Publications (Academic)

(in reverse chronological order)

"Meaning's Secret Identity." Meaning-Centered Education: International Perspectives and Explorations in Higher Education, ed. Olga Kovbasyuk and Patrick Blessinger. New York: Routledge,  2013. [125]-139.

"It's In the Cards."  Association of Atlantic Universities 2011 Teaching Showcase Proceedings 15 (June 2012): 65.

"From Text to Talk: Supporting the Oral with the Written." Teaching Perspectives (St. Thomas University) 13 (Fall 2010): 2-4. Repr. Teaching Matters Newsletter (University of New Brunswick, Saint John) (April 2013): 7-8.

[edited, with Douglas Vipond.] The STU Reader. Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 2010.

[with Thom Parkhill.] "Escaping the Weir." Teaching Perspectives (St. Thomas University) 11 (Winter 2009): 7-8.

"Media Frenzy in and about Virginia Tech." The Mysterious East: Dispatches from the eastern front. Online journal. 18 April 2007.

"Inquiring Into Inquiry: Reflections on a Symposium." Experiences with inquiry learning. Proceedings of a symposium held at McMaster University, October 1-3, 2004, ed. C. K. Knapper. Hamilton, Ontario: Centre for Leadership in Learning, McMaster University.

"Institutional Constraints on Authenticity in Teaching." Authenticity in Teaching [New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, No. 111, ed. Patricia Cranton]. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Fall 2006. 51-62. [The "director's cut" -- including passages excised for brevity.]

"Wrapping it All Up." Inkshed Newsletter 23:1 (Spring 2006), 13-17.

"Afterword: Writing Under the Curriculum." Writing Centres, Writing Seminars, Writing Culture: Writing Instruction in Anglo-Canadian Universities, ed. Heather Graves and Roger Graves. Winnipeg: Inkshed Publications, 2006. 371-383.

"Whose Silverware Is This? Promoting Plagiarism Through Pedagogy (Or, Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Purloined Passages)." Plagiarism: Prevention, Practice & Policy, 28-30 June 2004: Proceedings. Ed. Andy Peden Smith and Fiona Duggan. Newcastle: Northumbria University Press, 2005. 265-274.

"The CASLL Conundrum: Corporatizing the CASLL." Inkshed Newsletter 22:2 (Summer 2005),

"Reading and Writing for Real: Why it Matters for Learning." Atlantic Universities' Teaching Showcase 2004: Proceedings IX. Ed. Suzanne Le-May Sheffield, Carol O'Neil, K. Lynn Taylor, and Denise Nevo. Halifax: Dalhousie University, 2005. 137-145. (.pdf version for printing)

"A Plague on Both Your Houses." Inkshed Newsletter 21:3 (Autumn 2004), 25-26.

"What is Inkshedding?" Conversations about Writing: Eavesdropping, Inkshedding, and Joining In. Ed. M. Elizabeth Sargent and Cornelia Paraskevas. Toronto: Nelson Thompson, 2005. 134-141. Repr. Canadian Readings for Composition (Cengage/Nelson, in press).

"'It was in the Computer': Balancing Learning and Research for First Year Students (and Others)." Atlantic Universities' Teaching Showcase 2003: Proceedings VIII, Spring 2004. Ed. Todd Pettigrew and Denise Nevo. Sydney: University College of Cape Breton, 2004. 21-29.

"Two Cheers for Plagiarism." Inkshed Newsletter 20:3 (Autumn 2003), 10-18.

"Consolidating a Paradigm Shift." [Review of Worlds Apart: Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts, by Patrick Dias, Aviva Freedman, Peter Medway, and Anthony Paré]. Technostyle 18:1 (Fall 2002), 142-146.

