Jennifer Grouling Snider

Jennifer Grouling Snider

Director of Writing Program and Associate Professor of English

Curriculum Vitae


Room:RB 280

Jennifer Grouling has been at Ball State since Fall 2011 and currently serves as writing program director. Her current research focuses on writing assessment—particularly the use of the AAC&U VALUE rubrics. She has also published work on general education assessment, teacher response, and TA prep in journals such as The Journal of Writing Assessment, The Journal of Response to Writing, and Composition Forum. She is the author of the book The Creation of Narrative in Tabletop Role-Playing Games (2010).

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor

Director of the Writing Program

Spring 2018-present

Director of the Writing Center

Fall 2011-Fall 2014


PhD, English, Rhetoric & Writing

Virginia Tech, 2011

MA, English, Rhetoric & Composition

North Carolina State, 2005

BS, English Education

University of South Dakota. 1994

Research and Publications

“Training Writing Teachers: An Assignment in Mapping Writing Program Values.” Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments. Forthcoming Spring 2018.

“Responding to Student Writing on Paper versus on the iPad: A Comparative Study.” Journal of Writing Response, 4.1. Forthcoming Spring 2018.

“The Path to Competency-Based Certification: A Look at the LEAP Challenge and the VALUE Rubric for Written Communication.” Journal of Writing Assessment, 10.1. December 2017.

“Colleagues, Classmates, and Friends: Graduate v. Undergraduate Tutor Identities and Professionalization” (with Elisabeth Buck) Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, 14.2. May 2017.

“If You Build It, Will They Come? Degrees of Multimodality in Writing Center Users’ Texts.” (with Jackie Grutsch McKinney) Computers and Composition. September 2016. “Resistance and Identity Formation: The Journey of the Graduate Student-Teacher.” Composition Forum 32, 2015.

“Questing through Class: Gamification in the Professional Writing Classroom.” (with Eva Grouling Snider, Stephanie Hedge, and Alyssa Schweigert.) Ed. Jennifer deWinter and Ryan Moeller. Computer Games and Technical Communication. Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture. Ashgate. 2014.

The Creation of Narrative in Tabletop Role-Playing Games. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2010.

Curriculum Vitae

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Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Dissertation Prepara 701 301 0000 - 0000
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 304 0000 - 0000
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 309 0000 - 0000
Senior Seminar 444 4 1500 - 1615 M W RB, room 290B
Contemporary Theorie 699 1 1830 - 2110 T RB, room 291
Research Paper 697 303 0000 - 0000
Research Paper 697 309 0000 - 0000