Audrey S Pettibon

Audrey S Pettibon

Audrey S Pettibon

Senior Instructor

Composition: - Visual and digital rhetoric and the rhetoric of display as they relate to discourse and identity. - Preparing student for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. - Hyperbole and its influence on/representation in social rhetoric. - Targeted writing programs to address the professional and academic needs of non-traditional students in an online and blended-delivery setting.

Term English Faculty, appointed to Senior Instructor August 2024, with over 20 years of experience as an in-class and e-learning professional. Extensive knowledge of adult learning principles and pedagogy, applies instructional design analytics to produce, manage and instruct dynamic, face-to-face and online courses, active member of academic communities, applying broad, global perspectives to mentorship and collaboration. Member, National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE), Global Society of Online Literacy Educators (GSOLE) and the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD).

Current Research

Currently exploring the strategic application of design thinking across a variety of classroom settings.

Courses Taught

ENGH 100 - English Composition for Multilingual Writers

ENGH 101 - English Composition 

ENGH 302B - Advanced Composition (Business) 

ENGH 302B - Advanced Composition (Multidisciplinary) 


M.A. English Literature, 1996

University of Nevada, Reno

B.A. Journalism (Major: Public Relations Minor: German), 1991

University of Nevada, Reno

Recent Presentations

George Mason University Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference: Presenter 2017 - Supporting English Language Learners Through Effective Feedback

Presenter 2020 - Transforming Instruction to Prepare Students for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

On-Demand Presenter (fall) 2022 - Design Thinking in the Classroom: Teaching Students to Reimagine Inspiration, Ideation and Implementation