Constance Chismar, Ed.D.

Email
chismar@georgian.edu
Phone: 732-987-2121
Fax:
Office Location:
A&S 222
Office Hours:
Dept/School:
Department of English
Vita(PDF):

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University: Ed.D. English Education
  • Montclair State College: M.A. Reading
  • Georgian Court College: B.A. English

Publications:

  • Co-author, “Team-Teaching in the Virtual Writing Classroom,” KAIROS: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments, 5.1 Spring 2000

Courses Taught:

  • EN264 Young Adult Literature (developed)
  • EN111-112 Academic Writing and Research I and II (assisted in course development)
  • EN260 Children’s Literature (developed)
  • EN250 The Power of Grammar (developed)

Research Area:

  • writing and technology; writing assessment

Service to the University:

  • Director, GCU Writing Program
  • Coordinator, NCTE National Day on Writing at GCU, October 20,2009
  • Facilitator, Faculty Writing Council: 2009 - present
  • Member, Middle States Task Force: Academics 2007-2008
  • Coordinator and Reader, Freshman Writing Placement Testing 2004 to present
  • Member, On-Line Registration Task Force 2004-2006
  • First-Year Experience Task Force 2003-2004
  • Facilitator, Service Learning Task Force 2003
  • Facilitator, General Education Task Force 2003
  • Member, Graduate Council 2002-2006
  • GCU Representative for NJ Senior Year Option 2002-2004
  • Middle States Steering Committee 2002-2004
  • Living-Learning Communities Task Force 2002-2004
  • Freshman Orientation Committee 2002 
  • University Status Subcommittee of PRAC 2002-2004
  • Planning and Resource Allocation Committee (PRAC) 2002-2005
  • Dean, School of Arts and Humanities, 2002-2006
  • Moderator, Lions’ Den (campus paper), 2001-2002
  • Member, Presidential Search Committee,2000-2001
  • Chair, Executive Committee of Faculty Assembly, 2000-01 
  • Secretary, Executive Committee of Faculty Assembly, 1998-99
  • Department Chair, 1999-2002
  • Middle States Self-Study Group: Student Communication, 1997-98 (chair)
  • Committee for Middle States Periodic Review, 1993-94
  • Campus Software Task Force, 1993-95
  • Faculty Handbook: Legal Issues Subcommittee, 1991-92
  • Co-developer and co-coordinator, Campus Connection 1989-1992
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Enrollment Policy, 1989-91
  • Assistant, Commencement Practice and Ceremony, 1984-2002
  • Member, GCU committees including curriculum, academic standards, rank and tenure
  • Director, GCU Writing Program
  • Coordinator, NCTE National Day on Writing at GCU, October 20,2009
  • Facilitator, Faculty Writing Council: 2009 - present
  • Member, Middle States Task Force: Academics 2007-2008
  • Coordinator and Reader, Freshman Writing Placement Testing 2004 to present
  • Member, On-Line Registration Task Force 2004-2006
  • First-Year Experience Task Force 2003-2004
  • Facilitator, Service Learning Task Force 2003
  • Facilitator, General Education Task Force 2003
  • Member, Graduate Council 2002-2006
  • GCU Representative for NJ Senior Year Option 2002-2004
  • Middle States Steering Committee 2002-2004
  • Living-Learning Communities Task Force 2002-2004
  • Freshman Orientation Committee 2002 
  • University Status Subcommittee of PRAC 2002-2004
  • Planning and Resource Allocation Committee (PRAC) 2002-2005
  • Dean, School of Arts and Humanities, 2002-2006
  • Moderator, Lions’ Den (campus paper), 2001-2002
  • Member, Presidential Search Committee,2000-2001
  • Chair, Executive Committee of Faculty Assembly, 2000-01 
  • Secretary, Executive Committee of Faculty Assembly, 1998-99
  • Department Chair, 1999-2002
  • Middle States Self-Study Group: Student Communication, 1997-98 (chair)
  • Committee for Middle States Periodic Review, 1993-94
  • Campus Software Task Force, 1993-95
  • Faculty Handbook: Legal Issues Subcommittee, 1991-92
  • Co-developer and co-coordinator, Campus Connection 1989-1992
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Enrollment Policy, 1989-91
  • Assistant, Commencement Practice and Ceremony, 1984-2002
  • Member, GCU committees including curriculum, academic standards, rank and tenure

Why I Love GCU:

  • I have fond memories of my undergraduate experience at Georgian Court, where faculty encouraged me to learn and grow. Since then, the college has grown into a university, with many interesting and exciting changes, but that care for students remains a priority.

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