John Heyda

John HeydaAssociate Professor
Coordinator of English, Middletown Campus

220 Johnston Hall
Middletown Campus
(513) 727 3283
heydajf@miamioh.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1979

M.A., University of Pittsburgh

B.A., University of Pittsburgh

TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Composition
  • Film studies
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Histories of composition instruction
  • Writing program administration
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • “Sentimental Education: First-Year Writing as Compulsory Ritual in U. S. Colleges and Universities.” In Teaching Academic Writing in UK Higher Education: Theories, Practices & Models. Edited by Lisa Ganobscik-Williams. Basingstone, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2006.
  • “Along the DMZ Between Composition and Literature.” In Composition and/or Literature: The End(s) of Education. Edited by Edith Baker and Linda Bergmann. Urbana, IL: NCTE Press, 2006.
  • “Industrial-Strength Composition and the Impact of Load on Teaching.” In Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration: Individuals, Communities, and the Formation of a Discipline, edited by Barbara L’Eplattenier and Lisa Mastrangelo. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2004.
  • “Fighting Over Freshman English: CCCC’s Early Years and the Turf Wars of the 1950s,” College Composition and Communication, June 1999.
  • “Challenging Antiwriting Biases in the Teaching of Film.” In Cinema-(to)-Graphy: Film and Writing in Contemporary Composition Courses, edited by Ellen Bishop. Heinemann: Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1999.
WORK IN PROGRESS

Dr. Heyda is currently working on “Another Chance for Reader Response Theory?” a paper first presented at the First International iPED Conference: Pedagogic Research and Academic Identities. Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom. September, 2006.