"Four Reasons to be Happy about Internet Plagiarism." Teaching Perspectives (St. Thomas University) 5 (December 2002) [1-5]. Repr. Teaching Options Pedagogiques 6:4 (University of Ottawa) (August 2003), 3-5; repr. [as "Let's Hear it for Internet Plagiarism"] Teaching & Learning Bridges 2:3 (University of Saskatchewan) (November 2003), 2-5; Teaching Matters Newsletter (University of New Brunswick, Saint John) (January 2007) 6-9; in THiNK: Critical Thinking and Logic Skills for Everyday Life, ed. Judith Boss (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2010): 367-368, and in the second edition (in press).

"Making Student Writing Count: The Experience of 'From the Page to the Stage'." Atlantic Universities' Teaching Showcase 2001: Proceedings. Ed. Gary Tucker and Denise Nevo. Halifax: Mount St. Vincent University, Spring 2002. 121-130.

"Between Planets: What's Between the Worlds of Worlds Apart." Inkshed Newsletter 19:2 (Autumn 2001), 4-7.

"Collaborative Exploration in Public:Writing, Reading and Learning Through Written Transactions." Presentation, Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Annual Meeting (STLHE 2000). Brock University, Ste. Catherines, Ontario, 15 June 2000. ERIC Microfiche Card ED 454 512.

"Reading Reader, Reading Readers." Reader 43 (Spring 2000), [47]-51.

"'Does This Count As An Occasion?': Engaging Students in the Culture of the Campus." Atlantic Universities' Teaching Showcase 1999: Proceedings. Ed. Roger Moore and Denise Nevo. Halifax: Mount St. Vincent University, Spring 2000. 123-129. ERIC Microfiche Card ED 454 513.

Talking about Curriculum, Thinking about Teaching." Lecture. University of New Brunswick / St. Thomas University, Fredericton. 15 February January 2000.  ERIC Microfiche Card ED 454 514.

"Conditions of Reception, Conditions of Construction: The Strange Case of 'Mons, Anzac and Kut'." Poetics 26:5-6 (1999) [455]-468.

"What is 'Inkshedding'?" Presentation, Inkshed Working Conference 16 (Mont Gabriel, Quebec, May 6-9, 1999. Eric Microfiche Card ED 454 515.

[with Robert Lewis.] "Whose line is it anyway? The instructor's role in course listservs." The Technology Source (February 1999), "case studies."

[Editor.] Inkshed: Newsletter of the Canadian Assocation for the Study of Language and Learning. 16:3-4 (Autumn-Winter 1998).

[Editor.] "CASLL on the Rhetoric of 'Literary Essays'." Inkshed: Newsletter of the Canadian Assocation for the Study of Language and Learning. 16:3-4 (Autumn-Winter 1998).

"Electronic Discussions in Learning and Teaching: Why They Don't Work, and How They Might." Connexions: Newsletter of the International Society for Exploring Teaching Alternatives10:2 (Summer 1998), 1-7.

"Rose-Coloured Glasses vs. Skepticals: Exploring the Role of Computer Technology in Learning and Teaching." Teaching and Learning at St. Mary's 8.1 (Winter 1998), 1-7.

"On the Origin of Genres by Natural Selection: Inventing Genres Online. " Paper, Second International Symposium on Genre, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, January 17, 1998.  ERIC Microfiche Card ED 454 510.

[With Marcy Bauman, Karen Schwalm, and Eric Crump]. "When Worlds Collide: Merging Face-to-Face and Virtual Academic Conferences."The New Writing Environment: Writers at Work in a World of Technology. Ed. Mike Sharples and Thea van der Geest. 217-236. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 1996.

[With Peter Hejl]. "The State of the Art in Empirical Studies of Literature: The Emergence of an International and Interdisciplinary Scholarly / Scientific 'Field'." Presentation and Poster Session, IGEL 1996: Fifth International Conference of the Internationale Gesellschaft für Empirische Literaturwissenschaft. Morley, Alberta, 24 August 1996. Eric Microfiche Card ED 454 509.

