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Donald Jones

Associate Professor of English; Director of Honors Program

English and Modern Languages

College of Arts and Sciences
860.768.4751 A 212I
Education

PhD, University of New Hampshire

MLitt, Drew University

BA, Connecticut College

Research Interests

Writing Process Theory, Rhetoric and Pedagogy, Postmodern Agency, and Digital Literacy.

Some Publications

“Success as Sell-Out: What to Make of Brian Jackson’s Review and What Students Made of Jay Heinrichs’ Thank You for Arguing.” Rhetoric Review 28.1 (Winter 2009) 83-7.

“Teaching the Conflict over Digital Literacy:  A Learning Sequence on Pens, Pages, and Pixels.” Pedagogy 7.2 (Spring 2007): 207-21.

 “The Adjunct Question.” LORE: an E-Journal for Teachers of Writing. Nov. 1, 2003. http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/lore

Comment on “Ghosts: Liberal Education and Negotiated Authority.” College English. 65.2 (Nov. 2002): 211-13.

“John Dewey and Peter Elbow: A Pragmatist Revision of Social Theory and  Practice.” Rhetoric Review  21.3 (Spring 2002): 264-81. 

“Engaging Students in the Conflict: Academic Discourse, Its Variations, and Its Instruction.” Composition Studies   28.1 (Spring 2000): 95-113.

Awards and Fellowships

Outstanding Faculty Award, 2018.

Engaged Learning Fellowship, 2010.

Excellence in Pedagogy Award, 2007.

Outstanding Teacher Award, 2000.