PhD Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Rhetoric and Writing, 1996
Dissertation: The Immediacy of Rhetoric: Definitions, Illustrations, and Implications. Alice Calderonello, Director.
MFA Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Creative Writing– Fiction, 1990
Thesis: That Moment of Stillness and Other Stories. Lee Smith, Director.
BA University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
English Literature, 1988
Eastern Michigan University
- Fall 2007 to Present: Professor
- Fall 2002 to Fall 2007: Associate Professor
- Fall 1998 to Fall 2002: Assistant Professor
Southern Oregon University
- Fall 1996-Fall 1998: Assistant Professor
- More Than a Moment: Contextualizing the Past, Present, and Future of Massive Open Online Courses. Utah State University Press, 2019. Available electronically via JSTOR https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvv41450
- Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promises and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses. Steven D. Krause and Charles Lowe, Editors. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2014.
Journal Articles and Chapters in Collections:
- “Always Alone and Together: Three of My MOOC Student Discussion and Participation Experiences.” in MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in HIgher Education, Elizabeth Losh, Editor. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.
- “MOOC Assigned,” in Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promises and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses. Steven D. Krause and Charles Lowe, Editors. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2014.
- “After the Invasion: What’s Next for MOOCs.” in Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promises and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses. Steven D. Krause and Charles Lowe, Editors. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2014.
- “MOOC Response about ‘Listening to World Music.’” College Composition and Communication. 64.4 June 2013, 689-95.
- “Blogs as an Alternative to Course Management Systems: Public, Interactive Teaching with a Round Peg in a Square Hole.” Chapter in Designing Web-Based Applications for 21st Century Writing Classrooms. George Pullman and Baotong Gu, editors. Bayood Publishing, 2012.
- “On the Other Hand: The Role of Antithetical Writing in First Year Composition Courses.” Chapter in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2. Charles Lowe and Pavel Zemliansky, editors. January 2011.
- “’Where Do I List This on My CV?’ Considering the Values of Self-Published Web Sites, Version 2.0.” Kairos. 12.1 Fall 2007.
- “Broadcast Composition : Using Audio Files and Podcasts in an Online Writing Course.” Computers and Composition Online, Fall 2006.
- “When Blogging Goes Bad: A Cautionary Tale About Blogs, Emailing Lists, Discussion, and Interaction.” Kairos. 9.1 September 2004.
— Reprinted in Johnson, T.R. (Ed).Teaching Composition: Background Readings.
Third Edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2008.
- Hart-Davidson, Bill; Steven D. Krause, Nick Carbone, Michael Day, Joel English, Trish Harris, Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Ted Nellen, Mike Palmquist, Rich Rice, and Rebecca Rickly. “Re: The Future of Computers and Writing: A Multivocal Textumentary.” Computers and Composition,21.1, March 2004.147-159.
–. Reprinted in Sidler, Michelle, Richard Morris, & Elizabeth Overman Smith (Eds Computers in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook.
Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2008. Pp. 485-497.
- “Where Do I List This on My CV? Considering the Values of Self-Published Web Sites.” College Composition and Communication Online. 54.1 September 2002. http://archive.ncte.org/ccc/2/54.1/krause_copy.html
- “’Among the Greatest Benefactors of Mankind’: What the Success of Chalkboards Tells Us About the Future of Computers in the Classroom.” The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, 33.2 Spring 2000. 6-16.
- “’Why Should I Use the Web?’ Four Benefits and Four Drawbacks to Using the World Wide Web as a Pedagogical Tool for Writing Classes.” Chapter in The Online Writing Teacher. Michael Day, Rebecca Rickly, and Susan-Marie Harrington, Editors. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2000, 105-126.
- “Teachers Learning (Not Teaching) HTML With Students: An Experimental Lesson Plan for Introducing Web Authoring Into Writing Classes.” Writerly/Readerly Texts Special Issue, Janice Walker and John Barber, Editors. 7. 1, December 1999. 113-126.
- “Cross Dressing the New Rhetorics: A Modest Metaphor.” Pre/Text (A journal on rhetorical theory) 16.3-4 (1995), 198-209.
- “’How Will This Improve Student Writing?’ Reflections on an Exploratory Study of Online and Off-Line Texts,” Computer Mediated Communication (an electronic journal), May 1995.
Reviews, Commentaries & Non-Fiction Essays:
- “To Zoom or not to Zoom– that is the question…” Media and Learning Newsletter, October 2020.
- “Why I Teach Online (Even Though I Don’t Have To).” Inside Higher Ed. March 14, 2018.
- “Living Within Social Networks.” In John Mauk (Editor). Culture: A Reader for Writers. New York: Oxford UP, 2014.
- “Kissing Technology on the Mouth.” In John Mauk, Jayme Stayer, and Karen Mauk. Think About It: Critical Skills for Academic Writing. Boston: Wadsworth/Cengage, 2014.
