Senior Lecturer

Virginia Tucker

NORFOLK, 23529

Ph.D. in Technical Communication and Rhetoric, Texas Tech University, (2014)

M.A. in English, Old Dominion University, (2004)

B.A. in English, Christopher Newport University, (2002)


Digital media studies; technical communication & rhetoric; interdisciplinary theory


Tucker, V. M. (2019). Virtual Collaboration in Distance Learning Environments: A Case Study. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design 9 (4) , pp. 18-30.
Tucker, V. M. (2015). Using Social Media for Student Collaboration. Journal of Faculty Development 29 (2) , pp. 45-56.
Tucker, V. M. (2013). Facebooking in Distance Education: Constructing Virtual Communities of Practice. CBNU Journal of Educational Research 33 (3).
Tucker, V. M. (2012). Listening for the squeaky wheel: Designing Distance Writing Program Assessment. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration 15 (4).
Tucker, V. M. (2012). How is a forum community like a classroom? A rhetorical analysis of error response in an online discourse community. Computers & Composition Online.
Tucker, V. M. (2009). Bringing Abnormal Discourse into the Classroom. Praxis: A Writing Center Journal 7 (1).

Book Chapters

Tucker, V. M. (2016). Contact and Interactivity 15 Years Later Writing Studies Online: Dialogues for Stakeholders IGI Global.
Tucker, V. M. (2015). Communication via Cyberplay at Work, School, and Play Communication and Emerging Media: What's Trending Now .
Tucker, V. M. (2014). Trimming the Information Practical Composition for the English Classroom from Working Instructors McFarland.
Tucker, V. M. (2013). From Gamers to Grammarians: How Online Gaming is Changing the Nature of Digital Discourse in the Classroom Online Education 2.0: Evolving, Adapting, and Reinventing Online Technical Communication Baywood.


Romberger-Depew, J. E. and Tucker, V. M. (October , 2019). Moving Forward, Looking Back: An Actor Network Theory Trace of a B.S. Proposal Oral Presentation CPTSC Annual Conference West Chester University.
Tucker, V. M. (May 23, 2014). A Literacy of Collaboration Oral Presentation Tech Comm & Rhetoric Seminar Lubbock TX.
Tucker, V. M. and Tucker, V. (March 27, 2014). Reworking the 12-step Interdisciplinary Analysis to support I/D Brainstorming Oral Presentation Annual Spring Conference on the Teaching of Writing .
Tucker, V. M. (May 28, 2012). Facebook and Virtual Community Oral Presentation Seminar in Technical Communication & Rhetoric Lubbock, TX.
Tucker, V. M. (April 17, 2012). Facebooking in Distance Education Oral Presentation TCC Worldwide Online Conference Hawaii.
Tucker, V. M. (May 24, 2010). Why should I use the Virtual Classroom in my face-to-face classes? Poster Center for Learning Technologies Summer Institute: Engaging Modern Minds Norfolk, VA.
Tucker, V. M. and Oliver, M. (April , 2005). Assessing Student Writing through E-Portfolios Oral Presentation Spring Writing Conference Norfolk, VA.
  • 2015: Shining Star Award, Old Dominion University, Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment of Student Affairs