SAMLA 2010 CFP Advanced Writing

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Advanced Writing

Approaches to Using Images in the Advanced Writing Classroom

The 2010 SAMLA conference will be in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 5-7, 2010. This session seeks paper proposals that address the relationship between the advanced composition classroom and visual images. Topics may include, but are not limited to: pedagogical strategies of using visual images in advanced composition courses; assessing student assignments and students' employment of visuals in advanced writing; designing methods to encourage students to use visuals in composition; new connections between advanced writing, technology, and visual constructions; and critical engagement of visual literacies and dissemination of images in the advanced writing classroom. By May 20, 2010, please submit paper proposals of 250 words and a short C.V. (including complete contact information) to Dorsía Smith Silva, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, at