Dial-Driver, Emily 1946-

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DIAL-DRIVER, Emily 1946-

PERSONAL: Born March 6, 1946, in Granite, OK. Education: Oklahoma State University, B.S., 1968, M.A., 1971, Ed.D. (higher education), 1991.

ADDRESSES: Home—1702 Meadow Rd., Claremore, OK 74017. Office—Department of Communications and Fine Arts, Rogers State University, 1701 West Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore, OK 74017. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Ohio State University, Columbus, dietary interviewer for Children's Hospital Research Foundation, 1968-69; Rogers State University, Claremore, OK, instructor, 1971-74, instructor, then professor of English, 1980—, coordinator of ACHIEVE Program and chairperson of curriculum committee, both 1996-99. National speaker on topics related to distance education, educational media, and curriculum development; developer of "telecourses"; also gives poetry readings. Celebration of Books, volunteer, 1993-99. Military service: U.S. Army, Ordnance Corps, 1974-78; became captain.

MEMBER: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Oklahoma Education Association (president, 1996—), Oklahoma Higher Education Television Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Kappa Gamma, Omicron Nu.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities, 1989-90; Excellence Award, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, 1998; Pixley Excellence in Teaching Award, 1998; Outstanding Professor Award, Oklahoma Leadership Academy, 1999-2000.


Composition II: Multiple Learning Opportunities, Rogers State University (Claremore, OK), 1989.

(Editor and author of introduction) Maggie Fry, TheCherokee Female Seminary Years: A Cherokee National Anthology, Rogers State University (Claremore, OK), 1990.

(Editor and contributor) The Competitive Edge II, Centrilift (Claremore, OK), 1992.

Write Right, EUN (Portland, OR), 1993.

College Writing: Discovering the Writing Spiral, Rogers State University (Claremore, OK), 1994.

A Guide to College Writing, McGraw (New York, NY), 1996.

Plays produced at Will Rogers Theater include Beauty and the Beast, 1987; The Three Little Pigs, 1988; and Hansel and Gretel, 1989. Scriptwriter for television courses. Contributor of articles and poems to periodicals, including Oklahoma English Journal, Writers and Projects, Executive Educator, Community College Review, and Through Magic Glasses. Poetry editor, Cooweescooee, 1995-99.

WORK IN PROGRESS: September-June, May-December: What It Means I Can't Remember, a "novel of manners and murder."