Dr. Jan Osborn
- WH 223A
- (714) 628-7221
- Freshman Foundations Program
- Spring Arbor University, Bachelor of Arts
University of Michigan, Master of Arts
University of California, Riverside, Ph.D.
- Born and raised in Michigan and an alumna of The University of Michigan, Jan teaches in the Writing and Rhetoric Program in the English Department. Prior to coming to Chapman, Jan taught English in secondary public schools in Los Angeles and Orange counties, community colleges in Michigan and California, and at State Prison Southern Michigan. She is the faculty liaison for the Orange High School Young Writers' Collaborative and the Orange County Literary Society Partnership.
Her current research is focused on writing program assessment and chat discourse analysis.
- Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Pedersen, A., Glaser, B., and Osborn, J. “Creating a Transactional Model of Writing Program Assessment. The Council of Writing Program Administrators. Philadelphia, July 18, 2010.
Smith, Marianne and Jan Osborn. "Connected to the Community: An Effective Model for Preparing and Retaining Teachers." Rethinking Schools 23 (Summer 2009). 57-61.