Office: 3785 - Coleman Hall
Fall 2020 Office Hours: MWF 10-11 a.m. or by appointment
Tim Taylor teaches writing, rhetoric, and composition theory and pedagogy.
ENG 1000: Fundamentals of College Composition
ENG 1001: Composition I
ENG 1002: Composition II
ENG 2760: Introduction to Professional Writing
ENG 5007: Composition Theory and Pedagogy
ENG 5011: Studies in Composition and Rhetoric
ENG 5502: Mentored Composition Teaching
Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric, University of Alabama
M.A. & B.A. in English, Truman State University
Consulting Reader for Teaching English in the Two-Year College
Review Board Member of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal
Editorial Board Member for The Journal for Civic Commitment
National Council of Teachers of English
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Council of Writing Program Administrators
His teaching and research interests span various fields within Rhetoric/Composition: basic writing, argumentation, writing program administration, composition theory and pedagogy, classical rhetoric, professional writing, writing center theory and practice, civic engagement, and writing across the curriculum.
His work has appeared in WPA: Writing Program Administration, Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, Teaching English in the Two-Year College, College English, the Journal of Social Studies Research, Social Studies Research and Practice, and the Journal of Social Studies and History Education. He is the co-author of IDEAS & Aims for College Writing with Linda Copeland.
He has presented research at an array of local, regional, and national conferences.
For information about the composition program, please visit the the webpage for EIU First-Year Composition: https://www.eiu.edu/fycomp/