Toni Kirk, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Office Phone: (951) 204-7798 E-mail: email@example.com Office Location: W. E. James Building, Room 265 Office Hours: By appointment for your convenience: Call or Text 951-204-7798
|Ph.D.||Mythological Studies - Emphasis in World Literature||Pacifica Graduate Institute||2010|
|M.A.||English Literature with emphasis in poetry, creative writing, multicultural literature, global literature, classic literature||California Baptist University||2005|
|M.A.||Composition/Rhetoric||California State University, San Bernardino||1989|
B.A. Education; California Baptist University, 1972
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Composition and Rhetoric
Master's thesis preparation guidance
Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU
Similar classes at Riverside Community College, San Bernardino Valley College, and Crafton Hills Community College
Research, Presentations, & Publications
"Zhang Yi-moi and the Use of Color and Camera as Emotional Evocater." Asian Cinema Centennial, Beijing/Shanghai China, 2005.
The use of specialized software in the composition classroom and the impact of technology on pedagogical heuristics. This research included the training for and the development of ENG 123 (Intermediate Composition: Research and Writing) as an online course for CBU. 2010
Presentation for CBU Fall Faculty Retreat 2009: "The Elephant in the Classroom: Objections to Technology and Recognizing the Commonalities among Face-to-Face, Hybrid and Online Teaching."
Maximizing the efficient use of composition instruction software for the purpose of improving student outcomes across the curriculum, including all CBU university schools and colleges. 2011
Tolstoy's Epic Kaleidoscope: Archetype, Mythomorphing and the Hero's Journey 2011
The Sciences and Humanities Continuum Equilibrium: A Polemic of Symbiosis with Special Emphasis on Literature presented Oxford 2019
Teaching Teachers to Teach STRETCH Composition: A Primer, published 2019, revised 2022
CBU Creative Writers Anthology of Long Short Stories, to be published December 2022 and Just Sayin: Fifty Poems Originating in the Soul, to be published December 2022.
Church Membership & Activities
Immanuel Baptist Church, Highland (Pastor - Dr. Chris Morgan)
Small Group Host
Community Service & Involvement
Interests & Hobbies
"To the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.'" Matthew 25:40b, NASB