Alexandra E. Graham



Department

Dean of Academic Affairs Office
Role: Staff
Campus: West Plains

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Dean of Academic Affairs Office
128 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775

Details

Education

  • MLST, University Of Denver (2008)
  • CERT, University Of Denver (2008)
  • CERT, Metropolitan St Coll Of Denver (2002)
  • MSS, Univ Of Colorado-Denver (2001)
  • BA, Univ Of Colorado-Denver (1997)
  • AS, Community College Of Aurora (1995)

Teaching

Fall 2016

  • ENG 100 - Intro to College Composition
  • ENG 110 - Writing I
  • IDS 187 - Tutor Training

Professional experience

Campus Service

  • Staff Advisor for the Shoe Factory Loft Student Group Spring 2013
  • Staff member of the Assessment Committee 2011-present
  • Staff Senate President 2010-2011
  • Member of the MSU Handbook Committee Spring 2009
  • Staff advisor to Spectrum from 2013-present

Professional Development Conferences

  • National Association of Developmental Education. Denver, CO. February 2013.
  • Midwest Regional Association for Developmental Education. Overland Park, KS. October 2012.
  • Supplemental Instruction Institute. University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, MO. August 2012.
  • Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO. March 2012.
  • National Association for Developmental Education. Orlando, FL. February 2012.
  • Accelerated Learning Program. Baltimore, MD. June 2011.
  • National Association for Developmental Education. Washington DC. February 2011.
  • Midwest Regional Association for Developmental Education. Springfield, MO. October 2010.
  • Writing Assessment Symposium. Kent State University Kent, OH. June 2010.
  • National Association for Developmental Education. Columbus, OH. February 2010.
  • National Association for Developmental Education. Greensboro, NC. February 2009.
  • Midwest Regional Association for Developmental Education. Cedar Rapids, IA. October 2008.
  • National Association for Developmental Education. Boston, MA. March 2008.
  • Midwest Writing Center Association. Kansas City, MO. October 2007.

Research and professional interests

Presentations

  • Adding Value to Organic Chemistry Curriculum by Infusing Guided Inquiry Nanoscience Experiments, The Chemical Educator.(Spring 2013).
  • Teaching in the Twilight Zone: Surviving Murphy?s Law in Implementing ALP, Midwest Regional Association for Developmental Education, Overland Park, KS. (October 2012).
  • Assessing English 100: From Placement to Exit, Midwest Regional Association for Developmental Education, Springfield, MO. (October 2010).
  • Creating an Online Writing Lab on a Shoestring Budget, Midwest Regional Association for Developmental Education, Cedar Rapids, IA. (October 2008).

Other interests

Memberships

  • National Association for Developmental Education. 2008-Present
  • National Council of Teachers of English. 2012
  • Midwest Regional Association for Developmental Education. 2008-Present
  • Midwest Writing Center Association. 2007-2008
  • Colorado Association for Developmental Education. 2005-2007
  • Colorado Writing Center Tutors. 2000-2001
  • Golden Key honor society
  • Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society
  • Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year school honor society

Community Service Favorite Quote

  • Food Coordinator for Lunch Bunch Spring 2013
  • Beth Moore Bible Study Leader Fall 2012
  • First United Methodist Church Choir 2009-2013
  • Vacation Bible Study Leader 2009-2013

Favorite Quote

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." --Albert Einstein