- “Why MOOCs? Five not entirely rhetorical questions about massive open online courses.” AFT On Campus. 35.2, Winter 2013-14, 2-3.
- “Comments on Collin Brooke’s ‘Weblogs as Deictic Systems.” Computers and Writing Online. Fall 2005.
- “Blogs as a Tool for Teaching.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. June 24, 2005. B-33-35.
- Review of Memory Bytes: History, Technology, and Digital Culture edited by Lauren Rabinovitz and Abraham Geil. in Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies, January 2005.
- Review of The Flickering Mind: The False Promise of Technology in the Classroom and How Learning Can be Saved by Todd Oppenheimer. in Computers and Composition Online, Spring 2004.
- “Yes, but is This Writing?” Invited commentary in Inventio, 6.1 Spring 2004.
- Heidi Estrem, Phillip K. Arrington, Linda Adler-Kassner, Steve Benninghoff, Nancy Allen, and Steven D. Krause, Editors. Special Issue: “The Writing Major.” Composition Studies. Spring 2007 Volume 35 No. 1.
World Wide Web:
- The Process of Research Writing. This self-published and open access textbook is the result of a publishing deal that fell through. It’s used by many first year writing teachers around the world. http://stevendkrause.com/tprw
- “Twilight in Iowa” (Short Story) Ambergris, Cincinnati, OH. November 1993.
- “Wayne F. Kennedy” (Short Story) Ambergris, Cincinnati, OH. (Winner of the journal’s Annual Fiction Award.) November 1991.
- “Ellen Jane” (Short Story) Anthology of Short Fiction, Belgrade, Yugoslavia. 1991.
- “Big Boxes” (Short Story) Review La Booche, Volume 5, Columbia, MO. July 1990.
- “Haircut” (Short Story) The Eavesdropping of Silence: Anthology of Short Fiction. Belgrade, Yugoslavia. 1989.
Recent Invited talks:
- “To Zoom or not to Zoom– that is the question…” Invited presenter at the “Sustaining and Innovating Video Based Services in Higher Education in Times of Crisis.” Media and Learning Online, November 18, 2020.
- “Back to the Future: What Correspondence Schools and Traditional Online Courses Predict about MOOCs, ‘Training,’ and ‘Education.” Invited presenter and participant at the “International MOOC Colloquium: The MOOC Identity” sponsored by Federica Weblearning at the Universitá di Napoli Federico II. Naples and Anacapri, Italy, September 1-4, 2016.
- “The Perils and Promises of MOOCs.” Invited presenter in the series “Teaching and Learning With Technology: Exploring the use of technology to advance student learning,” sponsored by the Center for Academic Innovation, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, March 18, 2016.
- “A Small View of MOOCs” Invited presenter and participant at the “International MOOC Conference: Where are MOOCs going? The future of distance learning” sponsored by Federica WebLearning, University of Naples Federico II. Naples and Anacapri, Italy, September 24-26, 20015.
- “MOOCs: Fad or Future?” Invited Workshop address at the American Federation of Teachers Higher Education Meeting, March 9, 2013, San Diego, CA.
- “What Does it Mean to Have a Writing MOOC?” Invited Respondent to Webinar series sponsored by WRAC at MSU. January 25, 2013.
Recent roundtables and special interest groups:
- “Reconsidering Professional Credentials of Writing Program Faculty.” Roundtable at Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX. April 7, 2016.
- “Building Connections across DH and Computers & Writing: A HASTAC/C&W Simulcast/Cross-Conference Dialog.” HASTAC Conference, East Lansing, MI, May 2015.
- “Re-Shaping/Re-Designing Web Applications for 21st Century Writing Classrooms: A Roundtable.” Computers and Writing Conference, Pullman, WA. June 2014.
- “MOOCing Back to School: A Roundtable of Professors as Students in Massive Online Open Courses.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN, March 20, 2014.
- “The Free Conference Kit: How to Start, Promote, Organize, and Run a Local Academic Conference for (Almost) Nothing Using Web 2.0 Tools.” Computers and Writing Conference, Frostburg, MD. June 2013.
- “Apple’s iBooks Author and Self-Published Textbooks: A Work in Progress.” Poster presentation at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NV, March 14, 2013.
- “The ‘M’ is for ‘Meh,” presentation part of the roundtable “MOOCs in Professional Writing: Could We? Should We?” Association for Teachers of Technical Writing, Las Vegas, NV, March 13, 2013
- “Is Blogging Dead? Yes, No, Other.” Roundtable discussion at the Computers and Writing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, May 2011.
Recent individual presentations:
- “Online Teaching and ‘The New Normal:’ A Survey of Faculty in the Midst of an Unprecedented ‘Natural Experiment.” Presented online at Computers and Writing Conference, May 19-22, 2022, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
- When ‘You’ Cannot be ‘Here:’ What Shifting Teaching Online Teaches Us About Access, Diversity, Inclusion, and Opportunity.” Presented Online at Conference for College Composition and Communication, March 9-12, 2022.
