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Academic/Professional Biography
MA, Humanities/Literature, CSUDH
Postsecondary Reading & Learning Certificate, CSUF

Subjects Taught: Basic Skills, Composition, Argument and Persuasive Writing, Literature (online, hybrid, traditional delivery)


May 2011, Pacific Northwest Higher Education Teaching & Learning Conf., Spokane, WA
---“Using Detective Fiction in English Pre-Composition: An Open-Course Library Project

January 25, 2011: Open Source Library Project course was featured in an article in Newsweek Online Magazine:

May 2008: Pacific Northwest Higher Education Teaching & Learning Conf., Spokane, WA
• "The Starfish in the Classroom: Using the Principles of Connectivism to teach Reading and Writing Skills in Developmental Education"
• Roundtable Discussion: Revision of the English 101 Rubric at Tacoma Community College

April 2008: Educause, San Francisco, CA.
• Presentation, “Leveraging Web 2.0 to Extend Classroom Community”

February 2007: National Association for Humanities Education Conference, San Francisco, CA
• Paper Presentation: "Shared Experience and Identity: Using Online Games to Teach Composition.”
How have you used open textbooks?
Open Course Library Project: developed a developmental level English Composition Course
Kaleidoscope Grant: developed an open textbook/reader with aligned curriculum for basic skills course
Currently designing on online Freshman Orientation for Humboldt State University using open source textbooks and materials.
Which college, university, company, or organization?
College of the Redwoods, Humboldt State University
Role: Student, Instructor, Author, Staff, Other (be specific)
Associate Faculty, Curriculum Designer

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