Publications

Books and Ebook

Designing Writing Assignments. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 2008.

Daedalus Style Handbook for Online Writers (for Windows). Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1998.

Daedalus Style Handbook Teacher Supplements (Print and Online Resources). Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1998.

Technical Writing and Documentation

Elements of Writing Writer’s Workshop I and II for Windows and for Macintosh. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2000. Wrote online program and teacher help files, and co-wrote the printed Teacher’s Guide to Elements of Writing Writer’s Workshop. 2nd ed. (with Holt, Rinehart and Winston staff writers and editors).

The Scott, Foresman Handbook for Writers on CD-ROM. New York: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 1999. Wrote online program help files and the printed User Guide for The Scott, Foresman Handbook for Writers on CD-ROM.

SF Writer on CD-ROM. New York: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 1999. Wrote online program help files and the printed User Guide for SF Writer on CD-ROM.

The Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment (DIWE) for Windows. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc, 1997–1999. Collaborated on design of graphical user interface; wrote online program, teacher, and character help files and the printed Installation Guide, User’s Guide, Instructor’s Guide, Administrator’s Guide, and Documentation Diskette Guide. Composed the Installation Guide for Daedalus Style Handbook for Online Writers, and the Installation Guide for ESL/EFL Teacher Tools for Windows DIWE.

The Writer’s Workshop for Windows. New York: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 1997–1998. Wrote the online program help files and the printed Installation and User Guides for The Writer’s Workshop.

The Writer’s Workshop for Macintosh. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, and Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 1995–1998. Wrote the online program help and the printed Installation and User Guides for The Writer’s Workshop.

Software to Accompany Composiçion for Windows and for Macintosh. Vers. 1. San Francisco: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 1998. Wrote the online program and character help files and the printed Installation and User Guide for Software to Accompany Composiçion.

BiblioCite Pro for Macintosh. Vers. 2.0. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1998. Wrote the online program, special characters, and shortcuts help files, and the printed User’s Guide for BiblioCite Pro for Macintosh.

The Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment for Macintosh. Vers. 1.4. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1997. Wrote the online program, teacher, and character help files and the printed Installation Guide, User’s Guide, Instructor’s Guide, Administrator’s Guide, and Documentation Diskette Guide. Composed the Installation Guide for ESL/EFL Teacher Tools for Windows DIWE.

Elements of Writing Writer’s Workshop I and II for Windows and for Macintosh. Austin: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1996. Wrote the online program and assignment help files, and, with Holt, Rinehart and Winston writers and editors, the printed Teacher’s Guide to Elements of Writing Writer’s Workshop.

The Writer’s Workshop for DOS. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, and Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 1995–1997. Wrote the online program help files.

53rd Street Writer for DOS and for Macintosh. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1995–1996. Wrote the online program help files.

Public Relations & Marketing

Daedalus Customer Service Plans. “The Right Direction for Service.” Advertisement. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1999.

Curriculum Guide for English II Preview Supplement for Use with the Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment. Advertisement. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1998.

Daedalus Style Handbook for Online Writers with Teacher Supplements for Use with the Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment. Advertisement. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1997.

Business and Technical Writing Teacher Tools for Use with the Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment. Advertisement. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1997.

Daedalus Integrated Writing EnvironmentAdvertisementEnglish Journal 85:3 (March 1996): Insert between pp. 32 and 33.

ESL/EFL Teacher Tools for Use with the Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment. Advertisement. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1996.

Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment. Advertisement. With Michael Benedict. Teaching Macbeth with the Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1995.

Professional Development Publications

K–12 Lesson Plans, Strategy Guides, Online Activities, and Tip& How-To‘s for ReadWriteThink. October 2002–present. Have written 74 lessons and five strategy guides on teaching reading, writing, and literature.

Professional Communities at Work: Engaging Media-Savvy Students Topical Resource Kit (editor). Urbana, IL: NCTE, 2005.

