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Megan K. Keaton mkeaton@fsu.

edu

Florida State University

www.megankeaton.com
(517) 282-2415

Education
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Status: Doctoral Candidate in English Composition and Rhetoric
Expected Graduation: May 2017
Cumulative GPA: 4.0
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
Degree: Master of Arts in English Composition and Rhetoric
Graduation: May 2012
Cumulative GPA: 4.0
Summer Invitational Institute, Charlotte, North Carolina
UNC Charlotte Writing Project
Completion: July 2011
Cumulative GPA: 4.0
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in English and Education
Graduation: August 2007
Cumulative GPA: 3.3

Composition Teaching Experience


ENC 3416: Writing and Editing in Print and Online

Florida State University

3 sections

CCC 2135: Research, Genre and Context

Florida State University

1 section

ENC 1145: Writing and Remediating in Multiple Genres

Florida State University

1 section

ENGL 1103: Accelerated College Writing and Rhetoric

Florida State University

1 section

ENC 1102: Freshman Writing and Research

Florida State University

2 sections

ENGL 1102: Writing and Inquiring into Academic


Contexts II

University of North Carolina at


Charlotte

1 section

ENG 112: Argumentative Writing

Central Piedmont Community


College
Florida State University

4 sections

University of North Carolina at


Charlotte
Central Piedmont Community
College

4 section

Digital Studio Consultant

Florida State University

4 semesters

Reading Writing Center Tutor

Florida State University

1 semester

Instructor

Sylvan Learning Center


Charlotte, NC

2009
2012

ENC 1101: Freshman Composition and Rhetoric


ENGL 1101: Writing and Inquiry in Academic Contexts
ENG 111: Expository Writing

1 section

2 sections

Other Teaching Experience

Megan K. Keaton
Writing Resources Center Tutor
English II Teacher

University of North Carolina at


Charlotte
Phillip O. Berry Academy of
Technology Charlotte, NC

4 semesters
2008
2009

Conference Presentations
Blurring Boundaries with/in Online Archives: The Case of the Museum of Everyday Writing,
Pending May 2016
Crossing Wires: Reaching Across Campus, Between Disciplines, and Into Communities, Computers
and Writing
Remediation as Concept and Technique: Helping Students Learn to Approach Unfamiliar Genres,
November 2015
In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Filling in the Gap: Exploring How Scholars Define Self-Taught, May 2015
Technoliteracy In(ter)ventions, Computers and Writing
The Myth of Self-Taught: How Students Learn Technical Literacies, March 2015
Research Network Forum
(Re)Negotiating College Readiness: Building Bridges Between K-12 and First-Year Writing
Teachers and Students, April 2013
Writers of Social Justice: How One Pen Can Change the World, Urban Sites Network Conference
Cross-institutional Partnerships: Stories of a Shared Inquiry Between K-12 and First-Year Writing
Classrooms, April 2013
Are You Ready? Connected Learning and Learners in K through College Writing Classrooms, UNC
Charlotte Writing Project
Mapping Multiplicities: College Readiness as a Site for Cross-Institutional Collaboration and
Learning, February 2013
Building Bridge: Extending the Work of Composition Beyond the Classroom, North Carolina State
Symposium on Teaching Writing
The Demonstration Model: Creating a Classroom of Problem Posing and Thinking Together,
October 2012
Annual Conference, North Carolina English Teachers Association
Why Reinvent the Wheel? Working with What Youve Already Got to Meet the Common Core, April
2012
Effective Reading and Writing Strategies in the Age of Common Core Standards, UNC Charlotte
Writing Project
The Demonstration Model: Putting Students at the Center of Their Own Learning, February 2012
So What?: Exploring the Importance of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century, North Carolina
State University
(Re)Examining Collaboration in Writing Center Sessions, January 2012
Language: Its Alive, University at North Carolina at Charlotte

Megan K. Keaton
Assessing Questioning and Positioning in Writing Conferences, September 2011
Annual Conference, North Carolina English Teachers Association
Ascender Discourse: A Study of Identity through Letters, January 2011
Changing the Language Game, University at North Carolina at Charlotte

Publications
Beyond the Alphabetic: Using William Blakes The Tyger as a Way to Teach Modal Affordances. The
CEA Forum 44.2 (Summer/Fall 2015): 92-121.

