public scholarship

CFP: Teaching Transfer: Interdisciplinary Partnerships, Digital Venues and Activism

Panel Description: 

Interdisciplinary and community projects create meaningful student collaborations, work as sites for promoting learning transfer and help participants understand complex ideas about texts, text-making and creative activity.  When partnerships include service learning, students become activists who create texts for a real audience and purpose. Our work with an AIDS foundation and animal shelter demonstrates this.

Going Public: Sustaining School and Community Literacies Conference (CFP Deadline August 7, 2010, Conference October 7 & 8)

The Kansas Association of Teachers of English invites proposals for practical and experiential 45-minute sessions that explore students’ development as readers and writers both inside and outside our classrooms. The 2010 conference theme--"Going Public: