Nicole Varty (ay5755)
9205.4, 5057 Woodward
Rhetoric and Composition
An ecological model of writing, composition pedagogy and curriculum development, knowledge transfer, learning communities, assessment, rhetoric of religion
2022 Academy of Teachers membership
2021 President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
2021 OVPR Arts and Humanities Grant: Anti-Racist Language Practices
2020 Humanities Center Working Group Grant: Linguistic Justice
2019 Assessment Program Grant: Composition Learning Community
2015 American Graduate Champion, Detroit Public Television
2013 Humanities Center Working Group Grant: Composition Learning Communities
2012 APEX Instructional Excellence Award, Wayne State University APEX Program
“The (Missing) Human Part: Listening for Students’ Perceptions of the Value of Peer Mentors.” Learning Communities Research and Practice. 9.1 (2021). Co-authored with Adrienne Jankens, Haley Shier and Michelle Borkosh.
“A Question of Support: Assessing a Composition Learning Community for Student Learning and Academic Success.” Intersection: A Journal at the Intersection of Assessment and Learning. 2.4 (2021).
“Correlating What We Know: A Mixed Methods Study of Reflection and Writing in First-Year Writing Assessment.” Composition Forum. 47 (Fall 2021). Co-authored with Jeff Pruchnic, Ellen Barton, Sarah Primeau, Thomas Trimble and Tanina Foster Moore.
“The Effects of Student-Fashioning and Teacher-Pleasing in the Assessment of First-Year Writing Reflective Essays.” Journal of Writing Assessment. 14.1 (2021). Co-authored with Jeff Pruchnic, Ellen Barton, Thomas Trimble, Sarah Pimeau, Hillary Weiss and Tanina Foster Moore.