- “Banning Laptops and Cellphones from Writing Classes is Bullshit– Or Not: A Research Project Update.” Presented at Conference for College Composition and Communication,
Milwaukee, WI, March 28, 2020.Online only because the conference was cancelled due to the 2020 coronavirus outbreak.
- “Laptop/Cell Phone Bans are Bullshit (or Maybe Not).” Presented at Corridors 2019, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, September 28, 2019.
- “It’s All About Affordances: Performing the Role of “Teacher” in Online Writing Courses. Presented at Conference for College Composition and Communication, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2019.
- “MOOCs Beyond the Dead: The Rapid Rise, Fall, and (Fuzzy) Future of Massive Open Online Courses.” Presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, May 24-27, 2018.
- “MOOCs Around the World: The 50,000 Foot View.” Individual presentation part of the panel “MOOCs, Writing, and Difference: The Increasingly International Space of Massive Online Open Courses.” Presented at the International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. June 23-25 2016.
- “MOOCs and Correspondence Courses: History Keeps Repeating Itself Because No One Is Listening.” Presented at Computers and Writing Conference, Rochester, NY. May 2016.
- “Risky Business: The Difficult to See, Always Moving, Fast and Fuzzy Future of Corporate-Sponsored Massive Online Open Courses.” Presented at the Conference for College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL. March 2015.
- “MOOCs as Liberators, MOOCs as Colonizers: A Dilemma.” Presented at the Cultural Rhetorics Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. October-November 2014.
“Amateur Auteurs: The Problems of Teaching and Assessing Multimedia in Writing Classes”“Amateur Auteurs: The Challenge of Producing and Publishing Multimedia Scholarship in Writing Studies.” Presented at the Conference for College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO. March 2012.
- “MOOCs and Basic Writing,” presented at “Open Futures? Basic Writing, Access, and Technology: Council on Basic Writing Pre-Conference Workshop,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 19, 2014
Graduate Courses at EMU include: Writing 621: Research in Theory and Practice in Writing; Writing 596: Teaching Composition at the College Level; English 527: Writing Digital Media; Writing 516: Computers and Writing, Theory and Practice; and Writing 505: Rhetoric of Science and Technology.
Undergraduate Courses at EMU include: Writing 444: Writing for the Web; Writing 354: Critical Digital Literacies; Writing 328: Writing, Style, and Technology; Writing 323: Writing in the Professional World; and English 121: Composition and Rhetoric.
Courses at SOU included: English 495/595: Topics in Film: Movies about Movies; English 300: Introduction to Literary Criticism; Writing 450/550: Writing as a Profession; Writing 227: Technical Writing and Editing; and Core 101, 102, and 103: The First Year Colloquium.
- Fall 2017 to Summer 2018, Winter 2011 to Summer 2014, Winter 2006 to Summer 2008: Writing Program Coordinator, EMU
- Fall 2015 to Summer 2017: Associate Director, First Year Writing Program, EMU
- Fall 2006 to Spring 2007: Interim Director of the First Year Writing Program, EMU
- Fall 1998 to Spring 2002: Department Computer Lab and Technology Coordinator, EMU
- Fall 1997 to Spring 1998: Writing Center Coordinator, SOU
- Fall 1996 to Summer 1997: Writing Program Coordinator, SOU
Review & Boards
- Winter 2012-Winter 2014: Editorial Reviewer, College Composition and Communication.
- Summer 2011 to present: Editorial Reviewer, Computers and Composition.
- Winter 2011: Conference Proposal Reviewer, 2011 Computers and Writing Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
- Spring 2010: First-level reviewer for the Conference for College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA
- Spring 2010-Winter 2011: Member, advisory board, 2011 Computers and Writing Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
- Winter 2007: Conference Proposal Reviewer, Computers and Writing Conference, Detroit, MI
- Fall 2003: Conference Proposal Reviewer, Computers and Writing Conference, Honolulu, HI
- Fall 1995 – Fall 1999: Editorial Board Member, Kairos, a WWW-based electronic journal about writing, rhetoric, and pedagogy
- Fall 2012-Winter 2013: Chair, Associate WPA/Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Writing Search, English Language and Literature, EMU
- Fall 2010-Winter 2011: Member, Department Head Search, English Language and Literature, EMU
- Fall 2008-Winter 2009: Chair, Computers and Writing Search, English Language and Literature, EMU
- Fall 2006 to Winter 2010, Fall 2004 to May 2005: Member, Department Personnel Committee, English Language and Literature, EMU
- Fall 2005-Winter 2006: Member, Associate Director of First Year Writing Search, English Language and Literature, EMU
- Fall 2004 to Winter 2006: Department representative, Eastern Michigan University Faculty Council
- Winter 2003 to Summer 2003: Member-at-large, EMU-AAUP Executive Committee, EMU