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About Carmen Werder

Carmen Werder (PhD) directs the Learning Commons, in Western Libraries, Western Washington University including the Teaching-Learning Academy and the Writing Instruction Support program. She also has taught courses in civil discourse, academic writing and rhetoric with the Departments of English and Communication Studies.  She was a 2005 Carnegie Scholar, co-editor and contributing author of Engaging Students in the Study of Teaching and Learning (2010), and founding chair of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSoTL) Students as Co-inquirers Special Interest Group.  She has presented and published widely on the role of students in the scholarship of teaching and learning and on teaching writing.

Positions

Present Affiliated Faculty, Western Washington University Department of Communication Studies
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2016 Director of the Learning Commons, Western Washington University Western Libraries and Learning Commons
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2016 Director of Writing Instruction Support, Western Washington University Western Libraries and Learning Commons
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2016 Director of Teaching-Learning Academy, Western Washington Univeristy ‐ Western Libraries and Learning Commons
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • 2013, President's Award for Exceptional Effort
  • 2009, Carl Simpson Bridging Award
  • 2006, Carnegie Scholar Certificate of Excellence
  • 2003-2007, Teaching-Learning Academy Student Choice Award
  • 2004-2006, Service-Learning Faculty Fellowship

Education

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1994 Ph.D., University of British Columbia ‐ Department of English
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1986 M.A., Western Washington University ‐ Department of English
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1981 Standard Teaching Certificate (K-12), Western Washington University
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1968 B.A., Western Washington University ‐ Department of English
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Publications (20)

Presentations (38)