"Some Strategies for Embedding Writing in Dialogic Situations." The Point: The Newsletter of SCENT - UPEI's Senate Committee on the Enhancement of Teaching 5.1 (June 1996): 3-4.

"Affordances and Constraints of Electronic Discussions." Presentation, Inkshed Working Conference 13. Hecla Island, Manitoba, 4 May 1996. Eric Microfiche Card ED 454 508.

"Literacy as Dialogic Involvement: Methodological Implications for the Empirical Study of Literary Reading." Empirical Approaches to Literature and Aesthetics. Advances in Discourse Processes, Vol. 52. Ed. Roger J. Kreuz and Mary Sue McNealy. 479-494. Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex, 1996.

[with Jane Isenberg, Graham Little, Sally-Anne Milgrim, Jesse Perry and Louise Rosenblatt]. "IFTE 1995: Some Notes from a Subgroup." Conference Proceedings: International Federation for the Teaching of English Conference: Reconstructing Language and Learning for the 21st Century, New York University, July 1995 [Subtheme 2: Cultural Pluralism for a Democratic Society]. ERIC Microfiche Card ED 440 401.

"Collaborative Investigation Online: Eighteenth Century Literature Moves to the Computer Lab." Computer-Mediated Communication and the Online Classroom. Volume II: Higher Education, ed. Zane Berge and Mauri Collins. 93-110. Hampton Press, 1995.

"Traffic in Genres, In Classrooms and Out." Genre and the New Rhetoric, ed. Peter Medway and Aviva Freedman. 212-230. London: Taylor & Francis, 1994.

"Speech Genres, Writing Genres, School Genres and Computer Genres." Learning and Teaching Genre, ed. Aviva Freedman and Peter Medway. 243-262. Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 1994.

[with James A. Reither.] "A Workshop: Knowledge in the Making in Writing, English, and Other Content Courses." Contextual Literacy: Writing Across the Curriculum, ed. Catherine F. Schryer and Laurence Steven. 137-157. Winnipeg: Inkshed Publications, 1994.

[With James A. Reither.] "Beyond Portfolios: Scenes for Dialogic Reading and Writing." New Directions in Portfolio Assessment: Reflective Practice, Critical Theory, and Large-Scale Scoring, ed. Laurel Black, Donald A. Daiker, Jeffrey Summers, and Gail Stygall. 168-182. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 1994.

"Texts, Textoids and Utterances: Writing and Reading for Meaning, In and Out of Classrooms." Constructive Reading: Teaching Beyond Communication. Ed. Deanne Bogdan and Stanley B. Stra w. 113-129. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann-Boynton/Cook, 1993.

"Computer-Based Written Dialogue in Teaching and Learning Across the Disciplines." Ninth Conference on Computers and Writing Presentation Summaries. Ann Arbor: English Composition Board, 1993. 120-122.

"Utterance in the Classroom: Dialogic Motives for Invention." Paper, Conference on College Composition and Communication. Cincinnati, March 1992. Resources in Education (March, 1992): ERIC Microfiche Card ED 345 271.

[With Douglas Vipond.] "First, Catch the Rabbit: The Methodological Imperative and the Dramatization of Dialogic Reading." Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Literacy Research, ed. R. Beach, R. J. Green, M. Kamil & T. Shanahan. 69-89. Urbana, Illinois, National Conference on Research in English, 1992. Repr. Poetics 20 (1991): 577-595.

"What Happens When Our Students Read, and What Can We Do About It?" In Reading Empirical Research Studies: The Rhetoric of R esearch, ed. John R. Hayes, Richard E. Young, Michele L. Matchett, Maggie McCaffrey, Cynthia Cochran and Thomas Hajduk. 45-73. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1992.

[With Anne Hunt]. Review of Margaret Meek, On Being Literate. English Quarterly 24:3-4 (1992), 42-43.

"Foreword." Interwoven Conversations: Learning and Teaching Through Critical Reflection, by Judith M. Newman. vii-xii. Toronto: OISE Press; Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann, 1991.

