Immersion, Reflection, Failure: Teaching Graduate Students to Teach Writing Online. Co-authored with Stephen David Grover, Kelli Cargile Cook, & Kevin Eric DePew Technical Communication Quarterly, 2017.  DOI: 10.1080/10572252.2017.1339524

The Bedford Bibliography of Research in Online Writing InstructionLead Editor. Bedford/St. Martin & Macmillan, February 2017.

Over, Under, or Through: Design Strategies to Supplement the LMS and Enhance Interaction in Online Writing CoursesCo-authored with Michael Greer (UALR). Communication Design Quarterly, 4.4 (December 2016).

When the Distance is Not Distant: Applying the CCCC Online Writing Instruction Effective Practices to Engage Online Students and Online Faculty. Co-authored with Dani Weber (SUNY-Sullivan) and Jessie Borgman (Western Michigan University). In Applied Pedagogies: Strategies for Online Writing Instruction. Daniel Ruefman and Abigail G. Scheg, eds. Utah State University Press, 2016.

If You Build Online Classes (And Empower Faculty to Teach Them), Non-traditional Students Will Come: One Student’s Journey Through the Professional and Technical Writing Program at UALR. Co-authored with Wendy McCloud (UALR) in Composition Studies, 43.2 (Fall 2015).

Preparing Students for Online Writing Instruction. Co-authored with Lisa Meloncon (University of Cincinnati). In Foundational Practices in Online Writing Instruction. Beth Hewett and Kevin DePew, eds. Parlor Press, Spring 2015.

Translation, Transformation, and “Taking it Back”: Moving Between Face-to-Face and Online Writing in the Disciplines. Co-authored with Jacob Harris (Pulaski Academy), Tawnya Lubbes, & Nancy Knowles (Eastern Oregon University). WAC Journal Volume 25, Fall 2014.

From Do as We Say to Do as We [Digitally] Do: Modeling the Implementation of the Common Core. Co-authored with Tawnya Lubbes (Eastern Oregon University). In The Next Digital Scholar: A Fresh Approach to the Common Core State Standards in Research and WritingRandall McClure and James Purdy, eds. Information Today, Inc., 2014.

Introduction to the Special Edition of Across the Disciplines, Writing Program Administration: Multimodal Work in Rural or Remote Colleges and Universities, co-edited with Dr. Jessie Blackburn (University of Pittsburg-Bradford). Spring 2014.

I’m “Glogged” In!: Student Use of Glogster and MovieMaker in Exploratory Writing.” In Web 2.0 Technologies in the First-Year Writing Classroom. Ed. Claire Lutkewitte. Fountainhead Press X series. 2012.

Student Motivations for Choosing Online ClassesCo-authored with Elwyn Martin (Eastern Oregon University). International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.  July 2012.

Web 2.0 and Conscientização: Using Multimedia to Explore Consciousness in a Digital World. In Disrupting Pedagogies and Teaching the Knowledge Society. Julie Faulkner, ed.  Hershey, PA: IGI Global Press, 2012. 94-107.

Of Motivations and Misconceptions: Students’ Rationales for Choosing Online Classes. Published in the Proceedings of the Distance Learning Administrator’s Conference, 2011.

Ice Fishing in Minnesota. North Dakota Quarterly (Spring 2003).

Water Hazards. Winner of the Association of Writing Programs Intro Journals Competition. Quarterly West (April 2000).

The Politics of the Personal Essay. Midwest Writing Centers Association Conference Proceedings (October 1998).


Greer, Michael and Heidi Skurat Harris. “User-Centered Design as a Foundation for Effective Online Writing Instruction.” Accepted in special issue of Computers and Composition on “User-Centered Design and Usability in the Composition Classroom.” Eds. Joseph Bartolotta, Tiffany Bourelle, and Julie Newmark. Spring 2018.

Skurat Harris, Heidi and George Jensen. “The Future of Independent Online Writing Programs–The Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.” In Why We Need Allies: The Great Recession and the Future of Independent Writing Programs. Eds. Richard Matzen and Matthew Adams. Utah State University Press. 2018.


Work on the lines between nonfiction and fiction in Norman Maclean’s A River Runs Through It. George Jensen, co-researcher.