Joyce Malek

Joyce Malek

Emeritus

Coordinator of First Year Writing, Educator Professor

Education

PhD: University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, 1993 (Emphasis Area: Composition Theory and Research - Dissertation: “Improvising the Text: A Study of Artistic Collaboration in the Women’s Theater, At the Foot of the Mountain”)

M.A.: University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, 1987 (Emphasis Area: Creative Writing)

B.A.: University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN, 1984 (English)

Positions and Work Experience

2014 -To Present Coordinator, First-year Writing, English Composition Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2012 -2014 Interim Director, English Composition Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2009 -2012 Associate Director, English Composition Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2007 -2008 Interim Director, English Composition Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2006 -2007 Associate Director, English Composition Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2005 -2014 Associate Professor, Educator, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2003 -2005 Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor, represented, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2000 -2002 Faculty Development Coordinator, Anoka Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN

1998 -2002 Co-Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Anoka Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN

1998 -2000 English Division Coordinator, Anoka Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN

1997 -2001 Professor of English, Anoka Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN

1992 -1996 Director, Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI

1991 -1992 Visiting Professor of English, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, LaCrosse, WI

1988 -1991 Assistant Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Writing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

1985 -1988 Director, Writing Center, Director, Writing Center, Minneapolis, MN

Research Support

2000 Anoka Ramsey Community College Strategic Initiative Proposal Grant, Evening Lecture Series Type:Grant

1996 Institutional Enhancement Grant Identifying, Enhancing, and Promoting Writing to Learn at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Type:Grant

1995 Western Wisconsin Consortium Grant Improving the Delivery of ESL Services at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Type:Grant

1995 University of Wisconsin-River Falls General Computer Access Grant Type:Grant

1989 University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Special Grant Type:Grant

Abbreviated Publications

Other Publication

"Encouraging, Building On, and Integrating the Oral Culture: Practical Techniques ." Educational Resources Information Center (1986).

"We Did It and Lived: A State University Goes to Exit Testing." Notes from the National Testing Network in Writing (1988).

Presentations

Invited Presentations

(2014. ) “Critical Access, Deep Democracy, and Personal Agency.” Conference on College Composition and Communication .Indianapolis, IN. Conference. .

(2006. ) “IPod; Therefore I Am.” Conference on College Composition and Communication .Chicago, IL.

(2003. ) “Sounding the Sacred: Rhetoric(s) of Feminist Spirituality.” Conference on College Composition and Communication .New York City, NY.

(1993. ) “Profoundly Relational: Religious Belief, Discourse Theory, and the Writing Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication .Nashville, TN.

(1992. ) “Combining Adult Language Theory and Process Writing to Teach Nontraditional Students in Higher Education.” Minnesota Council of Teachers of English .Bloomington, MN.

(1990. ) “Approaches to Research in Writing: Qualitative Methods.” Conference on College Composition and Communication .Chicago, IL.

(1989. ) “Approaches to Research in Writing: Qualitative Methods.” Conference on College Composition and Communication .St. Cloud, MN.

(1988. ) “We did it and Lived: A State University Goes to Exit Testing.” National Testing Network on Writing .Minneapolis, MN.

Paper Presentations

(03-2018. ) “We are the Canary in the Coal Mine: The Effects of State-Mandated Dual Enrollment,” Conference on College Composition and Communication .Kansas City, MO. Conference.

(04-2016. ) “From Novice to Expert: A WEC Model for the Health Sciences and Beyond,” Conference on College Composition and Communication .Houston, TX.

(2014. ) “Chronicling Collaboration: Lessons Learned from WPA Work Across Multiple Campuses,” WPA Conference .Bloomington, IL.

(2011. ) “Inter/Acts: Rhetorical Traditions in Feminist Theater,” Conference on College Composition and Communication .Atlanta, GA.

(2011. ) “Rhetorical Traditions in Theater of the Second Wave,” Feminisms and Rhetorics .Mankato, MN.

(2007. ) “Cookbooks, Memory, and Identity,” Conference on College Composition and Communication .New York, NY.

(2006. ) “The Cookbook Project,” Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language and Literature .Columbus, OH.

(10-2003. ) “Public Service Ads as Informal Persuasion.” Midwest Two-Year College Association Conference .Cleveland, OH.

(2000. ) “An Integrative Approach to Community Building.” National Council of Teachers of English .Milwaukee, WI.

(2000. ) “College Hour: An Integrative Approach to Building Academic Community.” The Collaboration of Minnesota State Colleges & Universities .Golden Valley, MN.

