National Writing Project


Troy Hicks

Chippewa River Writing Project

Troy Hicks is an assistant professor of English at Central Michigan University and focuses on the teaching of writing; writing across the curriculum; literacy and technology; and teacher education and professional development. In his research, he collaborates with K–12 teachers and explores how they implement newer literacies in their classrooms.

He is director of CMU's Chippewa River Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project, and he frequently conducts professional development workshops related to writing and technology. Hicks is author of the book The Digital Writing Workshop (Heinemann, 2009) and writes the blog "Digital Writing, Digital Teaching," which explores issues related to teaching writing with new media for K–12 teachers and teacher educators: