Staff Research (2015-16)

The Howe Center for Writing Excellence is proud to share the research of our staff. Author and presenter names are followed by a letter indicating their role at the HCWE:

  • A = Administrator
  • GA = Graduate Assistant
  • G = Graduate Consultant
  • U = Undergraduate Consultant

Conference Presentations

Jenelle Dembsey (A) and Ryan Vingum (GA). (2016). "Starting an Online Writing Center: Planning, Proposals, and Lessons Learned." East Central Writing Centers Association. University of Mount Union. Alliance, OH.

Kyle Larson (G). (2016). "Writing Communities Across Boundaries: Student Experiences with Digital Collaboration." Computers and Writing. Rochester, NY.

Kyle Larson (G). (2016). "(Dis)appearing Collaborative Bodies: Re-Perceiving the Writing Center/Classroom Divide to Engage Third-Space Pedagogies." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Kyle Larson (G). (2016). "The Uplift Rhetorics of #BlackoutDay: Reclaiming Blackness in the Face of White Supremacy." Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Enrique Paz (G). (2016). "Scaffolding Walls, Checking Papers: Border Rhetorics and Plagiarism." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Enrique Paz (G) (with Cynthia Johnson). (2016). "Where Does [em]This[/em] Fit? Supporting Access to Coding Literacies in Composition." Computers and Writing. Rochester, NY.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Angela Glotfelter and Brynn Kairis). (2016). "Voices of Undergraduate Research: Frameworks for Learning Through Action." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Megan Schoettler (G). (2016). SIG Leader. "Undergraduate Research." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Samitha Senanayake and Dinidu Priyanimal). (2016). "Archiving Violence: Trials of Journalism in the Asian Pacific." Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Symposium. Wright State University. Dayton, OH.

Tatiana Silvas (G). (2016). "Reconnecting the Howe Center and a High School Center." Qualitative Research Network: Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Elijah Simmons (G). (2016). "Trendsetters, Go-Getters...We All Da Same, Get the Picture." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Elijah Simmons (G). (2016). "Where Is Ma Migo?" East Central Writing Centers Association. University of Mount Union. Alliance, OH.

Elizabeth Wardle (A). (2016). "Composition, Rhetoric, and Disciplinarity: Coming to Terms with Our Past and Taking Action for the Future." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Publications

Enrique Paz (G) (with Kelsey Hixson-Bowles). (2015). "Perspectives on Collaborative Scholarship." The Peer Review, Volume 0, Issue 0.

Elizabeth Wardle (A) (with Linda Adler-Kassner). Co-editors and Contributors. (2015). Naming What We Know: Threshold Concepts of Writing Studies. Utah State University Press.

Elizabeth Wardle (A) (with J. Blake Scott). (2015). "Defining and Developing Expertise in a Writing and Rhetoric Department." WPA: Writing Program Administration, Volume 39, Issue 1.

Elizabeth Wardle (A) (with J. Blake Scott). (2015). "Using Threshold Concepts to Inform Writing and Rhetoric Undergraduate Majors: The UCF Experiment." Naming What We Know: Writing at the Threshold. Utah State University Press.

Guest Speaker Presentations

Elizabeth Wardle (A). Invited Speaker. (2015). "Imagining Research-Based Practices for Improving Student Writing." New College of Florida. Sarasota, FL.

Elizabeth Wardle (A). Invited Speaker. (2015). "Threshold Concepts: Considering What We Know and How We Teach It." Florida State University. Tallahassee, FL.

Elizabeth Wardle (A). Invited Speaker. (2015). "Threshold Concepts about Writing: Teaching and Learning Troublesome Knowledge." Brigham Young University. Provo, UT.

Conference Presentations

Jenelle Dembsey (A). (2015). "Reaching Across the Mitten: Online Consulting Trends in Michigan Universities." Michigan Writing Centers Association. Southwestern Michigan College. Dowagiac, MI.

Jenelle Dembsey (A) (with Laura Leavitt). (2015). "Optimizing Difference: Collaborating across Personality Types in Writing Center Administration." International Writing Centers Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

Taylor Evans (U) and Emily Waldrop (U). (2015). "Rediscovering the Disconnect: Addressing the Success and Failures of Implementing an Assignment Review Program." National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. Salt Lake City, UT.

Kyle Larson (G). (2015). "Building Collaborative Communities." Conference on Community Writing. Boulder, CO.

Enrique Paz (G) (with Kathy Block and Matthew Sanscartier). (2015). "Mobilizing an American Idea: Taking the Cite Right Program into a Canadian Context." International Writing Centers Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

Rachel Perkinson (U) and Meghan O’Neill (U). (2015). "Making the Case for Comfortable Space: Student and Consultant Table Preference in the Writing Center." National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. Salt Lake City, UT.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Jessie Moore, Karen Johnson, Sam Waddell, and Gabriel Cutrufello). (2015). "An Overview of Quantitative Research." Naylor Workshop for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Jessie Moore, Karen Johnson, Sam Waddell, and Gabriel Cutrufello). (2015). “Resources and Techniques for Doing a Review of the Literature in Writing Studies." Naylor Workshop for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Samantha Stowers and Chelsea Fesik). (2015). "(R)evolutionizing How Tutors Navigate the Self-Doubt, Stress, and Anxiety of Student Writers."

