|2009 - Present||Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ Halmos College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Communications, Media, and the Arts|
|2016||Interim Co-Chair of the Department of Writing and Communication, Nova Southeastern University ‐ College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences|
|2009 - 2012||Medical Science Editor, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis|
|2008 - 2009||Writing Center Assistant Director, Ball State University|
|2006 - 2009||Teaching Assist/Writing Instructor, Ball State University|
|2009||Writing Center Research Assistant, Ball State University|
|2007 - 2008||Writing Program Assistant, Ball State University|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2017 - Present||Faculty Mentor, Nova Southeastern University, Department of Communications, Media and the Arts||2019 - 2021||Holocaust Reflection Contest Judge, Nova Southeastern University||2019 - 2020||Awards Selection Committee, Conference of College Composition & Communication’s 2020 Technical & Scientific Communication Awards||2017 - 2020||Dean's Roundtable Member, Nova Southeastern University, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences||2020||Website Redesign Committee, Conference of College Composition and Communication||2020||Chair - COMP 1000 Basic Writing Revision Committee, Nova Southeastern University||2020||Interviewer, Presidential Scholars, Nova Southeastern University, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences||2018 - 2019||Faculty Review and Development Committee, Nova Southeastern University, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences||2017 - 2019||Faculty Advisor, NSU Student Newspaper, The Current||2016 - 2019||Faculty Mentor for New Junior Faculty, NSU Department of Writing and Communication||2019||Committee Member, CCCC’s Outstanding 2018 Dissertation Award in Technical Communication||2019||University Internal Review Committees (IRC) for Composition, Rhetoric, and Digit, Nova Southeastern University, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences||2018||Electives Fair Representative, NSU Department of Writing and Communication||2018||COMP 1500 Curriculum Committee Member, Nova Southeastern University||2018||Dean Yang’s Alumni Changing Lives Scholarship Committee, Nova Southeastern University, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences||Member, Conference on College Composition and Communication||Member, Modern Language Association||Member, National Council of Teachers of English|
Honors and Awards
- (2010-2011) Nominated for the Ball State University Alumni Distinguished Dissertation Award, Ball State University
- (2000-2004) Heartland Conference Athletic Scholar, Rockhurst University
- (2000-2004) Dean’s List, Rockhurst University
|2010||Ph.D., English, Ball State University|
|2005||M.A., English, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville|
|2004||BA, English, Rockhurst University|
Books and Book Contributions (7)
Stories of Becoming: Demystifying the Professoriate for Graduate Students in Composition and Rhetoric Communication, Media, and Arts Faculty Book and Book Chapters (2021)
Based on findings from a multiyear, nationwide study of new faculty in the field of rhetoric and composition, Stories of Becoming provides graduate students—and those who train them—with specific strategies for preparing for a career ...
Styling the Multimodal Classroom: Addressing the Labor of Assessment through the Rhetorical Lexicon of Style Communication, Media, and Arts Faculty Book and Book Chapters (2020)
[Book Description] Writing Changes moves beyond restrictive thinking about composition to examine writing as a material and social practice rich with contradictions. It analyzes the assumed dichotomy between writing and multimodal composition (which incorporates sounds, ...
Writing in a Technological World CAHSS Faculty Books and Book Chapters (2019)
Writing in a Technological World explores how to think rhetorically, act multimodally, and be sensitive to diverse audiences while writing in technological contexts such as social media, websites, podcasts, and mobile technologies. Claire Lutkewitte includes ...
Mobile Technologies and the Writing Classroom: Resources for Teachers Communication, Media, and Arts Faculty Book and Book Chapters (2016)
The nature and tools of writing have changed. Today’s students compose and read chunks of webtexts and short text messages while they are on the move. If compositionists wish to be pedagogically relevant, they need ...
Multimodal Composition: A Critical Sourcebook CAHSS Faculty Books and Book Chapters (2014)
Multimodal Composition gives instructors a starting point for rethinking the kinds of texts they teach and produce. Chapters take up fundamental questions, such as What is multimodal composition, and why should I care about it? ...
