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Thursday, April 4th
6:30 PM

Conference Kick-Off Event: a New Heights!

ECWCA Administrators

Alumni Center North (Star Trek Room)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM a New Heights!

Join us on Thursday evening for a conference kick-off event featuring lightning talks from area tutors, networking opportunities with other writing center professionals, and light food and beverages. The schedule for this event is as follows:

6:30 PM - Welcome Address

6:40-6:50 PM - Role of Implicit Beliefs in Argumentative Writing - Manisha Nagpal, Ohio State University

6:55-7:05 PM - Assessing Tutor Flexibility via Longitudinal Analysis - Sam Turner, Ohio State University

7:10-7:20 PM - Ready for Takeoff: How Writing Centers Can Support English Language Learners - Lakmini Siriwardana and Mackenzie Guthrie, Wright State University

7:20-7:40 PM - Socialization and food/drink break

7:45-7:55 PM - Comparing and Contrasting Writing Centers - Autumn Lala, University of Dayton

8:00-8:10 PM - Writing Together: Research on Graduate Student Motivation and Accountability in Writing Groups - Alyssa Chrisman, Ohio State University

8:15-8:25 PM - Writing Fellowship - Aaron Goode, University of Dayton

Informal Q&A with lightning talk presenters and open time for socialization and networking will resume at 8:30 PM.