(1998. ) “Community Between Faculty: Comparing Developmental Students’ Preparation, Fears, and Expectations.” Two-Year College Association Midwest Conference .St. Paul, MN.

(1997. ) “The Ideas, Historias, Cuentos of Struggle: Writing, Reading, and Teaching in the Two-Year Developmental Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication .Chicago, IL.

(1996. ) “Director and Tutor Perspectives on Tutor Assessment.” Midwest Writing Center Association .Minneapolis, MN.

(1995. ) “Three Models of Tutor Training.” (Inter)National Writing Center Association .St. Louis, MO.

(1993. ) “Writing that Keeps You in Touch-Collaborative Research Teams.” University of Wisconsin-River Falls Teachers’ Conference .River Falls, WI.

(1992. ) “Issues in Collaborative Learning.” University of Wisconsin-River Falls Teachers’ Conference .River Falls, WI.

(1992. ) “Research Teams in the College Composition Classroom.” Minnesota Council of Teachers of English .Bloomington, MN.

(1991. ) “New Techniques for Teaching Technical Writing.” Minnesota Council of Teachers of English .Mankato, MN.

(1990. ) “Changing the Technical Writing Curriculum.” Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference .Washington, D.C..

(1989. ) “A Stake in the Claim: Collaborative Writing in the Composition Classroom.” Minnesota Council of Teachers of English .St. Cloud, MN.

(1985. ) “Encouraging, Building On, and Integrating the Oral Culture: Practical Techniques.” Minnesota Council of Teachers of English .Hibbing, MN.

Honors and Awards

2018 William C. Boyce Teaching Award Recipient

2017 William C. Boyce Teaching Award nominee

2017 Sabbatical Proposal: English Composition Program Assessment

2016 Active Learning Classroom Fellow, CET&L

2011 McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Merit Awards “Excellent” ranking

2010 McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Merit Awards “Excellent” ranking

2010 William C. Boyce Teaching Award nominee

2005 William C. Boyce Teaching Award Recipient

2004 Theta Phi Alpha Faculty Recognition

1999 Center for Teaching and Learning Leadership Award

1996 Inter-residence Hall Council Leadership Development Recognition Award

1989 Doctoral Dissertation Special Grant, University of Minnesota

1987 -1993 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, University of Minnesota

Keywords

composition, cccc,

Professional Affiliation

2009 -2019: Council of Writing Program Administrators

1987 -2019: National Council of Teachers of English

1987 -2019: College Composition and Communication

1996 -2004: Two-Year College Association

1996 -2000: National Education Association

1998 -2000: National Writing Project

1998 -2000: Minnesota Writing Project

1996 -2004: Minnesota Community College Faculty Association

1992 -1996: National Writing Center Association

1992 -1996: Midwest Writing Center Association

Courses Taught

15-ENGC-731 TEACH PRACTICUM I Level:Graduate

Engc 732 Teach Practicum II Level:Graduate

15-ENGL-376 WRITING WITH STYLE Level:Undergraduate

15-ENGL-101 ENGLISH COMP I Level:Undergraduate

15-ENGL-101H HON ENGL COMP I Level:Undergraduate

15-ENGL-102 ENGLISH COMP II Level:Undergraduate

15-ENGL-289 INTERMEDIATE COMP Level:Undergraduate

15-ENGL-289H INTERMEDIATE COMP Level:Undergraduate

15-ENGL-489 ADV COMPOSITION

Other Information

CONFERENCE SESSION CHAIR
“Critical Access, Deep Democracy, and Personal Agency.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN, 2014

“IPod; Therefore I Am.”  Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, 2006

“Sounding the Sacred: Rhetoric(s) of Feminist Spirituality.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY, 2003

“Profoundly Relational: Religious Belief, Discourse Theory, and the Writing
 Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication,
 Nashville, TN, 1993

“Combining Adult Language Theory and Process Writing to Teach Nontraditional Students in Higher Education.”  Minnesota Council of Teachers of English Bloomington, MN, 1992

“Approaches to Research in Writing: Qualitative Methods.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, 1990

“Composition and the Woman Writer, the Nonwhite Writer, and Reading and Writing about Place.” Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, St. Cloud, MN, 1989

“We did it and Lived: A State University Goes to Exit Testing.” National Testing Network on Writing, Minneapolis, MN, 1988
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WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
 
