Connect with UMD at CCCC 2018

March 13, 2018

The Conference on Composition and Communication will take place March 14th through March 17th in Kansas City, Missouri for, "Languaging, Laboring, and Transforming".  
 

Wednesday, March 14

MW.01 Online Writing Instruction for Multilingual Writers: Strategies for Access
Time: Morning: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Julia Lee A
Lyra Hilliard, University of Maryland, College Park (Co-Chair)

Sponsored by the CCCC Standing Group on Online Writing Instruction Participants will develop local strategies to provide multilingual writers linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic access in OWI. 


MW.02 Corpus Linguistic Approaches to Teaching and Studying Writing
Time: Morning: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Sponsored by the Linguistics, Language, and Writing (LLW)
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Trianon B
Cameron Mozafari, University of Maryland, College Park (Chair & Workshop Facilitator)
Michael Israel, University of Maryland, College Park (Workshop Facilitator)

Standing Group Use hands-on activities to learn corpus linguistic methods for writing studies: genre, FYC, writing center, and science and professional writing. 


AW.02 Languaging with Technology in Diverse Settings: Multilingual Writers and the Digital Age
Time: Afternoon 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Trianon B
Lyra Hilliard, University of Maryland, College Park (Roundtable Leader)

Sponsored by the Second Language Writing Standing Group This collaboration between SLW and OWI provides hands-on experience in using technologies in multilingual writing instruction and support. 


AW.08 Universal Design-Driven Pedagogy for Online Professional Writing Courses Afternoon
Time: 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Julia Lee B
Scott Moses, University of Maryland, College Park (Workshop Facilitator)
Daune O’Brien, University of Maryland, College Park (Workshop Facilitator)


This workshop invites participants to redesign online Professional Writing assignments using practices grounded in Universal Design.


A.45 Flying Monkeys Are Real: Fake News, Post Truth, and Populism
Time: 10:30–11:45 a.m.
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: ML Williams A
Joseph Good, University of Maryland, College Park, “Modern Populism’s Appeal to Vernacular Publics” (Speaker)

Interrogating populism, authorship, and fake news by considering the past, Bakhtin, and vernacular response.


A.46 Research Methods in Graduate Coursework and Beyond: Challenges, Strategies, and Opportunities for Curriculum and Pedagogy
Time: 10:30–11:45 a.m.
Location: Kansas City Convention Center: Bartle Room 2215 C
Jessica Enoch, University of Maryland, College Park (Respondent)

Engages curricular and pedagogical issues in graduate research-methods coursework and proposes draft field-wide outcomes for such courses.


Thursday, March 15

C.13 Alternative Viewpoints to the Code-Meshing Movement
Time: 3:15–4:30 p.m. 
Location: Kansas City Convention Center: 2504 B
Nabila Hijazi, University of Maryland, College Park, “Translanguaging Practices: Promoting Social Justice or Language Dilution” (Speaker)

Code-meshing as a political and pedagogical movement has gained much steam. This panel questions its benefits to rhetoric and composition.


C.14 Mixing Research Methods to Study Public Policy Writing
Time: 3:15–4:30 p.m.
Location: Kansas City Convention Center: 3501 D
Scott Wible, University of Maryland, College Park, “Studying the Emergence of Innovation Ecologies in Higher Education” (Speaker & Chair)

The panelists describe analytical advantages of combining research methods to study the composition and implementation of public policies.


C.18 LOUD-talkin and the Verbal Art of Antiracist Languaging: A Performance
Time: 3:15–4:30 p.m.
Location: Kansas City Convention Center: 3501 H
Douglas Kern, University of Maryland, College Park (Speaker)

Braiding critical race/rhetorical theory/spoken-word performance, we address the complexity of loud-talkin and the necessity for talkin loud. 


C. 28 Language and Labor in Online Writing Instruction
Time: 3:15–4:30 p.m.
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Julia Lee A
Scott Moses, University of Maryland, College Park, “Teaching, Training, Academic Freedom, and Online Writing Instruction” (Speaker)

Consideration given to the labor required to ensure that online writing instruction is humane and respectful of academic freedom. 


C.38 Feminist Rhetorics in the Age of Trump: Invitations to Action
Time: 3:15–4:30 p.m. 
Location: Kansas City Convention Center: 2505 B
Shirley Logan, University of Maryland, College Park, “A Feminist Tactic of Exposing Foils” (Speaker) 

To invite feminist action, each speaker will offer one tactic of feminist rhetoric necessary in our current political climate.


D.02 Linguistics, Language, and Writing Standing Group, Business Meeting
Time: 4:45–6:00 p.m.
Kansas City Convention Center: 2504 A 
Cameron Mozafari, University of Maryland, College Park (Speaker)

The business meeting for the LLW Standing Group includes discussion of research and teaching and group logistics.

Friday, March 16

E.04 Examining Doctoral-Level Writing

Time: 8:00–9:15 a.m.
Location: Kansas City Convention Center: 3501 G
Sara Wilder, University of Maryland, College Park, “Learning from Multidisciplinary Writing Groups” (Speaker)

Sponsored by the Consortium of Doctoral Programs in Rhetoric and Composition This panel examines doctoral-level writing both within rhetoric and composition and across the disciplines.


F.13 Undergraduate Research in the Archives: Curating and Transcribing History in Transformative Frameworks
Time: 9:30–10:45 a.m. 
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Burgundy
Katie Bramlett, University of Maryland, College Park, “The Community and the Archive: An Undergraduate Transcription and Crowdsourcing Research Project” (Speaker)

The labor and language of digital archiving work has the potential to be transformative for our students, institutions, and communities.


G.11 Pedagogy of the (Dis)Enfranchised: Redefining the Terms for Contingent Communities of Practice
Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Location: Kansas City Convention Center: 2504 B
Lyra Hilliard, University of Maryland, College Park (Chair)

Six panelists will challenge the narratives about contingent labor, online writing instruction, and institutional and professional support.


H.42 Student Revision and Reflection: Examining/Defining/Rethinking Relationships
Time: 12:30–1:45 p.m.
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Truman Room A
Jessica Enoch, University of Maryland, College Park (Chair)
Justin Lohr, University of Maryland, College Park (Speaker)
Cameron Mozafari, University of Maryland, College Park (Speaker)


Rethinking Relationships Presenting a qualitative study of FYW, we complicate traditional wisdom about the relationship between student revision and reflection.


I.35 Developing Innovative Approaches to Graduate Student Writing Curricula
Time: 2:00–3:15 p.m.
Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown: Trianon A
Linda Macri, University of Maryland, College Park, “When Situated Languaging Is the Goal: Teaching a Graduate Writing Course in Environmental Studies” (Speaker)
Marybeth Shea, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, “When Situated Languaging Is the Goal: Teaching a Graduate Writing Course in Environmental Studies” (Speaker)


Participate in the graduate student writing curriculum roundtable. Learn, build, collaborate on grad student writing syllabi and projects.


 

Saturday, March 17

L.10 Social, Cognitive, and Teaching Presence: Cultivating Communities of Inquiry in Blended and Online Writing Courses

Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Location: Kansas City Convention Center: Bartle Room 2209
Lyra Hilliard, University of Maryland, College Park, “Social Presence, Satisfaction, and Synchronicity in the Inclusive Classroom” (Speaker)

Three qualitative studies examine perceptions of social, cognitive, and teaching presence online, using the Community of Inquiry framework.

 

 

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