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Barry Maid

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Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2780
Biography

Barry Maid is a Professor, and for ten years was program head, of Technical Communication at Arizona State University.  Along with numerous articles and chapters focusing on technology, independent writing programs, and program administration, he is a co-author, with Duane Roen and Greg Glau, of The McGraw-Hill Guide:  Writing for College, Writing for Life.

Publications

Books

Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines. edited with Barbara D’Angelo, Sandra Jamieson, and Janice Walker. Ft. Collins, CO: WAC Clearinghouse (2016) and University Press of Colorado, (2017).

The McGraw-Hill Guide:  Writing for College, Writing for Life.  (with Duane Roen and Greg Glau).  4th Ed.  McGraw-Hill: New York, (2017).

 

Refereed Articles, Chapters, and Reviews

“Recognizing Realities.” (with Barbara D’Angelo) in Labored: The State(ment) and Future of Work in Comnposition. Ed. Randall McClure, Dayna V. Goldstein, and Michael A Pemberton. 187-206. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press (2017)

“What Is an Independent Writing Department/Program?” in A Rhetoric for Writing Program Administrators. Ed. Rita Malenczyk. 410-424. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press (2016).

“Threshold Concepts: Integrating and Applying Information Literacy and Writing Instruction.” (with Barbara D’Angelo) in Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines. edited with Barbara D’Angelo, Sandra Jamieson, and Janice Walker. Ft. Collins, CO: WAC Clearinghouse (2016) and University Press of Colorado, (2017).

“Metaliteracy Learning of RN to BSN Students: A Fusion of Disciplinary Values and Discourses.” (with Barbara D’Angelo) in Metaliteracy in Practice. Ed. Trudi Jacobson and Tom Mackey. 47-71. Chicago: Neal Shuman (2015).

 “Keeping the Target off Our Backs: How to Build a Sustainable Technical Communication Program in Times of Austerity.” In The New Normal: Pressures on Technical Communication Programs in Times of Austerity. Ed.  Denise Tillery and Ed Nagelhout. pp. 23-49. Amityville, NY: Baywood (2015).

 “Implementing a writing course in an online RN-BSN program.” with Carol Stevens, Nathalie Rennell, Diann Muzyka, Barbara D’Angelo, and Virginia Pannabecker.  Nurse Educator, 39(1), 17-21 (2014)

“ePorts: Making the Transition from Academics to Workplace.”  (with Barbara D’Angelo). ePortfolio Performance Support Systems:  Constructing, Presenting, and Assessing Portfolios.  Edited by Kathleen V. Wills and Rich Rice.  Anderson, SC:  Parlor Press. 2013.

“What Do You Do When the Ground Beneath Your Feet Shifts?” (with Barbara D’Angelo). Online Education 2.0.  Edited by Kelli Cargile Cook and Keith Grant-Davie.  Amityville, NY:  Baywood. 2013.

“Teaching Researching in the Digital Age:  An Information Literacy Perspective on the New Digital Scholar.”  (with Barbara D’Angelo).  The New Digital Scholar:  Exploring and Enriching the Research and Writing Practices of NextGen Students. Edited by Randall McClure and James P. Purdy.  Medford, NJ:  Information Today. 2013.

“Is Rhetorical Knowledge the Über Outcome?” (with Barbara D’Angelo) in WPA Outcomes Statement---A Decade Later. Ed. by Nicholas Behm, Duane Roen, Greg Glau, Ed White, and Deb Holtzman.  Parlor Press. 2013

“The WPA Outcomes, Information Literacy, and the Challenges of Outcomes-Based Curricular Design.” (with Barbara D’Angelo). Writing Assessment in the 21st Century: Essays in Honor of Edward M. White.  Edited by Norbert Elliot and Les Perelman. NY, NY:  Hampton Press, 2012.

“Assessing Outcomes in a Technical Communication Capstone” (with Barbara D’Angelo). In Handbook of Research on Assessment Technologies, Methods, and Applications in Higher Education.  Ed. Christopher Schreiner.  Hershey, PA:  IGI Global, 2009.

“In This Corner. . . ” in Composition and/or Literature:  The End(s) of Education.  Edited by Linda Bergmann and Edith Baker. Urbana, IL:   NCTE, 2006.

 “Balancing Constituencies:  Being Able to Act.” (with Marian Barchilon) Market Matters:  Applied Rhetoric and Free Market Composition.  Edited by Locke Carter.  Creskill, NJ:  Hampton Press, 2005.

“Using the Outcomes Statement to Teach Technical Communication.”  The Outcomes Book.  Edited by Susanmarie Harrington, Keith Rhodes, Ruth Overman Fischer, and Rita Malenczyk.  Logan, UT:  Utah State UP, 2005.

