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Academic Skills Instructors
Christine Wittmer-Moore

Christine Wittmer-Moore taught English at Harrison High School in Evansville, Indiana, for 13 years before joining USI in 2003.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in English Education from USI, a Master  of Secondary Education degree from USI, and Master of Arts degree in Guidance Counseling from Western Kentucky University. 

Chris has taught classes in developmental reading and writing, and a class in ESL. She tutors privately for the SAT and at the university for the PRAXIS exam.   Chris currently teaches developmental (GENS 099) and college reading strategy courses(GENS 151). 

Reading Instructor
ED 1117
8600 University Boulevard
Evansville, IN 47712
Phone 812-464-1743
Email:Christine Wittmer-Moore

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
  • B.S. Secondary Education, University of Southern Indiana          
  • M.S. Education, University of Southern Indiana
  • M.A. School Guidance Counseling,  Western Kentucky University


2001 - Present Reading Instructor,  Academic Skills, University of Southern Indiana
2003 Writing Instructor, ESLI Program, University of Southern Indiana
1988 - 2001 High School English Teacher, Harrison High School
  • College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA)
Selected Publications

Sorrells, D. (2010). Defining college student successSelected proceedings and highlights from the first regional summit on improving college student success. Columbus, IN: Columbus Center for Teaching and Learning.

Sorrells, D. & McMurray, A. J. (2009). Bridging the gap: Reaching first-generation students in the classroomJournal of Instructional Psychology, 31(3).

Sorrells, D.  (2009).  All aboard the online express…Or get left at the station.  Journal of Online Education.  Available at

Sorrells, D. & McMurray, A. J. (2007). Student services and the college classroom: Some ideas for collaboration. College Student Journal, 41(4).

Sorrells, D. (2005). Applying psychology to academic advising. Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences, 10(1).

Selected Presentations

Saxby, Lori, and Christine Wittmer. (2010). From Principles to Practice: Guiding Adjuncts toward Success. Salt Lake City, UT : CRLA Annual Conference

  • Spending time with my children
  • Reading

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