About Travis


Travis Grandy is an Instructional Technologist at Smith College, and doctoral candidate studying Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

His research areas include discourse & genre studies, institutional ethnography, digital media, and writing across the curriculum.

Travis has taught courses on composition, writing in social media, and writing center studies. He is currently an Instructional Design Specialist focusing on active learning, flipped classrooms, and lecture capture at UMass Amherst’s Instructional Media Lab. In the past, Travis has been Assistant Director at the  UMass Amherst Writing Center, Assistant Director for Writing Across the Curriculum, and he also worked as a coordinator for the UMass Junior Year Writing Program.  He has presented his scholarly work at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, and Computers and Writing, the Council for Writing Program Administrators, and has been a contributing author at GradHacker.


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