Studies currently in progress (in development from dissertation) include developing pedagogies to work with student conflict and resistance in first-year writing, understanding the revising processes of undergraduates through rhetorical and textual analysis; and proposing methodological considerations for classroom research.
Review: Learman, Linda Mercer. “Writing Genres By Amy Devitt.” Issues in Writing. 15.1
“Of Conflict and Collaboration: Reflective Instrumentalism in the Composition Classroom.” Presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA, 2009.
“Research on Student Revision Revisited.” Presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Antonio, TX, 2004.
“Essay #3: A Writing Teacher’s Close Encounter with New Media.” Presented at the New Media Conference, Detroit, MI, 2004.
“The Question Concerning a Critical View of Technology: Paying Attention in the Computer Classroom.” Presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY, 2003.
“Connecting the Text to the Hills to the Streets.” Presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, 2002.
“The Pedagogy of Paulo Friere and Critical Literacy in America.” Presented at National Council
“Paulo Freire, The Problem of Authority, and Rhetorical Education in America.” Presented at Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, 1999.
Conference on College Composition and Communication
National Council of Teachers of English
Modern Language Association
Michigan Council of Teachers of English
Rumble Fellow, Wayne State University
Distinguished Graduate Student in Written Communications Award
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