The Public Work of Composition
from NCTE INBOX 11-27-12
The 2013 Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), "The Public Work of Composition," is set for March 13-16 in Las Vegas. Program Chair Howard Tinberg shares some of the highlights and details in "What's Coming Up at the 2013 CCCC Convention?"
Who are some of the scheduled speakers for the 2013 CCCC Annual Convention?
Olympian John Carlos will talk about the persistence of racism.
Kenneth Crews will present on copyright issues.
Todd Farley will share his experience with scoring of standardized assessments.
Attendees will hear from Modern Language Association of America Executive Director Rosemary Feal.
Henry Giroux will speak on "Writing the Public Good Back into Education."
Gary Rhoades will address three dimensions of contingency and choice.
Cecelia Rodríguez Milanés will read from some of her works and engage attendees in conversation.
Richard E. Miller will begin a conversation about writing in the post-paper world.
Explore these resources from NCTE to dig deeper into some of the topics on the program at the CCCC Annual Convention:
- Agency in the Age of Peer Production presents a study that tracks the ebb and flow of power, gift giving, and collaboration in a community of university writing teachers, illuminating the impact of peer-production technologies on power relations. Read more in the sample chapter.
- Teaching Writing Online: How and Why tackles the question, "How can you migrate your tried and true face-to-face teaching practices into an online environment?" See the sample chapter, "Migrating to Online Writing Instruction: How, Why, and Who."
- College Credit for Writing in High School: The "Taking Care of" Business explores various options that students have for "taking care of" the first-year college writing requirement, including AP tests, concurrent enrollment/dual-credit courses, the International Baccalaureate diploma, and early college high schools. More is discussed in the sample chapter.
Looking for more about the 2013 CCCC Annual Convention? Visit the searchable program to search through the hundreds of sessions, workshops, and events that will be offered.
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