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2021
Friday, April 16th
7:30 AM

2021 Student Success in Writing Conference Program

Georgia Southern University, Department of Writing and Linguistics
Georgia Southern University, Continuing Education

Virtual Conference

7:30 AM

Presentation Materials Available

8:30 AM

Authoring Authenticity: Assignments that Motivate Today’s Writers

Daniel Anderson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Keynote Address

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

9:45 AM

“Empowering ‘Bad Writers’ with Multimodal Writing Assignments”

Mary F. McGinnis, College of Coastal Georgia
Jennifer P. Gray, College of Coastal Georgia

Session 1 Breakouts

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Introducing the Feed-forward (not feedback) continuum

Introducing the Feed-forward (not feedback) continuum

Josef Vice, Purdue University
Teresa Kelly, Purdue University

Session 1 Breakouts

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

“It’s HIP to be Square!”: The Four Cornerstones of First-Year Writing Retention for a Post-Covid World

Jessica L. Mattox, Old Dominion University
Cyndy Lopez Guerrero, Old Dominion University
Mary Ann Zehr, Old Dominion University
Tomas Guerrero, Old Dominion University

Session 1 Breakouts

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Presentation Materials Available

11:00 AM

Moving from Multiculturalism to Antiracism in the ESL Writing Classroom

Christina J. Michaud, Boston University

Session 2 Breakouts

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Role-Playing Scenarios in the Writing Classroom

Timothy Giles, Georgia Southern University

Session 2 Breakouts

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Presentation Materials Available

Student Engagement with Written Feedback

Gillian Steinberg, SAR High School

Session 2 Breakouts

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

11:45 AM

Empower and Engage Students in the Pre-Writing Process through Mental Mapping for Increased Contextual Understanding and Self-Directed Research

Wendy Doucette, East Tennessee State University

Session 3 Breakouts

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Presentation Materials Available

It's Not an Error, It's a Tool: Comma Splices in First-Year College Writing

Sean Barnette, Lander University

Session 3 Breakouts

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Teaching “The Essay” as a Pathway to Research and First-Year Writing

Laura M. Martin, lmartin@lander.edu
James A. Anderson Jr., Lander University

Session 3 Breakouts

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

What Do You Mean?: Code-Meshing and the Disconnect between Sociolinguists and Post-Secondary English Educators

Marielena Zajac, Kennesaw State University

Session 3 Breakouts

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Presentation Materials Available

1:00 PM

Cultivating creativity and equity through labor-based grading

Morgan Read-Davidson, Chapman University
Liz Harmer, Chapman University
Jaime Campbell, Chapman University
Matt Goldman, Chapman University
Ariel Banayan, Chapman University

Session 4 Breakouts

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Name of 3 Presentations: Hospitable Spaces in Inhospitable Environments: The Possibilities and Limitations of Hospitality in the Writing Classroom (Dye); Welcoming Strangers in the Writing Center: Serving the Campus Community Beyond Writing Appointments (Cochran); Hospitable Training for Student Writing Tutors in the Writing Center (Cassady)

Pedagogies and Practices of Hospitality in the Writing Classroom and Writing Center

James M. Cochran, Hartwick College
Sara Dye, Baylor University
Becca Cassady, Baylor University

Session 4 Breakouts

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Service-Learning in the Pandemic

Stephanie B. Conner, College of Coastal Georgia
Emily Boyle, College of Coastal Georgia
Mary McGinnis, College of Coastal Georgia

Session 4 Breakouts

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:15 PM

Course Redesign in Times of COVID

Deborah L. Brown, Southern Oregon University

Session 5 Breakouts

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Great Expectations? Interpreting Student Perceptions of College-Level Writing Characteristics

Zachary Garrett, Murray State University

Session 5 Breakouts

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Knowing Thyself: Getting Students to Dig Deep in Personal Narrative Essays

Eric Grunwald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Session 5 Breakouts

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation Materials Available

Writing with Sources: Teaming Up to Cancel Big Brother

Margaret Fletcher, Clayton State University
Ashley Woodruff, Clayton State University

Session 5 Breakouts

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

3:00 PM

Peer Review 2.0: Online Video Conferences

Emily M. Grigg, Spartanburg Community College

Session 6 Breakouts

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Returning the Essay to Its Roots: A Creative Nonfiction Approach to the College Admission/First-Year Writing Class Essay

Dustin Michael, Savannah State University
Neesha Elizabeth Navare, Saint Vincent's Academy, Savannah, GA

Session 6 Breakouts

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Scaffolding to teach revision: The writing development tool

Holly J. Thornton, Appalchian State University

Session 6 Breakouts

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Transforming Uncertainty into Confidence and Engagement: Teaching Citation Styles in an Online Workshop

Nikki Holland, Western Governors University
Sally Smits Masten, Western Governors University

Session 6 Breakouts

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:45 PM

Generating Student Success in Distance Learning Classes Using Self-Efcacy Activities

Lindsay Knisely, University of California, Santa Cruz

Session 7 Breakouts

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Grammarly and Student Success: Friend or Foe? Crutch or Tool?

Ruth Mirtz, Kansas State University—Polytechnic
Katherine Jones, Kansas State University--Polytechnic

Session 7 Breakouts

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

How to Write a Fact-Check Essay: Teaching News Evaluation At Two Levels

Natalie L. James, Georgia Southern University

Session 7 Breakouts

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Literature-Based Pedagogy in the Composition Classroom

Emily F. Sammons, West Nassau High School

Session 7 Breakouts

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Presentation Materials Available

4:30 PM

A Community of Their Own: Developing an Asynchronous Canvas Learning Environment

Carrie Wastal, University of California San Diego
Jennifer Marchisotto, University of California San Diego
Melinda Guillen, University of California San Diego

Session 8 Breakouts

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Communication & Connection: Partnering Tutor Mentors and Workshops for Writing Success in First Year Writing

Brittany Cuenin, Lander University
Melody Johnson, Lander University

Session 8 Breakouts

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Creativity in First-Year Writing

Hannah Davis, Texas Christian University

Session 8 Breakouts

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

How to Write like an Improviser: Challenging Assumptions about Failure and Writing through Improvisational Theater

Lauren Esposito, Marywood University

Session 8 Breakouts

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation Materials Available