Saturday, June 04, 2011

Thursday, June 9th - Live with Troy Hicks on Digital Writing

Join me Thursday, June 9th, for a live and interactive Future of Education with Troy Hicks, co-author of Because Digital Writing Matters: Improving Student Writing in Online and Multimedia Environments and author of The Digital Writing Workshop. We'll talk about how to apply digital writing skills effectively in the classroom, since many students may be adept at text messaging and communicating online but do not know how to craft a basic essay. Troy will also discuss how best to integrate new technologies into writing instruction.

Date: Thursday, June 9th, 2011
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am GMT (next day--international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at http://tr.im/futureofed. The Elluminate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Elluminate, please visit http://www.elluminate.com/support. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event here.
Event Recordings: The full Elluminate recording is here.  The portable audio recording is here. The LearnCentral event page http://www.learncentral.org/node/162989.

Troy Hicks serve as the Director of the Chippewa River Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project at CMU. He teachs pre-service writing methods classes and facilitates professional development on the teaching of writing, writing across the curriculum, and writing with technology. In his research, he collaborates with K-16 teachers and explores how they implement newer literacies in their classrooms.


Because Digital Writing Matters: Improving Student Writing in Online and Multimedia Environments (National Writing Project)
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