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Julia Romberger

Julia Romberger


ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
English Department

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  • Articles

    Romberger-Depew, J. E., and Rodrigo, R. (2017). Managing Digital Technologies in Departments of English: Writing Program Technologists & Invisible Service. Computers and Composition (44), pp. 67-82.
    Kidd, J., Morris, J., and Romberger-Depew, J. E. (2015). Teaching Students to Give and to Receive: Improving Disciplinary Writing through Peer Review. INTED Conference
    Romberger-Depew, J. E., and Scialdone-Kimberley, H. (2011). Nurturing Mother Nature: An Ecofeminist Perspective on the Visual Rhetoric of Environmental Activism. International Journal of the Image, 1 (3), pp. 39-52.
    DePew, K., Romberger-Depew, J. E., Fishman, T. A., and Fahey Ruetenik, B. (2006). Designing Efficiencies: The Parallel Narratives of Distance Education and Composition Studies. Computers and Composition, 23 (1), pp. pp. 49-67.
  • Book Chapters

    Romberger-Depew, J. E., and Rodrigo, R. (2015). Frugal Realities: Hacker pedagogy and scrappy students in an online program.Pressures on Technical Communication Programs in a New Age of Austerity. Baywood Publishing Company.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (2013). Multimodality, Memory, and Evidence: How the Treasure House of Rhetoric is Being Digitally Renovated.Multimodal Literacies and Emerging Genres in Student Compositions. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (2011). Ecofeminist Ethics and Digital Technology: A Case Study of Microsoft Word.Rhetoric, Sex, Technology: Ecofeminist Perspectives on Discourse. New York: Berghahn Books.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (2007). An Ecofeminist Methodology: Studying the Ecological Dimensions of the Digital Environment In Digital Writing Research: Technologies, Methodologies, and Ethical Issues. (pp. pp 249-267). Cresskill NJ: Hampton Press.
  • Conference Proceeding

    Jovanovic, V., McKittrick, M., Pazos-Lago, M., Richards, D., and Romberger, J. E. (2015). Comparatively Mapping Genres in Academic and Workplace Engineering Environments. (pp. 17-24). Seattle, WA: Proceedings of 122nd American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition.
    Collins, A., Knowles-Ball, D., and Romberger-Depew, J. E. (2015). Simulation Visualization Issues for Users and Customers. (pp. 17-24). Proceedings of the Annual Simluation Symposium/ Spring Simulation Conference 2015.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (2002). Retaining the Relevancy of Rhetoric in Practice: Interactivity as Rhetorical Strategy in Multimedia Writing.. Utah State U. Logan, UT: Proc. of the 2002 Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Conference / CPTSC.
  • Presentations

    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (March 14, 2009). Rhetorics of Efficiency: Ideological Impacts on Technology Use, Institutional Decision Making, and Pedagogical Practice presented at Conference on College Composition and Communication San Francisco, CA.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (October 18, 2008). Ph.D. 2.0: Preparing Graduate Students for/in the New Work of Composing presented at Watson Conference Louisville, KY.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (May 22, 2008). Workshop: “Get Your Twitter Out of My Ajax: Web 2.0 and Writing Pedagogy” presented at Computers and Writing Conference Athens, GA.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (April 2, 2008). Creating Collaborative Communities: Fostering Classroom Connections Between On Campus and Distance Students in Technical Writing presented at Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference New Orleans,LA.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (October 5, 2007). Word is the Final Word presented at The Sixth Biennial Feminism(s) & Rhetoric(s) Conference Little Rock, AK.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (July 10, 2007). Memoria, Interface Design, and the Trope of the Theater presented at Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition: Rhetoric and Technologies University Park, PA .
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (May 19, 2007). Metaphors and Memoria: Interface Design, Common Metaphors, and the Canon of Memory presented at Computers and Writing Detroit, MI.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (March 23, 2007). Teaching Students to Leave Breadcrumbs: The Canon of Memory Recaptured for Digital Rhetoric presented at Conference on College Composition and Communication New York, NY.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (May 27, 2006). Piece by Piece, Byte by Byte: Using Bricolage to Understand the Epistemology of Multimodalities presented at Computers and Writing Conference Lubbock, TX.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (April 20, 2006). Advanced DreamWeaver presented at Workshop for Dept. of English Graduate Students and Faculty.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (April 14, 2006). Basic DreamWeaver presented at Workshop for Dept. of English Graduate Students and Faculty.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (March 23, 2006). Multimodal Pedagogy: Definitions, Heuristics, Assignments presented at Conference on College Composition and Communication Chicago, IL.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (November 21, 2005). Efficiency and Language: Examining the Rhetorical Act in Distance Education Class Materials presented at National Council of Teachers of English Pittsburgh, PA.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (June 17, 2005). Writing Research in Digital Spaces: Issues, Challenges, and Possibilities presented at Computers and Writing Conference Palo Alto, CA.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (March 17, 2005). Multiliterate Students, Multimodal Lifeworlds presented at Conference on College Composition and Communication San Francisco, CA.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (June, 2004). Corporate Philosophy and the Evolution of Microsoft Word: An Historical Examination of the Rhetoric of the Interface presented at Computers and Writing Conference.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (March 25, 2004). Interfacial Pedagogy: Teaching Students the Rhetoric of the Interface presented at Conference on College Composition and Communication San Antonio, TX.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (October 24, 2003). Who does Microsoft Think You Are? An Examination of the Rhetorical Positioning of Microsoft Word’s Users presented at Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (May, 2003). Interactivity in the Rhetoric Classroom: Heuristics for Pedagogy presented at Computers and Writing Conference Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (May, 2003). Designing and Evaluating Multimedia Projects presented at ICaP English 106 Instructor Training.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E., Agena, K., Fahey-Ruetenik, B., Staggers, J., Sullivan, P., and Zoetewey, M. (May 22, 2003). Workshop on Teaching and Assessing Verbal and Visual Intersections On- and Offline presented at Computers and Writing Conference Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (March 21, 2003). New Themes, New Rhetorics: Locating Ethos and Pathos within Interactivity presented at Conference on College Composition and Communication New York, NY.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (March 19, 2003). Assessing New Media: Theoretical Underpinnings for Teaching Practice presented at Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference New York, NY.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E., and Sharkey, J. (March 11, 2003). Professional Writing Program: Advanced Research Workshop .
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (November 11, 2002). Advanced Tips for Working with DreamWeaver MX presented at Professional Writing Technology Workshop.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (October 4, 2002). Retaining the Relevancy of Rhetoric in Practice: Interactivity as a Rhetorical Strategy in Multimedia Writing presented at 2002 Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Conference Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (September 4, 2002). Creating a Web Presence or Putting Your Class Online presented at English Department Brown Bag with Kate Agena.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (March 22, 2002). Looking Past the Artifact: A Holistic Approach Toward Developing a Rhetoric for the Web Site presented at Conference on College Composition and Communication Chicago, IL.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (October 21, 2001). Negotiating the Spectrum presented at Western States Composition Conference Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (June 1, 2001). Co-curricular Cohesion: Applying WAC Theory to Learning Communities presented at Writing Across the Curriculum Conference Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (May 18, 2001). Writing Instruction in Distance Education: Stuck in the Mailbox presented at Computers and Writing Conference Ball State University, Muncie, IN.
    Romberger-Depew, J. E. (April 22, 1999). Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Narrative presented at The 2nd Annual Honors Program Interdisciplinary Research Symposium Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA.
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research