Campus Workshops & Lectures

Please contact me if you are interested in bringing me to your camps to run a workshop or talk to your faulty on any of these or related topics


  • Re-Reading Student Papers: How Citation Project Research can Help us Strengthen Reading and Writing Skills.University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne. Public Lecture sponsored by the Center for Writing Studies and the Undergraduate Rhetoric Program  September 29, 2014.
  • Engaged Reading: Designing Assignments that Develop Research and Reading Skills Across the Curriculum.” St John Fisher College,  Fall Convocation & Faculty Development Day.  One-day workshop for all College faculty, August 28th, 2013.
  • Reading and Writing to Build Community and Conversation.St John Fisher College.  One-day workshop for Learning Community faculty.  August 27th 2013.
  • “Research-Rich Writing: Helping Students to Select, Read, and Use Sources Wisely.” Illinois Wesleyan University, Annual Pedagogy Symposium. Half-day faculty development workshop. January 26, 2013

  • “Helping Students Create Academic Conversations with Source Material. Faculty Development Workshops Series. Smith College. May 12, 2014
  • “Rereading Student Papers: What citation context research reveals about the source-use practices of undergraduate writers.” University of Rochester.  April 16, 2014
  • “Rereading Student Papers: Citation Project research and what it teaches us about undergraduate writers.” Villanova University. Lecture and faculty development workshop. January 11, 2013. 
  • “Using Citation Context Analysis to Understand and Respond to Student Writing: A Workshop for Writing Teachers.” Framingham State University, October 25, 2012. 
  • “Struggling with Sources: Findings from the Citation Project.” Bloomfield College Faculty Development Program, February 7, 2012.

  • Making WAC work for students; Making it LESS work for Faculty. Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), WAC Faculty Development Day, February 6, 2019.
  • “What are we really asking them to do? Rethinking the research paper from assignment to assessment.”  Chemeketa Community College, Salem Oregon.  Keynote Lecture, Fall Faculty Retreat. September 17, 2015.
  • “Helping Students Create Academic Conversations Between Texts.” Washington State University, Vancouver. Faculty development workshop, October 10, 2014
  • Students’ Source Choices & Uses: Lessons from the Citation Project.” Augustana University “New Directions in Information Fluency,” April 5, 2014.
  • “Sentence-Mining and other Source-Use Hazards: Implications of Citation Project Research for Writing Across the Curriculum” Framingham State University, Public lecture. October 25, 2012.
  • “How Citation Context Analysis can Help us Understand & Respond to Student Writing.” Seton Hall University Faculty Development Series, Seton Hall University. November 16, 2012.
  • “The Vertical Writing Curriculum: Options for Writing Instruction and Program Design” University of New England, September 3, 2009.

  • What do we mean when we say “honest?”: Source-based writing and the question of intent, Bridgewater State UniversityLecture and workshop, February 19, 2016
  • “Lessons from the Citation Project.” Kean University, NJ. Tuesday, January 13, 2015
  • “Understandings how Students Engage with Sources: Lessons from the Citation Project.” Augustana University. April 4, 2014.
  • “Rethinking the Researched Paper: Implications of Citation Project Research for The Vertical Writing Curriculum.” Princeton University “New Directions in Writing Studies Lecture Series,” October 10, 2012.
  • “What Citation Context Analysis Teaches Us About Student Source Use: Findings from the Citation Project.” University of Vermont. Sponsored by the Writing Across the Curriculum Program and the Center for Teaching and Learning, February 17, 2012. 
  • “Struggling with Sources: Lessons from the Citation Project Multi-institutional Study.” Wabash College, Teaching and Learning Committee Faculty Development Day, August 18, 2011.

  • “Encouraging Academic Honesty through Better Assignments: A Faculty Workshop” with Eva Payne. Chemeketa Community College, Salem Oregon. Fall Faculty Retreat,  September 17, 2015.
  • (Re)Considering Plagiarism Policies and Students’ Writing Engagement, Western Michigan University, Faculty Development keynote and workshop, October 23, 2014
  • “Struggling with Sources: Using citation context analysis to understand cited patchwriting and help students engage with sources” University of Rochester.  April 16, 2014.
  • “Redefining Plagiarism and 21st century Ethics” 5th annual Magliocco Lecture in English and Journalism. Western Illinois University, September 9, 2010. 
  • “Defining and Responding to Plagiarism: Lessons from the Citation Project” University of Saint Francis, Presentation for the faculty and a half-day workshop as part of USF’s annual Faculty Development Day, August 16, 2010.
  • “Redefining Literacy for the Liberal Arts,” Keynote Lecture; “What is (and isn’t) Plagiarism?” Wabash College, Common Hour lecture to the first year student body sponsored by The Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts, Meetings and dinner conversation with the faculty and the Teaching and Learning Committee to discuss plagiarism policies and procedures, October 27-29, 2008.

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