“Beyond instruction: Integrating library service in support of information literacy” (with Barbara D’Angelo) Internet Reference Services Quarterly. 9(1/2):55-63. Co-published simultaneously in Improving Internet Reference Services to Distance Learners William Miller and Rita M. Pellen, eds. Binghamton, NY:  Haworth Information Press, 2004

“Moving Beyond Definitions:  Implementing Information Literacy across the Curriculum.”   (with Barbara D’Angelo)  The Journal of Academic Librarianship. March 2004.

“Creating Two Departments of Writing:  One Past and One Future.”  A Field of Dreams.  Edited by Peggy O’Neil, Angela Crow, and Larry Burton.  Logan, UT:  Utah State U. Press, 2002.

“A Matrix for Reconsidering, Reassessing, and Shaping E-Learning Pedagogy and Curriculum.” (with Laura Bush and Duane Roen) To Improve the Academy. Vol. 21, 2002.

“More Than a Room of Our Own:  Building an Independent Department of Writing.”  The Writing Program Administrator’s Resource.  Edited by Stuart C. Brown and Theresa Enos.  Mahweh, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002.

“Reconsidering and Assessing The Work of Writing Program Administrators.” (with Duane Roen, Gregory Glau, John Ramage, and David Schwalm.)  The Writing Program Administrator as Theorist.  Edited by Shirley Rose and Irwin Weiser.  Portsmouth, NH:  Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 2002.

“Feeding an OWL:  Building a Nest in a Forest of Grants,” (with Lisa Cahill).  The OWL Construction and Maintenance Guide.  CD-ROM.  Edited by James A. Inman and Clinton Gardner.  Emmitsburg, MD:  IWCA Press, 2002

“Working Outside of English.”  The Allyn & Bacon Sourcebook for Writing Program Administrators.  Edited by Irene Ward and William J. Carpenter.  New York:  Longman, 2002.

“You Don’t Always Need a Hammer.”  Kairos., http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/6.2/binder.html?features/townhalls/townhall1.htm, 6.2, Fall 2001

“Lining Up Ducks or Herding Cats?  The Politics of Writing Center Accreditation.”  (with Jeanne Simpson). The Politics of Writing Centers. Edited by Jane Nelson and Kathy Evertz.  Portsmouth, NH:  Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 2001.

“More Than the Toys,” (essay review).  College English, January 2001.

“Non-Tenure Track Instructors at UALR:  or How We Broke All the Rules,” Moving a Mountain:  Improving Working Conditions for Adjunct Writing Faculty edited by Eileen Schell and Patricia Stock.  Urbana, IL:  NCTE, 2000.

“Virtual Classroom, Virtual Library.  Library Services for an Online Writing Laboratory,” (with Barbara D’Angelo).  Reference and User Services Quarterly.  Spring 2000.

“Yes, a Technorhetorician Can Get Tenure.”  Computers and Composition.  April 2000.

“Learning to See Our Students and Ourselves, Part Two:  Five Teachers’ Stories.”  (with Thomas C. Thompson, Vicki Tolar Burton, Dean A. Hinnen, and Jane Bowman Smith).  Kentucky English Bulletin, Vol. 49, No. 2, Winter 2000.

"Advice to the Linelorn:  Crossing State Borders and the Politics of Cyberspace."  (with Jennifer Jordan-Henley). (full version) Taking Flight with OWLS:: Research into Technology Use in Writing Centers, edited by Donna Sewell and James Inman.  Mahweh, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000.

“Learning to See Our Students and Ourselves, Part One:  Personality Theory as a Lens for Reflection.”  (with Thomas C. Thompson, Vicki Tolar Collins, Dean A. Hinnen, and Jane Bowman Smith).  Kentucky English Bulletin, Vol. 49, No. 1, Fall 1999.

“How WPAs Can Learn to Use Power and Authority to Their Advantage.” Administrative Problem-Solving for Writing Programs and Writing Centers, edited by Linda Myers.  Urbana, IL:  NCTE, 1999.

“Advice to the Linelorn: Crossing State Borders and the Politics of Cyberspace,” (with Jennifer Jordan-Henley), (condensed version), Kairos, http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/3.1/index_f.html, Spring 1998.

"The TF Opposition in Writing Development." Most Excellent Differences. edited by Tom Thompson. Gainesville, FL:  Center for the Application for Psychological Type, 1997.

"Tutoring in Cyberspace:  Student Impact and College/University Collaboration." (with Jennifer Jordan-Henley).  Computers and Composition , August 1995.

"MOOving along the Information Superhighway:  Writing Centers in Cyberspace." (with Jennifer Jordan-Henley), The Writing Lab Newsletter,  January 1995.

"On Gaining Insight Into Ourselves as Writers and as Tutors:  Our Use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator" (with Sally Crisp and Suzanne Norton), The Writing Lab Newsletter, June 1989."Trollope, Idealists, Reality, and Play," Victorians Institute Journal, vol. 12, 1984.

