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Writing with Integrity Symposium 2013

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St. Petersburg College in partnership with The Poynter Institute presents Writing with Integrity from Noise to Knowledge: Making the Transition across DisciplinesAgenda

Wednesday, May 29
videos courtesy of Stephen McFadden

9:00 Welcome: Dr. Rich Mercadante, SPC
FGO Senate President

9:15-10:30 Keynote speaker & Interactive Q & A
Expectations of/for College Writers,
Dr. Dana Ferris, Univ. of CAL—Davis – Handout


The Art of X-Ray Reading: Identifying the working parts of a text and translating them into your own writing
Roy Peter Clark, Poynter Institute


Creative and Critical Thinking Exercises
Shelbey Rosengarten, SPC

Read like a Reporter: Teaching students to read far, wide and sometimes fast!
Kelly McBride, Poynter Institute


Reading to Write: Deconstruction, Reconstruction, Self-destruction? – PowerPoint
Rachel Bennett , Li-Lee Tunceren, SPC


Pulling Threads —What we’ve learned today, What we’ve learned today, Homework: bring an assignment
Susan Demers, SPC

Thursday, May 30th

9:00 Welcome Back: Joe Leopold, SPC
Library and Learning Support Director

What’s wrong with Wikipedia?
Jason Chu, Turnitin
Plagiarism Spectrum—Insights into the 10 Types of Unoriginal Work
Originality, Plagiarism, and the Web


What we say; what they hear: Essential Questions:
Gail Lancaster, SPC
SPC New Initiative Program, Writing Studios, Learning Support Centers:
Leo Johnson, Patrick McGough, Melanie Paden, Linae Boehme, SPC


Student Voices: What’s college writing really like?
Matt Bodie, SPC


News to Use: College Reading, Research and WritingPonyter530
Kathy Bryson, Monica Lara, Cynthia Grey, Ginny Price, SPC
Original article – N.I.H. Moves to Retire Most Chimps Used in Research – NYTimes.com
4 different approachs by discipline – Bryson_MassComm / Grey_EthicsVT / Lara_Biology / Price_BehaviorVT


Feedback / Formative AssessmentPresentation
Teri Trede, Floyd Butz, Erin Goergen, SPC
– See the 2nd half of the video above for this presentation –

Resources and Action PlanFaculty resource guides
Karen Johnson, SPC
Faculty professional developmentCenter of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (CETL)
CETL Faculty Lead and Associates


Pulling Threads, Closing Remarks
Susan Demers, SPC

photos courtesy of Li-Lee Tunceren
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