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Fifthteenth Campus Alberta Writing Studies (CAWS) Colloquium Program

Location: Studio A Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning University of Calgary
Hosted by Jo-Anne Andre (U Calgary) and Sarah Banting (Mount Royal U)            

Date: April 28, 2017

Program Overview:

1:30 pm — Registration and greetings

1:45 pm — Panel 1: Experiments in Teaching
                  Sharren Patterson (Mount Royal University)
                  Melissa Jacques (UBC-Okanagan)
                  Jane Chamberlin (University of Calgary)

2:30 pm — Institution-wide approaches to writing program delivery
                  Roger Graves (University of Alberta) 

3:15 pm — Break

3:30 pm — Panel 2: Efforts in Teaching and Writing
                  Tania Smith (University of Calgary)
                  Faye Halpern (University of Calgary)
                  Anna Chilewska (University of Alberta)

4:30 pm — Keynote: Research Papers as Academic Dishonesty
                  Karen Manarin (Mount Royal University)

Abstract: Composition specialists have fretted about the nature of the research paper for decades. In this presentation, I argue that the traditional research paper assignment seems to be promoting a type of academic dishonesty, a parody of academic activity. 

5:45 pm — Dinner
                  (Courtesy of the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning)