Symposium Program

Thursday, October, 18, 2018
1:30pm-6:00pmJackson Avenue Center Atrium
Registration Open
2:00pm-4:00pmJAC Auditorium A
Pre-Symposium Workshop with Troy Hicks, Central Michigan
sponsored by the University of Mississippi Writing Project (UMWP)
4:30pm-5:30pmJAC Auditorium B
Introductions by Dr. Ellen Shelton, UMWP
Keynote with Troy Hicks, Central Michigan University
6:00pm-UntilJAC Lobby
"Let's Taco-Bout Teaching": A Taco Bar Reception & Networking Event
sponsored by Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP)
Friday, October 19, 2018
8:00am-11:00amJAC Atrium
Registration Open
8:00am-9:30amJAC Atrium
Breakfast
sponsored by Cengage
8:30am-9:30amJAC Auditorium A
Digital Pedagogy at the University of Mississippi OER Overview with Guy Krueger (DWR) and Julie Curtis (Lumen) and Multimodal Assignments Across Writing Courses with DWR instructors Sarah Wilson, Jenny Bucksbarg, Jenny Jackson, and Charlsie Haire
9:40am-10:30amJAC Auditorium AJAC Auditorium BJAC Auditorium C1JAC Auditorium C2
From Convention to Innovation: Reflections on Teaching Genre Innovation in Professional Writing
with Katherine S. Flowers, Willam T. Garner, John Aaron Grimes, & Kayleigh Few, Mississippi State University
Bridging the Digital Divide: The Case for Online Mentor Texts
with Gretchen Bunde, UM
The Essay Goes Viral
with Paige Whitten, Oxford High School

Reclaiming the Narrative
with Cindy Christian, Rankin County Schools
Using PeerGrade.io to Help Digitally Assess Student Writing
with Marc Watkins, UM
(laptops recommended)
10:35am-10:50amJAC Atrium
Coffee & Conversation
sponsored by Lumen
11:00am-11:50am
Plenary Sessions
JAC Auditorium AJAC Auditorium BJAC Auditorium C1
Resources in Digital Literacy
with Troy Hicks, Central Michigan University
Writing Centers, from Middle School Through 4 Year Institutions
with Brad Campbell, UM, Sydney McGaha, Oxford Middle School, Brittany Franks, Oxford High School, and Jason Jones, Northwest MS Community College
Teacher-Activist: Having a Voice in Educational Policy
with Nancy Loome & Holly Dean, The Parents' Campaign
12:00pm-1:00pmJAC Auditorium A
Lunch
Writing Across the Curriculum Panel with University of Mississippi Professors: Dr. Cynthia Joyce, Journalism; Dr. Mark Frezzo, Sociology; Dr. Kimberly Kaiser, Legal Studies/Criminal Justice; & Dr. Kerri Scott, Forensic Chemistry
1:10-2:00pmJAC Auditorium AJAC Auditorium BJAC Auditorium C1JAC Auditorium C2
Rhetorical Numbers: Using Quantitative Data in Writing
with Shirley Gray, UM
Building Bridges Not Walls
with Shimikqua Ellis & Sarah Campbell, UM
Voices From Our Future: Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program at the University of Mississippi
with METP students
Digital Prison Narratives and the Composition Classroom
with Judith Coleman, Delta State University

A 2-Question Delve Into Digital Literacy
with Shonta Kilgore, Marshall County Schools
2:05pm-2:20pmJAC Atrium
Coffee & Conversation
sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
2:30pm-3:20pmJAC Auditorium AJAC Auditorium BJAC Auditorium C1JAC Auditorium C2
It Takes a Village: Sharing Spaces and Building Writing Center Communities
with Josh Green, Northwest MS Community College - DeSoto Campus and Jeanine Rauch, UM-DeSoto
Dueling Credits: Dual Credit Classes Across Institutions
with Mary Ann Parker & Mary Kylie Ruff, DeSoto Central High School, and Anna Britt-Begnaud, Itawamba Community College, Melissa Borgioli, Aberdeen High School, and Anna Oswalt, Monroe County Advanced Learning Center
Back to the Future: Student Insights on How Writing Evolves from High School to College & Beyond
with Jackson Culp, Lyndsey Risinger, Artez Gibson, Josh Martin, and J.D. Morton, UM undergraduates
Viral Voice: Using Social Media to Provide Students with Authentic Writing Opportunities that Emphasize Audience, Purpose, and Form
with Brittany Franks, Oxford High School
3:30pm-3:45pmJAC Auditorium A
Wrap Up & Door Prizes
sponsored by Rebel Rags, Square Books, and Erin Condren