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[UPDATE]: NC Symposium on Teaching Writing - EXTENDED PROPOSAL DEADLINE
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North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing / North Carolina State University
Examining Assessment: Principles and Practices for Writing Classrooms and Programs
Related topics include (but are not limited to):
Keynote: The keynote speaker for this year’s symposium will be William Condon, Professor of English at Washington State University at Pullman. From 1996-2007 Professor Condon served as the Director of Campus Writing Programs at WSU, prior to which he was involved in writing program administration work at institutions such as the University of Oklahoma, Arkansas Tech University, and the University of Michigan. He has authored and coauthored several books and published many articles in the areas of writing assessment, writing across the curriculum, program evaluation, and computers and writing. Professor Condon was the Principal Investigator of a three-year Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education grant devoted to faculty development and statewide accountability assessment around teaching critical thinking. His current teaching interests include graduate seminars in writing assessment and in the theory and practice of teaching college composition as well as undergraduate courses in which he can apply his innovative uses of assessment and computer-enhanced pedagogy.
Specific Guidelines for Submission: Individual paper proposals should be 200-300 words in length. Panel submissions should not total more than 1000 words. Panels will be 75 minutes in length, including Q&A. All sessions will be held in rooms with Internet access and projection capabilities. Please indicate any other technology requirements. We encourage participation from all faculty ranks, and we particularly encourage contingent faculty, K-12 faculty, TYC faculty, and graduate student participation.
The deadline for proposals for the 2014 Symposium has been extended to Friday, November 1, 2013.
Submit proposals as a Microsoft Word compatible attachment (.doc or .docx) or PDF to: Megan Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org). PLEASE INCLUDE ALL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION – TITLE, NAME(S), AFFILIATION(S), AND EMAIL ADDRESS(ES) – IN THE EMAIL. THE ONLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION IN THE PROPOSAL DOCUMENT ITSELF SHOULD BE THE TITLE.