Director

Vicki Tolar Burton

Vicki Tolar Burton

Professor Tolar Burton directs the OSU Writing Intensive Curriculum Program and teaches courses in history of rhetoric, the teaching of writing, English grammar, British literature, and literary theory. Each summer she offers a writing workshop for fifteen thesis and dissertation writers across the curriculum.

She serves on the editorial board of Dialogue, A Journal for Writing Specialists and on the board of the International Writing Across the Curriculum Network.

She is the author of Spiritual Literacy in John Wesley’s Methodism: Reading, Writing, and Speaking to Believe (2008), published by Baylor University Press in the Rhetoric and Religion Series.

Her articles and chapters on the teaching of writing have appeared in Writing Across the Curriculum and the Academic Library, Most Excellent Differences: Essays on Using Type Theory in the English Classroom, Understanding Literacy: Personality Preference in Rhetorical and Psycholinguistic Context, Self-Assessment and Development in Writing, Kentucky English Bulletin (Fall 1999, Spring 2000), and Computers and Composition (Fall 2000). Her articles and chapters on eighteenth-century Methodist rhetoric have appeared in Rhetoric Review (Spring 1996), College English (May 1999), College Composition and Communication (May 2001), and in collections including, Listening to their Voices: The Rhetorical Activity of Historical Women, The Changing Tradition: Women in the History of Rhetoric, and Angels and Impudent Women: Women in Methodism.

Tracy Ann Robinson to Serve as Acting WIC Director Fall Term

Vicki Tolar Burton, Director of the Writing Intensive Curriculum (WIC), will be on sabbatical during the 2015 fall term. Tracy Ann Robinson, Director, CoE Pederson Communication Collaboratory and MIME Communication Curriculum in the College of Engineering, will serve as Acting WIC Director during this time. Meet Tracy Ann.

09/01/2015

WIC Faculty Seminar Scheduled for Winter Term

The next WIC Faculty Seminar is scheduled for winter term, beginning January 19, 2016, and meeting each Tuesday through February 16, 2016, from 3:00-5:00 p.m., in Milam 215.

07/13/2015

Pre/Views

Pre/Views

Multi-Lingual Writers at OSU

By Vicki Tolar Burton

06/01/2015

“Generative Empathy: Internationalizing Writing across the Curriculum”

“Generative Empathy: Internationalizing Writing across the Curriculum”

Andre Habet

06/01/2015