Presentations

Conference Presentations

“Mobile Composition & Student Learning: Lessons from Writing in Place” [Poster]. Computers & Writing. George Mason University. Fairfax, VA. May 2018.

“Enhancing Retention through Experiential Learning.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Kansas City, MO. Mar. 2018.

“Place-Based Mobile Composition: Grounding Digital Writing in Local Community.” Conference on Community Writing. Boulder, CO. Oct. 2017.

“Locating Retention: Data, Surveillance, and Swipe Technologies.” CCCC. Portland, OR. Mar. 2017.

“Ideology & History in Mission Statements: Supporting Contemporary Public Works of Rhetoric.” Rhetoric Society of America. Atlanta, GA. May 2016.

“Narratives of Retention and the Use of Big Data: How Institutional Discourses Impact Writing Programs.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Houston, TX. Apr. 2016.

“Student Involvement in Negotiating Public Partnerships.” Conference on Community Writing. Boulder, CO. Oct. 2015.

“Reclaiming Public Space Through Digital Mapping: A Place-Based Approach to Mobile Composition.” CCCC. Tampa, FL. Mar. 2015.

“Open Classrooms, Public Sites: Locating a Theory of Public Pedagogy.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Indianapolis, IN. Mar. 2014.

“Constructing (Partial) Institutional Histories: WPAs as Feminist Historians.” Feminisms& Rhetorics Conference. Stanford University. Stanford, CA. Sept. 2013.

“(Re)Constituting Lived Realities: Complicating the Work of ‘Going Public.’” Council ofWriting Program Administrators’ Conference. Savannah, GA. July 2013.

“Writing Transfer and Risk: Insights from Transformative Learning Theory.” CriticalTransitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer Conference. Elon University. Elon,NC. June 2013.

“Mapping Atlanta.” Digital Pedagogy Poster Presentation. Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Las Vegas, NV. Mar. 2013.

Compose Yourself: Creating Digital Teaching Philosophies.” Computers & Writing. Raleigh, NC. May 2012.

“The Writing Program Goes Public: A Comparative Study of Public Pedagogy in Three Writing Programs.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). St. Louis, MO. Mar. 2012.

“’It’s Easy to Volunteer’: A Place-Based Analysis of Virtual Service.” Western States Rhetoric and Literacy (WSRL) Conference. Arizona State University. Phoenix, AZ. Oct. 2011.

“Directed Self Placement Goes Online: New Directions in Technology for Writing Programs.” Council of Writing Program Administrators’ (CWPA) Conference. Philadelphia, PA. July 2010.

“Ecologies for Writing Programs: A Heuristic for Building Sustainability.” [remote via Skype]. Writing Development in Higher Education (WDHE) Conference. London, England. June 2010.

“Those Who Can’t (Research), Teach: A Historical Study of English Journal in the Late Progressive Era.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Louisville, KY. Mar. 2010.

“Confronting Social Change and Agency in Service-Learning.” Roundtable. Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference (WSRL) Conference. University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Oct. 2009.

“Bridging Community and Academic Realities: Re-Designing a Service-Learning Writing Course with Student and Community Voices.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). New Orleans, LA. Apr. 2008.

“Backwards Design: Considering Course Objectives in Service-Learning.” North Carolina Campus Compact Service-Learning Conference. Elon University. Elon, NC. Feb. 2008.

“Sharpening Tools for Teaching the Writing Process.” North Carolina English Teacher’s Association (NCETA) Conference. Charlotte, NC. Nov. 2007.

“Learning Citizenship through Writing: A Study Comparing Service-Learning and Traditional Courses.” Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) Institute. Chicago, IL. June 2007.

“Exploring Voices and Identities: Multigenre Research in First Year Writing.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). New York, NY. Mar. 2007.

Transformative Pedagogy: Weblogs as Learner-Centered Writing Spaces.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Conference. Washington, D.C. Nov. 2006.

“Pedagogy in the Center Space: Weblogs as Student-led Communities.” Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Chicago, IL. Mar. 2006.

“Blogging to Learn: Using Weblogs in College Classrooms across the Curriculum.” Lilly South Conference on College and University Teaching. Greensboro, NC. Feb. 2006.

