Brandie Bohney

Brandie Bohney

Instructor of Composition

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2252

Email: blbohney@indianatech.edu

Office: Academic Center 255


Office Hours:

  • MWF 9-10 a.m.
  • MW 3-4 pm.
  • TR 9-3:30

Class Information

Spring 2017

  • ENG 1250: Composition I

College/School

College of General Studies


Academic Degrees

M.A. English, May 2016
IUPUI

Graduate Certificate in Teaching Writing, May 2016
IUPUI

Education Graduate Coursework, 2002 & 2011
Indiana Wesleyan University

B.A. English, May 1998
Hanover College


Professional Experience

English 9 Teacher
Carmel High School (Carmel, IN), 2012—2016

Instructional Assistant
Carmel High School (Carmel, IN), 2011—2012

English 12 Teacher, Department Chair
Churubusco High School (Churubusco, IN), 2000—2003

English 9 Teacher
Bishop Dwenger High School (Fort Wayne, IN), 1999—2000


Selected Publications/Presentations

Publications

“Threshold Concepts at Work,” (Column Editor) Journal of Teaching Writing, beginning Spring 2017.

“‘Command of Two Languages’: Language Awareness and Acceptance with Calpurnia” Revisiting Harper Lee, publication date TBD.

“Moving Students Toward Acceptance of ‘Other’ Englishes”
English Journal, Issue 105.6, July 2016.

The Grammar Guru
Current Publications (regional weekly newspaper publisher), Feb. 2010 – May 2012.

Presentations

“Use Your Words! Audio and Video Feedback for Better Student Revisions,”
Conference on College Composition and Communication (part of a session entitled
Places and Spaces), forthcoming March 16, 2017

“’Discovering’ Writing With Struggling Students,”
Indiana Teachers of Writing Conference, September 17, 2016

“Encouraging Transfer in Basic Writers Through Discovery Learning,”
Conference on College Composition and Communication (part of a session entitled Articulation and Transfer From High School Through College), April 8, 2016

“Reading and Writing in the Content Areas Without Grading Until Your Eyes Bleed,”
Carmel High School Professional Development Day, March 10, 2016

“Personal Development for Professional Growth: Staking the Time Vampires of Writing Instruction,”
Indiana Teachers of Writing Conference (collaborative presentation with Erin Lehman of Ivy Tech Columbus), September 26, 2015

“Working With Weebly,”
#C4: Connect, Collect, Create and Collaborate Conference, July 15, 2015

“Redirecting Redirection: Understanding Directive Use in Secondary Classroom Activities,”
IUPUI Research Day (Poster Presentation), April 17, 2015

“Interdisciplinary Courses for Struggling Secondary Students,”
Northeast Literacy Council’s Best Practices Showcase, February 28, 2015

“Technology Rewrites: Revising with Online and Tech-based Tools,”
#C4: Connect, Collect, Create and Collaborate Conference, July 14, 2014


Additional Information

Awards & Speaking Invitations

Joan and Larry Cimino Award for Excellence in Intercultural Communication, IUPUI
“Moving Students Toward Acceptance of ‘Other’ Englishes,” April 23, 2016

Elite 50 Graduate Award: Best in School, Graduate and Professional Student
Government, IUPUI; April 13, 2016

Keynote Speaker, Indiana Teachers of Writing Annual Conference
“Writing Yoga,” Sept. 26, 2015

Guest Speaker, Teaching Writing: Issues and Approaches (IUPUI Course W500), Sept.
24, 2015

Panel Speaker, Graduate Student Orientation, IUPUI Department of English, August 12, 2015

Peter Bassett Barlow Award, IUPUI
“Simple Improvement: Evidence of and Suggestions for Changes Necessary to the
Carmel High School English 9 Curriculum,” April 14, 2015

Kneale Award in Pedagogy, Graduate Level (Second Place), Purdue University
“Simple Improvement: Evidence of and Suggestions for Changes Necessary to the
Carmel High School English 9 Curriculum,” April 15, 2015

Professional Affiliations

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Teaching Writing
Teacher Consultant, Hoosier Writing Project (Affiliate of National Writing Project)
Member, National Council of Teacher of English
Member, Conference on College Composition and Communication
Member, Indiana Teachers of Writing