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Catherine Elizabeth DeLazzero

Professional Background

Educational Background

B.A. in English, Oberlin College 
M.A. in English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Ph.D. candidate in English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University


Scholarly Interests

student writing; writing assessment; digital writing technologies; atypical embodiment; embodied writing and embodied pedagogies; engaged pedagogy; public education, equity and access; comprehensive educational opportunity; civic engagement
 

Selected Publications

professional organization membership

Conference on College Composition and Communication
Council of Writing Program Administrators
National Council of Teachers of English

professional presentations

Accepted

"Atypical Embodiment and the Teaching of Writing." The Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Savannah, GA. July 2013.

"The Techne of Teaching and the Classroom as a Site of Wonder." The Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Albuquerque, NM. July 2012.

Presented

"Atypical Embodiment as a Lens for Teaching and Assessing Writing." The Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Indianapolis, IN. March 2014.

"Writing Bodies in First Year Composition and the World Beyond." The Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Las Vegas, NV. March 2013. (See Abby Knoblauch's review in Kairos.)

"Student and Faculty Driven Reform: Strategies and Resources for Creating Writing Enriched Communities." Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. Savannah, GA. June 2012.

 "Using Postprocess Pedagogy to Support E-Portfolio Assessment." Computers and Writing Conference. Raleigh, NC.  May 2012.

"Using Real Life Experiences to Improve Writing Instruction and Practice." The National Council of Teachers of English Convention. Orlando, FL. November 2010.

"Using Yoga to Cultivate a Writing Center Pedagogy of Happiness." The International Writing Centers Association and the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. Baltimore, MD.  November 2010.

"The Yoga Mat and the Blank Page: Connections between Yoga and the Teaching of Writing." The Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Philadelphia, PA. July 2010.

"Undergraduate Tutors Present Research on Best Practices in Writing Pedagogy." The Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Louisville, KY. March 2010.

"So How Does It Empower Us? Notes on a Successful High School Writing Center." The National Council of Teachers of English Convention. San Antonio, TX. November 2008.

"Using Literary Theory to Teach Academic Literacy." The National Council of Teachers of English Convention. New York, NY. November 2007.

A&HE 4151: Teaching of writing

The course integrates theory and practice for teachers. Topics include the textual character of genres, critical perspectives on writing instruction, research on writing, evaluation and assessment of writing, and classroom methods for teaching writing. This course is taught with A&HE 4156, Writing: Nonfiction, as part of a 6 point sequence. Special fee required.

A&HE 4156: Writing: Nonfiction

A non-fiction writing workshop. This course is taught as part of 6 credit block with A&HE 4151: Teaching of writing. Special fee required.