Teaching Writing 2013: The Quest for Authenticity in Composition Practices and Pedagogy

The third annual Teaching Writing Summer Symposium at Stephen F. Austin State University continues the mission of improving college-writing readiness in the East Texas community by offering a week-long series of collaborative workshops for writing instructors from area high schools, community colleges, and universities.

Workshop 1: Rigor and Relevance in the time of STAAR, Kristin Thomas
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
Workshop 3: Methods for Inspiring Students to Think and Write Critically, Aaron Milstead
Workshop 4: Genre Savvy: Approaches to Teaching Literature, Ericka Hoagland
Workshop 5: They need Spirit Guides or They Don’t Have a Ghost of Chance: Teaching the Developmental Student, Debbie Bush and Elaine Lambright
Workshop 6: Holocaust Studies in the Composition Classroom, Amber Wagnon
Workshop 7: Screen Casting for Instruction, Feedback, and Student Presentations, Steve Marsden
Workshop 8: Spell Binding: The Fairy Tale as Template for Creative Writing, Christine McDermott