|1:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Lamar Hall, 3rd Floor Lobby||Writing Center|
|Registration Opens||Send a Written Postcard!: National Day on Writing Celebration|
|2:00 PM - 4:00 PM||Lamar Hall 323|
|"Writing Teachers Writing: A UMWP Pre-Symposium Workshop"
Chris Goering, U of Arkansas and NW Arkansas Writing Project, and Renee Moore, MS Delta CC. Registration Required; $10.00 workshop fee for materials and seat.
|4:30 PM - 5:00 PM||Lamar Hall 327|
|Symposium Opening Remarks: Alice Johnston Myatt, Writing and Rhetoric, & Ellen Shelton, UM Writing Project;
Welcome Address: Tony Ammeter, Division of Outreach
|5:00 PM - 6:00 PM||Lamar Hall 327|
| Keynote Address: "COIK Goes to College: Writing In and Around the Academic Experience"
Beth Boquet, Fairfield University
|6:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Lamar Hall, 3rd Floor Lobby|
|Opening Reception: Heavy hors d'oeuvres provided|
|6:30 PM - 7:30 PM||Lamar Hall 327|
|"Bridging the Transition to College Writing"
Open discussion forum hosted by Brad Campbell, UM Writing Center Director, with a panel of writing teachers from middle school, high school, 2- and 4-year colleges (Sydney McGaha, Dena Holley, Amber Nichols-Buckley, Brittany Moore, Karen Forgette, and Ellen Shelton) that includes group talk time for discussing the themes that emerge from the panel discussion.
|7:30 PM - 7:45 PM||Lamar Hall 327|
|Closing Remarks: Preview of Friday's program - Alice Myatt|
|7:30 AM - 8:00 AM||Student Union Ballroom|
|Doors Open for Registration and Breakfast|
|8:00 AM - 8:50 AM||Student Union Ballroom|
|METP Breakfast & Welcome by Bob Cummings, Writing & Rhetoric
Panel of University of Mississippi Professors from History, Journalism, Chemistry, Engineering, & Legal Studies
|9:00 AM - 9:50 AM||Union 404||Union 405|
|Plenary Workshop: "It's Time to Recontextualize the Use of Music in Writing Instruction"|
Chris Goering, U of Arkansas
|Plenary Speaker: "Students Involved in Sustaining Their Arkansas (SISTA): A "Real-World" Literacy Project Fostering High School-to-College Transition"
David Jolliffe, U of Arkansas; Julia Paganelli-Marin, U of Arkansas; & Drew McFall, Buffalo Island Central High School
|10:00 AM - 10:50 AM||Union 404||Union 405||Union Ballroom||Union 412|
|"Group Work: Preparing Students to Be Part of a Team"|
Shirley Gray & George Atkins
|"Synthesizing Media, Digital, and Information Literacy"|
Jane Meek & Gretchen Bunde with Amy Qualls & Nathan Henton
|“Leaving a Legacy: Using Podcasts and StoryCorps to Reimagine Student Writers as Cultural Archivists”|
Brooskie Lane Kluge, Amy Miller, & Judith Coleman
|"Developing a Professional Development Plan for Writing Centers"
|11:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Union 404||Union 405||Union 412||Union Ballroom|
|"Creating Conversations and Understanding Multiple Perspectives"|
Brad Campbell, Chip Dunkin, & Jennifer Wilhite
|"Ladies, Get in Formation! Empowering Our Female Students"|
Sarah Wilson, Jenny Jackson, & Amber Nichols-Buckley
| "Ask the Students! What Student Surveys Tell Us about Their Experiences with College Writing"|
Rossitza Ivanova & Trudi Witonsky
|"Mississippi Excellence in Teaching and the Contexts of Writing Instruction"
Rosemary Oliphant-Ingham & METP scholars
|Noon - 1:15 PM||Student Union Ballroom|
|Lunch Panel: "First-year Writing and Beyond"
Instructors from the Department of Writing & Rhetoric: Guy Krueger (WRIT 101), Karen Forgette (WRIT 100), Wendy Goldberg (WRIT 102), Angela Greene (LIBA 102), and Karla Lyles (WRIT 250)
|1:30 PM - 2:20 PM||Union 404||Union 405||Union Ballroom||Union 412|
|"Reflection across the Curriculum: How Reflective Writing Transforms Learning to Write"|
Dinorah Sapp & Karen Forgette
|"The Double Bind of Feedback in Writing Instruction" |
Kathi Griffin, Tatiana Glushko, & Nathan Henton
|"How and Why to Write Songs in English Class" |
Adedoyin Ogunfeyimi, Chris Goering, & Anna Britt-Begnoud
|"Developing a Sustainable High School Writing Center"
Jason Jones, Alice Myatt & Jeanine Rauch
|2:30 PM - 3:00 PM||Union Ballroom|
|Wrap Up Session, Introduce Next Year's Theme & Call
Alice Myatt & Ellen Shelton