Trainings/Workshops

“Integrating the Process: Writing Prompts, Rubrics, and Assessment.” Center for Teaching Excellence, Xavier University, January 2017.

“Strategies for Avoiding Burnout: Self-Care for Faculty.” Center for Teaching Excellence, Xavier University, February 2017.

“Panel Discussion: Culturally Responsive Writing.” Center for Teaching Excellence, Xavier University, February 2017.

“Integrating Student Wellness to Promote Learning.” Center for Teaching Excellence, Xavier University, February 2017.

“Course Evaluations Best Practices.” Center for Teaching Excellence, Xavier University, March 2017.

“Reflective Writing: Increasing Transfer Through Metacognition.” Center for Teaching Excellence, Xavier University, March 2017.

“Teaching Writing for Transfer.” Writing Program Spring Workshop, March 2017.

“Syllabus Makeover Workshop.” Center for Teaching Excellence, Xavier University, May 2017.

“Plagiarism: Symptoms, Causes, Cures.” Writing Program, Xavier University, March 2016.

“Responding to Student Writing.” Center for Teaching Excellence, Xavier University, February 2016.

“Working Creatively with Rubrics.” Writing Program, Xavier University, October 2015.

“Death to Typos: Strategies for Proofreading.” Farmer School of Business, Miami University, February 2014.

“Death to Typos II: Grammar Guide.” Farmer School of Business, Miami University, February 2014.

“Crafting a Personal Statement: Writing Graduate School Application Essays.” Farmer School of Business, Miami University, November 2013.

“Your Resume Doesn’t Speak for Itself: Crafting Effective Cover Letters/Cover Emails.” Farmer School of Business, Miami University, September 2013.

“Teaching Writing Online for Technical and Business Writing Instructors.” Farmer School of Business, Miami University, May 2013.

“Writing Under Pressure: Timed Writing in Essay Exams, Job Interviews, and Other High-Stress Situations.” Farmer School of Business, Miami University, December 2012.

“Nonviolent Communication: Autonomy, Reciprocity, and Co-operation in the Classroom.” All-faculty training at Antonelli College to teach Nonviolent Communication skills in order to facilitate egalitarian, empathy-based interactive practices between students and faculty members. June 2009.

 

Additional Projects

Served as Faculty Associate for Xavier’s Center for Teaching Excellence during spring semester of 2017. In this role, I planned events, conducted workshops, facilitated discussion groups, supported new faculty, and helped plan multiple CTE events. Additionally, I offered classroom observation and consultation services to faculty across campus, providing feedback on their teaching, and evidence-based resources to improve their effectiveness.

Transcribed interviews and interpreted research study in the Farmer School of Business to ascertain the experience of international students writing at Miami as part of a team research project through the Howe Writing Initiative. Initial research led to follow-up questions and surveys involving both domestic and international students, specifically focusing on cross-cultural communication and recommendations for improving dialog and team writing experiences.

Summer Business Institute consultant for students enrolled in an intensive, client-based business immersion program to assess, improve, and evaluate team-writing and presentation skills. Farmer School of Business, Miami University, Summer 2014.

Collaboration with Entrepreneur course (ESP 467) at Miami University’s Farmer School of Business to evaluate and offer feedback on student presentations and support with assignment design as part of partnership with Howe Writing Initiative.

As a Digital Writing Consultant (Miami University) I led many workshops for faculty and students on various technologies for use in the composition program including video editing, screen capture, WordPress, web page design, Google interfaces, and pedagogical design.

 

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