Marquette’s first annual Writing Innovation Symposium will be held Thursday Feb. 1, to Friday, Feb. 2. Join more than 40 teacher scholars from Marquette and across the country for two days of practice-oriented interactive talk about innovative approaches to writing education. Participants come from a variety of disciplines, including rhetoric and composition/writing studies, communication, math, and education. Topics of discussion span instruction in written and oral communication, integrating multimedia assignments into coursework, supporting student writers in crisis, assessing student learning, and improving the accessibility of writing-intensive courses.
The opening and closing sessions are public events. No registration is required for “Writing Education, Innovation, and Exigence,” on Thursday Feb. 1, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites BC, or for “Resistance, Resilience, and Innovation: Responding in Writing to Exigences in Higher Education,” on Thursday Feb. 1, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m at the Haggerty Museum of Art.
Those who are interested in attending one or more regular sessions and meals can register online. There is no cost to Marquette community members. Contact Jenn Fishman for the registration promotional code, and visit the event website for complete details. Registration closes on Friday, Jan. 26, at 5 p.m.
This event is sponsored by Social Innovation, the Raynor Memorial Libraries, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Haggerty Museum of Art.