I have taught and conducted research at Illinois State University since 1994. This institution strongly values both teaching and research (and has honored me with awards for both), so I feel professionally at home here.
599Research And Dissertation
497Research Methods In Composition Studies
409Writing Assessment In High School/Middle School
Writing assessment (portfolio and communal assessment), relationships between literacy and democracy, English education, and qualitative research methods.
Theune, Michael, and Bob Broad. “The Poetry of Evaluation: Helping Students Explore What They Value in Verse.”
Creative Writing and Education. Ed. Graeme Harper. Buffalo NY: Multilingual Matters Press, 2015. 171-182. Print.
Broad, Bob. “Mapping A Dialectic with Edward M. White (in Four Scenes).” Writing Assessment in the 21st Century: Essays in Honor of Edward M. White. Eds. Norbert Elliot and Les Perelman. New York: Hampton, 2012. 259-69. Print.
Broad, Bob. “Strategies and Passions in Empirical Qualitative Research.” Writing Studies Research in Practice: Methods and Methodologies. Eds. Lee Nickoson and Mary P. Sheridan-Rabideau. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2012. 197-209. Print.
Slomp, David H., Roger Graves, and Bob Broad. “(Re-) Mapping the System: Toward Dialogue-Driven Transformation in the Teaching and Assessment of Writing.” Alberta Journal of Educational Research 60.3 (Fall 2015). Print.
Broad, Bob., and Michael Theune. “How We Value Contemporary Poetry: An Empirical Inquiry.” College English 73.2 (November 2010) : 113-137. Print.