H Eric Branscomb

H Eric Branscomb

Professional Details

Title: Professor
Office: MH-104
Phone: 978-542-6142
Email: h.branscomb@salemstate.edu
Resume: H Eric Branscomb [DOC 47KB]
Website: http://www.salemstate.edu/~hbranscomb

Summer Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1386 01 ENL102 Composition II

Professional Biography

Ph.D. English, 1987, University of New HampshireM.A. English, 1972, Youngstown State UniversityB.A. English, 1970, Case Western Reserve UniversityPreviously taught at Youngstown State University, University of New Hampshire, Northern Essex Community College, and Stonehill College.

Professional Interests

Rhetoric and Composition; Technology and New Media; Linguistics and History of the English Language; Mystery and Noir Fiction


Professor, English; Technology Coordinator for English Department

Selected Publications

Casting Your Net: A Student's Guide to Research on the Internet. Allyn and Bacon, 2001.

Selected Presentations

November 2010 (Paper Accepted). “ANew Expertise: Transforming Old Writing Assignments to New Media Assignments.”National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

May 2010. “New Media in OldDepartments: A Case History (To Be Continued).” Computers and WritingConference, West Lafayette, IN

June 2009. "Dot Me: Reading, Writing, andTeaching in the Age of Egocasting.” Computers and Writing Conference, Davis,CA.

March 2009 Thinking 2.0: Readingand Composing with Web 2.0. Conference on College Composition and Communication, SanFrancisco, CA.

May 2008. “Mastering GoogleDocsfor the Writing Class.” Computers and Writing Conference, Athens, GA.

May 2007. “Walls and Wikis: TwoModels of Virtual Collaboration.” Computers and Writing Conference, Detroit,MI.

May 2006. “Staring Across TheChasm: New Students, New Literacies/Old Teachers, Old Pedagogies.” Computersand Writing Conference, Lubbock, TX.

Personal Interests

Blues, Apple Computers, downhill skiing, reading mysteries