Pre-conference Workshops (March 16, 1-5pm)
We are pleased to offer two different pre-conference workshops. We hope you can come early and attend one of these exciting sessions! You will indicate at registration which workshop you plan to attend.
Workshop #1: Improving Student Writing Through Writing Conferences
Associate Professor, Towson University
Director, Maryland Writing Project
This pre-conference workshop will delve into the value and implementation of writing conferences for improving students’ compositions. We will examine
Workshop #2: Constructing Data Sets within Ongoing Ethnographic Studies: Identifying Questions, Theories, and Methodologies across Phases of Analysis
Professor Emeritus, University of California, Santa Barbara
Professor, Associate Dean, Eastern Michigan University
In this workshop participants will have opportunities to engage with discourse-based ethnographers across disciplines (e.g., sciences and engineering, literature and writing, among others) who are exploring relationships among language, culture and social interactions in the construction of (inter)disciplinary knowledge across levels of schooling.