Sybil Ann Priebe                                                                 701-476-1368

 

1114 8th Ave North

Fargo,  ND  58102

Phone: 701-671-2346 (o) 701-476-1368 (h)

E-Mail: Sybil.Priebe@ndscs.edu/ihaveabug@yahoo.com

Website: http://sybilisticism.tripod.com/

Teaching Weblog: www.xanga.com/teacher47

Current Class Weblog: http://bisonblog.acm.ndsu.nodak.edu

 

Education

 

                                                North Dakota State University: Fargo, ND.

M.A. in English Composition                                   

Thesis: “Critical Thinking and Complex Writing in an Online Campus Community” directed by Professor Kevin Brooks, May, 2005.

                                                North Dakota State University: Fargo, ND.

B.A., English Education, May, 1999.

Academic Awards

 

                                                Graduate Teaching Fellowship at North Dakota State University, 2004-2005.

Technology Transfer Graduate Traineeship: Grant-based stipend to aid M.A. Thesis Research, 2003-2004.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship at North Dakota State University, 2001-2004.

Teaching Experience

 

North Dakota State College of Science: Wahpeton, ND, 2005- current.

Full-time instruction of the following classes: English 110 Composition and Technical Communications (English 105) – Fall 2005.

 

Aaker’s Business College: Fargo, ND, Winter & Spring Quarter 2005.

Foundations of English: Includes teaching basic academic writing skills as well as focusing on grammar and mechanics.

Professional Communications: Includes teaching technical and professional communication as well as the documents that connect to such communication such as: memos, letters, resumes, email, presentations, etc.

North Dakota State University: Fargo, ND, 2001-2005.

English 110 Composition: Includes courses with the following emphases (2 classes per fall semester)-

×        “Creating a Toolkit for 21st Century Literacy,” Fall 2002.

×         A Social Expressivist approach in the using the book, The Call to Write (genre-based), Fall 2003/Fall 2004.

English 120 Composition: Includes courses with the following emphasis (2 classes per spring semester)- 

×        "Controversy, Self, and Society" using the book, everything’s an argument, Spring 2002.

×        everything’s a controversy” using the books, The Call to Write and The Giver, Spring 2004.

 

Teaching Experience, Con’t.

 

Northwest Technical College: Detroit Lakes, MN, Summer 2002.

English 110 Composition: Included teaching online reading material and having students use online research for papers and projects.

Battle Lake High School: Battle Lake, MN, 1999-2001.

High School English:  Included advising the online school newspaper, teaching online research, using online reading material, and implementing hypertext as possible final format for paper and projects.

Research and Teaching Interests

 

×        Genre-Based Writing Instruction

×        Technology-Based Classrooms

×        Weblogging

×        Hypertext & Web Site building

×        Technical and Professional Document/ Design

Publications and Presentations

 

Remediation, Genre, and Motivation: Key Concepts for Teaching with Weblogs.” Into The Blogosphere (http://www.intotheblogosphere.org

). Ed. Laura Gurak, et al. 2004.

Blogging Our Way into a Pedagogy: How Weblogging Fulfills Critical Pedagogy’s Goals.” Great Plains Alliance in Computers and Writing Conference, North Dakota State University, April 2004.

Weblogs: Where the Personal, Creative, and Academic Meet.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas, April 2004.

Blogging Our Way into a Pedagogy: How Weblogging Fulfills Critical Pedagogy’s Goals.” First Annual Red River Graduate Student Conference, North Dakota State University, February 2004.

“Using Film Production in the Composition Classroom,” Workshop, Red River Conference in World Literature, North Dakota State University, April 2003.

Weblogging in Education: Remediating the Journal for the Online Student,” Humanities Computing Graduate Conference, University of Alberta, December 2002.

Weblogs: Where Did Blogging Go Right?” Great Plains Alliance in Computers and Writing, Fargo, April 2002.

 

 

Other Professional Experience

 

×        Graduate and Teaching Assistant’s Organization Member, 2001-2005.

×        Opinion Writer, The Spectrum, 2003-2005 (Opinion Editor, 2004-2005)

×        Conference Committee for GTAO (Graduate and Teaching Assistant’s Organization) Conference, 2003-2004.

×        Conference Committee for Great Plains Alliance in Computers and Writing, 2003-2004.

×        Editor for Sundog Interactive, Summer 2003.

×        English Department’s web site builder, 2002.                     

×        MOO Builder for the Fishhook Project at North Dakota State University, 2002.

×        Conference Committee for Red River Conference in World Literature/Great Plains Alliance in Computers and Writing, 2001-2002.

×        Panel Chair, Red River Conference in World Literature/Great Plains Alliance in Computers and Writing, 2001-2002.

References

 

Professor Kevin Brooks

English Department, North Dakota State University.

701-231-7146, Kevin.Brooks@ndsu.edu

 

Professor Elizabeth Birmingham

English Department, North Dakota State University.

701-231-6587, Elizabeth.Birmingham@ndsu.edu

 

Professor Amy Rupiper-Taggart

English Department, North Dakota State University.

701-231-7148, taggart@writetosucceed.org

Steve Ward

(Retired) English Department, North Dakota State University.

Steve4ward@aol.com

 

Kimberly Juve

English Teacher, Warren High School, Warren, MN.

daisymn@yahoo.com