D. De Rosset photo Mr. D. Wayne De Rosset
Associate Professor of English, Language and Literature Department
316 Harry B. Heflin Administration Building
304-462-6321
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Education

Master of Arts in English - Marshall University; 1973
Bachelor of Arts in English - West Virginia Wesleyan College; 1969

Courses Taught

ENGL 101-02 Critical Reading & Writing
ENGL 320-01 Backgrounds & Practices in Reading Children's Literature
ENGL 493-01 Seminar: Victorian Decadence
ENGL 102-01 CR & W II: American Mosaic
ENGL 204-01 Survey of British Literature II
ENGL 322-01 Adolescent Literature
ENGL 204-01 Survey of British Literature II
ENGL320-01 Backgrounds & Practices in Reading Children's Literature
ENGL 203-01 Survey of British Literature I
ENGL 332-01 The British Novel to 1900
GSCC 100-07 The First Year Experience

Current Professional Organizations

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
West Virginia Association of College English Teachers (WVACET)
Sigma Tau Delta (English Honorary)

Awards

Faculty Merit Foundation: West Virginia 2004-05 Professor of the Year, 2005 Glenville State College Award for Faculty Excellence, 2004

Publications

"Broken Angel," published in the 2008 Trillium Song/poem

"A Long Ago Song," published in the 2009 Trillium Song/poem

"Lady in Waiting," published in the 2010 Trillium Song/poem

"Someone to Take Them Home," published in the 2011 Trillium Song/poem

Presentations

"What the College Student Really Needs for English." Participated in a workshop in conjunction with the GSC Department of Education, at Ravenswood High School; presentation w/ RHS English teachers. March 15,2006

Presented at the WV College Student Retention Conference, sponsored by CTCS ofWV, in Charleston, WV, March 20,2007. Faculty Best Practices Panel. [As a recipient of several recent "Faculty of the Year" honors and awards, I was invited to "share thoughts about the role of faculty in student retention, as well as successful pedagogical techniques" I have utilized during my teaching career.

Workshop/ presentation on Children's Literature to Ms. Miranda Riddle's English Class [Children's Literature block elective], Ritchie County High School, Spring 2008

Organized an interactive workshop with select GSC faculty and teachers at Ripley High School; presentation with Ripley High English Department. Feb. 21, 2011.

Presentations (musical performances): Song poems published in the Trillium, 2008-11 performed at respective annual Trillium poetry readings, 2008-11.