Jessie L. Moore

Engaged Learning Scholar

I am Director of the Center for Engaged Learning and a Professor of Professional Writing and Rhetoric in the Department of English at Elon University, and this site highlights my professional work.



I study engaged learning practices and the writing lives of college students and professionals.

Editor & Author

I write about and co-edit two book series on engaged learning. I also publish in the discipline of writing studies.

Consultant & Presenter

I consult and present on a variety of engaged learning topics, drawing on multi-institutional and international research.

Sometimes I write About Engaged Learning, Writing, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)…

Roots of Greatness: General Samuel Fessenden

Roots of Greatness: General Samuel Fessenden

General Samuel Fessenden (July 16, 1784 – 13 March 1869) was an abolitionist who served in the Massachusetts state legislature and was an elected general in the Massachusetts militia (and then the Maine militia, when Maine became a separate state).Fessenden was a...

Roots of Greatness: Mary Twilight

Roots of Greatness: Mary Twilight

Mary Twilight (#2 in the roots of Roots of Greatness) might refer to  Alexander Twilight's (1795-1857) mother. Alexander Twilight was the first African-American college graduate in the U.S., graduating from Middlebury College in 1823. He also was the first African...

Roots of Greatness: Andrew White

Roots of Greatness: Andrew White

Andrew White (September 6, 1942 - ) is a saxophonist, composer, and publisher (under Andrew’s Musical Enterprises, Inc.). He also plays the oboe, bass, and piano.White is "considered the world’s leading authority on the music of John Coltrane and in the fields of...

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