Detailed Information for Sally Henschel

Dr. Sally Henschel 
English
 » Assistant Professor / Online Writing Curriculum Coordinator
Office Location
Bea Wood Hall 228
Office Hours

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4731
Fax: (940) 397-4931
 
 

Contact Information

sally.henschel@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

Technical and professional communication, writing and online pedagogies, information design.


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Summer I 2014 2113  X30, X31 (May Mini Term)  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

May Mini Term: Online

Details Summer I 2014 2113  X32, X33   Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

 Online course

Details Spring 2014 3213  201  Digital and New Media Rhetoric    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

M 5:30 to 8:20 p.m.

Details Spring 2014 2113  X24, X25   Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Spring 2014 2113  X20, X21 (Winter Mini Term)  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Winter Mini Term: Online

Details Spring 2014 1113  X10  Rhetoric and Composition Online    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Fall 2013 4213 5213  X10  Information Design & Usability    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online. Class meets in Skype one evening each week: Monday or Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00 pm. See D2L for the day you have been assigned to meet.

Details Fall 2013 2113  X10, X11  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Fall 2013 1113  X10  Rhetoric and Composition Online    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Summer I 2013 2113  X30, X31  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Spring 2013 3213  201  Digital and New Media Rhetoric    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

W 5:30 to 8:20 p.m.

Details Spring 2013 2113  X20, X21, X22  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Fall 2012 3203  102  Technical Writing    Bea Wood Hall 117

TR  8:00 a.m. -9:30 a.m. 

Details Fall 2012 2113  X10, 11, 12  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Summer I 2012 2113  X30  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Summer I 2012 2113  X31  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Spring 2012 4203  X20  Writing Project Management    Bea Wood Hall Online

Blackboard chat, T, 6:00 -7:15 p.m.

 

Details Spring 2012 3213  201  Digital and New Media Rhetoric    Prothro-Yeager Hall 205

W 5:30 to 8:20 p.m.

Details Spring 2012 2113  X20  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Spring 2012 2113  X21  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Fall 2011 3203  101  Technical Writing    Bea Wood Hall 117

MW  12:00 - 1:20 pm

Details Fall 2011 3203  102  Technical Writing    Bea Wood Hall 117

TR  8:00 - 9:20 pm

Details Fall 2011 2113  X10, X11, X12  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Summer I 2011 2113  X30, X31  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Spring 2011 3213  270  Digital and New Media Rhetoric    Prothro-Yeager Hall 101

M 5:30 p.m. to 8:20 p.m.

Details Spring 2011 3203  201  Technical Writing    Bea Wood Hall 117

TR  8:00 a.m. -9:30 a.m. 

Details Spring 2011 3203  202  Technical Writing    Bea Wood Hall 117

TR12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. 

Details Spring 2011 2113  X20, X21  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online

Details Fall 2010 3203  101, 102, 104  Technical Writing    Bea Wood Hall 117

3203-101 MW 8:00 a.m. - 9:20

3203-102   TR12:30 p.m. - 1:50

 3203-104  TR 8:00 a.m. - 9:20

Details Fall 2010 2113  X10, X11  Composition Skills    Bea Wood Hall Online

Online




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Midwestern State University BA English 1980 
Midwestern State University MA English 1991 
Texas Tech University PhD Technical Communication and Rhetoric 2010 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Midwestern State University  Instructor, English, and Director Computer Writing Classroom  2000-09-01  2009-09-01
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Professor, English  2010-09-01  Present
 Midwestern State University  Online Writing Curriculum Coordinator, Department of English  2013-08-01  Present



Research and Publications

Current research

Programmatic issues in technical and professional communication, and trends in the communication and English core curriculum

Awards and honors

Society for Technical Communication President's Award, 2014, for contributions to the field

Frank R. Smith 2013 Outstanding Journal Article, Technical Communication

Society for Technial Communication Community Pacesetter Award, 2014

Society for Technical Communication Distinguished SIG Service Award, 2013

Society for Technical Communication Academic Special Interest Group Community of Excellence Award, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty Award, Midwestern State University, 2010-2011

Carolyn Detjen Rude Graduate Technical Communication Scholarship, Texas Tech University, 2008-2009

Sigma Tau Chi, Society for Technical Communication Honorary Society, 2008

Nominated Texas Tech University Horn Professors Graduate Achievement Award, 2008

Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society, 2007

Publications

“Of Horsemen and Layered Literacies: Assessment Instruments for Aligning Technical and Professional Communication Undergraduate Curricula with Professional Expectations.” Programmatic Perspectives 6.1 (2014). Co-authored with Lisa Meloncon.

“Current State of U.S. Undergraduate Degree Programs in Technical and Professional Communication.” Technical Communication 60.1 (2013): 45-64. Co-Authored with Lisa Meloncon.

"STC Student Membership: Challenges, Opportunities, and Benefits" Intercom Jan. 2013. 31-33. Co-authored with Craig Baehr.

“The New STC Academic Programs Database.” Intercom Dec. 2007.

“Of Mesquite and Computer Labs.” Kairos 5.2 (2000).

“Crevecoeur’s Letters: Circumscribing the Ruins.” Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas 22 (1991): 21-29.

Grants

Henschel, S., & Lewis. M. Adapting Communication Curriculum to Meet the New Texas Core: Tracking Trends, 2013-2015. Enhancing Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Grant. 2013-2014. $5,392.88.

