What I Do

 

I am a doctoral candidate 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

Social annotation and layered readings in composition | The Proceedings of the Annual Computers and Writing Conference

Sprouse, M.L. (Forthcoming). “Social annotation and layered readings in composition.” The Proceedings of the Annual Computers and Writing Conference.

Social annotation in first-year composition | CCCC Research Network Forum

Sprouse, M.L. (2019, March). Social annotation in first-year composition. To be presented at the CCCC Research Network Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.

Listening to lost voices: Methods for humanizing research on the margins | MLA International Symposium

Sprouse, M.L. (2019, July). Listening to lost voices: Methods for humanizing research on the margins. To be presented at the MLA International Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal. With Anne Gere, Meg Eunice

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

Sprouse, M.L. (2018, November). Bogged down by blogs: Negotiating authentic reflective practices with pre-service teachers. Presented at the NCTE Annual Conference, Houston, TX.

Opening social annotation in first-year composition | Open Education Conference

Sprouse, M.L. (2018, October). Opening social annotation in first-year composition. Presented at the Open Education Conference, Niagra Falls, NY.

Social annotation as transcontextualization in graduate reading practices | I Annotate

Sprouse, M.L. (2018, June). Social annotation as transcontextualization in graduate reading practices. Presented at the I Annotate Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Social annotation and layered readings in composition | Computers and Writing

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 | Hypothesis Webinar

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 | Hypothesis Webinar

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 | NCTE

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 | English Journal

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 | Native American Literature Symposium

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