University of Missouri—Kansas City, Coordinator of Dual Credit English, 2008-2011
University of Kansas, Supervisor for Secondary English Student Teaching, 2008-2011
Metropolitan Community Colleges, Lecturer in English, 2005-2008
University of Missouri—Kansas City, Director of the Greater Kansas City Writing Project, 2000-2005
Director of Composition; liaison for English Concurrent Enrollment Program; English Education Assessment Committee.
Burdick M.N. (2011). Teacher negotiation and embedded process: A study of high school writing assignments. Journal of Teaching Writing, 26(2), 21-44.
Burdick, M. (2011). Researcher and teacher-participant found poetry: Collaboration in poetic transcription. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 12(SI 1.10).
Hallman, H.L. & Burdick, M.N. (2011). Service learning and the preparation of English teachers. English Education, 43, 341-368.
Burdick, M. (2009). Grading the war story. Teaching English in the Two Year College, 357-358.
Writing Poetry to Illuminate Informative Texts. Round table presentation for NCTE-CEE Commission on the Teaching of Poetry at the annual National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) conference, Chicago, Illinois, November, 2011.
Dual Credit Curricular Alignment: Facing Context and Collaboration in High Schools and College. Conference of College Composition and Communication (CCCC), Atlanta, Georgia, April, 2011.
Blurring the Lines between “Creative” and “Academic” Writing. National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 2010.
Researcher-Teacher-Participant Found Poetry: Collaboration in Poetic Transcription. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, April 30-May 4, 2010.
Curricular Extensions within a Multi-Grade Action Research Circle. Conference of College Composition and Communication (CCCC), San Francisco, CA March, 2009.
Writing Diversity through the Service Learning Cycle. National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference, New York, New York, November, 2007.
Awards and Other Professional Accomplishments:
Awarded $1,732.00 through the Council of Writing Program Administrators Research Grant, for study: "Sources of Professional Knowledge: How Do High School Teachers Define 'College-level Writing'?" March, 2012.
Winner of the Outstanding Dissertation Award from American Educational Research Association Narrative Research Special Interest Group, 2012.
Winner of the Sosland Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Writing; UMKC Department of English, 2007.