"Modes of Reading, and Modes of Reading Swift." The Experience of Reading: Louise Rosenblatt and Reader-Response Theory, ed. John Clifford. 105-126. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann-Boynton/Cook, 1991.

"R Texts Us?" Inkshed 10:1 (October 1991), 5-6.

"Subverting the Literary System: Nonhegemonic Literary Socialization." Proceedings of the Second IGEL-Conference: Amsterdam 1991, ed. Elrud Ibsch, Dick Schram, and Gerard Steen. 175-180. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1991.

[With Douglas Vipond]. "The Strange Case of the Queen-post Truss: John McPhee on Writing and Reading." College Composition and Communication 42.2 (May 1991): 200-210. Repr. The Bedford Reader, ed. X. J. Kennedy, Dorothy M. Kennedy, Jane E. Aaron. (New York: Bedford-St. Martins, 2000), and Dimensions of Language, ed. Boyd H. Davis. New York: Macmillan, 1993.

"A Memo to the Authors." [Review article: Common Knowledge, by Derek Edwards and Neil Mercer.] Inkshed 8:5 (February 1990), 1-3.

"The Parallel Socialization of Reading Comprehension Research and Literary Theory." Beyond Communication: Reading Comprehension and Criticism, ed. Deanne Bogdan and Stanley B. Straw. 91-105. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 1990.

[With Douglas Vipond, James Jewett, and James A. Reither]. "Making Sense of Reading." Developing Discourse Practices in Adolescence and Adulthood, ed. Richard Beach and Susan Hynds. [Advances in Discourse Processes, 34.] 110-135. Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex, 1990.

"Process vs. Genre: Australian-rules Martial Arts in Language Education." Inkshed 8:2 (March 1989), 14-18.

"Learning to Converse With Texts: Some Real Readers, Some Real Texts, and the Pragmatic Situation." SPIEL: Siegener Periodicum zur Internationalen Empirischen Literaturwissenschaft 8:1 (1989), 107-130.

"A Horse Named Hans, a Boy Named Shawn: the Herr von Osten Theory of Response to Writing." Writing and Response: Theory, Practice, and Research, ed. Chris M. Anson. Champaign-Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English, 1989. 80-100.

[With Douglas Vipond]. "Literary Processing and Response as Transaction: Evidence for the Contribution of Readers, Texts, and Situations." Comprehension of Literary Discourse: Results and Problems of Interdisciplinary Approaches, ed. Dietrich Meutsch and Reinhold Viehoff. Berlin: DeGruyter, 1988. [155]-174.

Pragmatic Aspects of Literary Reading. [LUMIS-Schriften, 19.] Siegen, West Germany: Siegen University Institute for Empirical Literature and Media Research, 1988.

"Knowing One Big Thing." Inkshed: Newsletter of the Canadian Association for the Study of Writing and Reading 7:3 (May 1988), 1-2.

"Meet an Economist." The Maritimes: Tradition, Challenge & Change, ed. George Peabody, Carolyn MacGregor, and Richard Thorne.  Maritext Limited, 1987. 54-56.

"A Decade of Change: A Correspondence on Theory and Teaching." Reading-Canada-Lecture 5:3 (Fall 1987), 148-153.

[With Douglas Vipond]. "Aesthetic Reading: Some Strategies for Research." English Quarterly 20:3 (Fall 1987), 178-183.

[With Douglas Vipond]. "Shunting Information or Making Contact? Assumptions for Research on Aesthetic Reading." English Quarterly 20:2 (Summer 1987), 131-136.

[With Douglas Vipond]. "Contextualizing the Text: The Contribution of Readers, Texts, and Situations to Aesthetic Reading." Resources in Education, 22 April 1987. ERIC Microfiche Card ED 284 298.

[With Douglas Vipond and Lynwood Wheeler]. "Social Reading and Literary Engagement." Reading Research and Instruction 26:3 (Spring 1987), 151-161.

