About Heather N. Hill, Ph.D.
Academic Writing, American English Dialects, Composition Pedagogy, Contemporary Rhetorical Theory, and Literacy
Honors and Awards
- Webber Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Washington English Department - 2009
- Basic English
- Introduction to Linguistics
Telling What They Know, Performing What They Say: Genre Awareness and the Transferability of Writing (2012)
Because genre is critically important to the ways that writing works throughout the different disciplines, discussions of whether and how to teach genre has become a debated subject among compositionists. In response to this debate, ...
Journal Articles (4)
Embracing Resistance: Teaching Rhetorical Genre Theory at a Christian College Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy (2014)
The article discusses the author's efforts to deal with students' resistance while teaching composition at a conservative Christian university. It notes how the integration of views on Christian faith and rhetorical genre theory can encourage ...
Integration of Faith and Learning Paper (1)
Rhetorical Genre Theory and the Enactment of Faith in the Composition Classroom Faculty Integration Papers (2014)
In James Berlin’s Rhetoric and Reality: Writing Instruction in American Colleges, 1900-1985 he argues that “every rhetorical system is based on epistemological assumptions about the nature of reality, the nature of the knower, and the ...