Student Profile

Stacy Wittstock

Ph.D. Student, Learning and Mind Sciences

Research Interests

  • Writing program administration
  • Developmental writing & writers
  • Professional identity & contingent employment
  • Writing assessment
  • Peer review & response in writing classrooms
  • Digital literacies 
  • Faculty development & instructional support 

Education

Advisors

Teaching Experience

Associate Instructor, UC Davis (2016-present)

UWP 7: Practices in College Reading and Writing (basic writing)

UWP 1A: Writer’s Workshop (developmental writing co-requisite)

UWP 1: Academic Literacies (FYC)

UWP 1Y: Academic Literacies (hybrid FYC)​

Teaching Assistant, UC Davis (2016-present)

UWP 13: Video Game Rhetorics

EDU 110: Education Psychology​

Composition Instructor, Washington State University (2011-2016)

ENGL 101: College Composition (FYC)

ENGL 201: Research and Writing (advanced composition)

ENGL 402: Technical and Professional Writing

Professional Experience

UC Davis

Lead Graduate Writing Fellow, University Writing Program (2019-present)

Assistant to the Director of Entry Level Writing, University Writing Program (2018 – present)

Graduate Writing Fellow, University Writing Program (2018 – present)

Associate Instructor, University Writing Program (2017 - present)

Graduate Student Researcher, Center for Educational Effectiveness [CEE] (2017 - 2018)

Graduate Student Researcher, Researching Digital Tools for Peer Response, Kory Lawson Ching, Ph.D., University Writing Program (2017 – 2018)

Teaching Assistant, University Writing Program; School of Education (2016 – present)

Washington State University

Instructor of Composition, Department of English (2013 – 2016)

Administrative Program Coordinator for Small Group Writing Collaboratives, Writing Program (2014 – 2015)

Instructor of English and Literature, WSU Upward Bound (2013)

Teaching Assistant (instructor of record), Department of English (2011 – 2013)

Scholarship

Publications

Ching, K. & Wittstock, S. (2019). Teaching with digital peer response: Four cases of technology appropriation, resistance, and transformation. Research in the Teaching of English, 54(2), 161-182. Retrieved from http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/RTE/0542-nov2019/RTE0542Nov19Teaching.pdf

Presentations

Wittstock, S. (2020, July). “We’ve been like an island.”: Community, contingency, and conflict in a cross-institutional developmental writing program. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Reno, NV. (Proposal accepted but conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

Serviss, T., Wittstock, S., Pearsall, B. (2020, July). Leading the caravan from the middle: Heuristics for navigating institutional partnerships in the midst of change. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Reno, NV. (Proposal accepted but conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

Wittstock, S. (2020, March). “They don’t value us”: Perceptions of community college adjuncts. Two-Year College English Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI. (Proposal accepted but conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

Serviss, T., Wittstock, S., Pearsall, B. (2019, July). Leveraging programmatic tension for action: A case study and heuristic for WPAs. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Ching, K., Wittstock, S., Holland, J., & Schwartz, K. (2018, March). Disrupting Pedagogies through Digital Peer Feedback. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Pittsburgh, PA.

Ching, K., Wittstock, S., & Macklin, T. (2018, May). Peer Response Rebooted: Perceptions and Challenges of Teaching and Learning in Digital Environments. Computers and Writing Conference, Fairfax, VA.

Wittstock, S. & Saichaie, K. (2018, April). Supporting Faculty in Promoting Inclusive Learning through Evidenced-Based, Just-in-Time-Teaching Resources. WASC Academic Resource Conference, Burlingame, CA.

Wittstock, S. (2018, March). Widgets or Wonders? How Digital Tools Shape Literate Action in Peer Response. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, MI. (Digital Praxis Poster)

WPA-GO Mentoring Strands Committee. (2017, July). Fostering Diversity in the WPA: WPAs of Color on Mentoring and Inclusivity. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Knoxville, TN. (Facilitated)

Macklin, T., Clark-Oates, A., & Wittstock, S. (2017, June). Building Bridges, Not Walls: Contract Grading as a Means of Supporting Diverse Writing Practices. Conference on College Composition and Communication at San Jose State University, San Jose, CA. 

Macklin, T., Wittstock, S., & Jeng, W. (2016, July). Comparative Revision Writing: Quantitative and Qualitative Research on Students’ Perspectives of Multimodal Instructor Feedback. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Macklin, T., Wittstock, S., Dahlman, J., Selden, P., & Eagan, P. (2015, November). Feeling the Burn(out): How Non-Traditional Writing Response Leads to Healthy Teachers and Students. National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Macklin, T., Wittstock, S., Williams, O., & Jeng, W. (2015, October). Renewing Commentary Practices through the Addition of Multimodal Feedback Pedagogy: Theories, Implementation, Complications. Two Year-College English Association Pacific Northwest and Pacific Northwest Writing Centers Association Conference, Spokane, WA.

Macklin, T., Wittstock, S., Dahlman, J., Selden, P., & Eagan, P. (2015, July). Sustaining Teacher and Student Sanity: An Examination of Various Response Types. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Boise, ID.

Macklin, T., Wittstock, S., & Triana, M. (2015, April/May). Conversational Partnerships: Approaching Feedback through Cooperative Methodological Inquiry in the Writing Classroom. Assessment, Teaching, and Learning Conference, Spokane, WA.

Macklin, T., Wittstock, S., Williams, O., & Dahlman, J. (2015, April/May). Stakeholder Partnerships: Encouraging Student Voice and Agency through Dialogic Writing Response. Assessment, Teaching, and Learning Conference, Spokane, WA.

Ericsson, P. & Wittstock, S. (2014, June). Cumulative Technology: How a Distributed Learning Community is Shaping an Open-Source Learning Environment. Computers and Writing Conference, Pullman, WA.

See CV in “Related Links” for full list of conference presentations

Service

Editorial Work

Editorial Assistant, Special Issue on Contract Grading, Journal of Writing Assessment (forthcoming 2020) (2019-2020)

Editorial Assistant, Journal of Writing Assessment (2016 – present)

The Field of Writing Studies

Graduate Council Member, Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) (2019-present)

Co-Chair, 2020 Elections Committee, Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) (2019 - 2020)

Co-Chair, 2020 Grants Committee, Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) (2019-2020)

WPA-GO Representative, 2019 CWPA CCCC Local Committee, Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) (2018 – 2019)

Committee Member, 2019 CWPA Local Committee, Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) (2018 – 2019)

Co-Chair, 2018 CWPA Local Planning Committee, Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) (2017 – 2018)

Committee Member, Mentoring Strands Committee, Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) (2016 – 2017)

UC Davis

Member, Writing Placement Mechanism Redesign Sub-Committee, University Writing Program (2018-present)

Graduate Student Chair, Designated Emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies, University Writing Program (2018 – present)

Graduate Student Instructor Representative, UWP Chair Search and Selection Committee, University Writing Program, UC Davis (2018)

Graduate Student Chair, Rhetoric@Davis Research Cluster, University Writing Program, UC Davis (2017 - present)​

Learning and Mind Sciences Emphasis Area Representative, Education Graduate Student Association, School of Education, UC Davis (2016 – 2017)​

Washington State University

Course & Curriculum Designer for Online Small Group Writing Collaboratives, Writing Program, Washington State University (2016)

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Liaison, Professional Development in Composition Series (2015 – 2016)

  • See CV in “Related Links” for full list of service

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