Dr. Quinn

a woman of words

Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference @ UMSL

After a brief hiatus, I just finished my first regional (or for that matter any!) conference on Friday — I haven’t attended a conference in over a year, so I … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

PW&R: The Early Stages of Developing a Professional Writing & Rhetoric Program

2013 has been a busy year for me. In January, I finished my job search from Fall 2012 with phone interviews and campus visits (technically, I only visited one campus). … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Candied Land: Adventures in Higher Ed (#2)

Why “The Candied Land?” One of my favorite games I can remember playing (and loving every gumdrop second of) with my sister when we were really young was called Candy … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Candied Land: Adventures in Higher Ed (#1)

I’m sitting in my campus office. The afternoon light is streaming in the side window. [This office gets the best afternoon sun!] It’s actually my 2nd office since I started … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dead.Lines: The Verbal Request Projects (#1)

Last week I shared the rationale and concept of the Dead.Line Projects, but I didn’t include any examples. If you haven’t read the introduction post for the Dead.Line projects, check … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

“Dead.Lines”: Mini-Projects for the Tech Writing Classroom

Context This Fall 2013 semester, I am teaching an ENG 360 Tech Writing class for the first time at my university – McKendree. This is my first semester teaching at … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · 1 Comment