Click on the picture above to see Barry Maid’s keynote speech at WOTE 2017.
Professor | Arizona State University
Keynote Address: “Teaching Writing in Digital Environments: the Good, the Bad and the Sometimes Ugly”
Barry Maid is Professor and Founding Head of Technical Communication at Arizona State University. He has spent most of his career doing some kind of Writing Program Administration. Before coming to ASU, he spent nineteen years at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where, among other duties, he directed the Writing Center and the First Year Composition Program, chaired the Department of English, and helped in the creation of the Department of Rhetoric and Writing. He is also interested in academic/industry partnerships and is presently Vice President of the Phoenix Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication.
Maid is the author of numerous articles and chapters primarily focusing on technology, independent writing programs, and program administration including assessment. He and Barbara D’Angelo have written multiple articles on information literacy and writing. In addition, he is a co-author, with Duane Roen and Greg Glau, of The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing for College, Writing for Life. He is also co-editor, along with Barbara D’Angelo, Sandra Jameison, and Janice Walker, of Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines.