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Patrick Corbett, Assistant Professor
- Ph.D., English Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville
- M.A., English, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
- B.A., Economics, Northwestern University
Patrick joined the City Tech English Department in 2013. He had worked previously in diverse fields including textile manufacturing, information technology, healthcare policy research, and motion picture development before becoming a teacher and scholar of writing. Patrick's research focuses on the unseen activities and cultural dimensions found in the everyday use of communications technologies.
- 21st Century Literacies
- Usability and Ethnography
- Technical and Professional Communication
- ENG 1101 — English Composition I
- ENG 3771 — Advanced Career Writing
- Corbett, P., et al. (2013). Understanding nextGen students' information search habits: A usability perspective. In R. McClure & J. Purdy (Eds.), The New Digital Scholar: Exploring and Enriching the Research and Writing Practices of NextGen Students. American Association of Information and Science Technology.
- Corbett, P. (2010). What about the "Google Effect"? Improving the library research habits of first-year composition students. Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 37(3).
- Journet, D., Adkins, T., Alexander, C., Corbett, P., & Trauman, R. (2008) Digital mirrors: Multimodal reflections in the composition classroom. Computers and Composition Online.