Teaching

Catalog Descriptions of Current Courses (Fall 2020)

  • Composition as Critical Inquiry (Illinois State University)

Rhetorical approach to writing, taught through extensive collaborative drafting, revising, and editing. Emphasis on critical reading and analysis.

  • Introduction to Creative Writing (Illinois State University)

Opportunity for creative writing of various kinds, such as poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

  • Writing the Future Today (Bellevue University)

This course offers the opportunity to research various predications about future trends in technology, business, education, family, and relationships to assess the likelihood and desirability of these trends. The view of writing as a process of inquiry and discovery informs all the written work in the class

  • Composition I (Bellevue University)

This course offers instruction in the principles of written communication and practice in writing, with emphasis on paragraph construction and the essay form.


Past Courses (2016-2020)

Creative Writing:

  • Introduction to Creative Writing (Illinois State University)
  • Introduction to Poetry Writing (Oregon State University)

Literature:

  • Reading Interests of the Adolescent (Concordia University, Nebraska)
  • Texts and Contexts: Literary Studies (Illinois State University)

Composition:

  • Composition as Critical Inquiry (Illinois State University
  • First Year Composition (Oregon State University)
  • Composition II (Bellevue University)