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Faculty and Staff Research Publications: West-White, Clarissa

This guide provides information on the publications of Bethune-Cookman University Faculty, Administration, and Staff.

Selected Publications

West-White, C. (accepted chapter proposal).  Academic Training: What no one tells you. In K. Garland & K. Bryan (Eds.) The Road not Taken: Pathways beyond the Professoriate. Pending Publication.

West-White, C. (Summer/Fall, 2009). Advocacy: Don’t Ask, Demand. Florida English Journal, 30-32.

West-White, C.N. (Spring 2007). Book critique of Bearing Witness: Not so Crazy in Alabama by Carla Thompson. Mosaic, 17. http://mosaicmagazine.org/issues.html

West-White, C. (n.d.). The Preparation of Student Teachers: Teaching 101 FATE Online Journal

West-White, C. (2005). College and the ESL Student: An Uphill Climb? Journal of Intercultural Disciplines, 5, 149-167.

West-White, C. N. (2003, January). Caribbean Student Speakers’ Education & Experiences in American Schools: A Constant Struggle with Varied Results. In T. Bastick & Austin Ezenne (Eds.), Teaching Caribbean Students: Research on social issues in the Caribbean and abroad. Department of Educational Studies, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica. 215-248.

West-White, C.N. (2001). The Writing Assignment: The Impact Teachers’ Assignments and Instruction Have on Students’ Preferences, Perceptions and Class Procedures. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

West-White, C. N., Harrison, J.L., Phelan, S. & Quackenbush, K. (2000). Reviews of Four Reference Books in the Greenwood Press “Literature in Context” Series, The Alan Review, 27, 60-61.

West-White, C. N. (2000). Overcoming Adversity.  In L. Baines & A. J. Kunkel (Eds.), Going Bohemian: Activities that Engage Adolescents in the Art of Writing Well (pp. 135-139). Newark, Delaware: International Reading Association.

---. (2000). Reflective Research Portrait and Poem.  In L. Baines & A. J. Kunkel (Eds.), Going Bohemian: Activities that Engage Adolescents in the Art of Writing Well (pp. 149-152). Newark, Delaware: International Reading Association.

West, C. N. (1996, February). Education's Role in Two Morrisonian Texts. Paper presented at the National Association of African-American and Hispanic Studies' Convention, Houston, TX.

West, C. N. (1996). [Review of the book Why Black People Tend to Shout]. English Journal, 85, 93-94.

West, C. N. (1995). Segregation, Integration and Learning. educational HORIZONS, 73, 187-192.

 

Conferences

Session Presenter, National Council of Teachers of English Convention, Atlanta, Georgia November 19, 2016

  1. Advocating for new Literacies and Technologies in Classrooms and Communities, Roundtable Leader
  2. Self-Advocacy: Career Exploration & The Autobiography, Presenter

Presenter, Student Success in Writing Conference, Savannah, Georgia, March 11, 2016

            Writing in Search of Solutions to Current Social Problems

Roundtable Facilitator, Educational Justice Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 13, 2015

            Careers, Majors & Writing: The CASVE Writing Assignment

Presenter, Student Success in Writing Conference, Savannah, Georgia, April 17, 2015

            Career Exploration: An Intuitive Writing Assignment

Session Chair, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, Florida, March 21, 2015

Co-Presenter, National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 24, 2013

            Transforming Hip Hop: From the Bronx to the White House

Presenter, Conference on English Education, Bronx, New York, June 2011

Decluttering the Discussion in Politically Correct Classrooms: Prospective English Teachers, The Canon, and Race

Workshop, Co-Presenter, North Florida Community College, Madison, Florida, April 2011

            Web 2.0 Tools

Presenter, Student Success in Writing Conference, Savannah, Georgia, March 2011

            Infusing Creative Writing Assignments into Advanced Composition Courses, Successfully

Session Presenter, National Council of Teachers of English Convention, Orlando, Florida November 2010

            Pre-Service Teachers and the Canon: Segregation or Elitism?

Workshop Facilitator, National Council of Teachers of English Convention, Orlando, Florida November 2010

            Advocacy Works!

Presenter (1) & Co-Presenter (2), Florida Developmental Education Association, Daytona Beach, Florida, October 2010

  1. Grassroots Advocacy
  2. Implementing Technology as an Interdisciplinary Scaffolding Technique through the Integration of Google Products

Workshop Presenter, National Council of Teachers of English Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2009

            The Case for the Book: Surviving the Challenges of Teaching Challenging Texts

Session Leader, Florida Council of Teachers of English Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 2009

      Co-Presenter, The International Society for the Social Studies, Inaugural Conference, February 27, 2009

Implementation of Technology such as Google Lit Maps as a Interdisciplinary Scaffolding Technique

Presenter, FCTE 2008 Conference for Professional Development, Orlando, Florida (4 sessions), October 16, 2008

  1. Co-Presenter, “Creating Pathways: Engaging in Professional Conversations that prepare teachers for literacy instruction I the 21st century” October 17, 2008
  2. Co-Presenter, “Becoming more involved with State Advocacy” October 17, 2008
  3. Presenter, “Media literacies in teach-starved classrooms” October 17, 2008
  4. Co-Leader, Commission Round Table, October 17, 2008

Presenter, FATE Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, September 28-29, 2007 - No Classroom Management, No Theory and Practice

Presenter, Florida Reading Association, 43rd Annual Conference, Orlando Florida, October 21, 2005.             Navigating the Caribbean: Activities and Strategies to Spark Students’ Interests

Presenter, FCTE 2005 Conference for Professional Development, Orlando, Florida, October 14, 2005.             Exploring the Caribbean: A Contextual Journey

Presenter, National Association of African-American Studies, Houston, Texas, February 19, 2004.              College and the ESL Student: An Uphill Climb?

Panel Presenter, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, March 2002.      The Writing Assignment: Research Findings

Presenter, National Council of Teachers of English, Orlando, Florida, June 25, 1999. The Assignment

Library Tags

Tags::  School of Liberal Arts  SOLA,  curefacultymentor2017

Clarissa West-White, Ph.D

Chair, English, World Languages and Cultures Studies; Assistant Professor of English

CURE FACULTY MENTOR 2017

Office Location: Dr. LaDoris McClaney School of Performing Arts and Communication Room 303
Office Phone: 386-481-2723
Email Address: whitec@cookman.edu

Education:

  • Ph,D, English Education, Curriculum & Instruction
  • MS English Education;
  • BA, English, Creative Writing

 Current research interest:

  •  My current interest involves assisting those in foster care and homeless high school students attend college as well as providing support to those who are homeless college students.