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Christy Friend

Title: Professor
Department: English Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences
Email: chfriend@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-576-6024
Office: GAMB 257; HUO 416
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
English Language and Literature
profile

Education 

PhD, University of Texas, 1997

Specialization 

   • Higher Education pedagogy
   • Composition pedagogy
   • Writing program administration
   • Integrative and Experiential Learning

Research Projects 

I currently serve as the Director of Innovative Teaching and Experiential Learning Initiatives for the College of Arts and Sciences.  As part of this appointment, I facilitate the Incubator for Teaching Innovation, which offers programming to support innovative teaching practices and a vibrant, interdisciplinary culture surrounding teaching across the college.  Please visit the Incubator blog to learn more about our current activities.  My current areas of interest include higher education pedagogy, faculty development, integrative and experiential learning, innovation theory, and the science of learning.

Publications 

TEXTBOOKS
    SF Compact Handbook, 2nd ed. Co-authored with John Ruszkiewicz and Maxine Hairston. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2008.
    The Scott, Foresman Handbook for Writers, 8th ed. Co-authored with John Ruszkiewicz and Maxine Hairston. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2007.
    SF Express Handbook, 2nd ed. Co-authored with John Ruszkiewicz and Maxine Hairston. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2006.
    Beyond Words: Reading and Writing in a Visual Age. Co-authored with John J. Ruszkiewicz and Daniel Anderson. New York: Longman, 2006.

BOOK CHAPTERS
    "Merging Academics and Operations in a Statewide University Consortium." Co-authored with Patricia Jerman, Corinna McLeod, Summer Smith Taylor and Bruce C. Coull. Inside and Out: Universities and Education for Sustainable Development. Eds. R. Forrant and L.Silka. Amityville, NY: Baywood P, 2006. 135-148.
    "It's a Two-Way Street: White Faculty Members Mentoring African American Graduate Students in Composition and Rhetoric." Co-authored with Terry Carter, Rose Metts, and Nancy Thompson. Culture Shock and the Practice of Profession: Training Future Faculty in Composition and Rhetoric. Eds. Virginia S. Anderson and Susan Romano. Cresskill, NH: Hampton P, 2005. 239-263.
    "Seeing Ourselves as Others See Us: The Feminization of Teaching in Everyday Talk." Teaching Vision: Language and Image in the Reading-Writing Classroom. Eds. Linda Calendrillo et al. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2002. 175-87.


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