Director of Composition
Rhetoric and Composition: Computers and Writing; Electronic Discourse; Composition Theory, Eco-criticism, Eco-rhetoric, Eco-composition
Office: Ellis 367
Office Phone: 597-2751
Ph.D., English, The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., English, Portland State University
B.A., English, Portland State University
A.A.S., Music, Portland Community College
At Play in the Fields of Writing: A Serio-Ludic Rhetoric. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2005.
(with Ray Watkins). ”A Sustainable Culture: John Slatin’s Ludic Pedagogy” Currents in Electronic Literacy: Special John Slatin Memorial Issue May 2009. Invited article. http://slatin.cwrl.utexas.edu/sandbox/currents/RouzieWatkins2009
Rouzie, Albert and Mara Holt. “Electronic Versions of Collaborative Pedagogy: A Brief Survey.” Rhetorical Agendas: Political, Ethical, Spiritual. Ed. Patricia Bizzell. Erlbaum, 2005.
Holt, Mara and Albert Rouzie. “Collaboration and Conflict in a Faculty Mentoring Relationship.” Dialogue, 8.2, (2005) : 75-95.
Holt, Mara, Leon Anderson, and Albert Rouzie. “Making Emotion Work Visible in Writing Program Administration.” A Way to Move: Rhetorics of Emotion and Composition Studies. Eds. Laura Micciche and Dale Jacobs. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2003.
Davis, Michael and Albert Rouzie. “Cooperation vs. Deliberation: Computer Mediated Conferencing and the Problem of Argument in International Distance Education.” International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning: 3, 1. (April, 2002). http://www.irrodl.org/content/v3.1/davis.html
“Conversation and Carrying-on: Play, Conflict, and Serio-Ludic Discourse in Synchronous Computer Conferencing.” CCC, Dec. 2001.
“The Dialectic of Work and Play: A Serio-Ludic Rhetoric for Composition Studies.” JAC. 20.3 (Summer 2000): 627-658.
“The Composition of Dramatic Experience: Play as Symbolic Action in Student Electronic Projects.” Computers and Composition, 17, (2000): 139-160.
“"The Dangers of (D)alliance: Power, Homosexual Desire, and Homophobia in Marlowe’s Edward II.” Genders 21: Forming and Reforming Identity, August 1995.
“The Green Glob Man Could Save the Earth—But Could Leonardo DiCaprio?: Comparing Rhetorical Strategies of YouTube Global Warming Videos” presentation at Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY, March 20, 2010.
“Serious or Serio-Ludic?: Aesthetic and Rhetorical strategies of You Tube Global Warming Videos” Presentation at the International Conference of the Arts in Society, Venice, Italy, July 31, 2009.
“Using You Tube Global warming Videos to Teach Environmental Literacy.” Invited presentation, Kanawha Environmental Literacy Project, Athens, OH, March 18, 2009.
“‘And We Laughed, You Know, Because Sometimes You’d Rather Cry’: Sherman Alexie’s Strategic Dialectic of Humor.” Work, Play and Humor in English Studies Conference, Ohio University, Athens, OH, Oct. 4, 2008.
“Writing in/Through Grief: Katrina and Other Disasters.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans, LA. April 2, 2008.
“No Mere Metaphor: Play and Games in English Studies.” Invited keynote address at Work, Play and Humor in English Studies Conference, Athens, OH, OCt. 14, 2006.
“Negotiating Resistance, Knowledge, and Identity in a Brain Cancer Web Discussion Board.” Computers and Writing Conference, Lubbock, TX, May 27, 2006.
“Electronic Versions of Collaborative Pedagogy.” With Mara Holt, at the Rhetoric Society of America Conference in Austin, Texas, May 29, 2004.
“Two Heads are Better Than One: The Promise of Collaborative Teaching.” With Mara Holt, at the Spotlight on Learning Conference in Athens, Ohio, March 6, 2003.
“A Serio-Ludic Rhetoric of Electronic Discourse.” Invited paper at the 2003 Conference of the Association for the Study of Play in Charleston, South Carolina, February 20, 2003.
“Exploring the Liminal Qualities of MOO Sessions in Graduate Computers and Composition Seminars.” With Mara Holt, at Computers and Writing Conference in Normal, Illinois,, May 16, 2002.
“Making Play Work for you in the Classroom.” Saturday, April 27, the Computers and Writing 2002 Online Conference. Nouspace. (First Place winner of the Nouspace Best Topica Presentation Award for Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty)
Collaboration and Emotional Conflict in a Faculty Mentoring Relationship.” With Mara Holt, on panel, Professional Life, Emotion, and Rhetorical Agency at CCCC, Chicago, ILL., March 22, 2002.
“Listening to Disorder: Liminal Qualities of Electronic Conferencing Venues in a Graduate Computers and Composition Seminar.” Panel presentation, Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Denver, CO. March 15, 2001.
“Electronic Discourses in a Graduate Seminar: Synchronous and Asynchronous Conferences as Limin(al)/(oid) Discursive Spaces.” Invited presentation at symposium, Of One Mind: Reconfiguring Humanities in the Age of IT. Karlskrona, Sweden, University of Karlskrona/Ronneby. March 27, 2000
“Applying Play Theory to the Emergent Traditions of the CMC Composition Course.” Fifteenth Computers and Writing Conference. Rapid City, South Dakota. May 28, 1999.
“Textual (In)visibility: A Comparison of Electronic Venues and Argument Styles in a Series of International Student Forums.” Panel presentation, Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Atlanta, GA. March 25, 1999.
“Cultural Contact and Conflict: Teaching Argumentation through International Internet Conferencing.” 14th Computers and Writing Conference. Gainsville, Florida. May 30, 1998.
“Play as Symbolic Action in Student-Composed Hypertext.” Panel presentation, Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). April 2, 1998, Chicago, Illinois.
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE, CCCC)
Council of Writing Program Administrators
Alliance for Computers and Writing (ACW)
ENG 250 Textual Analysis
ENG 254 Writing and Research in English Studies
ENG 308J Writing and Rhetoric II
ENG 792E Computers and Composition Pedagogy
ENG 792A Rhetorical Theories and the Teaching of Writing
ENG 780 Special Topics in Rhetoric and Composition