Contact Info

Email: Mike.Palmquist@ColoState.edu
Phone: 970 491-3132
US Mail:
Institute for Learning and Teaching
1052 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1052

Web Sites

Writing@CSU: http://writing.colostate.edu
The WAC Clearinghouse: http://wac.colostate.edu
The Institute for Learning and Teaching: http://tilt.colostate.edu
Learning@CSU: http://learning.colostate.edu
Teaching@CSU: http://teaching.colostate.edu
Course Design@CSU: http://coursedesign.colostate.edu
Advising@CSU: http://advising.colostate.edu
Accessibility@CSU: http://accessibility.colostate.edu
The Research Exchange: http://researchexchange.colostate.edu
ASCSU Course Survey: http://coursesurvey.colostate.edu

Selected Publications

The Bedford Researcher
Joining the Conversation
Designing Writing
The Bedford Bibliographer
Transitions: Teaching Writing in Computer-Supported and Traditional Classrooms
College English: Special Issue on the Status and Working Conditions of Contingent Faculty

Related Work

NCTE Position Statement on the Status and Working Conditions of Contingent Faculty

Mike Palmquist

Curriculum Vitae
Mike Palmquist is Associate Provost for Instructional Innovation, Professor of English, and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar at Colorado State University, where he leads university-wide efforts to enhance learning and teaching in face-to-face, blended, and distance courses. His scholarly interests include writing across the curriculum, the effects of computer and network technologies on writing instruction, and new approaches to scholarly publishing.

His work has appeared in journals including College English, Computers and Composition, Written Communication, Writing Program Administration, ADE Bulletin, Marketing Education Review, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, Kairos, and Social Forces, as well as in edited collections. Since 1992, he has coordinated the development of Writing@CSU (http://writing.colostate.edu) and its Web-based learning environment, the Writing Studio. He is also founding editor of the WAC Clearinghouse (http://wac.colostate.edu).

Palmquist is the author of Joining the Conversation: Writing in College and Beyond (second edition, 2014), The Bedford Researcher (fifth edition, 2014), Designing Writing (2005), The Bedford Bibliographer (a Web-based citation tool released in 2006), the Bedford Research Room (a Web site for students and instructors), and the software program Research Assistant/HyperFolio for English, all published by Bedford/St. Martin's. He is co-author, with Kate Kiefer, Jake Hartvigsen, and Barbara Godlew, of Transitions: Teaching Writing in Computer-Supported and Traditional Classrooms, published in 1998 by Ablex, and co-author, with Don Zimmerman, of Writing with a Computer, published in 1999 by Allyn and Bacon.

Palmquist served as chair of the NCTE College Section Steering Committee and as a member of the NCTE Executive Committee from 2009 to 2011. He served as the chair of the NCTE College Section Steering Committee Working Group on the Status and Working Conditions of Contingent Faculty, whose policy statement and recommendations were endorsed by the NCTE Executive Committee and published on the NCTE Web site in 2010.

In 2004, he was the recipient of the Charles Moran Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Field, awarded by Computers and Composition. In 2006, he was presented with the Outstanding Technology Innovator by the CCCC Committee on Computers in Composition and Communication.

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