“Practikon: Teaching Technical Communication through Rhetorical Problem-Solving.” International Writing Across the Curriculum (IWAC), June 2014
“Visualizing the rhetorical dimension of source use.” International Writing Across the Curriculum (IWAC), June 2014
“Teaching the Rhetoric of Public Discourse in the Middle East at the heart of the Arab Spring: a tale of challenges, comparisons and commentaries.” Rhetoric Society of America biannual conference, May 2014
“Bridging the Cultural Divide: Cases of Teaching Across Cultures.” Annual POD Conference, November 2013 (with Marie Norman).
“Improving Communication Skills of Engineering and Technology Professionals through an Integrated Mastery Model.” Modern Language Association special ATTW session, January 2013
“Excluding Speakers of the Dominant Variety: Two Cases from Greek and Arabic.” II International Conference on Non-Dominant Varieties of Pluricentric Languages (WGNDV): Exploring linguistic standards in non-dominant varieties, July 2012
“Developing Disciplinary Expertise in the Basic Writing Classroom.” TESOL International, October 2011
“A Methodology for Enacting Professional Practice in the Technical Communication Classroom” European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), September 2011
“Kairion: Visualizing the Rhetorical Dimension of Source Use” Click-on-Knowledge International, May 2011
“Getting CS undergraduates to Communicate Effectively” Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), March 2011 (poster presentation)
“It’s “game-game” time: technical communication pedagogy enacted in real contexts” Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW), March 2011
“Exploring the Social Nature of Academic Citation” International Conference on Ubiquitous Learning Ubilearn, December 2010
“Students as Researchers: Genre Analysis in the Technical Communication Classroom,” Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW), March 2010
“Kairion: Towards a Pedagogy of Source Use Practice,” International Conference on Communication Technologies in Education, July 2009
“Assessing Visual Literacy: The case of poster presentations,” Re-envisioning Writing Assessment Conference, UMass Amherst, October 2008
“Tablet PCs in Applied Communication Classrooms: the Shift to Information Design,” EDMEDIA 2008 International Conference on Educational Media, Vienna, Austria, July 2008
“Designing Effective Websites: Innovation in Project-based learning” AACP Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 2007 (poster presentation)
“Tablets as Writing Canvases and Construction Sites” 2nd International Conference on Pen-based Education, Indianapolis, IN, June 2007
“Online assessment of incoming freshmen students in a science-based curriculum” SUNY Conference on Writing: Writing in an Age of Assessment, Albany, April 2007.
“Interactive Learning: Using Tablet PCs and Dyknow to foster learning communities” International Conference on Communication Technologies in Education, Rhodes, Greece, July 2006
"Tablet PCs in the writing classroom: the shift to information design" Writing, Teaching and Technology, UMass Amherst, MA, April 2006
"Technological affordances and academic source use" Computers and Writing, Stanford University, June 2005 “Writing Effective Academic Prose: Analysis and Production with Excel and Word”: Fourth International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, Research and Training Institute of the East Aegean, July 2003 (with Jason Swarts).
“Engaging Advanced ESL Writers in a Community of Practice: Text Analysis in a Technology Classroom”: Crossing Perceived Boundaries: Teaching Writing as Shared Responsibility, University of Albany, March 2003.
“The affordances of E-book annotation technologies in the Literature classroom”: Technology in the English Classroom, University of North Carolina, April 2002.
“E-Reading Environments for Active Reading: A Study of Texts as Virtual Objects in Writing from Sources”: Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, March 2002.
“Father Figures: Studies in Creative Non-Fiction”: Writing by Degrees Creative Writing Conference, Binghamton University, October 2001.
“Narrative Strategies of Opening Paragraphs in Expository Writing: A Cross-Cultural Perspective”: Symposium on Second Language Writing, Purdue University, September 2000.
“Analyzing Verbal Data” (with Cheryl Geisler). Dartmouth Summer Writing Institute, July 2015.
“Incorporating Annotation Studio in your course design: a "backward" approach.” MIT Hyperstudio IAP workshop, January 2015.
“Engaging students through a model of Mastery.” 3rd Qatar University OFID Conference on Faculty Development, February 2012
"The Baseline Logic of Proposal Writing,” Invited Workshop presentation at Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, October 2011
“Purposeful Course Design” Incoming Faculty Orientation, CMU Pittsburgh, August 2011 & 2012
“Multidisciplinarity in action: Reflections from two sophomore Professional Communication courses” Conference on English Teaching in Qatar, October 2010 (invited workshop)
“Remote Grading of Online Essays,” Invited full-day Workshop at Computers and Writing 2009, University of California, Davis, June 2009 (with Les Perlman and Suzanne Lane)
“Curricular Innovation in Freshman Communication within a tablet-mandated Environment,” at NERCOMP 20008, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester MA, November 2008
“The Dyknow experience: neat little toy or tool to support learning communities?” Dyknow User Group Meeting, DePaw University, IN, June 2007
“Rubrics for understanding: Incorporating and assessing discussion board postings in Blackboard.” Invited presentation for Continuing Pharmacy Education credit, Albany College of Pharmacy, March 2007.
“Tablet PCs at ACP: increasing faculty-student interaction.” West Point military academy, NY, November 2006.
“The tablet PC experience: neat little toys or tools to support learning communities?” Bucks County Community College, PA, October 2006
“Delivering presentations with the Adirondack Distance Network” ACP-sponsored workshop for preceptors and pharmacists, January 2006
“Multimedia materials for second language learning”: 4th biannual Clergy-laity conference, New York City, July 27, 2004. Presentation of teaching methodology utilizing web technologies for parochial school teachers.
“Analyzing Streams of Language: Twelve Steps to the Systematic Analysis of Verbal Data”: Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, March 2003 (workshop with Cheryl Geisler).
“Technical Proposals for Materials engineers.” Materials Science Engineering department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, November 2001 and April 2002.
“Resume writing”: Center for Career Development workshop series, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, November 2000.
“How to write efficiently”: Computer Science Department colloquium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, October 2000.