More About Director Jessie L. Moore

Jessie L. Moore, Associate Director

Jessie L. Moore is director of the Center for Engaged Learning and associate professor of English: Professional Writing & Rhetoric. She leads planning, implementation, and assessment of the Center’s research seminars. As a Seminar Leader for the 2011-2013 Elon Research Seminar on Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer, she facilitated multi-institutional research on writing transfer. 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). In addition to publishing on transfer, her recent research focuses on multi-institutional research and collaborative inquiry, writing residencies for faculty writers, the writing lives of university students, and high-impact pedagogies. She serves as the elected Secretary (2015-2019) for the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) and as U.S. Regional Vice President (2016-2018) for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Jessie previously served on the CCCC Executive Committee (2010-2013).

Select Recent Publications

Books:

Moore, Jessie L., and Randall Bass. Eds. Understanding Writing Transfer: Implications for Transformative Student Learning in Higher Education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2017. (Companion Website)

Anson, Chris M., & Moore, Jessie L. (Eds.). Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer. Perspectives on Writing. Fort Collins, Colorado: The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado, 2016.

Articles and Chapters:

Moore, Jessie L. “Five Essential Principles about Writing Transfer.” In Jessie L. Moore and Randall Bass (Eds.), Understanding Writing Transfer: Implications for Transformative Student Learning in Higher Education (pp. 1-12). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2017.

Moore, Jessie L., and Chris M. Anson. “Introduction.” In Chris M. Anson & Jessie L. Moore (Eds.), Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer (pp. 3-13). Fort Collins, Colorado: The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado, 2016.

Anson, Chris M., and Jessie L. Moore. “Afterword.” In Chris M. Anson & Jessie L. Moore (Eds.), Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer (pp. 331-339). Fort Collins, Colorado: The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado, 2016.

Moore, Jessie L., Paula Rosinski, Tim Peeples, Stacey Pigg, Martine Courant Rife, Beth Brunk-Chavez, William Hart-Davidson, Dundee Lackey, Suzanne Kesler Rumsey, Robyn Tasaka, Paul Curran, and Jeff Grabill. “Revisualizing Composition: How First-Year Writers Use Composing Technologies.” Computers and Composition, 39 (2016): 1-13.

Moore, Jessie L., and Rosinski, Paula. “Case Study: Elon University.” In Rachel Riedner, Ide O’Sullivan, & Alison Farrell, Alison (Eds.), An Introduction to Writing in the Disciplines (pp. 32-36). Maynooth: All Ireland Society for Higher Education/Irish Network for the Enhancement of Writing, 2015.

Moore, Jessie L., Kimberly B. Pyne, and Paula Patch. “Writing the Transition to College: A Summer College Writing Experience at Elon University.” (With “Coda: Where We Are Now”). Ecologies of Writing Programs: Profiles of Writing Programs in Context. Edited by Mary Jo Reiff and Anis Bawarshi. Parlor Press, 2015.

Moore, Jessie L., Tim Peeples, Rebecca Pope-Ruark, and Paula Rosinski. “Seeking Growth through Independence: A Professional Writing and Rhetoric Program in Transition.” Writing Majors: Eighteen Program Profiles. Edited by Greg Giberson, Jim Nugent, and Lori Ostergaard. Utah State UP, 2015.

Pigg, Stacey, Jeffrey T. Grabill, Beth Brunk-Chavez, Jessie L. Moore, Paula Rosinski, and Paul G. Curran. “Ubiquitous Writing, Technologies, and the Social Practice of Literacies of Coordination.”Written Communication, 31.1 (2014): 91-117.

Grabill, Jeff, William Hart-Davidson, Stacey Pigg, Michael McLeod, Paul Curan, Jessie Moore, Paula Rosinski, Tim Peeples, Suzanne Rumsey, Martine Courant Rife, Robyn Tasaka, Dundee Lackey, and Beth Brunk-Chavez. “Revisualizing Composition: Mapping the Writing Lives of First-Year College Students.” Writing about Writing: A College Reader, 2nd Ed. Edited by Elizabeth Wardle and Doug Downs. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2014. 724-737.

