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About Jill Heney

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 emphases in literature and creative writing, 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.


Present Lecturer, Department of English, Boise State University

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  • ENGL 90: Developmental Writing
  • ENGL 101: Intro to College Writing
  • ENGL 102: Intro to College Writing and Research
  • ENGL 112: Honors Composition
  • ENGL 201: Nonfiction Writing
  • ENGL 278: Survey of American Literature: Civil War to Present
  • ENGL 294/494: Analyzing the Western Hero in Literature, Film and Television

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Creative Nonfiction and Poetry (3)

Presentations (7)