Research

Publications 

 

Cheatle, Joseph. “Digital Composition in Writing Centers: The Practical, the Problems, and the Potential.” Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation. 24.1 (Spring 2020): 11-29.

 

Joseph Cheatle and David Sheridan. “Multimodal Composing: Beyond the Text.” WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship. Special Issue: Multimodal Writing in the Writing Center; Relationships, Roles, and Responsibilities. 44:1-2 (Sept/Oct 2019).

 

Cheatle, Joseph, Amber Abboud, Alexis Sargent, Lynn Ferro, and Jessica Kukla. "Writing Center Consultant Bios: The What, The Why, and the How." The Dangling Modifier. 25.2 (Spring 2019). 

 

Tiernan, Christa, and Kelly Wenig. “Increasing Intercultural Competence through Consultant Education.” Another Word, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017.

 

Presentations 


"A Changing Contact Zone: The History and Future of Writing Centers."
IWCA Collaborative@CCCC, 2020.
Joseph Cheatle, Iowa State University.

 

"'They DO Speak My Language Here!': Improving Tutor Intercultural Competence in the Writing Center."
Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, 2020.
Kelly Wenig, Iowa State University.

 

"Shaping Pedagogy and Praxis: Graduate Students in the Writing Center."
Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, 2020.
Margaret Kaus, Iowa State University.

 

"The Role of Writing Centers in First-Generation College Student Success." 
Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, 2020.
Carolyn Gonzalez, Iowa State University.

 

"Establishing Online Community: Using Online Documents to Facilitate Collaboration Between Students, Writing Instructors, and Writing Center Tutors."
Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, 2020.
Geoffrey Sauer and Amanda Arp, Iowa State University.

 

"Cross-Talking With Other Fields: What Writing Centers Can Learn from Organizational Theory."
Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, 2020.
Joseph Cheatle, Iowa State University.

 

"Latinx or Hispanic Perceptions of Iowa State's Writing and Media Center."
Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, 2020.
Haley Spengler and Ana Mier, Iowa State University.

 

"Confidence in Communication: Factors that Relate to Student Confidence in Writing Abilities."
Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference, 2020.
Sarah Jones, Iowa State University.

 

"Latinx and Hispanic Perceptions of the Writing and Media Center at Iowa State University."
Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity, 2020.
Ana Mier and Haley Spengler, Iowa State University.

 

"Tutorial Alliance and Session Success with Non-native English Speakers in the Writing Center."
International Writing Centers Association Conference, 2019.
Elea Kaptain, Iowa State University.

 

"Supporting Causality: Evidence that Writing Center Tutoring Works and What to Do About It."
International Writing Centers Association Conference, 2019.
Kelly Wenig, Iowa State University.

 

"Jargon and the Generalist: Practicing the Art of Uncertainty."
International Writing Centers Association Conference, 2019.
Colin Payton, Iowa State University.

 

"Improving Collaboration and Community Among Writing Center Artisans."
International Writing Centers Association Conference, 2019.
David Perrin, Iowa State University.

 

Workshop: "The Art of Seeing: Visualizing Writing Center Data Using Voyant."
International Writing Centers Association Conference, 2019.
Joseph Cheatle, Iowa State University.

 

"Error Detection in L2 Student Essays: A Comparison of AWE Systems" 
Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2019 
Emily Dux, Iowa State University 

  

"What Strategies Do Writing Consultants Use in the Negotiations of Meaning and Form When Working with Students at University Writing Centers?"  
Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2019 
Tamara Schmeisser, Iowa State University 

  

"A Divide Between Writing Center Staff: Tutors and Administrative Assistants Working Together, Separately" 
Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2019  
David Perrin, Iowa State University 

  

"Humor in the Writing Center: Cultural Meaning, Context, and Effects on Collaboration" 
Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2019  
Clarice Dodd, Iowa State University 

  

"Does Artwork Unconsciously Impact Students’ Experiences in a Writing Center?"
Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2019  
Charlie Esker, Iowa State University 

  

"Website Design and Writing Center Reception"  
Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2019  
Brittany Eide, Iowa State University 

  

"Diagnosing Writing: Writing Center Interactions from a Medical Perspective"  
Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2019  
Lauren Young, Iowa State University 

 

“'A Writing Center? I Didn’t Even Know That Was a Thing!'”  
Midwest Writing Center Association Conference 2018 
Angela Richard, Iowa State University 

  

“Examining the Effect of Strict Assignment Requirements on Growth of Multilingual Writers in the Writing Center”  
Midwest Writing Center Association Conference 2018 
Isaiah Baker, Iowa State University 

 

Assessment Presentation (Special Interest Group) 
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2018 
Kelly Wenig, Iowa State University 

 

"Language, Labor, and Leaders: Immigration, Racism, and Writing Centers, 1920-1945" 
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2018 
Kelly Wenig, Iowa State University 

 

"Words Matter: Conveying Writing Centers' Commitment to Social Justice through Student Satisfaction Questionnaires" 
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2018 
Sara Wadle, Iowa State University 

 

"Users and non-users: What do the attitudes of incoming university students tell us about their eventual use (or non-use) of writing centers?" 
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2018 
Angela Richard, Iowa State University 

 

"Assessment as an Intelligence Gathering Tactic" 
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2017 
Nia Estes, Matthew Pistilli, Christa Tiernan, Kelly Wenig, Iowa State University 

 

"The Secret Work of Session Notes: An Analysis of Rhetorical Situations" 
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2017 
Dale Grauman, Jill Grauman, Iowa State University 

 

"The Secrets of Spies: An Interdisciplinary Look at Disclosure to Build Rapport"
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2017 
Andrew Guhin, Jenna Mertz, Anna Segner, Iowa State University 

 

"Workshop: Fail Again, Fail Better: Using Failure to Fuel Success"
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2016 
Patricia Poblete, Iowa State University | Ben Erwin, Syracuse University | Rachel Azima, University of Nebraska—Lincoln | Rosario Peralta, Western Oregon University | Gillian Devereux, Wheelock College 

 

"Boundaries of Directiveness: The Negotiable Line Between Domination and Collaboration" 
International Writing Centers Association Conference 2016 
Kathy Rose, Jill Grauman, Iowa State University 

 

"Graduate Peer Review Groups: Renewing Graduate Student Support"
Midwest Writing Center Association Conference 2016. 
Kelly J Cunningham, Iowa State University 

 

"First Year Writing Center Directors: facing opportunities for renewal, revolution, and remembrance"
Midwest Writing Center Association Conference 2016. 
Jane Nesmith, Coe College | Steve Price, Kirkwood Community College | Christa Tiernan, Iowa State University | Cydney Alexis, Kansas State University | Naomi Clark, Loras College