Web 2.0 Applications for Composition Classrooms CAHSS Faculty Books and Book Chapters (2013)
Anyone who has watched TV lately can attest to the plethora of cell phone commercials that boast about the amount of applications available to download. These applications, or apps for short, are purported to do ...
Writing Students Should Write about Advertisements Teaching in the Pop Culture Zone: Using Popular Culture in the Composition Classroom (2008)
This professional development guide offers insights and strategies about using pop culture in the first year writing classroom. The edited volume includes essays by instructors who share details of their most effective class ideas and ...
The Risks and Rewards of Data Creation: A Heuristic for Composition Instructors Computers and Composition (2021)
This article provides a heuristic for composition instructors to help them examine digitally networked technologies (DNTs) so that they may decide whether or not the rewards of using such technologies outweigh the risks. In circumstances ...
Assessing iPad Use by Arts and Science Faculty Academic Exchange Quarterly (2015)
The purpose of this research is to investigate iPad use amongst faculty in a College of Arts and Sciences. Faculty were surveyed and interviewed. Results from the study revealed faculty interest in integrating iPads into ...
Editorial: Leadership and Writing Programs Academic Exchange Quarterly (2013)
Writing specialists regularly take on leadership positions. Their job titles and descriptions vary widely. For example, some writing specialists work with composition, writing across the curriculum, and writing center programs, while others administer writing majors, ...
Getting the Writing Center into FYC Classrooms Academic Exchange Quarterly (2012)
This article describes the implementation and evaluation of a writing center that assigned tutors to work with students in specific first-year composition (FYC) courses both in and out of the classroom. Student, tutor, and faculty ...
The First Digital Native Writing Instructors and the Future Multimodal Composition Classroom Basic Writing e-Journal (2012)
Lutkewitte acknowledges that digital natives read and write differently than people whose literacy practices primarily involve printed materials. After describing these differences, the author explores implications for future digital native writing instructors as both teachers ...
A Reflection of Web 2.0 Practices in the Classroom The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices (2011)
Excerpt As technologies evolve, become more accessible, and allow users to collaborate in order to solve problems, contribute, and create solutions, students, especially computer savvy students, are now characterized as prosumers. They are more active ...
Book Review - Writing the Visual: A Practical Guide for Teachers of Composition and Communication by Carol David and Anne R. Richards KAIROS (2010)
Excerpt David and Richards' collection of essays, Writing the Visual, is practical in nature, providing writing and communication instructors with plenty of examples of classroom practices and assignments that can teach students about visual rhetoric. ...
Tutors Teaching Directors about Professionalism Praxis: A Writing Center Journal (2009)
Excerpt Last spring, as a graduate student working as one of our writing center's assistant directors, I put together a panel for the East Central Writing Centers Association's annual conference. The panel included myself, another ...
Understanding Audience: Using Online Surveys in First-Year Writing Courses Teaching English in the Two-Year College (2009)
Although students must understand the rhetorical medium that they use to present their proposals to their fellow classmates, they must also understand how audiences shape the rhetorical medium and shape how they create texts. Surveying ...
Instructional Note: Understanding Audience: Using Online Surveys in First-Year Writing Courses Teaching English in the Two-Year College (2009)
To gain an understanding of how audiences shape the way they write, students use online surveys in order to gather information about their audiences—information that helps them create persuasive presentations in a first-year writing course.
No Commonplaces Here: New Faculty Stories of the Discipline and What We Learn after Leaving Graduate School CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia (2020)
Institutions, Labor Issues, and Professional Life Theme: From Graduate School to (Early) Career: Mentoring and Professionalization of Graduate Students. [Panel of Speakers] This session reports on a study of graduate students’ mentoring needs; articulates early-career ...
From Graduate School to (Early) Career: Mentoring and Professionalization of Graduate Students. Conference on College Composition and Communication Communication, Media, and Arts Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches, and Lectures (2020)
Certain stories of our discipline have been over/underrepresented in graduate study at the expense of an inclusive picture our profession. This presentation shares findings from a CCCC Research Initiative study on new faculty, specifically the ...