UPDATE - INNOVATIVE TEACHING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
PASADENA CITY COLLEGE - STRETCH-ACCELERATED COMPOSITION
contact email: 
pccstretch@gmail.com

Stretch-Accelerated Composition
contact email:
pccstretch@gmail.com
Website: pccstretch.wordpress.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 20, 2013!

The PCC Innovative Teaching for Social Justice conference seeks to bring together scholars, researchers, activists, and facilitators; high school, community college, and university teachers; practitioners, administrators, graduate students, adjunct instructors, counselors, and college students into dialogue about composition, remediation and Basic Skills, and models for student success such as Stretch Composition, Acceleration, and First Year cohorts and programs.

This conference is co-sponsored by 3CSN, SASI, PCC Diversity Initiative, Basic Skills Initiative, Assessment, and Stretch-Accelerated Composition at Pasadena City College. The conference will take place on May 8th and May 9th on the Pasadena City College campus: 1570 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91106.

Keynote Speakers include renown author of The Freedom Writers Diary ERIN GRUWELL, Dr. Tara Yosso, Kathleen Yancey, and the McNair Scholars; the conference will also host two roundtable conversations on The State of Stretch & Acceleration with Tom Fox, Katie Hern, Kimberly Costino, and Sugie K. Goen-Salter; and Social Justice & Diversity Issues in Education: A Roundtable Panel and Guided viewing of Vocabulary of Change: Angela Davis & Tim Wise in Conversation with Paul Price, Silvia Villanueva, and Bill Paden, facilitated by Dr. Melina Abdullah. Please see below for the tentative conference schedule.

We seek abstracts and proposals for round table discussions, panels, paper presentations, and other discourse presentations (film, technology, media, performance) on the following topics:

• Stretch Composition
• Accelerated Composition
• ESL, Basic Skills
• Specific syllabi, assignments, course outlines in a stretched or accelerated class
• Discipline-based writing models
• Project-based learning models
• Narrative experience-telling
• Data sharing on success and retention
• The role of supplemental instruction
• Social Justice and conversations about race, class, gender, and sexuality
• Technology and writing
• Program administration
• Placement and Counseling
• Revolutionary pedagogy and praxis
• Interdisciplinary Collaboration and composition
• Reading and Literacy
• Student-Teacher Collaborations
• Building Writing Communities and developing cohorts
• First Year Experience programs

Please submit 200-750-word proposals and abstracts for roundtable discussions, workshops, panels, papers, and other discourse presentations by pasting into the body of an email AND ATTACHING with 2013Conference-YourName-YourPhoneNumber in the subject header and your full name and contact information, along with the names and contact information of any other parties in your proposal to pccstretch@gmail.com.

Please attach your file with the following File Name: 2013Conference-YourName-PresentationTypeBeingProposed.doc or .docx or .pdf

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013

9-12
CREVELING The State of Stretch & Acceleration - A Roundtable Conversation with Tom Fox, Katie Hern, Kimberly Costino, and Sugie K. Goen-Salter

3:30-5:30
CREVELING Assessment Matters ~ A Presentation by Kathleen Yancey

6-7p
LOCATION TBA Theorizing our lives through Writing—McNair Student Scholars on Transformational Reading and Writing Experiences

THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013

9-12
CREVELING
Social Justice & Diversity Issues in Education: A Roundtable Panel and Guided viewing of Vocabulary of Change: Angela Davis & Tim Wise in Conversation with Paul Price, Silvia Villanueva, and Bill Paden, facilitated by Dr. Melina Abdullah

3:30-5:30
CREVELING
Critical Race Theory in the Classroom with Dr. Tara Yosso

6-7p
LOCATION TBA Keynote Speaker:
The Freedom Writers Diary author
Erin Gruwell

Example: 2013Conference-YourName-Panel.docx

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