“Traci’s Lists of Ten.” June 1998-May 2010. Posted on TechRhet, WCenter, NCTE-TALK, and WPA-L discussion lists, Available in list archives and website archive.

Contributing Editor (as tengrrl). TechNotes. Bedford/St. Martin’s. July 2003–August 2004.

Lesson Plans and Content for Daedalus Online [Narrative, Description, Review (Book, Film, or Drama), Persuasion (Letter to the Editor), and Literary Analysis]. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1999.

Copy Editor, Language Learning Online. Austin: Labyrinth Publications, 1998.

ESL/EFL Teacher Tools for Windows DIWE (Print and Online Resources). Austin:  The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1997.

ESL/EFL Teacher Tools for Macintosh DIWE (Print and Online Resources). Austin:  The Daedalus Group, Inc., 1997.

Daedalus Guided Tour, For Windows. Diskette. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., March 1996. Revised, November 1996.

Daedalus Guided Tour, For Macintosh. Diskette. Austin: The Daedalus Group, Inc., March 1996. Revised, November 1996.

Articles

Side Trip Columns. Voices from the Middle 16.4 (May 2009): 21, 29, and 36.

ReadWriteThink Connections Columns. English Journal 98.4 (March 2009): 32, 36, 49, 59, 66, 76, 91, 95, 101, 108, and 115.

Side Trip Columns. Voices from the Middle 16.3 (March 2009): 21, 29, and 32.

ReadWriteThink Connections Columns. English Journal 98.3 (January 2009): 32, 38, 45, 52, 58, 65, 72, 79, 88, 97, and 102.

ReadWriteThink Connections Columns. English Journal 98.2 (November 2008): 36, 39, 45, 51, 56, 68, 75, and 80.

Bridging Television and Literature: Literacy Practices that Matter In and Out of the Classroom.” California English 12.2 (November 2007): 6.

Internet Literature for Media-Savvy Students.” Bold Books for Young Adults column. English Journal 96.6 (July 2007): 93–96.

Write Like You Talk.” Snapshots column. English Journal 96.4 (March 2007): 19–21.

“Focus on Language: Rosetta Stones.” Classroom Notes Plus 24.2 (October 2006): 12–14.

“Ten National Poetry Month Activities.” Classroom Notes Plus. 19.4 (April 2002): 12.

“Ten Television Analysis Writing Projects.” Classroom Notes Plus 18.4 (April 2001): 16–18.

“Ten Ways to Play with Literature.” Classroom Notes Plus 18.2 (October 2000): 12–14.

“Ten Prewriting Exercises for Personal Narratives.” Classroom Notes Plus 18.1 (August 2000): 19–22.

“Ten Award Competition Activities (Plus FIVE!).” Classroom Notes Plus 17.4 (April 2000): 13–16.

“Ten Ways to Write about Style.” Classroom Notes Plus 17.3 (January 2000): 21–23.

“Ten Unusual Sources for Research Papers.” Classroom Notes Plus 17.2 (October 1999): 20–22.

“Ten Ways to Respond to Student Drafts.” Classroom Notes Plus 17.1 (August 1999): 19–20.

“Ten Ways to Play with Literature.” Classmate, the Newsletter of the Manitoba Association of Teachers of English. (June 1999).

“Ten Ways to Think About Year 2000 Issues.” Supplementary Materials Page. NCTE Notes Plus. 16.4 (April 1999).

Contributing Bibliographer, CCCC Bibliography on Composition and Rhetoric for 1994. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1995.

Contributing Bibliographer, CCCC Bibliography on Composition and Rhetoric for 1993. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1994.

A Heuristic for Literary Analysis and Creative Writing.” Virginia English Bulletin 38.1 (Spring 1988): 54–61.

Pound’s ‘Hugh Selwyn Mauberley.’Explicator 44.3 (Spring 1986): 46–48.

Tennyson’s ‘Locksley Hall.’” Explicator 44.2 (Winter 1986): 23–24.