Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Graduate Assistants

Scott Sands

Doctoral Student
Assessment; Writing Centers; Metadiscursivity;

Office Address: STV 301 F
Office Phone: 309-438-2025
Office Hours: M 2-3 & R 1-3
and by appointment.
Email: Contact Scott Sands (srsands)
Website: Visit Scott Sands’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Rhetoric and composition
Creative writing
Research Interests:
Writing centers
MFA in Creative Writing/Playwriting, Georgia College and State University, 2007
BA in Literary Art and Culture Studies, Central Washington University, 2002
Selected Publications:

"How Low-Residency MFA Programs Can Inform Traditional MFA Programs".  Best of AWP Pedagogy papers, 2007

"Recontextualizing Genre in Writing Instruction". Best of AWP Pedagogy papers, 2006

"Talk the Line". Keynote speech, AWP Multi-Genre Pedagogy Forum, 2006

Blood and Bone. Play. Runner-up. Theater Odyssey 10-minute Play Competition runner-up, Sarasota, FL, March 2007.

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