Moore, Jessie L., Peter Felten, and Michael Strickland. “Supporting a Culture of Writing: Faculty Writing Residencies as a WAC Initiative.” Working with Faculty Writers. Edited by Anne Ellen Geller and Michele A. Eodice. Utah State UP, 2013.

Moore, Jessie L.  “Preparing Advocates: Service-Learning in TESOL for Future Mainstream Educators.” TESOL Journal, 4.3 (2013): 555-570.

King, Catherine, and Jessie L. Moore. “Feeding Many Birds with One Bowl: Collaborative Inquiry as a Context for Faculty Development.” Journal of Faculty Development, 27.2 (2013): 19-24.

Moore, Jessie L. “Designing for Transfer: A Threshold Concept.” Journal of Faculty Development, 26.3 (2012): 19-24.

Moore, Jessie. “Mapping the Questions: The State of Writing-Related Transfer Research.”Composition Forum, 26 (Fall 2012). Available online at: http://compositionforum.com/issue/26/map-questions-transfer-research.php

Felten, Peter, Jessie Moore, and Michael Strickland. “Faculty Writing Residencies: Supporting Scholarly Writing and Teaching.” Journal on Centers for Teaching & Learning 1 (2009): 23-39.

Select Recent Presentations

  • “Collaborating on Assessment and Planning a DPT Global Education Consortium.” Invited Workshop and Consultation. 2017 Global Education Symposium for Doctor of Physical Therapy faculty. Elon University, Elon, North Carolina, April 22, 2017.
  • “Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research.” Invited Workshop. York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania, February 11, 2017.
  • “Undergraduate Research Matters.” Invited Plenary. York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania, February 10, 2017.
  • “Teaching Writing Across the University: Building on What Students Know from First-Year through Graduation.” Invited Workshop. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., February 6, 2017.
  • “Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research.” Invited Workshop. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., February 6, 2017.
  • “Emerging Research and Lingering Questions about Integrating Study Away as Global Learning with the University Experience.” With Nina Namaste, Lynette Bikos, and Lisa Jasinski. Association of American Colleges & Universities, San Francisco, California, January 28, 2017.
  • “Faculty Change Towards High-Impact Pedagogies.” International Consortium for Educational Development. Cape Town, South Africa, November 23, 2016.
  • “Using the CEL-SoTL Data Archive to reexamine Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Evidence.” Symposium on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Banff, Canada, November 11, 2016.
  • “Fostering ‘Evidence 3’ Scholarship of Teaching and Learning with a Data Archive.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Los Angeles, California, October 14, 2016.
  • “What We Know about Student Learning from Undergraduate Research.” Invited Plenary, with Jenny Olin Shanahan. Pre-ISSOTL Council on Undergraduate Research Workshop. Los Angeles, California, October 12, 2016.
  • “Emerging Research and Lingering Questions about Scaling Access to Mentored Undergraduate Research.” With Tim Peeples, Paul Miller, Jenny Shanahan, and Laura Behling. Association of American Colleges & Universities, Washington, D.C., January 21, 2016.
  • “Creating Cultures of Undergraduate Research: Four Perspectives.” With Dominic DelliCaprini, Jenn Fishman, and Jane Greer. National Council of Teachers of English, Minneapolis, MN, November 21, 2015
  • “Investigating the Teaching of Writing as a High-Quality High-Impact Practice.” With Chris Anson and Liane Robertson. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Melbourne, Australia, October 29, 2015.
  • “Increasing the Impact of SoTL: Supporting Changes in Practice through SoTL Transfer.” Presentation. With Peter Felten and Brad Wuetherick. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Melbourne, Australia, October 28, 2015.
  • “Distributed Leadership.” Invited Workshop. University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama, October 13, 2015.
  • “Understanding Mentoring Undergraduate Research Students.” Invited Plenary. University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama, October 13, 2015.
  • “Productive Disruptions: Advancing Research-Informed Engaged Learning Practices.” Invited Keynote. Robert Morris University, Moon Township, Pennsylvania, October 8, 2015.
