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About Ruth A. Salter

Joining Boise State University in 2002, Ruth A. Salter teaches multiple courses within the Department of English. Concentrating on creative writing pedagogy and therapeutic writing, both with an emphasis on poetry, her presentations and research involve topics such as: the power of narrative, kinesthetic methods in writing, and the health effects of writing. In addition to her instructional work she is the Non-tenure-track Faculty Liaison for the Center for Teaching and Learning, addressing professional development concerns for adjunct faculty and lecturers.


2002 - Present Lecturer, Boise State University Department of English

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  • English 101 - Introduction to College Writing
  • English 102 - Introduction to College Writing and Research
  • English 123 - Academic English Writing for Speakers of Other Languages
  • English 205 - Poetry Writing
  • English 217 - Mythology
  • English 305 - Intermediate Poetry Writing

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Articles (1)

Contributions to Books (6)

Includes poetry contributions

Poetry (3)

Presentations (4)