Collaborative proposals and reports

"Proposal for the Creation of the Mustangs Advising Center." Student Success Committee. Midwestern State University. April 2007.

Foundations of Excellence in the First Year Report. Student Success Committee. Steering Committee. August 2006.

Presentations

Technical Professional Communication and the General Education Core Curriculum." Society for Technical Communication Summit 2014. Phoenix, AZ, May 20, 2014.

“Incorporating Visuals into an Argument or Report.” The Heart of English: K-16 Working Together Conference. Region 9 ESC, Wichita Falls, TX., 13 Feb. 2014.

“Facilitating Connections and Mentoring Opportunities between Practitioners and Students.” Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 11, 2013.

"Coaching Online: STC's Emerging Virtual Professional-to-Student Mentoring Programs." Society for Technical Communication Summit ’13, in Atlanta, GA., May 5, 2013.

“Preparing Students for the Workplace: Trends in the TPC Curriculum and Professional Expectations.” Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. Michigan Technological University, Sept. 28, 2012.

“Composing and Formatting Content for the Job Search.” Refresh Wichita Falls, a community of web design and usability professionals. Sept. 17, 2012. 

“How We COPE: Authoring Content for Reuse in the Technical Communication Curriculum.” Society for Technical Communication Summit. Dallas, TX. May 3, 2010.

“Forecast: Change in Technical Communication Programs.” Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference. New Orleans, LA.  April 2, 2008.

“Sustainable Growth in Practitioner Relations: A Discussion of Survey Results.”  Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. East Carolina University. Greenville, NC. Oct. 12, 2007.

“Prying Open the Window—and Opening the Door—to the Ivory Tower: The STC Academic Database.”  Society for Technical Communication Academic-Industry Leaders Summit. University of Houston-Downtown. Houston, TX. Sept. 28, 2007.

“‘The Stone Carved to Fit the Shape’: Shaping Departmental Identity Through Wiki Narratives.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, NY. March 24, 2007.

“Refactoring Identities in a Culture of Assessment: Rhetorical and Technical Approaches to Program Review and Development.” Panel Chair. Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, NY. March 24, 2007.

“Managing the Challenges of Keeping FoE Participants Motivated and On Task!” Roundtable Discussion. Foundations of Excellence in the First Year of College Winter Meeting. Addison, TX. Feb. 16, 2007.

“‘Structuring to Win’: The Multiple Degree Option in the Technical Communication Program.” Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. Oct. 13, 2006.

“‘O Pioneers!’: The First Two Years of an Online Ph.D. Program in Technical Communication and Rhetoric.”  Panel Chair and presentation. Computers and Writing 2006. Lubbock, TX. May 26, 2006.

“‘Life is Fine’ when the Class is Online.” NCTE/CCCC Mobile Technology Center Computer Connection. Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, NY. March 20, 2003.

“Of Mesquite and Computer Labs.”  Town Hall Two. Computers and Writing 2000. Ft. Worth, TX. May 28, 2000.

“Crevecoeur’s Letters: Circumscribing the Ruins.” American Studies Association of Texas. Corpus Christi, TX. Nov. 16, 1990.

Webinars and workshops

“STC Student Membership: Challenges, Opportunities, and Benefits.” Webinar. Dec. 6, 2012.

“What’s So Great about D2L?: ENGL 2113 Student Survey Results.” Teaching and Learning Resource Center. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX. Oct. 18, 2012.

“Using  Bb Collaborate V-Classroom to Web Conference with Students and Support Student Writers.” Teaching and Learning Resource Center. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX. Mar. 8, 2012.

College of Health Sciences and Human Services Writing Workshop. Midwestern State University, Feb. 10, 2012.

“Mapping the Body of Knowledge: Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Transfer in Technical Communication.” Workshop. International Professional Communication Conference (IPCC) Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. July 16, 2008.

“Streaming Media for Online Learning.” Workshop. Computers and Writing 2006, Lubbock, Texas. May 25, 2006.

Professional activities

Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, journal manuscript reviewer, 2014

IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, journal manuscript reviewer, 2014

Society for Technical Communication, Student Outreach Task Force, Co-Chair, 2013

Society for Technical Communication, Academic Special Interest Group Administrative Council, 2011-present

American Studies Association of Texas Conference, program design, Midwestern State University, Nov. 2012

Partnership Pre-Conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, Program Committee, Michigan Technological University, Sept.  2012

“Students’ Perspectives on Technical Communication,” Student Poster Competition, Program Chair, STC Summit ’12, Chicago, May 2012; STC Summit '13, Atlanta, May 2013

Partnership Pre-Conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication,  “Partnerships for Professionalism: Connecting Practitioners, Educators, and Students,”  Program Committee, James Madison University, Oct. 2011

Society for Technical Communication, Community Action Committee, Student Outreach Team, 2011-present

Society for Technical Communication, Knowledge Portal and Body of Knowledge Task Force, Academic Programs, 2008-2009

Society for Technical Communication, Academe-Industry Collaborations Committee, 2006-2007

Computers and Writing Online 2006, Conference Program Planning Committee, 2005-2006

Texas Association of College Teachers, President, Midwestern State University Chapter, 2004-2006

American Studies Association of Texas Conference, Local Arrangements Committee, Midwestern State University, 2005