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Denise K. Comer

Professor of the Practice of Thompson Writing Program
Thompson Writing Program
Box 90025, Duke University Uwp, Durham, NC 27708-0025
1 Brodie Gym Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Composition MOOCs and Pedagogy by the Thousands: Reflections on Four Open Education Innovations · March 20, 2014 Lecture Indianapolis, IN
Writing to Learn and Learning to Write across the Disciplines: Peer-to-Peer Writing in Introductory-Level MOOCs · December 6, 2013 Lecture MOOC Research Initiative Conference 2013, Arlington, TX
Teaching and Learning Writing in a MOOC: Implications, Outcomes, and Reflections · July 19, 2013 Lecture Writing Program Administrators Conference 2013 Savannah, Georgia
MOOCs Offer Students Opportunity to Grow as Writers · July 11, 2013 Lecture International Conference on Education, Training, and Informatics (ICETI), Orlando, Florida
Academic Writing for Inter-Disciplinary Communication · July 10, 2013 Lecture International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics (ICETI) Orlando, Florida
Composition MOOCs and Pedagogy by the Thousands: Reflections on Four Open Education Innovations · March 20, 2014 Lecture Indianapolis, IN
Writing to Learn and Learning to Write across the Disciplines: Peer-to-Peer Writing in Introductory-Level MOOCs · December 6, 2013 Lecture MOOC Research Initiative Conference 2013, Arlington, TX
Teaching and Learning Writing in a MOOC: Implications, Outcomes, and Reflections · July 19, 2013 Lecture Writing Program Administrators Conference 2013 Savannah, Georgia
MOOCs Offer Students Opportunity to Grow as Writers · July 11, 2013 Lecture International Conference on Education, Training, and Informatics (ICETI), Orlando, Florida
Academic Writing for Inter-Disciplinary Communication · July 10, 2013 Lecture International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics (ICETI) Orlando, Florida
Reframing, Managing, and Learning to Embrace MOOC Negativity (Submitted Proposal, Under Considerration) · April 1, 2013 Lecture Coursera Partner's Conference, London, England
Bridging Medicine, Writing, and Photography through a Community Partnership · February 16, 2013 Lecture North Carolina Symposium for Teaching Writing, Raleigh, NC
Teaching Writing at Scale and Online · January 3, 2013 Lecture Michigan State Webinar
Composition MOOCs and Pedagogy by the Thousands: Reflections on Four Open Education Innovations · January 3, 2013 Lecture Conference on College Composition and Communication 2014 Indianapolis, IN
Safety Nets and Golden Handcuffs: Renewable Faculty Appointments in First-year Writing Programs · July 15, 2011 Lecture Council of Writing Program Administrators, Baton Rouge LA
iPads & Writing-Intensive Courses: A Multidisciplinary Perspective · April 1, 2011 Lecture Conference on College Composition and Communication
The Impact of E-Reading on Writing Programs · July 1, 2010 Lecture Writing Program Administrator's Conference
Incorporating Writing into the Liberal Learning Seminar · June 1, 2010 Lecture Winston Salem State University
Fostering Multidisciplinary Pedagogies · January 21, 2010 Lecture
Reformulating Success: Transitioning Duke’s First-Year Students from the Five-Paragraph · October 1, 2009 Lecture North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing
Common Reading. Common Writing · July 1, 2009 Lecture Council of Writing Program Administrators
Increasing Exclusivity and Inclusivity in Higher-Education Access · September 22, 2008 Lecture Carolina Writing Program Administrators Conference

Service to the Profession


Faculty Sponsor : MedLife · 2011 Event/Organization Administration Durham, NC
Coordinator and Student Supervisor : Workshop: Writing is Easy · 2010 - 2011 Editorial Activities Emily K Center, Durham
Coordinator : Ronald McDonald House Family Story Project · 2010 Editorial Activities Durham, NC
Joint meeting between Athletics and TWP Faculty and Tutors · October 2009 Editorial Activities
Writing 20 Beyond Duke · November 26, 2008 Event/Organization Administration
Faculty Sponsor : MedLife · 2011 Event/Organization Administration Durham, NC
Coordinator and Student Supervisor : Workshop: Writing is Easy · 2010 - 2011 Editorial Activities Emily K Center, Durham
Coordinator : Ronald McDonald House Family Story Project · 2010 Editorial Activities Durham, NC
Joint meeting between Athletics and TWP Faculty and Tutors · October 2009 Editorial Activities
Writing 20 Beyond Duke · November 26, 2008 Event/Organization Administration
Writing 191 Showcase · November 26, 2008 Event/Organization Administration