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Announcing the 2012-2013 FYWP Professional Development Workshop Series

The First-Year Writing Program has selected the workshop sessions that will make up the 2012-2013 Professional Development Workshop Series. This annual series of presentations, hands-on training, and roundtable discussions covers topics related to teaching and learning in the first-year writing classroom. For the first time, the FYWP issued a call for proposals, and all workshops included in this series were proposed and selected by FYWP faculty.

2012-2013 FYWP Professional Development Workshop Series
(sessions listed in no particular order) 

Mobile Learning Strategies in the FYW Classroom
presented by Garawyn McGill, Christi Nogle, and Emily Simnitt

“Can’t Sling No Bull”: Teaching Writing with Sound
presented by Bruce Ballenger, Andrea Oyarzabal, Rob Shaffer, and Carmen Morawski

Why Less Is More in Response to Student Writing: How to Grade Less, Encourage Better Revision, and Have a Life Again
presented by Clyde Moneyhun

25 Fabulous Assignments that You Can Steal, Adapt, or Trash
presented by Tiffany Hitesman and Marian Thomas

Reaching out to High-achieving Students in the FYW Classroom
Heidi Naylor, Christi Nogle, and Jan Roser

Incorporating Sources–A Scaffolded Approach to Conversing with Sources
presented by Samantha Sturman and Jan Roser

Electronic Portfolios: Submissions in a Digital Format
presented by Jan Roser and Linda Smith

Narrative’s Place, Purpose, and Power in the First-Year Writing Classroom
Stacie Lewton Rice, Ruth Salter, and Jill Heney

Strategies for the Multilingual Classroom: Lessons from the TESOL “Boot Camp”
presented by Sam Sturman, Elizabeth Lester Barnes, Heidi Naylor, Amanda Fehrer, and Gail Shuck

Responding to Student Writing
presented by Sarah Ritter, Emily Simnitt, Greg Heinzman, and Gail Shuck

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