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 university- and/or college-level awards for both), so I feel professionally at home here.
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.