Sheryl Ruszkiewicz

Sheryl Ruszkiewicz

Special Lecturer
Office: 166 Dodge Hall
Phone: 248-370-2739
Email: ruszkiew@oakland.edu

Biography

Teaching at OU since 2012, Sheryl Ruszkiewicz currently teaches WRT 1050 (Composition I) and WRT 1060 (Composition II). In addition to teaching, she is the co-chair of the WRT Writing Excellence Awards, the department website manager, and the coordinator of the Oakland University Facing Project.

Ruszkiewicz's academic interests include oral history/storytelling, community engagement, user experience (UX), content strategy, cognitive psychology, and technical writing. Some of her past projects include the development of C’s the Day, the official game for the annual Conference College Composition and Communication (CCCC), technical writing service-learning projects with iFixit, publishing ebooks of students' oral history/storytelling projects, and co-creating a zombie augmented reality game (ARG) between a first-year writing class and a business writing class.    

Education

M.A. in Literature. Eastern Michigan University.
B.A. in English/Secondary Education. University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Courses

WRT 1050 Composition I
WRT 1060 Composition II