Department of English

Dr. Keri R. Franklin

Keri R. Franklin

Email

Phone

417-836-6300

(work)

Office

Carrington Hall 422

Department

Assessment

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Assessment
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Director of Assessment
Director, Ozarks Writing Project

Education

  • PhD, English Education (Support areas: Language and Literacy and Composition and Rhetoric), 2007, University of Missouri
  • MA Writing (Emphasis: Technical and Professional Writing), 1999, Missouri State University
  • BS English Education, 1997, Southwest Baptist University

Professional experience

Keri Franklin is the founding director of the Ozarks Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project. She frequently conducts professional development related to writing, teaching and learning. As the director of assessment at Missouri State, Keri also works with teachers from all disciplines to explore and understand student learning. Keri has been a teacher to many audiences-- including middle school students, high school students, undergraduate and graduate students as well as parts and service staff in the heavy duty truck industry.

Research and professional interests

  • Teaching of writing
  • Impact of writing professional development on teachers and students
  • Digital writing
  • Understanding of student learning
  • Doctoral dissertation: “Blogging about Books: Reading, Writing, and Thinking in the Twenty-First Century”
  • Master's thesis: “Virtual Students/Virtual Teachers: The Reality of Student Responsibility in Education"

Awards and honors