What I Do

 

I am a doctoral student in the Joint Program in English and Education at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. My current research focuses on social annotation as a tool for improving reading in post-secondary contexts.

Recent Work

Voices from the Middle | Social annotation: Multiple perspectives for deeper reading

Sprouse, M.L. “Social annotation: Multiple perspectives for deeper reading.” Voices from the Middle. (Forthcoming, December 2018). Read more

NCTE | Bogged down by blogs: Negotiating authentic reflective practices with pre-service teachers

I Annotate | Social annotation as transcontextualization in graduate reading practices

Computers and Writing | Social annotation and layered readings in composition

Sprouse, M.L. (2018, May). Social annotation and layered readings in composition. Presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, Fairfax, VA. http://technorhetoric.net/stasis/cw2018/CW2018Program.pdf  Read more

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Racialized and gendered flights through history: Woolf’s Orlando and Alexie’s Flight | Virginia Woolf Miscellany

Sprouse, M.L. (2018, April) “Racialized and gendered flights through history: Woolf’s Orlando and Alexie’s Flight.” Virginia Woolf Miscellany. https://virginiawoolfmiscellany.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/vwm92fall2017winter20181.pdf Read more

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Pedagogies of rhetorical reading in first-year composition | CCCC Annual Convention

Sprouse, M.L. (2018, March). Pedagogies of rhetorical reading in first-year composition. Presented at the CCCC Annual Convention, Kansas City, MO. http://cccc.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Groups/CCCC/Convention/2018/Program/Program.pdf Read more

Collaborative digital annotation | ILA Annual Conference

Sprouse, M.L. (2017, July). Collaborative digital annotation. Presented at the International Literacy Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. Read more

Reading strategies and social annotation in the composition course | CCCC Summer Confernce

Sprouse, M.L. (2017, June). Reading strategies and social annotation in the composition course. Presented at the 2017 CCCC Summer Conference, Clermont, OH. https://scholar.uc.edu/works/generic_works/bc388858z Read more

The consequential validity of the M-STEP | Language Arts Journal of Michigan

Sprouse, M.L. “The consequential validity of the M-STEP.” Language Arts Journal of Michigan. (June 2017).  http://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/lajm/vol32/iss2/10/ Read more

Collaborative annotation as discussion forum

Sprouse, M.L. (2017, April). Collaborative annotation as discussion forum 2.0. Webinar hosted by Hypothes.is.https://web.hypothes.is/blog/hypothesis-in-canvas/

The pedagogy of collaborative annotation

Sprouse, M.L. (2017, April). The pedagogy of collaborative annotation. Webinar hosted by Hypothes.is. https://web.hypothes.is/blog/annotation-pedagogy/

Student and teacher critique: Advocating for our own improvement

Sprouse, M.L., Caldwell, S. & Siow, V. (2016, November). Student and teacher critique: Advocating for our own improvement. Presented at the NCTE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Collaborative professional development through a critique protocol

Sprouse, M.L. “Collaborative professional development through a critique protocol.” English Journal. (2016, November). http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/EJ/1062-nov2016/EJ1062Collaborativepword.pdf Read more

Writing ourselves as heroes: 8th grade girls’ responses to Bruchac’s Killer of Enemies

Sprouse, M. L., Abeita, T., Chapo, R., Charlie, S. & Jaramillo, E. (2016, March). Writing ourselves as heroes: 8th grade girls’ responses to Bruchac’s Killer of Enemies. Presented at the