Teaching

You can learn more about courses I have designed by selecting the specific course under Teaching on the main menu. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness can be found below.

COURSES DESIGNED AND TAUGHT

Professional Communication for Engineers. Case Western Reserve University. Fall 2021 (hybrid); Fall 2020 (remote).

Introduction to Creative Writing. Case Western Reserve University. Spring 2020; Fall 2018.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Food (topical writing seminar). Case Western Reserve University. Summer 2019 (72% of students in summer session were international ELLs); Spring 2019.

Expository Writing. Case Western Reserve University. Spring 2018 (85% of students in spring session were international ELLs); Fall 2017.

Writing Tutorial. Case Western Reserve University. Fall 2016.

Writing and Inquiry. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Spring 2016; Fall 2015.

COURSES CO-TAUGHT

Emerging Writers Studio. Case Western Reserve University. Summer 2017. (Co-instructor: Martha Schaffer)

WRITING WORKSHOPS

“Playful Revision.” Creative writing workshop co-led with Michelle Koski and sponsored by CWRU Writers House. 22 November 2019.

“Be Someone Else: Writing Persona Poems.” Creative writing workshop co-led with Hayley Verdi and sponsored by CWRU Writers House. 20 September 2019.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Gender Studies. Case Western Reserve University. Spring 2017. (Under direction of Megan Jewell)

Writing Resource Center Tutor. Case Western Reserve University. Fall 2016.

Tutor in “New Beginnings” adult literacy class at Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach and Site Coordinator for the Writing Lincoln Initiative. Lincoln, NE. 2014-2016.                                                                                       

Sixth Grade Teacher at Centro Escolar Santa Clara. Olancho Aid Foundation, Inc. Juticalpa, Olancho, Honduras. Aug. 2011—Jan. 2012.

Teaching Assistant in Adult ELL Classes. Wheaton, MN. Summers 2008; 2009; 2011.

PEDAGOGICAL TRAINING

“Allies Consult!” Toward Inclusive Anti-Racist Teaching—Vershawn Ashanti Young, Hildegarde & Elbert Baker Visiting Scholar. Case Western Reserve University. 30 April 2021.

Dual Delivery Summer Camp. UTech’s Teaching & Learning Technologies and the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education, Case Western Reserve University. Summer 2020.

Humanities Teaching Careers at Community CollegesKim Emmons. Case Western Reserve University (in collaboration with Cuyahoga Community College). Fall 2019.

SAGES Weekly Pedagogy Sessions. Case Western Reserve University. Fall 2018-Spring 2019.

Creative Writing Pedagogy—Sarah Gridley. Case Western Reserve University. Fall 2017.

Creative Writing Pedagogy Training—Sarah Gridley and Mary Grimm. Case Western Reserve University. Spring 2017. (short-term training required for teaching Intro Creative Writing at CWRU)

Technical and Professional Writing—T. Kenny Fountain. Case Western Reserve University. Fall 2016.

ENGL TA Pedagogy Training—T. Kenny Fountain and Martha Schaffer. Case Western Reserve University. Fall 2016.

Pedagogy and Difference—Shari Stenberg. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Spring 2016.

Place-Conscious Teaching—Robert Brooke. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Fall 2015.

Composition Theory and Practice—June Griffin. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Fall 2015.

Independent Study: Community Literacies—Shari Stenberg. University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Summer 2015.

Rhetoric of the Essay—Robert Brooke. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Spring 2015.

Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness