Transforming Writing Pedagogy with a Focus on Reading | Professor Alice Hor...

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Level 2, Room 2.2, Flinders University at Victoria Square

182 Victoria Square

Adelaide, SA 5000

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A teaching workshop by Professor Alice Horning, Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, College of Humanities Arts & Social Sciences, Flinders University.

This workshop will be delivered in four-parts with the primary goal to equip participants with a full understanding of the relevance of research on reading to the teaching of writing, including:

a) the nature of students’ current reading ability based on quantitative and qualitative research

b) the psycholinguistic character of reading as a cognitive activity

c) lessons in rhetorical reading and information literacy and their role in writing instruction

d) mindful reading as a framework for classroom approaches.

Participants are asked to bring 2 books - one they are reading for pleasure, preferably on paper (not Kindle or other electronic form) and a textbook they use with a class. A set of interactive exercises will be undertaken using these resources.

**FREE for Flinders University Staff, contact chass.operations@flinders.edu.au for the code**

About Professor Alice Horning:

Alice Horning (P.h.D, B.A. English) is professor emerita of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University, where she held a joint appointment in Linguistics. Her research over her entire career has focused on the intersection of reading and writing, concentrating lately on the increasing evidence of students’ reading difficulties and how to address them in writing courses and across the disciplines.

Her work has appeared in the major professional journals and in books published by Parlor Press and Hampton Press. Her most recent books include Reading, Writing, and Digitizing: Understanding Literacy in the Electronic Age published in 2012 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing and Reconnecting Reading and Writing co-edited with Beth Kraemer, published in 2013 by the WAC Clearinghouse and Parlor Press, What is College Reading? co-edited with Cynthia Haller and Deborah-Lee Gollnitz, published by the WAC Clearinghouse, and Literacy Then and Now, published by Peter Lang. Her current project is entitled Literacy Heroines: Women and the Written Word, under contract to Peter Lang. She is the editor of the Composition and Rhetoric book series for Peter Lang.

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Level 2, Room 2.2, Flinders University at Victoria Square

182 Victoria Square

Adelaide, SA 5000

Australia

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