Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff

Sarah Hochstetler

Assistant Professor

Office Address: STV 422 A
Office Phone: (309) 438-7508
Office Hours: TR 2-4
Email: Contact Sarah Hochstetler (shochst)
Website: Visit Sarah Hochstetler’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG297.01The Teaching of Writing T R 11:00 - 12:15STV 0221
ENG297.02The Teaching of Writing T R 12:35 - 13:50STV 0221
Teaching Interests:
Pedagogy, English methods, teacher research.
Research Interests:
Secondary English teacher professional development, writing pedagogy, teacher identity, the teacher's body in the classroom, edTPA.
PhD, Education, Specialization in Language, Literacy, and Composition, University of California, Santa Barbara
MA, Education, California State University, San Bernardino
BA, English/Secondary Education, Grand Valley State University
Selected Publications:
Hochstetler, S. (2014). A teacher's terminal illness in the secondary classroom: The effects of disclosure. The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning, 19, 38-48.

Zuidema, L., Hochstetler, S., Letcher, M., & Turner, K. (2014). Writers who care: Advocacy blogging as teachers, professors, parents. Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education, 82-90.

Hochstetler, S. (2013). What's missing: The critical role of disposition in the assessment of English teacher candidates. The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues, and Ideas, 87(1), 9-14.

Hochstetler, S. (2011). From consuming to producing: The potential of preservice teacher scholarship in English teacher preparation. Language Arts Journal of Michigan, 27(1), 43-46. 

Hochstetler, S. (2011). Focus on identity development: A proposal for addressing English teacher attrition. The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues, and Ideas, 84(6), 256-259.

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