Carson White (U), Taylor McBroom (U), and Marc Papa (U). (2015). "Consultant-Centered: Implementing a Client Report Form Rubric for Self-Assessment." National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. Salt Lake City, UT.

Spring 2016

Conference Presentations

Jenelle Dembsey (A) and Ryan Vingum (GA). (2016). "Starting an Online Writing Center: Planning, Proposals, and Lessons Learned." East Central Writing Centers Association. University of Mount Union. Alliance, OH.

Kyle Larson (G). (2016). "Writing Communities Across Boundaries: Student Experiences with Digital Collaboration." Computers and Writing. Rochester, NY.

Kyle Larson (G). (2016). "(Dis)appearing Collaborative Bodies: Re-Perceiving the Writing Center/Classroom Divide to Engage Third-Space Pedagogies." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Kyle Larson (G). (2016). "The Uplift Rhetorics of #BlackoutDay: Reclaiming Blackness in the Face of White Supremacy." Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Enrique Paz (G). (2016). "Scaffolding Walls, Checking Papers: Border Rhetorics and Plagiarism." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Enrique Paz (G) (with Cynthia Johnson). (2016). "Where Does [em]This[/em] Fit? Supporting Access to Coding Literacies in Composition." Computers and Writing. Rochester, NY.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Angela Glotfelter and Brynn Kairis). (2016). "Voices of Undergraduate Research: Frameworks for Learning Through Action." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Megan Schoettler (G). (2016). SIG Leader. "Undergraduate Research." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Samitha Senanayake and Dinidu Priyanimal). (2016). "Archiving Violence: Trials of Journalism in the Asian Pacific." Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Symposium. Wright State University. Dayton, OH.

Tatiana Silvas (G). (2016). "Reconnecting the Howe Center and a High School Center." Qualitative Research Network: Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Elijah Simmons (G). (2016). "Trendsetters, Go-Getters...We All Da Same, Get the Picture." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Elijah Simmons (G). (2016). "Where Is Ma Migo?" East Central Writing Centers Association. University of Mount Union. Alliance, OH.

Elizabeth Wardle (A). (2016). "Composition, Rhetoric, and Disciplinarity: Coming to Terms with Our Past and Taking Action for the Future." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX.

Fall 2015

Publications

Enrique Paz (G) (with Kelsey Hixson-Bowles). (2015). "Perspectives on Collaborative Scholarship." The Peer Review, Volume 0, Issue 0.

Elizabeth Wardle (A) (with Linda Adler-Kassner). Co-editors and Contributors. (2015). Naming What We Know: Threshold Concepts of Writing Studies. Utah State University Press.

Elizabeth Wardle (A) (with J. Blake Scott). (2015). "Defining and Developing Expertise in a Writing and Rhetoric Department." WPA: Writing Program Administration, Volume 39, Issue 1.

Elizabeth Wardle (A) (with J. Blake Scott). (2015). "Using Threshold Concepts to Inform Writing and Rhetoric Undergraduate Majors: The UCF Experiment." Naming What We Know: Writing at the Threshold. Utah State University Press.

Guest Speaker Presentations

Elizabeth Wardle (A). Invited Speaker. (2015). "Imagining Research-Based Practices for Improving Student Writing." New College of Florida. Sarasota, FL.

Elizabeth Wardle (A). Invited Speaker. (2015). "Threshold Concepts: Considering What We Know and How We Teach It." Florida State University. Tallahassee, FL.

Elizabeth Wardle (A). Invited Speaker. (2015). "Threshold Concepts about Writing: Teaching and Learning Troublesome Knowledge." Brigham Young University. Provo, UT.

Conference Presentations

Jenelle Dembsey (A). (2015). "Reaching Across the Mitten: Online Consulting Trends in Michigan Universities." Michigan Writing Centers Association. Southwestern Michigan College. Dowagiac, MI.

Jenelle Dembsey (A) (with Laura Leavitt). (2015). "Optimizing Difference: Collaborating across Personality Types in Writing Center Administration." International Writing Centers Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

Taylor Evans (U) and Emily Waldrop (U). (2015). "Rediscovering the Disconnect: Addressing the Success and Failures of Implementing an Assignment Review Program." National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. Salt Lake City, UT.

Kyle Larson (G). (2015). "Building Collaborative Communities." Conference on Community Writing. Boulder, CO.

Enrique Paz (G) (with Kathy Block and Matthew Sanscartier). (2015). "Mobilizing an American Idea: Taking the Cite Right Program into a Canadian Context." International Writing Centers Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

Rachel Perkinson (U) and Meghan O’Neill (U). (2015). "Making the Case for Comfortable Space: Student and Consultant Table Preference in the Writing Center." National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. Salt Lake City, UT.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Jessie Moore, Karen Johnson, Sam Waddell, and Gabriel Cutrufello). (2015). "An Overview of Quantitative Research." Naylor Workshop for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Jessie Moore, Karen Johnson, Sam Waddell, and Gabriel Cutrufello). (2015). “Resources and Techniques for Doing a Review of the Literature in Writing Studies." Naylor Workshop for Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies.

Megan Schoettler (G) (with Samantha Stowers and Chelsea Fesik). (2015). "(R)evolutionizing How Tutors Navigate the Self-Doubt, Stress, and Anxiety of Student Writers."

Carson White (U), Taylor McBroom (U), and Marc Papa (U). (2015). "Consultant-Centered: Implementing a Client Report Form Rubric for Self-Assessment." National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. Salt Lake City, UT.