Craig R. Medvecky

Creative Writer and English Teacher

CV: Presentations & Appearances

Conference Presentations

  • Grad Student Support: Writing Center and Faculty Collaboration
  • International Writing Centers Association. Denver, CO. (2016)
  • Workshop: How We Tutor in Different Situational Contexts
  • Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association. Philadelphia, PA. (2016)
  • Training & Professional Development of Graduate Tutors
  • International Writing Centers Association. Pittsburgh, PA. (2015)
  • SIG: The Past and Future of Synchronous Online Tutoring
  • International Writing Centers Association. Pittsburgh, PA. (2015)
  • The Medium is the Message: Synchronous Online Tutoring
  • Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association. Harrisonburg, VA. (2015)
  • The Effectiveness of a Grammar Book for Learning Disabled Writers
  • Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association. Harrisonburg, VA. (2015)
  • Matchmaking: Graduate Writing Needs & Outreach Initiatives
  • IWCA/NCTPW. Orlando, FL. (2014)
  • Developing Graduate Student Writing Outcomes Across the Curriculum
  • Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association. Salisbury, MD. (2014)
  • White Terror and Black Culture in Claude McKay's Banjo International
  • Conference on Global Citizenship,Collective Identity and Tolerance. Chillicothe, Ohio. (2010)
  • Multi-modal Pedagogy in the Context of Tradition Creating/Composing
  • /Curating: Converging Sites of Composition. Milwaukee. (2009)
  • Exploring Form in Fiction Via Obstruction and Restriction
  • The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Chicago. (2009)
  • The Wonder Twins: Form of Composition, Shape of Discourse First-Year
  • English Graduate Student Conference. Milwaukee. (2008)
  • Art on the (Supply) Side, or, the Credibility Crisis in Congress Hawaii
  • International Conference on Arts and Humanities. Honolulu. (2008)
  • Reconstructing Masculinity: Donald Barthelme's Unspeakable Practices
  • Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. Honolulu. (2008)

Institutional Presentations

  • Graduate Research Writing. ED600: Foundations of Research
  • with Dr. Denise Bike. Loyola University Maryland. (2014)
  • Exploring the Academic Writing Process. Loyola Writing Center.
  • Graduate Writing Series Workshop. (2014)
  • Advanced Time Management for Writers. Loyola Writing Center.
  • Graduate Writing Series Workshop. (2014)
  • Understanding the Literature Review. Loyola Writing Center.
  • Graduate Writing Series Workshop. (2014)
  • Methods of Analysis in Graduate Writing. Loyola Writing Center.
  • Graduate Writing Series Workshop. (2014)
  • Synthesizing Sources for Research Writing. Loyola Writing Center.
  • Graduate Writing Series Workshop. (2014)
  • Class Facilitation. LS613: The American Ethos with Drs.
  • Donaldson and Hinkel. Loyola University Maryland. (2014)
  • Planning Your Internship Application Essays. Loyola Writing Center.
  • Graduate Writing Series Workshop. (2013, 2014)
  • Creating a Teaching Portfolio UWM Center for Instruction and
  • Professional Development. with Michelle Fetherston Graduate TA Professional Development Program. (2013)
  • Meeting Students Where They Are: Low Stakes Assessments In the
  • Classroom UWM Center for Instruction and Professional Development. Graduate TA Professional Development Program. (2013)
  • English 102 and the Writing Center UWM Writing Center. (2011)
  • Tensions in First-Year Writing Pedagogy UWM Composition
  • Forum. (2011)
  • Methods For Working Historically English 236, Topics in Creative
  • Writing: Re-writing the Past, Fictionalizing History and Memory. UW-Milwaukee. (2010)
  • Zora Neale Hurston and the Harlem Renaissance English 263,
  • Introduction to the Novel: American Fiction Between the World Wars. UW-Milwaukee. (2010)
  • A Qualitative Analysis of Freshman Writing Course Design with Dr. John
  • Mulvihill. UWM Composition Forum. (2010)
  • Considering English 102 Course Design Strategies with Dr. John
  • Mulvihill. UWM-English 102, Fall Orientation. (2010)
  • Hemingway & The Modern American Novel English 263, Introduction
  • to the Novel: America Between the World Wars. UW-Milwaukee. (2010)
  • The Writing Life: A 21st Century Perspective English 234, Topics in
  • Creative Writing: Fiction Structure and Technique. UW-Milwaukee. (2009)
  • Wikis, Wikipedia and You UWM-English Department. UW-Milwaukee.
  • (2009)

Appearances

  • Reader, Boswell Books, with Andre Dubus III, Feb. 17, 2012.
  • Host, United We Read, UWM Reading Series. Mar. 2012.
  • Reader, United We Read, UWM Reading Series. Oct. 20, 2011.
  • Reader, United We Read, UWM Reading Series. Feb. 17, 2011.
  • Host, United We Read, UWM Reading Series. Nov. 18, 2010.
  • Reader, Milwaukee Planetarium, Aug. 12, 2009.

Research Area: Tutor Training

Grad Tutor Training Manual, forthcoming from Bedford / St. Martins A practical guidebook for tutors and administrators alike.
Graduate Tutor Training Manual Cover

GTA Professional Development

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Introduced low-stakes assessments with ways to incorporate into daily lesson plans and interpret results.

Reading with Andre Dubus, III

Boswell Books Reading
From left to right: Todd Wellman, Andre Dubus, Mollie Boutell, and Craig Medvecky.