Student Profile

Stacy Wittstock
Ph.D. Student, Learning and Mind Sciences

Research Interests

  • Writing program administration
  • Basic writing & writers
  • Academic labor in composition
  • Language diversity & multilingual students
  • Writing assessment
  • Composition pedagogy
  • Peer review & response in writing classrooms
  • Digital literacies 
  • Response to students’ writing
  • Sociocultural theories of learning
  • Programmatic assessment
  • Faculty development & instructional support 

 

Education

Advisors

Select Teaching Experience

Associate Instructor, UC Davis (2016-present)

  • UWP 7: Practices in College Reading and Writing (basic writing)
  • UWP 1A: Writer’s Workshop (basic writing co-course with FYC)
  • 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

Select 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)

Select Presentations

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. 

Wittstock, S. (2017, March). Understanding the Influence of Technology on the Development of First-Year Composition Students as Peer Responders. Research Network Forum at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR. 

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

Select Service

To the Field of Writing Studies:

To 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)

To 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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