"'Could You Put in Lots of Holes?' Modes of Response to Writing." Language Arts 64:2 (February 1987), 229-232. Repr. Interwoven Conversations: Learning and Teaching Through Critical Reflection, by Judith M. Newman. 378-382. Toronto: OISE Press; Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann, 1991.

"Robert Scholes' Textual Power: A Review." Inkshed 5:5 (November 1986), 7-9.

"Does the Appearance of Poetry Make Any Difference? A Report on a Modest Empirical Exploration." Inkshed 5:3 (May 1986), 3-5.

[With Douglas Vipond]. "Evaluations in Literary Reading." TEXT 6:1 (1986), 53-71.

[With Douglas Vipond]. "Crash-Testing a Transactional Model of Literary Reading." Reader No. 14 (Fall 1985), 23-39.

"Reading as Writing: Meaning-Making and Sentence Combining." In Sentence Combining: A Rhetorical Perspective, ed. Donald A. Daiker, Andrew Kerek, and Max Morenberg. [159]-174. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1985.

"Default Modes and Debugging: Two Conferences." Inkshed 3:5 (November 1984), 7-8.

[With Douglas Vipond]. "Point-Driven Understanding: Pragmatic and Cognitive Dimensions of Literary Reading." Poetics 13 (June 1984), 261-277.

"Russell A. Hunt Responds." College English 46:5 (April 1984), 507-510.

"Language Development in Young Children and in the Composition Class: The Role of Pragmatics." Paper, Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, 29 March 1984. ERIC Microfiche Card ED248542.

"Literature is Reading is Writing." Inkshed 2:6 (December 1983), 5-8.

"The First R and the English Department." W&R / T&P Newsletter 2:4 (May 1983), 9-11.

"Litmanship Through the Ages: Stephen Potter as Literary Historian." W&R / T&P Newsletter 2:2 (March 1983), 5-7.

"News from a Far-flung Correspondent: Two Energizing Articles." W&R / T&P Newsletter 1:3 (December 1982), 2-5.

"Seeing the Possibilities: The New Brunswick Provincial Drama Festival." New Brunswick Canadian Child and Youth Drama Assocation Provincial Bulletin 4:2 (Spring 1982), 4-14.

"Toward a Process-Intervention Model in Literature Teaching." College English 44:4 (April 1982), 345-357.

"The Language of Print and the Language of Talk." Speaking of Words: A Language Reader, ed. James MacKillop and Donna Woolfolk Cross. Second Edition. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. 23-26.

"The CACE Questionnaire on English Departments and Writing Programmes: A Report." CACE Newsletter, No. XIII (May 1981), 3-20.

"Language and Literature: Re-Establishing the Connection." Paper Delivered at the Canadian Council of Teachers of English Annual Meeting: Dalhousie University, Halifax, 19 August 1981.  ERIC Microfiche Card ED194891.

[Principal Drafter]. "Report of the Senate Language Competence Committee." Fredericton: St. Thomas University, March 1978.

"Johnson on Fielding and Richardson: A Problem in Literary Moralism." The Humanities Association Review, 27:4 (Fall 1976), [412]-420.

"Reply to Mary Rahme." College English, 37:7 (March 1976), 703.

"Whitman's Poetics and the Unity of 'Calamus'." American Literature 46:4 (January, 1975), 482-494.

"Technological Gift-Horse: Some Reflections on the Teeth of Cassette- Marking." College English 36:5 (January 1975), 581-585.

"Academic Freedom and the Curriculum: A Problem and a Proposal." CAUT Bulletin 22:5 (April 1974), 4-5, 9.

With Robert Campbell. K. C. Irving: The Art of the Industrialist. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973.

"Nathaniel Lee: A Critical Study." Dissertation: Northwestern University, 1969.


Ancient History

Journalism, 1969-1987

Reviews, 1969-1988


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