Conference Attendance
Writing Strategies for Action, April 2016
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Risk and Reward, March 2015
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Sustainability and the Humanities, November 2014
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Open Source(s), Access, Futures, March 2014
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Researching Digital Literacies: Finding, Joining and Negotiating Professional Conversations, June 2012
National Writing Project
UNC Charlotte Writing Project Fall Writing and Technology Conference, October 2011
UNC Charlotte Writing Project

Professional Development
Article Writing Workshop, January April 2016
Florida State University
Transformative Writing: Beyond Fair Use in Intellectual Property and Copyright Presentation,
November 2015
Dr. Michael Neal
Florida State University
Reframing Rhetorical Delivery (Again): Access, Circulation, Economics Presentation, October 2014
Dr. James E. Porter
Florida State University
Engaging Conversation(s): What Faculty and Students Say about 'Good' Writing across Texts and
Contexts--Disciplinary, Linguistic, Local, and Global Presentation, October 2014
Dr. Terry Zawacki
Florida State University
Rethinking the Civil Rights Movement Presentation, April 2014
Dr. Keith Miller

Megan K. Keaton
Florida State University
Assessment Roundtable, April 2014
Dr. Kathleen Blake Yancey, Dr. Michael Neal & Dr. Keith Miller
Florida State University
The Composition of Montanas Emigrant Cemetery: Expansive Notions of the Contexts in which
Persons Write and Otherwise Act with Texts Presentation, March 2014
Dr. Kathleen Blake Yancey
Florida State University
Superserviceable Rhetoric and Composition? Presentation, October 2013
Dr. Donna Strickland
Florida State University
Writing Program Admiration Roundtable, October 2013
Dr. Donna Strickland, Dr. Michael Neal, Dr. Terez Graban, Dr. Jennifer Wells & Dr. Deborah
Coxwell-Teague
Florida State University
First Year Writing Presentation and Workshop, February 2012
Dr. Elizabeth Wardle
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Digital Technologies and Reflective Writing in First-Year Writing Workshop, November 2011
University of North Carolina at Charlotte First-Year Writing Program
Summer Invitational Institute, July 2011
National Writing Project

Service
Session Chair: 2016 Conference on College Composition and Communication
Creator and Contributor: Museum of Everyday Writing
Session Chair: 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication
Editorial Board Member: In Progress Journal
Contributor: First Year Composition Committee
Coordinator: 2014 National Day on Writing at Florida State University
Creator and Contributor: Florida State University Rhetoric and Composition Article Wiki
Session Chair: 2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication
Conference Organizer: 2012 University at North Carolina at Charlotte Graduate Conference
Introductory Remarks for Chris Anson: 2012 University at North Carolina at Charlotte Graduate
Conference
Conference Contact Associate for Dr. Chris Anson: 2012 University at North Carolina at Charlotte
Graduate Conference
English Graduate Student Association 2012 Treasurer: University at North Carolina at Charlotte

Megan K. Keaton
Research
Archivist/Curator, December 2014-Present
Museum of Everyday Writing
Participant in Inquiry into Urban Writing Instruction and the Transition to College: Finding, Joining and
Negotiating Professional Conversations Pilot, October 2012 May 2013
UNC Charlotte Writing Project

Professional Affiliations
Rhetoric Society of America Association
South American Modern Language Association
National Council of Teachers of English
Florida State University Digital Scholars
Teacher Consultant for National Writing Project

Administrative/Leadership Experience
Undergraduate Research Mentor, 2015 Present
Florida State University
Responsibilities: Mentor interns in archival practices
Aid interns in learning about promoting an organization
Help students consider the rhetorical situation when soliciting artifacts
Meet bimonthly with interns to set goals and discuss progress
Work with interns to build style guides and administrative websites
Museum of Everyday Writing Creator and Administrtor, 2015 Present
Florida State University
Responsibilities: Choose and maintain content management system
Create metadata and categorization systems
Promote the Museum
Encourage others to submit artifacts
Aid others in uploading artifacts and constructing exhibits
Digital Studio Coordinator, 2015 2016
Florida State University Johnston Digital Studio
Responsibilities: Coordinate consultant schedules
Organize traveling tutor workshops
Plan and lead staff meetings
Outreach to teachers and department heads
Conduct observations of consultants
English Graduate Student Association Officer, 2011 2012
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Responsibilities: Represent the financial interests of the organization at meetings
Educate other officers of the organization about financial guidelines

Megan K. Keaton
Interface with departments about funding guidelines and funding approvals
Organize funding for student travel
Maintain budgets for various organization events and operations
Create a plan to aid in future success of the organization
Plan and organize the annual conference

Awards/Honors
The Anne R. Newman Graduate Student Award, April 2012
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Student Organization Excellence Award Nominee, April 2012
University of North Carolina at Charlotte