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PARS in Charge

Resources and Strategies for Online Writing Program Leaders

edited by Jessie Borgman and Casey McArdle

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Practices and Possibilities Series
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This edited collection, the third in a series of books by editors Jessie Borgman and Casey McArdle, explores the complexity of administrative positions within writing programs and how online courses make administration even more complex. Drawing on the PARS framework (Personal, Accessible, Responsive, Strategic) used in the first two books, PARS in Charge provides insights and examples from administrators across the country focusing on how they have implemented the PARS framework to be successful online writing program leaders in their specific leadership positions.

This book is also available as an open access ebook through the WAC Clearinghouse



Jessie Borgman has taught both face-to-face and online since 2009. She has multiple published articles and book chapters and has presented at several conferences including, CCCCs, C&W, and TYCA. Her research interests include online writing instruction, user experience, instructional design, genre studies, two-year colleges and writing program administration.

Casey McArdle is assistant professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University. He teaches in the Writing Program, the Professional and Public Writing Program, and Experience Architecture Program. He has several publications and conference presentations that focus on online interaction via academic, professional, and social spaces. His research interests examine digital rhetoric, social media, leadership, online writing instruction, web development, experience architecture, user experience, rhetorical theory, and instructional design.

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  • Paperback Price: $44.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-64642-570-9
  • Ebook Price: Open Access
  • Publication Month: January
  • Publication Year: 2024
  • Pages: 346
  • Discount Type: Short
  • Author: edited by Jessie Borgman and Casey McArdle
  • ECommerce Code: 978-1-64642-570-9

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