Kris M
Writer #19630
Dickson City, PA
Joined 1/29/2018
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Kris M, was published at the age of 13 by the National Library of Poetry and continued to write for academic newspapers and literary anthologies throughout high school and college. She also created all marketing materials for a tattoo company opening in town when she was an undergraduate. She worked as a reporter for 2 popular newspapers for several years before leaving to obtain her Master's Degree in Secondary Education with English teaching certification for grades 7 through 12. She taught literature and writing for students in grades 7, 10 and 11 before moving to higher education where she teaches all of the writing courses and runs the Writing Center for Fortis Institute. She has also taught freshman composition courses for the University of Scranton. Additionally, she has worked as a consultant for Elsevier editing textbooks. She has presented her research in a variety of venues and published the accompanying papers. Currently she is creating an open-source MOOC on APA Style and Scholarly Writing for Drexel University students and has also edited a published fiction novel. She received her Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership and Management in Higher Education from Drexel University in 2017.
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Kris M's Education Industry Experience

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Specialties

foundations of writing; editing; teaching writing; PR; APA, MLA and AP styles; literature; creative writing

Interests

reading, spending time with her German Shepherd, cooking, teaching

Education

Shippensburg University

Editor-in-Chief of both the university newspaper, yearbook and literary anthology

University of Scranton

Completed three-month practicum teaching 10th and 11th grade and a one-month practicum teaching 7th grade

Drexel University

She is currently ABD and collecting data for her dissertation and will be defending this fall

Home Living

25 Projects Completed

Kris has written a variety of articles regarding caring for one's home from the effects of painting a business to various HVAC services.

Marketing

4 Projects Completed

Kris M. created a Padlet, similar to a webpage, to help attendees and interested participants for the 2017 PASA symposium. This Padlet is still available to the public for viewing.

Health

3 Projects Completed

Kris has worked in the healthcare industry for nearly 20 years, but also teaches Allied Health programs to college students.

Legal

3 Projects Completed

Dr. MacDonald has a background in law and legal research, making it easy for her to take legal jargon and topics and turn that information into a piece of writing that any reader can follow.

Publishing

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Kris M. worked as a reporter and paginator for two newspapers, did freelance editing for a textbook, and edited a published fiction novel

Education

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Web Page

12 Projects Completed

Created personal websites for her portfolio; coursework for students; tutoring appointments

Speech

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Speak in public every day, teach public speaking courses, and have presented research at academic conferences virtually and in person

White Paper

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Kris M. wrote a White Paper on Affirmative Action in Higher Education for doctoral coursework in Higher Education Law

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