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Slow Writing: Encouraging Creative and Original Thinking in the First-Year Writing Course

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Writing students are impoverished as they rush through tasks and papers, and overworked students are praised for their control over time. This session will ponder what the “slow” writing classroom could be like. The presenter will apply Berg and Seeber’s principles to think slowly about transforming the frenetic FYW space and craft a manifesto to cultivate a space of slow writing.

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Apr 6th, 11:10 AM Apr 6th, 12:00 PM

Slow Writing: Encouraging Creative and Original Thinking in the First-Year Writing Course

Room 200

Writing students are impoverished as they rush through tasks and papers, and overworked students are praised for their control over time. This session will ponder what the “slow” writing classroom could be like. The presenter will apply Berg and Seeber’s principles to think slowly about transforming the frenetic FYW space and craft a manifesto to cultivate a space of slow writing.