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Cheri Spiegel

MERLOT Contributor
Assistant Professor of English
Northern Virginia Community College
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Nov 30, 2011
Member Since: Sep 15, 2006

Contributions

Affiliations

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

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Contact Information

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Skills & Interests

  • Academic Support Services/Faculty Development (Beginner)
    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 StudentĂ˝s 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.