|Thursday, April 4th|
Alumni Center North (Star Trek Room)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Soaring...in a Flash...to 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.