Janet A. Swenson

Current Research Projects

Michigan State University Writing Center

Site: Internal

Focus: MSU Writing Center Services to the University and Surrounding Communities

Funding: Internal

National Writing Project Technology Initiative

Site: Red Cedar Writing Project

Focus: Identification of models for generative integration of newer technologies into K-12 teaching

Funding: National Writing Project (federally funded)

Parents and Communities Together (PACT) Sharing the Dream

Site: Moores Park Elementary School (Lansing)

Focus: Identification of effects of involving community members in school-wide publication initiative

Funding: Johns-Hopkins University & MetLife Foundation

Ink

Site: Michigan State University

Focus: Study of the effectiveness of teaching writing in an massively multiplayer online game

Funding: WIDE Center

Teacher Research Facilitation

Site: Various RCWP Classrooms and Initiatives

Focus: Variable

Funding: National Writing Project