Wendy Austin, Tutor
Academic Resources

Email: waustin@endicott.edu
Phone: 978-232-2490
Office Location: Diane Halle Library
Office Number: 126
Office Hours: Thursdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Accomplishments

“B.27 Expertise and Meaningful Assessment: (Re)Modeling the Public Trust iin Teachers," and “C.14 Responding to the Public Crisis in Student Writing: Results from the Study of Seniors' Meaningful Writing Experiences," CCCC 2013 Session Reviews, available at CCCC 2013 Session Reviews, available at http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/CCCCReviews/2013B27Austin and http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/CCCCReviews/2013C14Austin in Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy (18.1): Aug. 15, 2013.

Authored the101-page South Asian Spelling Bee 2013 Pronouncer's Guide for the sponsors of the nationwide South Asian Spelling Bee that took place between June 15 and July 28, 2013, culminating in the Finals round on August 15, 2013 in New Brunswick, NJ. The guide, containing 1050 words at six levels of complexity (very easy, easy, medium, difficulty, very difficult, and super difficult), included introductory material, 1050 sentences, definitions, pronunciation guides, and meanings for each word, as well as an index.

“Plagiarism, Ghostwriting, Boilerplate and Open Content: Authorship in the Virtual Workplace.” (Chapter XLIV) The Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices. Eds., Pavel Zemliansky and Kirk St. Amant. Electronic Mediations Book Series. Hershey, PA: Idea Group. 2008. 604-613.

 “Text Messaging: Rhetoric in a New Keypad.” Small Tech: The Culture of Digital Tools. Eds., David Rieder, Byron Hawk, and Ollie Oviedo. Minneapolis, MN: U of Minnesota P, 2008. 104-106.

 “Virginia High School Students Rebel Against Mandatory Use of Turnitin.com” Major Intellectual Property Developments of 2006 for Scholars of Composition, Rhetoric, and Communication. NCTE/CCCC, July 5, 2007. Available from http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Groups/CCCC/Committees/TopIPstories2006.pdf

 “Hypertext Theory and Web Writing Assignments in the Writing and Professional Communication Classroom.” Internet-Based Workplace Communications: Industry and Academic Applications. Eds., Kirk St. Amant and Pavel Zemliansky. Hershey, PA: Idea Group, 2004. 24-39.

 “Hypertext Research Papers: Pedagogical Strategies and Possibilities,” Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 6.2 (Fall 2001). Available online at http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/6.2/binder2.html?coverweb/hypertext/jonesbowieaustin/index.htm.

 Review of Writing New Media: Theory and Applications for Expanding the Teaching of Composition,  (Eds., Anne Frances Wysocki, Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Cynthia L. Selfe, and Geoffrey Sirc). Composition Studies 33.2 (Fall 2005—Online Exclusives) Available online at  http://www.compositionstudies.tcu.edu/bookreviews/online/33-2/onlineexclusives/austin.html.