, Sept. 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" (keynote), "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.

"Four-Day Workshop for Writing Program Administrators," 2008 WPA Summer Conference, Workshop, and Institutes, Denver, CO, July 6-9, 2008. [invited; 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 Between 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. [invited; 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.

"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]

"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 speakerNew Rules: Convention and Change in Communication, 7th Annual Symposium of the Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute, Baruch College, CUNY, New York, NY, Apr. 27, 2007. [invited keynote]

"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. [invited featured speaker]

"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, Department of English Faculty Development Program, Chicago, IL, Aug. 23, 2006. [invited keynote]

"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. invited [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. [invited keynote]

"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," Southern States Communication Association, Dallas, TX, April 5, 2006.

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," International Conference On the Road to Sustainable Excellence: Communicating Across the Curriculum, American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 11, 2005. [invited keynote]

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 address]

"WAC, WID, and Contexts of Engagement," Cain Project, Rice University, Houston, TX, Oct. Oct. 14, 2005.

"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," Associated Colleges of the Midwest Conference on Information Literacy and Writing Across the Curriculum, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, July 31, 2005. [invited keynote]

"'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," 7th Annual Symposium on Innovative Teaching, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, May 18, 2005. [invited keynote]

"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. [invited; 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," Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference, Charleston, SC, Feb. 11, 2005. [invited keynote]

"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, 2004.

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

"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: Re-envisioning 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, 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, 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, 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.

"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," Inaugural National Undergraduate Assessment Symposium, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, April 8, 2003. [invited keynote]

"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.

"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 Department, 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. [invited plenary]

"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. [invited presentations for 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.

"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, Sept. 12-13, 2002. [invited faculty development retreat for 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.

"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. [invited plenary]

"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. [invited 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," 13th 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, Durham, NC, April 5, 2001. [invited; with Shirley Brice Heath and Andrea Lunsford]

"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.

"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," 19th Annual Wildacres Retreat, Little Switzerland, NC, May 16, 2000. [invited keynote]

"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," National Communication Association, Chicago, IL, Nov. 4, 1999.

"Incorporating Oral and Written Communication Across the Curriculum: Initial Strategies and Resources for Faculty Developers," 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 Department 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," 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," National Council of Teachers of English, 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," Depaul University First-Year Studies Faculty Conference, Chicago, IL, April 24, 1998. [invited keynote]

"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," 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," 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," National Council of Teachers of English 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," 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. [invited keynote]

"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," National Council of Teachers of English, 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," National Council of Teachers of English, 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," National Council of Teachers of English, 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.

"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," NCTE/Colgate University Conference on Assigning and Responding to Writing, Hamilton, NY, Aug. 12, 1995. [invited keynote]

"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," 31st Annual Illinois Community-College/University English Articulation Conference, Monticello, IL, April 6, 1995. [invited keynote]

"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.

"How Can You Tell a Reflective Practitioner When You See One?," National Council of Teachers of English, 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, NCTE 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," National Council of Teachers of English 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.

person at podium"Response to Student Writing: Theory, Methods, and Results," National Council of Teachers of English, 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.

"Reflective Practice, Effective Teaching: The Portfolio as a Tool for Conversations About Teaching," 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," Annual Meeting of the SUNY Council of Writing Programs, Niagra Falls, NY, April 24, 1993. [invited keynote]

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

"Training Teachers in Context: Scenarios for Professional Development," Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Diego, CA, Mar. 31, 1993.

"Responding to Writing--Across the Curriculum," Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, Mar. 3-4, 1993.

"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 National Council of Teachers of English Assembly for Research, Chicago, IL, Feb. 12-14, 1993. [chair of Assembly and conference organizer]

"Scenarios for Teacher Development in Writing," National Council of Teachers of English, Louisville, KY, Nov. 23, 1992.

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.

"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.

"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," National Council of Teachers of English 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," Conference on Academic Literacies in Multicultural Education, Honolulu, HI, April 16, 1991. [invited keynote]

"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. 

"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.

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

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

"Using Writing to Assess Skills in Scientific Inquiry," National Council of Teachers of English 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.

"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.

"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, Chicago, IL, Mar. 21, 1990.

"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.

"Discourse Features of Academic Journals," Midwest Modern Language Association, Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 3, 1989.

"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]

"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.

"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]

"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 and conference co-chair]

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

"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.

"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," National Council of Teachers of English 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.

"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," National Council of Teachers of English 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.

"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," National Council of Teachers of English 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.

"Writing, Evaluation, and Intellectual Style," Conference of the Indiana Teachers of Writing, Indianapolis, IN, Sep. 23, repeated Sep. 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.

"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.


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