1:30 - 2:15pm
Conducting Research and Getting Published
Charlene Polio | Michigan State University
This session is for those who need some guidance in getting started with their research. We will focus on different stages depending on where the participants are. This may include understanding how their ideas are related to current areas of inquiry, how to best present their research, or how to choose an appropriate journal.
Guiding Students Toward Meaningful Development
Carol Arnold | Michigan State University
This informal discussion will explore the idea that content development is the driving force of effective writing. Surmounting the hurdle of test writing strategies and helping students understand what questions to ask, knowing what answers yield the most meaningful development, are great places to begin.
Teaching Writing in the Digital Age
Melissa Vervinck | Oakland University/Central Michigan University
This conversation will explore the effects of digital technology on students’ writing. From allowing students to collaborate, create, and express themselves for a real audience to problems with plagiarism and difficulties with grammar and spelling, what can educators do to help students communicate effectively in this digital age?