2018 Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition


2018 Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition Research

Thursday, August 9 & Friday, August 10

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Thursday, August 9

9:00 a.m.

Anni Jürine

University of Tartu, Estonia

Quick and Dirty vs. Slow and Precise: Revisiting Methodological Issues

in Building a Phrase Bank


9:30 a.m.

Sandie Friedman

George Washington University

A Voice for Vampires: Data from Theme-Based

First-Year Writing Programs


10:00 – 10:15 Break


10:15 a.m.

Rachel Buck

University of Arizona

Moving Toward a Systematic, Rigorous, and Transparent Method: Coding Data about Genre and Reading from First Year Composition and Beyond


10:45 a.m.

Katherine Lam

Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

Research Design in Flux: Towards an Improved Understanding

of Writing Fellows Research


11:15 a.m.

Alena Kasparkova

VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

On a Journey Towards Establishing a Writing Centre


11:45 – 1:15 Lunch


1:15 p.m.

Mark Sidey

University of Texas at Tyler

Investigating and Improving a University Writing Culture


1:45 p.m.

Airlie Rose

Amherst College

A Wedding of Disciplines


2:15 p.m.

Daniela Carvalho

University of São Paulo, Brazil

Teaching Writing in English in a Brazilian Language School: A Case Study


2:45 – 3:00 Break


3:00 p.m.

Ruth Book

University of Connecticut

Negotiating Instructor Ethos in a First-Year Writing Program


3:30 p.m.

Natalia Avila Reyes

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Transformaciones Letradas: Un Estudio Longitudinal

Literacy Transformations: A Longitudinal Study


4:00 p.m.

Soledad Montes & Fernanda Uribe Gajardo

Universidad de Chile

Non-traditional Students' Experiences in a Chilean University:

"A Roller Coaster"


Friday, August 10


9:15 a.m.

Mary McKeever

University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Teaching Through the Looking Glass: an Analysis of the Values Expressed in Applications for Senior Fellowship at the University of Portsmouth (2013-2018)


9:45 a.m.

David Stock

Brigham Young University

Examining Students' Reflective Writing in an FYC Writing About Writing Course


10:15 a.m.

Sarah Bartos Smith

Dartmouth College

How Students Talk About Scientific Writing: A Longitudinal Perspective


10:45 – 11:00 Break


11:00 a.m.

Rick Fisher

University of Wyoming

Of What Good is a Physics Lab Report?: An Updated Plan for Analysis


11:30 a.m.

Lesley Bartlett

Iowa State University

Understanding Reflective Writing in Institutional Contexts


12:00 – 1:30 Lunch


1:30 p.m.

Gabriel Morrison

University of Connecticut

Rewriting Roles in a Social Work Graduate Program


2:00 p.m.

Federico Navarro

CONICET/UBA, Argentina; Universidad de Chile

Reading, Writing, and Academic Performance in Higher Education


2:30 – 2:45 Break


2:45 p.m.

Erin Workman

DePaul University

Visualizing Conceptual Models of Writing: Understanding Conceptual Change and Its Operationalization in Writing Practice


3:15 p.m.

Collie Fulford

North Carolina Central University

Toward a Principled Account of the Outliers: A Study of

Adult Learners at an HBCU