Jill Heney has taught inquiry-based writing courses at Boise State University since 1997, and, as co-director of the Collaborative for Teaching Writing Online (CTWO), she leads faculty development in digital writing pedagogies. Jill has a B.A.Ed. in English/Language Arts from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, and then went on to earn an M.A. in English, with an emphasis in literature, from Boise State. Jill’s articles and poetry have been featured in several publications, and she is the co-author of the textbook The Writing Tree: Interactive Lessons for Cultivating a College Essay. Jill also is a member of the National Council of Teachers of English, and the Textbook and Academic Authors Association.
The Project Writing and Research E-Textbook provides an introduction to the library research process and...
The Writing Tree: Interactive Lessons for Cultivating a College Essay (with Stacie Rice) (2008)
‘The Tug of a Far Away Invisible Force’: American Idealization of ‘Home’ and Its Impact on Two Signature Novels (with Charles A. Peek), Platte Valley Review (1996)
The American Frontiersman and His Weapon: Hawk-Eye and Kill-Dear in Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans, Midlands Conference on Language and Literature (1995)
Creative Nonfiction and Poetry
The American Hero and His Weapon : Violent Forces on the Frontiers of The Last of the Mohicans and Shane, Thesis (M.A.)--Boise State University (1997)
Why Am I Who Here?: Constructing Instructor Identities in the Online Classroom (with Jen Black, Stephanie Cox, and Melissa Keith), Computers and Writing (2012)
In this CREATE! Workshop, participants will produce pedagogically-informed plans for constructing teacher identities in online...
Moving the Best Practices of Writing Pedagogy into the Online Classroom, NCTE Annual Convention (2011)
Changing Texts, Changing Brains: Conversations about Literacy, Genre, and Neuroscience and What This Might Mean for Student Writing (with Jen Black, Stephanie Cox, and Melissa Keith), Active Learning at Lunch, Center for Teaching and Learning, Boise State University (2011)