“Advocacy and Education: Teaching Legislators about Teaching.” Presentation accepted for National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference. Nov 18, 2012. Las Vegas, NV. This panel was part of a special session, “College Forum Presents: Current and Proposed Legislation, Higher Education, and Advocacy: Entering the Conversation.” With Duane Roen, Kent Williamson (Executive Director of NCTE), Barbara Cambridge (NCTE Washington Office), and Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt.

“A Backstage Tour of Grammar Rants for Teaching Writing.” Presentation with Ken Lindblom at NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) Conference. Chicago, IL, November 19, 2011.

“Using Grammar Rants to Develop Critical Thinking and Savvy Writing.” Paper co-presented with Ken Lindblom at NCTE’ Conference on English Education Conference, Fordham University, New York. June 18, 2011.

“Challenging Society’s Unarticulated Assumptions about Language, Grammar(s), Intelligence, and Morality.” Paper presented at 2011 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta. April 2011.

“Using Grammar Rants to Develop Critical Thinking.” Paper presented at 2010 NCTE Conference. Orlando, FL. November 10, 2010. 

“Reducing Stigma and Challenging All Writers: Multi-Modal Invention Strategies.” Paper presented at 2010 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), March 18, 2010. This was part of a featured panel at CCCC, “Disability Studies Meets Composition: New Questions for Theory, Practice, and Research.” 

“Grammar, Grammars and the Teaching of Writing.” Presented at 2009 National Council of Teachers of English Conference (NCTE).  Nov. 21, 2009. Philadelphia, PA. 

“Exposing Judgments about Morality in Public Discourse on Grammar.” Presented at 2009 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). March, 2009. San Francisco.

“Teaching/Evaluating New Teachers on Issues of Grammar and Writing.” Presentation (with Marie Jordan-Whitney) at National Council Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference. San Antonio, TX. November 22, 2008.

"Are Methods Courses Conflicts of Interest? Educating or Enabling Pre-Service Teachers?" (Paper presented as part of panel entitled, "Entangling Alliances: Where Should English Teachers Educators' Loyalties Lie?") National Council Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference, New York, NY.  November 17, 2007.

“Analyzing Published Complaints about Language Use: Empowerment through Rhetorical Analysis.” Presentation at Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). New York City. March 24, 2007.

“The Neglected NCTE/IRA Standard: Students Writing for Their Own Purposes.” Presented at National Council Teachers of English (NCTE) Nashville. November 18, 2006.

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