PRESENTATIONS
College of Allied Health Writing Fellows Workshop Series: “Learning the Language: Writing Like an Allied Health Professional,” “Writing to Communicate: Backwards Engineering Writing Assignments to Achieve Course Goals,” “Writing to Learn in Large Enrollment Courses: the Power of Exploratory Writing,” University of Cincinnati, 2012-2018 (with graduate student assistants: Hannah Rule 2012-2014; Carla Sar 2015-2016; Kelly Blewett 2017-2018; Daniel Floyd 2018-2019)

Composition Faculty Retreat: Composition Program Self-Study, University of Cincinnati, (with Dr. Christopher Carter and Christopher Campagna)
September 2016

“CJ Writes.” Criminal Justice Program, College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services, University of Cincinnati, (with Dr. Christopher Carter) September 2016

WAC/WID/WIC/WEC Action Plans: Strategies for Advancing Writing Through Faculty Development,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX, April 2016. Co-leader with Dr. Krystin Elder, University of New Mexico, and with presentations from faculty representing seven colleges and universities

“Spring Showcase and Works-in-Progress Workshop,” College of Allied Health Writing Fellows Workshop, University of Cincinnati, (with Hannah Rule, Spring 2014, with Carla Sarr 2015)
 
“Promoting Learning and Enhancing Critical Thinking Through Writing,” University of Toledo, March 2012

“Writing Instruction at the Graduate Level” (with Dr. Laura Micciche), College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Resources, University of Cincinnati, Interactive Workshop Series: Writing in the Profession, June 2011

“Learning Portfolios and Integrated Learning” (with Dr. Wayne Hall), Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Cincinnati, August 2009

“E-Portfolios” (with Dr. Wayne Hall), Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Cincinnati, Spring 2007

“Mid-career Writing Course (English Composition 289),” University of Cincinnati, September Institute 2007

“Action-Based Research,” Minnesota Writing Project Selective Summer Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1998

“Women and Career Choices,” Women’s History Month Panel, University of Wisconsin- River Falls, River Falls, WI, March, 1996

“Writing Effective Resumes,” Business Association, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI, 1994

“Using Particle/Wave/Field to Generate Ideas for the Term-Length Paper,” History Department, University of Wisconsin–River Falls, River Falls, WI, 1992-1993

“English Division Workshop for Anoka Ramsey Community College,” University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1991

“Using Ethnography in a Collaborative Project,” College in the Schools Program, University of  Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1990

“Collaborative Learning / Collaborative Writing,” College in the Schools Program, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1989

“University of Minnesota Graduate Teaching Assistants Training and Development Workshop,” University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1989

“Organizing Your Written Composition,” Becoming a Master Student Program University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1987

Graduate Teaching Assistants Orientation Workshops for Program in Composition and Communications, University of,

Workshops Arranged
 Guest Speaker: Dr. Jody Shipka, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County: Faculty Discussion and Screening of “Talking Pictures,” and Workshop: “Materiality and Composing,” October 30 and 31, 2014

Composition 2089 Workshop, A&S English Composition Program, April 2014 Guest Speaker: Dr. Mya Poe, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University:
“Writing Assessment and Diversity: What Do We Know? What Should We Know? What Should We Be Doing When We Assess Writing?”  April 2014

Guest Speaker: Dr. Adam Banks, Associate Professor, University of Kentucky: Graduate Student Workshop: “Community Literacy and Engagement: Using Literacy to Build Community,” Faculty Discussion, “Digital Griots: African American Rhetoric in a Multimedia Age, ”February 2013

Composition 289 Workshop for faculty in A&S Composition, College of Access and Transition, Clermont College, and Raymond Walters College (University of Cincinnati Blue Ash), University of Cincinnati, May 2007

College Hour and Faculty Development Presentations, Anoka Ramsey Community College, Various, 1998-2003

English as a Second Language Workshop, Undergraduate Teaching Improvement Council, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI, Fall, 1995

Norton Textra Connect Workshop, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI, 1995

Learning Disabilities Workshop, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI, March 1996,

OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
 
Writing Consultant: 

  • MANE Business Writing Workshop, Summer 2004
  • Spirit of America National Bank Business Writing Workshop, Spring 2005
 
Volunteer
  • Minnesota Literacy Council, St. Paul, MN, 1991
 
      At the Foot of the Mountain Women’s Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1990-1993
  • Member, Board of Directors: 1990-1993
  • Instructor, Creative Writing, 1990
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