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RIA # 123: Dr. Jessie Moore on Writing Transfer

Dr. Jessie Moore

Dr. Jessie Moore

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Jessie L. Moore, director of the Center for Engaged Learning and professor of Professional Writing & Rhetoric at Elon University. She previously coordinated Elon’s first-year writing and professional writing & rhetoric programs. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in English Rhetoric and Composition from Purdue University. Jessie leads planning, implementation, and assessment of the Center’s research seminars, which support multi-institutional inquiry on high-impact pedagogies and other focused engaged learning topics. Her recent research examines transfer of writing knowledge and practices, multi-institutional research and collaborative inquiry, writing residencies for faculty writers, the writing lives of university students, and high-impact pedagogies. She is the co-editor of Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer (with Chris Anson, The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado, 2016) and Understanding Writing Transfer: Implications for Transformative Student Learning in Higher Education (with Randy Bass, Stylus, 2017). Jessie currently serves as the elected Secretary of the Conference on College Composition and Communication and as U.S. Regional Vice President of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Researching Writing Transfer [00:00-12:13]

In this first segment, Jessie shares about her research on writing transfer.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Multi-institutional Research [12:14-23:56]

In segment two, Jessie discusses what she has learned from multi-institutional research projects.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Organizing Research Seminars [23:57-35:16]

In segment three, Jessie shares about a research seminars program that draws scholars from all over the world.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

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