Symposium Schedule

All meetings are in the Baker Patillo Student Center, room #2.201, unless otherwise noted.

Continental Breakfast begins everyday 8:30 a.m.
DAY 1 – Monday, August 5

9:00 – 9:15: Welcome, Liz Tasker Davis9:15 – 10:45, Workshop 1: Rigor and Relevance in the time of STAAR, Kristin Thomas10:15-10:45 – Break
10:45 – 12:00: Workshop 1 continued.
12:00-1:00: Lunch, Baker Patillo Student Center Regent’s Suite B
1:00-2:15: Workshop 2: Our Profession / Our Community Part 1: Roundtable on Graduate Study in the Teaching of English; moderator: Liz Tasker Davis; participants: Mark Sanders and Ericka Hoagland from SFA, Hui Wu and Emily Standridge from UT Tyler
2:15-2:45: Break
2:45-4:00: Part 2: Composition in the Piney Woods: An Online Resource, Kay Porter

DAY 2 – Tuesday, August 6

9:00 – 10:15: Workshop 3: Methods for Inspiring Students to Think and Write Critically, Aaron Milstead
10:15-10:45: Break
10:45 – 12:00: Workshop 3 continued.
12:00-1:00: Lunch, Baker Patillo Student Center Regent’s Suite B
1:00-2:15: Workshop 4: Genre Savvy: Approaches to Teaching Literature, Ericka Hoagland
2:15-2:45: Break
2:45-4:00: Workshop 4 continued

DAY 3 – Wednesday August 7

9:00 – 10:15: Workshop 5: They need Spirit Guides or They Don’t Have a Ghost of Chance: Teaching the Developmental Student, Debbie Bush and Elaine Lambright
10:15-10:45: Break
10:45 – 12:00: Workshop 5 continued.
12:00-1:00: Lunch, Baker Patillo Student Center Regent’s Suite B
1:00-2:15: Workshop 6: Holocaust Studies in the Composition Classroom, Amber Wagnon
2:15-2:45: Break
2:45-4:00: Workshop 6 continued


DAY 4 – Thursday, August 8

9:00 – 10:15: Workshop 7: Screen Casting for Instruction, Feedback, and Student Presentations, Steve Marsden, Steen Library InfoLab 2
10:15-10:45: Break
10:45 – 12:00: Workshop 7 continued
12:00-1:00: Lunch, Fredonia Room at Hotel Fredonia
1:00-2:15: Workshop 8: Spell Binding: The Fairy Tale as Template for Creative Writing, Christine McDermott, Fredonia Room
2:15-2:30: Break
2:30 -3:45: Workshop 8 continued
3:45: Final remarks, Liz Tasker Davis