  • “Partnering in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.” Invited Workshop. Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia, October 2, 2015.
  • “Making the Case for Publicly Engaged Scholarship in Tenure and Promotion Decisions.” Invited Consulting Session. Georgia College and State University, October 1, 2015
  • “An Overview of Quantitative Research.” Invited Workshop. With Karen Johnson, Sam Waddell, and Megan Schoettler. Second Annual Naylor Workshop on Undergraduate Research in Writing Studies. York College, York, Pennsylvania, September 26, 2015. (I also was invited to serve as a research mentor for 5 undergraduate researchers who are participating in the three-day workshop, September 25-27.)
  • “Designing for Transfer of Knowledge and Practices.” Invited Workshop, with Paula Rosinski. Communication across the Curriculum Program, University of North Carolina – Charlotte, May 13-14, 2015.
  • “Designing for Transfer of Writing Knowledge and Practices.” Invited Workshop. University Writing Program, University of North Carolina – Charlotte, February 6, 2015.
  • “New Research on the Transfer of Writing Knowledge and Practice and Its Implications for High-Impact Writing-Intensive Courses Across the University.” Association of American Colleges & Universities, Washington, D.C., January 23, 2015.
  • “Why (Undergraduate) Research?” Invited Plenary.  Naylor Undergraduate Writing Research Workshop, York College, York, Pennsylvania, November 16, 2014.
  • “Threshold Concepts, Writing, and the Transfer of Learning.” Threshold Concepts in Practice Conference, Durham, England, July 10, 2014.
  • The Elon Statement on Writing Transfer and Its Implications for Teaching Writing across Disciplines.” International Consortium for Educational Development Conference. Stockholm, Sweden, June 16, 2014.
  • “The Elon Statement on Writing Transfer and Its Implications for WAC.” Twelfth International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 13, 2014.
  • “Teaching for Transfer: Opening Opportunities for Student Success in Writing Across Contexts – The Elon Statement.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Indianapolis, Indiana, March 21, 2014.
  • “Faculty Workload and Mentoring Undergraduate Research,” part of the pre-conference workshop on Designing Undergraduate Research Projects and Programs in Writing Studies. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Indianapolis, Indiana, March 19, 2014.
  • New Research on Student Experiences with High-Impact Practices: Effective and Efficient Ways to Implement, Connect, and Scale.” With Peter Felten, Michael Reder, Luke Millard, Jeffrey Coker, and Desiree Porter. Association of American Colleges & Universities, Washington, D.C., January 25, 2014.
  • “A Case for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Second Language Writing.” Symposium on Second Language Writing, Jinan, China, October 19, 2013.
  • The Elon Research Seminar and Current Understandings of Writing Transfer.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2013 Conference. Raleigh, North Carolina, October 3, 2013.
  • “Foundations in SOTL.” Ignite Presentation, Opening Plenary. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2013 Conference. Raleigh, North Carolina, October 2, 2013.
  • Elon Statement on Writing Transfer.” Council of Writing Program Administrators 2013 Summer Conference. Savannah, Georgia, July 20, 2013.
  • “Current Understandings of Writing Transfer and the Elon Research Seminar.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, Nevada, March 16, 2013.
  • “Connecting Teacher-Scholars: Igniting Multi-Institutional Research through a Research Seminar.” National Council of Teachers of English Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. November 16, 2012.
  • “A 20×20 Introduction to Writing Transfer Research.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association.” Durham, North Carolina, November 11, 2012.
  • “Integrating Multi-Institutional Research into ‘Big Tent’ SoTL.” International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Hamilton, Canada, October 26, 2012.
  • “Connecting Localities with Multi-Institutional Research.” Council of Writing Program Administrators 2012 Summer Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 20, 2012.

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