"The Ambassadors: Henry James' Playground in Paris," The Arizona Quarterly, vol. 40, number 1, Spring 1984.

"Why Not Literature?". The Leaflet, vol. 83, number 2, Spring 1984.

"Dinah Mulock and John Halifax, Gentleman: An Introduction" Massachusetts Studies in English, vol. 6, numbers 3 & 4, 1979.

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 453Info/Comm Tech/Amer History
TWC 484Internship
TWC 522Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 553Info/Comm Tech/Amer History
TWC 584Internship
TWC 590Reading and Conference
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 522Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 584Internship
TWC 590Reading and Conference
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 422Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 522Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 584Internship
TWC 590Reading and Conference
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 422Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 499Individualized Instruction
TWC 522Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 584Internship
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 422Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 522Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 584Internship
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 422Social Media in the Workplace
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 499Individualized Instruction
TWC 522Social Media in the Workplace
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 494Special Topics
TWC 598Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 494Special Topics
TWC 499Individualized Instruction
TWC 598Special Topics
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 494Special Topics
TWC 598Special Topics
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
TWC 484Internship
TWC 490Capstone
TWC 494Special Topics
TWC 499Individualized Instruction
TWC 598Special Topics
Presentations
  • Maid, Barry. Independent Writing Units: Creating a Disciplinary Integrity. WPA, Chattanooga, TN (Jul 2006).
  • Maid, Barry. Majors, Minors, and Certificates. CCCC, Chicago, IL (Mar 2006).
  • Maid, Barry. Outcomes: The Lingua Franca of Different Institutions. Language at the Borders Spring Conference, Tucson, AZ (Mar 2006).
  • Maid, Barry. Writing about the Work of Writing Program Administrators: Preparing an Administrative Portfolio/Tenure and Promotion Materials. Anchorage, AK (Jul 2005).
  • Maid, Barry, Glau, Greg. Writing for Professional Colleagues: Publishing in the WPA Journal. Anchorage, AK (Jul 2005).
  • Maid, Barry. What Do You Call It? And Where Do You Place It? What's Best for Applied Writing Programs. CCCC, San Francisco, CA (Mar 2005).
  • Maid, Barry. Professional and Technical Writing: A Major in Applied Rhetoric. MLA, Philadelphia, PA (Dec 2004).
  • Maid, Barry. Delivering Local Programs with Distance Faculty. Computers & Writing 2004, Honolulu, HI (Jun 2004).
  • Maid, Barry. What Happens to Independent Units When Budgets Get Tight. CCCC, San Antonio, TX (Mar 2004).
  • Maid, Barry. The Next Step: Planning and Strategies. CCCC, New York, NY (Mar 2003).
  • Maid, Barry. You Can Write an Advising Manual. National Academic Advising Association, Sedona, AZ (Feb 2003).
  • Maid, Barry. Assessing an OWL. Computers & Writing 2001, Muncie, IN (May 2001).
  • Maid, Barry. You Don't Always Need a Hammer. Computers & Writing, Muncie, IN (May 2001).
  • Maid, Barry. One Size Never Fits All. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Phoenix, AZ (Aug 2000).
  • Maid, Barry. Keeping the Faith. Council of Writing Program Administrators, Charlotte, NC (Jul 2000).
  • Maid, Barry. WPA and the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication-A New Relationship. Council of Writing Program Administrators, Charlotte, NC (Jul 2000).
  • Maid, Barry. Why Have a National Outcomes Statement?. CCCC, Minneapolis, MN (Apr 2000).
  • Maid, Barry. Working with Assistant Professor Administrators: A Mentoring Workshop. WPA
Service
  • WPA: The Journal of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, Co-editor (2004 - Present)
  • Arizona State University Assessment Council, Member (2001 - Present)
  • Academic Chairs and Directors Council, ASU East, Secretary (2000 - Present)
  • Multimedia Writing and Technical Communication, Arizona State University at the Polytechnic campus, Mesa, AZ, Head (2000 - Present)
  • East College Committee on Review, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • East College Personnel Committee, Chair (2001 - 2006)
  • CCCC Committee on the Major, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Arizona Faculty Stakeholders Group for ABOR Reorganization, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Charles Schwab & Co, Consultant (2003 - 2003)
  • WPA Task Force on Distance Learning, Member (2002 - 2002)
  • Arizona State University Task Force on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Member (2001 - 2001)
  • Arizona Chapter of the Society of Marketing Professional Services, Consultant (2001)
  • Consultant (2001)
  • Consultant (2001)
  • ASU East Website Review Committee, Member (2000 - 2000)
  • Hot Team for E-Learning, Arizona Partnership for a New Economy, Member (2000 - 2000)