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Cheri Spiegel

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Assistant Professor of English
Northern Virginia Community College
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Primary Discipline: Humanities / English / Language / Composition and Rhetoric
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Nov 30, 2011
Member Since: Sep 15, 2006

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Affiliations

Northern Virginia Community/Technical College (Education, Community/Technical College, VA, United States) - Primary Affiliation

Contact Information

Alternate Email: Please log in to view contact information
Address: Annandale , VA 22033 United States
Professional URL: http://www.nvcc.edu/home/cspiegel

Skills and Interests

Instructional Technology--particularly exploring the pedagogical considerations necessary for successfully online instruction.
Humanities/English (Intermediate)
Composition Pedagogy--specifically how pedagogy can be tailored to best serve the needs of students in a digital and visual-based age, as well as how linguistic theory can inform the writing classroom
Humanities/English (Intermediate)
Language's Interaction with Society--specifically in terms of political rhetoric and issues of language-based prejudice

Education History

Bachelor of Arts (12/2004)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Master of Arts (05/2006)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Positions

Instructor of English (08/2007 - Current) Northern Virginia Community College
Adjunct Instructor (08/2006 - 05/2007) Northern Virginia Community College

Associations

National Council of Teachers of English
Member 12/2004 - Current

Teaching Experience

English 111 (fall 2006)
Northern Virginia Community College - College Composition
Introduces students to critical thinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, students refine topics; develop and support ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; etc.
English 1105 (fall 2005)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - First-Year Composition
Critical literacy: Introduction to analytical, critical, and interpretive writing and reading of primarily essay-length work; research; intensive practice in writing and revision; fundamentals of oral presentations
English 1106 (spring 2006)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - First-Year Composition
The Writing Project: Continued study in analytical, critical, and interpretive writing; reading of multiple book-length texts; intensive instruction and practice in writing and revision of longer work, including research; experience in oral presentation.

Presentations

Experiencing Reverse Evolution: Narrative Structure in Aimee Bender's "The Rememberer.", 09/15/2006
At "Writing in a Post-Cultural America." The Virginia Tech Department of English Graduate Conference. Blacksburg, VA, April 2006.
Some Informal Remarks Toward the Delanian Narrative., 09/15/2006
At the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 2003.
Doing Science in a Poet's World: An English Studentýs Introduction to Linguistic Research., 09/15/2006
At "With Pen in Hand: Writing and Reading Our World." The Virginia Tech Department of English Graduate Conference. Blacksburg, VA, April 2005.
Inviting the Visual into the First-Year Writing Program., 04/07/2006
At "With Pen in Hand: Writing in a Post-Cultural America." The Virginia Tech Department of English Graduate Conference, Blacksburg, VA, April 2006.