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5th Teaching Writing in Wyoming Lost in Transition Colloquium
Sunday, April 7 - Monday, April 8, 2013
Register by March 22 at http://www.uwyo.edu/learn/tww/
Registration is free and required.
Breakfast and lunch on Monday will be provided by the Partnership.
Any travel or lodging expenses are the responsibility of the registrant or the organization represented.
1. Develop a better understanding of Common Core State Standards related to research.
2. Discuss characteristics of research literacies that build toward college and career readiness.
3. Discuss common struggles in promoting critical thinking in research projects.
4. Revise an existing research project assignment in response to conference discussion.
PTSB credit will be available.
Sunday, April 7
FireRock Steakhouse and Grill
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Join us for dinner (provided by the Partnership) and discussion, led by special guest speaker, Michael Knievel, Associate Professor, English Department, University of Wyoming. (registration limited to 40)
Monday, April 8
UW Outreach Building, 951 N. Poplar, Room 150
|8:00-8:30||Registration and lite breakfast|
|8:30-8:45||Conference overview: objectives, participants, and structure|
|8:45-10:00||Session 1: “College and Career Ready” research skills
• Table Talk: What is your definition of college and career ready?
• Table Talk: What is CCSS’s definition of college and career ready?
• Individual work: How well does your project promote research skills that lead to college and career readiness?
|10:15-11:30||Session 2.1: Room 150
Building interdisciplinary projects
Session 2.2: Room 151
Exploring and building towards college-level research assignment prompts
Session 2.3: Room 114
Moving past comprehension to synthesis/evaluation
|12:15-1:15||Discussion and planning for afternoon session
• What were key ideas from the breakout you attended?
• What did you learn during breakouts that helped you rethink your project?
• What did you learn in the preparatory reading that helps you rethink your project?
• Individual work: In what ways do you think that you might expand critical thinking and motivation components of your project?
|1:15-2:30||Session 3.1: Room 150
Developing engaging purposes and audiences
Session 3.2: Room 151
Promoting critical evaluation of sources/Rethinking the research process
Session 3.3: Room 114
Promoting diverse perspectives through research
|2:45-3:30||Discussion, wrap-up, and evaluations
• Table Talk: What did you learn during the afternoon that helped you rethink your project?
• Opportunities for further collaboration, development, support, etc.?