Lecturer and Director of the Bush School Writing Program
Cindy Raisor is a lecturer at the Bush School, where she directs the writing program for master’s students in the departments of International Affairs and Public Service & Administration. She received her MA in English, minoring in linguistics, and BS in Secondary Education, with an emphasis in English, from Texas A&M University. Having taught college-level writing courses for over 30 years, she has experience instructing students in several departments, including English, Physics, Chemical Engineering, and the Bush School. Beyond writing instruction, she also has experience with program and curriculum development, assessment, teacher training, instructional technologies, and educational research. Publications include “Chemical Engineering Student Perceptions of Learning from ePortfolio Creation” in Chemical Engineering Education; "A Cross-Case Analysis of the Use of Web-Based ePortfolios in Higher Education" in the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice; and “Teaching Technical Communication through Virtual World Technology” in Virtual Worlds in Online and Distance Education.
She is committed to investigating and applying how new pedagogies can be used to help students foster lifelong learning skills, to sharpen critical-thinking and writing skills, and to adapt to ever-changing, diverse workplace environments.