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Student Success Week 2015 | Exploring the Intersection of Writing with Technology

Join us for the 3rd Annual Student Success Week! SSW15 (#writingtech15) is a five day virtual conference that will explore how technology affects writing instruction and the student learning experience. Hear techniques and strategies for using digital tools to increase student engagement and improve writing skills.

This form will register you for all 8 sessions. All sessions are geared for educators, but several are also appropriate for students. Please see individual session pages (below).

Educator attendees of the LIVE sessions will:

  • Receive "certificates of participation"
  • Be eligible to designate one of five (5) $100 gifts toward a project
  • Plus, we are giving away five (5) SSW15 t-shirts to lucky Q&A participants!

Can't make these times? Register and we'll send you the links to the recordings! Visit the SSW15 home page.


Monday, October 5:

No Laptop Left Behind?
Kentaro Toyama, W.K. Kellogg Associate Professor of Community Information at the University of Michigan School of Information

Digital Tools for Writing Instruction
Kristine E. Pytash, Richard E. Ferdig, PhD, and Timothy Rasinski

Tuesday, October 6:

Writing and the Visual: Graphically Organizing Your Writing
Thomas DeVere Wolsey, CEO of the Institute to Advance International Education

Session coming soon! Presented by Bryan Alexander, senior fellow at the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE)

Wednesday, October 7:

Crowdsourcing in the Classroom to Enhance Reading, Writing, and Presenting
Rabbi Tzvi Pittinsky, Director of Educational Technology at Frisch

Thursday, October 8:

Writing By Hand, Keyboard, Voice and Beyond
Steve Graham, Warner Professor in the Division of Leadership and Innovation in Teachers College

“The Network Effect”: Amplification and Opportunities for Global Feedback
Michael Fisher, Instructional Coach and Educational Consultant

Friday, October 9:

The Future of Writing: I Wandered Lonely In The Cloud
Anya Kamenetz is NPR's lead education blogger

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