Writing about Teaching

My work as a teacher has been informed by my research, but increasingly I find myself closing the feedback loop by writing and presenting on my teaching.  I have given presentations and led workshops on topics including information literacy, teaching with technology (digital audio production, WordPress blogging, Google Docs, etc.), and teaching with archives and rare books.  I have included links to articles, interviews, and conference papers connected to my teaching, as well as brief information on works-in-progress.  I welcome comments and questions on all of the materials given here.


“I Hear America Reading: Using Digital Audio to Teach American Poetry,” Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice 3.1 (2009) (link)

“Performing Criticism: How Digital Audio Can Help Students Learn (and Teach) Poetry,” Transformations 12.1 (Spring/Summer 2011).


“First-Years Tell Archival Tales,” Bytes & Books, Spring 2009 (link)

Interview w/ Rebecca Metzger, Bytes & Books, Spring 2011 (link)

Co-authored with Diane Shaw, “Fact, Fiction, and First-Years: Helping Students Imaginatively Engage the Archives (Early!),” Journal for the Society of North Carolina Archivists 9.1 (Fall 2011).

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