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Snapshot:
Seasoned Rhetoric + Composition instructor with eight years of experience teaching first-year and specialized writing courses at Montclair State University and Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Specializations: Digital and Visual Rhetorics, Workplace Writing, Technical Writing

Interests: Medical Rhetorics, Scandal Mitigation

Consulting
Literacy and writing consultant implementing rhetorical and reflective writing practices across the disciplines for grades 9-10.

Rhetoric + Composition | Teaching Style
 

  • Blending popular culture and visual communications into the first-year writing curriculum.
     

  • Encouraging student awareness and mindful practices on the digital page, along with guided peer review and active composition and editing tools.

  • Emphasizing close reading skills, critical and creative thinking skills, and theoretical lenses to deconstruct rhetorical situations and texts.
     

  • Transforming the traditional academic essay into multimodal compositions to promote skills of digital literacy and skills of transfer from the classroom to the workplace.
     

  • Teaching an array of courses like English Basic Skills to specialized courses in Intro to Public and Professional Writing, Rhetorical Theory, Workplace Writing, Digital Writing, and Visual Rhetoric.