Conference: Writing on the Edge; Adjuncts Transforming Composition in the 21st Century

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015
Jack H. Turner Conference Center
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2000
8 am – 4 pm

A special pre-conference event:
Pathways: A Career Event for Contingent Faculty
Friday, September 18, 2015
6-10:30 pm

College of DuPage is hosting a new fall conference for English and ESL adjuncts. “Writing on the Edge: Adjuncts Transforming Composition in the 21st Century” will be held at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn campus on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. Organized by the lecturers in the English and Academic ESL subdivision, the conference aims to bring together English and ESL adjunct faculty engaged in the teaching of writing across platforms, and to provide ample opportunities for information sharing and networking. Sessions will focus on the work of adjuncts to further composition pedagogy and address topics in multimodal literacy, technology in the classroom, positive student engagement, and enhanced professional practice.

Keynote Address:  “The Power of Narrative Thinking, ” Bruce Ballenger, author of The Curious Researcher and The Curious Writer

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