Crossing Into Digital Dimensions: 2012 Conference On Multimodal Composition [May 5, 2012, Dayton, OH]

full name / name of organization: 
Wright State University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ecowsu2012@gmail.com

CROSSING INTO DIGITAL DIMENSIONS:
2012 CONFERENCE ON MULTIMODAL COMPOSITION

MAY 5, 2012 from 9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, Student Union

With Keynote Speaker, Dr. Kristine Blair:
“Sustaining Multimodal Literacies Across the English Curriculum”: The Role of Graduate Students as Future Faculty

"Frequently having technological skills superior to their professors, students can gain power within a university that currently values multimedia."
-Nancy Mack

POTENTIAL TOPICS:

-- Using social media in the classroom
-- Bridging disciplines for greater understanding
-- Assessing multimodal practices
-- Integrating visual and written texts
-- Connecting translinguistics and multimodalism
-- Teaching with a digital pedagogy
-- Examining the delineation of texts through different modes
-- Deconstructing spatial rhetoric
-- Influencing composition through the senses

-- INDIVIDUAL PROPOSALS should consist of two pages. The first page should include name, presentation title, university affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, details of any required technology and the anticipated format of presentation. The second page should contain a 250-word abstract with no identifying information. Presentations should not exceed twenty minutes.

-- PANEL PROPOSALS should include a coversheet containing panel title, each presenter’s name, the name of a moderator, presentation titles, university affiliation for each presenter, one mailing address, one e-mail address, one phone number, requests for technology, and anticipated formats of presentation. The following pages should include a 250-word abstract for each presentation and a 250-word abstract for the panel as a whole with no identifying information. Panel should not exceed sixty minutes.

-- Deadline March 30th, 2012

(No registration fees!)
EMAIL PROPOSALS & QUESTIONS to ecowsu2012@gmail.com

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