Summer Institutes & Seminars

Summer Seminar 2017: July 30-August 11, 2017

Annual Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition Research

"Data-driven Inquiry: Process, Methods, Results"

This seminar is offered by Dartmouth College’s Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, in collaboration with the Council of Writing Program Administrators.

For more information or to apply to the 2017 Summer Seminar.

2017 Summer Seminar Presentations

All events held in Haldeman 41.

Thursday, August 10th

  • 9:15 AM Melissa Perry, "Collaborative Practices in the Learning Community Classroom"                                   
  • 9:45 AM Kirsten Higgins, "Minding the Gaps: ALP and Autoethnography as Equity Work"                                    
  • 10:15 AM Kendra Andrews, "Searching for Strategies: Analyzing Peer Review Comments in Upper-Level STEM Courses"                                          

10:45 AM    BREAK      

  • 11:00 AM    Lilly Campbell, "Exploring Student Nurse Hand-Off's: Genre Use, Gesture, and Content"
  • 11:30 AM    Thomas Sura, "Mapping Source Use Pedagogy                                        
  • 12:00 PM    Peggy Lindsey, "The Language of Peer Review: A Search for Threshold Keywords (???) "                                     

    12:30 PM    LUNCH                                            

  • 1:45 PM Heather Lindenman, "Community Engagement and Theories of Writing: Concepts, Strategies, and Rhetorical Uses"                                       
  • 2:15 PM Rebecca Lorimer Leonard & Deirdre Vinyard. "'I can write in two languages, so I guess multilingual?':  Writers’ perceptions of  language labels"                                        
  • 3:00 PM Kathryn Valentine, "Creating Space for Listening: The Turns Writing Fellows Take"                                        

    3:15 PM        BREAK                                            

  • 3:45 PM Amy Hodges & Mysti Rudd, "Towards an Ecological Model of Teaching First Year Writing in a Transnational Context"                                        
  • 4:30 PM Dominique Zino, "Communities of Practice at a Two-Year College: Crafting an Institutional Ethnography"                                    
  • 5:00 PM Ji Young Kim, "DFW Ain’ Just an Airport in Texas: Standard Departures from Writing Program Assessments at Historically Black Colleges and Universities"

Friday, August 11th

  • 9:15 AM    Sara Heaser, "'Limitations of "Self-Assessment' for Basic and First-Year Writers"                                       
  • 9:45 AM    Lisa K. Hawkins, "Factors that Influence Preservice Teachers' Assessments of Child Writing: What Matters and Why?"                                        
  • 10:15 AM    Ken Liss & Sarah Madsen Hardy, "'New Possibilities and Mind-boggling Questions': Research Dispositions in the Writing Classroom"                                        

    11:00 AM    BREAK                                            

  • 11:15 AM    Inas Mahfouz, "Did anyone ever…? Reader Engagement in First Year writing: A Cross Cultural Study"                                        
  • 11:45 AM    Meredith McCarroll, "Orienteering the Curriculum: Writing and Rhetoric at Bowdoin College"                                        

    12:15 PM    LUNCH                                            

  • 1:45 PM    Beverley Joseph, Clover McKenzie & Harold McDermott, "Repositioning the Academic Literacy programme in a Tertiary Institution in Jamaica"                                        
  • 2:30 PM    Erin Wais-Hennen, "Writing in the Human Services: A WAC Approach"                                         

    3:00 PM    BREAK                                            

  • 3:15 PM    Elisabeth Miller, "Literacy after Aphasia: A Study"                                        
  • 3:45 PM    Mariana Grohowski, "Writing Military Experience: Women and the Global War on Terror"