Invited Workshops & Talks

Keynote Speaker [Invited] for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s University Writing Program Conference. 19 Oct. 2018.

Workshop [Invited] for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s University Writing Program Conference. 18 Oct. 2018.

“Preparing for the Academic Job Market,” Faculty-Led Workshop for English Graduate Students, Georgia State University, Apr. 2018.

Opening Statements for The Internet, Society, and Black Twitter Symposium [Invited Speaker]. Greatest Minds Society at Georgia State University, 30 Nov. 2017.

“Developing Students’ Close-Reading Skills with Image Analysis,” Mentoring Session for Lower Division Studies, Georgia State University, 16 Aug. 2017.

“SWR [Studies in Writing and Rhetoric Series] Interview with Ashley J. Holmes,” Apr. 2017. Interviewed by Charissa Che. http://www.ncte.org/cccc/swr/interviews/holmes

“Community-Based Writing and Going Public with Pedagogy,” Guest Lecture (via Skype) for ENG699: Contemporary Theories of Composition, Ball State University, 26 Apr. 2017.

“The Job Market and Your Dissertation or Book Project,” Faculty-Led Workshop for English Graduate Students, Georgia State University, 26 Apr. 2017.

“CCCC Proposal Workshop,” Faculty-Led Workshop for English Graduate Students, Georgia State University, 26 Apr. 2017.

“Publishing an Academic Book: From Dissertation to Publication,” Guest Lecture for ENG8120: Pro-seminar in Writing for Academic Publication, 13 Apr. 2017

“Writing on Location for FYC: Local Places & Mobile Devices,” Mentoring Session for Lower Division Studies, Georgia State University, 7 Apr. 2017.

“Digital Literacy: The Basics,” Georgia State University Conference on Digital Literacy, 2 Feb. 2017.

“Interdisciplinary Honors College Seminar Topic: Standardized Testing,” Simulated Class Session for Honors College Visit Day, Georgia State University, 20 Jan. 2017

“IRB for Research,” Guest Lecture for ENG6521: Archival Research Methods, Georgia State University, Oct. 2016.

“Write on Location: A Place-Based Approach to Mobile Composition,” National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference, Nov. 2016.

“Community-Based Pedagogy and Civic Engagement,” Mentoring Session for Lower Division Studies, Georgia State University, 30 Mar. 2016.

“IRB for Research,” Guest Lecture for ENG8125: Writing and Research Methodology, Georgia State University, Nov. 2015.

“IRB Research and Publishing,” Mentoring Session for Lower-Division Studies, Georgia State University. Mar. 2013 & Nov. 2013.

“‘Aberrations’ Beyond the Classroom: The Risks and Rewards of Going Public with Pedagogy.” Invited panelist for opening conference panel. New Voices Conference. Theme: Monsters, Villains, and Aberrations. Georgia State University. Atlanta, GA. Jan. 2013.

“Understanding Spatial Rhetoric: A Starter Kit to Theory and Practice.” Invited workshop. “Writing Takes Place: Situating Student Writing with 21st Century Literacies.” Symposium sponsored by Bedford/St. Martin’s. Mesa Community College. Mesa, AZ. Apr. 2011.

“Emergent Technologies for the Writing Classroom: Podcasting and Elluminate,” brown bag hosted by the Writing Program, University of Arizona. Apr. 2010.

“Teaching Rhetorical Analysis,” brown bag hosted by the Writing Program, University of Arizona. Nov. 2009.

“Blogs in the Humanities” Panel Discussion, hosted by the College of Humanities Instructional Computing, University of Arizona. Apr. 2009.

“Teaching Online Courses” Roundtable Discussion, hosted by the College of Humanities Instructional Computing, University of Arizona. Dec. 2008.

“Multigenre Research: An Alternative to Traditional Research” Visual Culture Faculty Interest Group, hosted by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL), Elon University. Feb. 2006.

“The Observant Writer: Teaching Scientific Writing” NC Teach “Super Saturday” Training for Lateral Entry Teachers, North Carolina State University. Apr. 2005.