Troy Hicks, a leader in teaching digital composition, is the author of The Digital Writing Workshop (2009) and Crafting Digital Writing: Composing Texts Across Media and Genres (2013), and co-author of Because Digital Writing Matters (2010) and Create, Compose, Connect: Reading, Writing and Learning with Digital Tools (2014). An associate professor of English at Central Michigan University, Troy is director of the Chippewa River Writing Project. His latest book, Assessing Students' Digital Writing: Protocols for Looking Closely (2015) was just released in June. His blog, Digital Writing, Digital Teaching can be found at hickstro.org.
The Penn State Lehigh Valley Writing Project
Best Practices in Teaching Writing Conference 2015
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Saturday, January 31, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Jeff is known for his enthusiasm in making grammar, editing, and writing a positive experience for teachers and students. He has authored numerous articles and books including Mechanically Inclined, Everyday Editing, 10 Things Every Writer Needs to Know, and Revision Decisions. A frequent presenter at national and state conferences, Jeff is a full-time staff developer and writer. His first humorous middle grade novel will be released in the fall of 2015.
Special Guest: Meenoo Rami
Meenoo teaches her students English at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA. The founder of #engchat, and the author of Thrive, Meenoo is a mentor to teachers across the country.
Penn State Lehigh Valley
2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA
LVWP Fellows – $40
General Fee – $50
Pre-Paid Registration Required
Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included