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Mary Elizabeth Greene

Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media

Biography

Beth Greene is a third-year PhD student originally from Charlotte, NC. She is the Graduate Assistant Director of First-Year Writing and serves as Vice President of CRDMSA. She has a wide range of research interests, including writing studies, WPA studies, and research methods and methodologies. Beth has been teaching Composition & Rhetoric courses for six years in face-to-face, hybrid, and online formats. Additionally, she has experience with course redesign as well as data collection and organization as a research assistant.

Publications

“Studenting and Teaching with Chronic Pain: Accessibility at the Intersection of Contingency and Disability”
Special issue of Academic Labor: Research and Artistry, Forthcoming

“’Sorry, but I Suck at Writing’: A Study of Writing Self-efficacy in First-Year College Students”
​​​​​​​Thesis, ProQuest, UNC Charlotte, May 2016

Presentations

“What Can We Do with Results? A Test-Drive Through Students’ Reflections on Their Drafts”
9th International Conference on Writing Analytics, University of South Florida, February 2020
Co-Presented with Chris Anson and Matthew Halm

“The Element of Risk in Multimodality”
Co-Presented with Hannah Mayfield and Malaka Friedman
UNC Charlotte Fifth Annual Conference on Writing Studies, UNC Charlotte, October 2019

“Gamifying the Asynchronous Online Classroom: Practice, Community, and Outcome”
The 2019 Popular Culture Association Nation Conference, Washington, D.C., April 2019

“Everyone can Play: Gaming in the Writing Classroom”
The 2018 Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication, VCU, May 2018

“’Why Can’t I Work By Myself?’”: Teams, Community, and Peer-to-Peer Teaching”
The 2017 Mid-Atlantic Conference on College Composition and Communication, VCU, June 2017
Co-Presented with Jessi Morton

“’Sorry, but I Suck at Writing’: A Study of Writing Self-efficacy in First-Year College Students”
The 16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, UNC Charlotte, April 2016

“The Identity Crisis”
The English Graduate Student Association’s 15th Annual Conference, UNC Charlotte, January 2015

“Legend of Zelda: How Link Helps College Students Obtain Writing and Life Skills”
CUNY Games Festival 2.0, City University of New York, January 2015

“In Response to Responding to College Student Writing: An Inquiry”
University Writing Program Inaugural Conference, UNC Charlotte, September 2014
Co-Presented with Suzanne Ingram

Projects

CRDMSA Welcoming Subcommittee (October 2018 – Present)
​CRDMSA, North Carolina State University

CRDMSA Social Media Committee (January 2020 – Present)
CRDMSA, NC State University

CRDMSA Welcoming Committee (October 2018 – Present)
​​​​​​​CRDMSA, NC State University

ENG 309 Course Redesign (October 2017 – June 2018)
Division of Communications and Humanities, Shaw University

PowerPoint Update Project (September 2016 – December 2016)
DRE Division, Central Piedmont Community College

PowerPoint Update and Training Video Creation Project (June 2015 – July 2015)
Writing Resources Center, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Research Assistant (March 2015)
Dr. Heather Vorhies, Writing Resources Center, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Writing Resources Corner Blog Co-Author (January 2015 – July 2015)
Writing Resources Center, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Statistics Assistant (December 2014)
Writing Resources Center, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Data Management Assistant (August 2014)
Dr. Joan Mullin, Research Exchange Index, Colorado State University

Website Update Project (August 2014)
Writing Resources Center, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Digital Transition Project (January 2014 – March 2014)
Writing Resources Center, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Education

  • M.A. in English with an emphasis in Composition and Rhetoric from UNC Charlotte, 2016
  • B.A. in English from UNC Charlotte, 2014