Student Success in Writing Conference (GA)

Georgia Southern University
Student Success in Writing Conference

Date: Friday, February 4, 2011
Location: Savannah, Georgia
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Pemberton
Discount Fee: $50 for graduate students and part-time faculty
Fee: $75 for all others

Description: The Student Success in Writing Conference is designed to promote the success of students in writing courses at the secondary and postsecondary levels. The conference also seeks to establish and maintain dialogue between college and high school educators.

We are committed to offering practical workshops and theoretical presentations on topics related to the teaching and craft of writing. We encourage proposals from teachers and professional writers interested in:

* Creative Writing
* Technical and Professional Writing
* First-Year Composition
* Writing in High School
* Applied Linguistics/ TESOL
* Computers and Writing
* Writing About Literature
* Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines
* Writing Centers

Call for Proposals: Conference organizers seek both individual and panel proposals from professional writers and teachers (full-time, adjunct, and teaching assistant) that address any aspect of student success in writing at the high school or college level. Possible topics include the following:

* Writing in high school
* Writing across the curriculum / Writing in the disciplines
* Computers and writing
* First-year composition
* Creative writing
* Technical and professional writing
* Applied linguistics / TESOL
* Writing about literature
* Writing Centers

Deadline: November 1, 2010. Only one submission per person. Submissions are accepted online only, at