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Christina Saidy

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Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Biography

Christina Saidy is an associate professor of English at Arizona State University where she also serves as the co-director of the Central Arizona Writing Project. Her research focuses on writing and writing transitions with secondary students, teachers in professional development groups, and students entering college. Christina’s work has appeared in journals such as English Journal, College Composition and Communication, WPA: Writing Program Administration, Teaching/Writing, and Teaching English in teh Two Year College

Education
  • Ph.D. English (Rhetoric and Composition), Purdue University 2011
  • M.A. English (Rhetoric and Composition), California State University-Northridge 2005
  • M.Ed. Cross-Cultural Teaching, National University 2003
  • B.A. English, University of California-Los Angeles 1997
Publications

Saidy, Christina. “Inez in Transition: Using Case Study to Explore the Experiences of Underrepresented Students in First-Year Composition.” WPA: Writing-Program Administration 41.2 (2018): 17-34.

Saidy, Christina. “Beyond Words on the Page: Using Multimodal Composing to Aid in the Transition to First-Year Writing.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College 45.3 (2018): 255-273. 

Saidy, Christina. “Girls Writing Science: Opening Up Access in a Girls’ Reading and Writing Group.” English Journal 106.5 (2017): 27-33.  

Saidy, Christina and Jessica Early. “You Need More Organization Bro:’ Relationship Building in Secondary Writing and Revision.” The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues, and Ideas for Middle & High School Teachers. 89.2 (2016): 54-60.

Early, Jessica Singer, Saidy, Christina, and Tricia Parker. “A Thousand Writers: Voices of the NWP. Wrestling with the Cat Lady: Teaching Writing in an Era of Standardization.” English Journal. 105.6 (2016): 104-106. 

Saidy, Christina. “Moving From Them to Us: Making New Arguments About Teaching and Learning Via Teacher Inquiry.” English Leadership Quarterly. 38.2 (2015): 13-17.  

Saidy, Christina. “We Learned What?: Pre-service Teachers as Developmental Writers in the Writing Methods Class.” Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education 4.1 (2015): 108-124.

Saidy, Christina. “Response to ‘Balancing Home, Work, and Academics.’” What We Wish We’d Known: Negotiating Graduate School. Eds. Ryan Skinnell, Judy Holiday, and Christine Vassett. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press, 2015:

Early, Jessica Singer and Christina Saidy. “Uncovering Substance: Teaching Revision in High School Classrooms.” Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 58.3 (2014): 209-218.

Hannah, Mark A. and Christina Saidy. “Articulating the Terms of Engagement: Shared Language Development in Secondary to Post-Secondary Writing Transitions.” College Composition and Communication.  66.1 (2014): 120-144.

Saidy, Christina and Mark A. Hannah. “Blogging as Public Writing: Meeting the Common-Core Through Community-Centered Writing.” The Next Digital Scholar: A Fresh Approach to the Common Core Standards in Research and Writing. Eds. James Purdy and Randall McClure. Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2014: 259-284.

Early, Jessica Singer and Christina Saidy. “A Study of a Multiple Component Feedback Approach to Revision for Secondary ELL and Multilingual Writers.” Reading and Writing 27.6: (2014): 995-1014.

Saidy, Christina. “Working from the Inside Out: Writing for Community and Democratic Participation When Citizenship is in Question.” English Journal 103.2 (2013): 76-81.

Saidy, Christina, Hannah, Mark A. and Tom Sura.  “Meeting Students Where They Are: Advancing a Theory and Practice of Archives in the Classroom.” The Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 41.2 (2011): 173-191.

 

Research Activity
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 194Special Topics
ENG 507Methods/Issues Teaching Comp
Spring 2018
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ENG 507Methods/Issues Teaching Comp
ENG 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
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ENG 101First-Year Composition
ENG 194Special Topics
ENG 501Approaches to Research
Spring 2017
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ENG 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 101First-Year Composition
ENG 194Special Topics
ENG 506Methods Issues Tching Language
Summer 2016
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ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 507Methods/Issues Teaching Comp
ENG 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
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ENG 506Methods Issues Tching Language
ENG 507Methods/Issues Teaching Comp
Summer 2015
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ENG 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2015
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ENG 500Research Methods
ENG 507Methods/Issues Teaching Comp
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 506Methods Issues Tching Language
ENG 507Methods/Issues Teaching Comp