Tenative Workshop Schedule for TYCA West 2010 Las Vegas

Sep 30, 2010   //   by leviahayes   //   News  //  1 Comment

TYCA West, Las Vegas October 8-9th
College of Southern Nevada
W. Charleston Campus K Building

8:00 – 9:00a Registration and refreshments Lunch
K Bldg Lobby
Publisher’s Showcase: Several major publishing companies will be available throughout the conference to speak to attendees and present new publication texts

9:00 – 10:30a Greetings and Keynote Speaker
Robb Sherfied

10:40a – 12:00p Session I
A:The Primal Village: A New Look at the Stories we Tell (Moffett CSN) K227
B: Evaluating Writing in the Age of Entitlement and Grade Inflation (Thomas and Peterson UVU)K228
C: The Rhythm of Sentences (Barnes/Elison CSN)K335
D: Deans/Chairs Round Table (Hawkins/Ziebell CSN)K101

12:00p – 1:30p Lunch
K Bldg Lobby

1:40 – 3:00p Session II
A: The Personal Essay, English 101 and Beyond (Roststein CSN)K227
B: Efficiency and Its Role in Writing Instruction (Pollit FULLERTON)K228
C: Student Curate Library Exhibits (Marsee/Davies-Wilson UNM)K325

3:10 – 4:40p Session III
A: Readings by CSN New Faculty (Ford, Puentes, and Bailey-Kirby CSN) K227
B: Best Practices for Teaching Basic Writing Students: Thirteen is the Lucky Number (Helfers MESA) K228
C: Teaching to a Higher Level: How CSN’s Nursing Department Faculty Utilizes the Writing Center to Improve the Quality of Student’s Learning Experience (Ebert-Pait CSN)K325

8:00 – 8:30a Registration and refreshments
K Bldg Lobby

8:30 – 9:50a Session IV
A: TYCA National: The Voice of Two-Year College English Teachers (Calhoon-Dillahunt/Brown) K227
B: The Loman Chronicles (Esperian) K228
C: Developing a Framework for Success in First-Year Writing (Roen ASU, Roderigo MESA, Rankins-Robertson ASU)K325

10:00a – 11:30a Session V
A: Salt Lake City Girls Write: An Introduction to a Community-Based Mentoring Program (Dowdle SLCC)/ Who Needs a Textbook? (Quinn CSN) K227
B: The Group: A Learning Tool (LaFlamme CSN) K228
C: The Spaghetti Edit (Urbina CSN) K325

12:00p – 1:30p Lunch and Wrap-up

K Bldg Lobby
2:00 – 3:00 p TYCA Board Meeting/ Plan for 2010 K101

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  • If anyone needs a ride from the Suncoast to the West Charleston campus for Friday morning’s session, please call or text my cellphone at 702-271-0782.

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