I offer professional development services (consultations, workshops, editing) focused on...
application materials (resume, CV, cover letters, and alike for job, school, or other applications),
writing strategies for various professionals,
integrating career/professional development into academic writing instruction,
and integrating intercultural pedagogy into the college curriculum.
For more information, please email me (elifguler at gmail.com).
Various Professional Writing/Communication Workshops (e.g., professional correspondence, persuasive/promotional writing, job/school application materials, etc), Longwood U, since 2017.
“(Un)veiling Mediated Texts for an Intercultural/International Performance of Rhetoric.” The Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2019.
“Cultivating a Transnational Praxis of Rhetoric." The Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, MO, March 2018.
“Helping Students Practice International Public Rhetorics within the U.S. National Context.” Longwood Univesity Teaching and Learning Institute, Farmville, VA, May 2015.
“Deep Rewards, Serious Risks: International Higher Education Writing Research Exchanges.” The Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL, March 2015.
“Integrating Career Development into General Education Writing Courses” (with Alice Jones, ODU Career Center Director).The 34th ODU Annual Spring Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, March 29, 2013.
Other Consulting & Professional Experience:
Peer Reviewer for major journals in Rhetoric & Technical/Professional Communication, since 2020.
Textbook Usability Reviewer, Rhetoric in Civic Life 3rd ed by Palczewski et al, Strata, Spr 2020.
Textbook Usability Reviewer, Writing for Strategic Communication Industries, Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium, March 2019.
Senior Proposal Reviewer, The International Conf. on Global Studies, Barcelona, Spain, 2018.
Textbook Usability Reviewer, Writing About Writing by E. Wardle, Bedford/St. Martin's, April 2018.
Grant Proposal Reviewer (Technical Communication), The University of Missouri Research Board, December 2017.
Education/Career Consultant, Evisors.com (The Career Advisor Network), since 2015.
Essay Contest Judge for The Second Higher Education English (adults aged 25-50) , Department of Philology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, May 2014.
Faculty Co-Host, “Connecting Students with Research: Undergraduate Digital Poster Presentations,” Open House sponsored by Old Dominion University – Honors College, December 2013.
Essay Contest Judge for English Undergraduate Literature, Old Dominion University Department of English & Sigma Tau Delta – International English Honor Society, Spring 2013.
Evaluator/Rater for The General Education Assessment Committee, Old Dominion University – Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, January 8-10, 2013.
Alumni Career Coaching Program Mentor - Koç University, Istanbul/Turkey, since 2012
Online Communication Consultant, NUR-AL Machinery Ltd. Co., Izmir, Turkey, 2008-2012.