Writing and Rhetoric Department:College of Arts and Humanities

Barbara Rau Kyle

Barbara Rau Kyle, M.A.


  • M.A. in English Literature from University of Central Florida (2006)

Research Interests

  • Composition and writing center theory
  • Information literacy and new media
  • English as a second language

Selected Publications


  • “The Hybrid Writing Center: Colonizing the Regional Campus.” Writing Lab Newsletter. June 2009.

Book Reviews

  • Review of Johanna Drucker and Emily McVarish's Graphic Design History. Rhizomes. July 2011.

Conference Papers/Presentations

  • “Writing for Publication in English as a Second Language: Working in Shanghai with Engineering Graduate Students.” Florida College English Association 2015 Conference. St. Petersburg, Florida, October 8, 2015.
  • "Writing Papers for Publication in English.” Tongji University. Shanghai, China, May 26, 2015.
  • Participatory Information Production in an Era of Information Overload. 8th Annual Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy. Savannah, Georgia, September 23, 2011.
  • Kyle, Barbara Rau, Barbara Alderman, and Andy Todd. Multiple Partnerships for Student Information Literacy: Library, Writing Center, Faculty, and Administrators. 7th Annual Georgia Conference on Information Literacy. Savannah, Georgia, October 1-2, 2010.
  • Library and Writing Center Collaboration for Student Information Literacy. European Writing Center Association. Paris, May 25, 2010.
  • Kyle, Barbara, and Karen Cuda. Developing a Mission Statement for a Joint University-Community College Writing Center. IWCA CCCC Collaborative 2009. San Francisco, California, March 11, 2009.
  • The Hybrid Writing Center: Post-Colonial Theory and the Satellite Campus. Southeast Writing Center Association Conference. Savannah, Georgia, February 7-9, 2008.
  • Kyle, Barbara, and Russell Carpenter. Designing and Evaluating Writing Sessions as an Effective Means of Developing Information Literacy Skills in College Learners. Georgia Conference on Information Literacy. Savannah, Georgia, October 5-6, 2007.
  • The Heart and the Eye of Subjectivity: Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Gertrude Stein. Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association 2006 Conference. Riverside, California, November 10-11, 2006.
  • Authenticity: Battlefield of Postcolonial Production. Fifteenth Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference. Savannah, Georgia, February 24-25, 2006.
  • Anne Dudley Bradstreet: Reluctant American Poet. Florida College English Association Annual Meeting. Daytona Beach, Florida, November 3-4, 2005.


Professional Development Leave to establish Tongji University Writing Center, Shanghai. 2016-2017.

Integrating Writing and Research: A Collaborative Project to Promote Information Fluency on a Regional Campus. QEP Grant 2007-2010.


  • Instructor of first-year and upper-division courses
  • Doctoral student in Texts and Technology


Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
18672 ENC1101 Composition Ⅰ World Wide Web (W) Not Online
No Description Available
19626 ENC1101 Composition Ⅰ World Wide Web (W) Not Online
No Description Available
18055 ENC3250 Professional Writing World Wide Web (W) Not Online
No Description Available

No courses found for Fall 2019.

No courses found for Summer 2019.

No courses found for Spring 2019.

No courses found for Fall 2018.

Department of Writing and Rhetoric • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Campus Location: Trevor Colbourn Hall (TCH - Building 123) Room 165A
Phone: 407-823-2295 Fax: 407-823-1287 • Website Technical Support: cahweb@mail.ucf.edu