#4TDW 2016 STARTS SOON!

OCTOBER 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2016

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Sunday, October 2

1:30-2:30 pm EST

Research Writing Rewired: Composing with Digital Tools

Featured Speaker: Dawn Reed, Red Cedar Writing Project


3:00-4:00 pm EST
Scribbling on the Internet: Exploring Web Literacies
Returning Featured Speaker: Andrea Zellner, Red Cedar Writing Project


4:30-5:30 pm EST
​Using Video to Enhance Student Writing
Featured Speaker: Kara Clayton, South Redford School District, MI


6:00-7:00 pm EST
Blogs: the Ultimate Authentic Student Writing Platform
Featured Speaker: Richard Kreinbring, Oakland Writing Project


7:30-8:30 pm EST OPENING KEYNOTE

Composing the Future: Designing Digital Writing Experiences that Foster Connection, Participation, and Justice
Antero Garcia, Colorado State University & Nicole Mirra, University of Texas - El Paso, West Texas Writing Project


8:30-9:30 pm EST
Conference Overview: Where Have We Been & Where Are We Going?
Moderators: Delia DeCourcy, Troy Hicks, & Amber White


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Sunday, October 9

1:30-2:30 pm EST
Design Thinking: Digital Writing in the Classroom
Featured Speaker: Lindsay Stoetzel, University of Wisconsin-Madison


3:00-4:00 pm EST
Making the Switch: Moving from a Paper to a Digital Writer’s Notebook
Returning Featured Speaker: Jianna Taylor, Oakland Writing Project


4:30-5:30 pm EST
Educators as Contemporary Composers: Dispositions and Practices for Learning with New Media
Special Invited Guest: Anna Smith, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


6:00-7:00 pm EST
Digital Writing & Grammar
Returning Featured Speaker: Jeremy Hyler, Chippewa River Writing Project


7:30-8:30 pm EST
Panel: Multimodal Moments & Making Composition(s)

Panelists: Cassie Brownell, Michigan State; Matthew Hall, The College of New Jersey; Rohit Mehta, Michigan State; and Jon Wargo, Wayne State University


9:00-10:00 pm EST
Authentic Research, Authentic Writing
Returning Featured Speakers: Sharon Murchie & Janet Neyer, Chippewa River Writing Project


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Sunday, October 16

1:30-2:30 pm EST
Virtual Conferencing
Featured Speaker: Michelle McLemore, Eastern Michigan Writing Project


3:00-4:00 pm EST
​Scaffolding Argumentative Writing From Multiple Online Sources
Special Invited Guest: Julie Coiro, University of Rhode Island


4:30-5:30 pm EST
Creating a Digital Writer
Returning Featured Speaker: Amy Quinn, West Bloomfield Schools, MI


6:00-7:00 pm EST
Flipped Learning in English Language Arts
Special Invited Guests: Clarice Moran, Kennesaw State University & Carl Young, North Carolina State University


7:30-8:30 pm EST
"Creative Writing" with Informational Texts on the Web
Special Invited Guest: Michael Deschryver, Central Michigan University


9:00-10:00 pm EST
What's on the Menu? Blogging Three Ways
Featured Speaker: Amanda Cornwell, Lake Michigan Writing Project


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Sunday, October 23

1:30-2:30 pm EST
Collaborative Writing 2.0: Moves Writers Can Make
Featured Speaker: Ari Dolid, Bay Area Writing Project


3:00-4:00 pm EST
Digital Writing Across the Disciplines
Special Invited Guest: Kristy Pytash, Kent State University


4:30-5:30 pm EST
Re-tooling the Writing Process
Retuning Featured Speaker: Mary Kate O'Meara, Grosse Pointe Park Schools


6:00-7:00 pm EST
Panel: The National Writing Project - College Ready Writers & Letters to the Next President 2.0


7:30-8:30 pm EST CLOSING KEYNOTE
A Day in the Life of a Digital Writer/Educator

Kevin Hodgson, Western Massachusetts Writing Project


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Questions? Contact delia.decourcy@oakland.k12.mi.us

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