WPA Publications and Presentations

Publications

Dippre, R. (In Press).  Grounding WPA Work: A Phenomenology of Program Development.  In L. Wilkes, L. Mina, and P. Poblete (Eds.) Toward More Sustainable Metaphors of Writing Program Administration.

Dippre, R.  Trading Time: Communicating Grand Strategy to Administration through Hour-Tracking.  In L. Graziano, K. Halasek, R. Hudgins, S. Miller-Cochran, F. Napolitano, & N. Szymanski (Eds.) Making Administrative Work Visible: Data-Driven Approaches to Understanding the Labor of Writing Program Administration.  Revised Chapter Accepted; Collection Under Review at Utah State UP.

Dippre, R.  Visualizing the Role of Small, Stubborn Facts: Changing Stories of Writing with a Culture of Inquiry.  In D. Mueller, L. Bearden, and R. Gramer (Eds.) Radiant Figures: Visual Rhetorics in Everyday Administrative Contexts.  Revised Chapter Accepted; Collection Under Review at Computers and Composition Digital Press.

Presentations

Dippre, R., Adent, A., Zavodny, E., & Hartwell, K. (2019, July).  The Nexus of Local and National Contexts in Writing Program Administration: UMaine’s Writing Program, 1972-2018.  Presentation at the Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference.  Baltimore, Maryland.

Thoune, D., Kahn, S., Dippre, R., Titus, M. (2019, July).  Promoting the CWPA Labor Resource Center.  Presentation at the Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference.  Baltimore, Maryland.

Kahn, S., Thoune, D., Frazee, A., & Dippre, R. (2019, July). Developing/Sustaining Ethical Labor Practices in Writing Programs.  Half-Day Institute at the Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference.  Baltimore, Maryland.

Dippre, R. (2018, July).  Incremental, Lasting Change: Transforming the Story of Writing at UMaine across the Decades.  Presentation at the Council for Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference.  Sacramento, California.

Mitchell, P., Dippre, R., & Dubois, K. (2018, March).  Building Bridges: Exploring and Strengthening TA – Tutor Alignment.  Presentation at the Northeast Writing Center Association Annual Conference.  Worchester, Massachusetts.

Dippre, R. (2016, July).  Trajectories of GTA Development: How Teaching Assistants Take Up and Think Through a “Writing about Writing” Approach to English 101.  Presentation at the Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference.  Raleigh, North Carolina.

Mitchell, P., & Dippre, R. (2016, April).  Writing New Stories: Threshold Concepts as a Bridge for Collaboration between Writing Centers and Writing Programs.  Presentation at the Northeast Writing Center Association Annual Conference.  Keene, New Hampshire.