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Writing for conferences a handbook for graduate students and faculty by Leo Mallette

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Published by Greenwood in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


  • Academic writing,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Critical thinking,
  • College readers,
  • English language

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLeo Mallette and Clare Berger
ContributionsBerger, Clare
LC ClassificationsPE1408 .M3375 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25004284M
ISBN 100313394067, 0313394083, 0313394075
ISBN 109780313394065, 9780313394089, 9780313394072
LC Control Number2011002273

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AFCC Writers & Illustrators Conference General focus: Asian children’s books Description: The Writers & Illustrators Conference gathers writers, illustrators, and publishing industry professionals to share, network, and celebrate children’s content from Asia and around the more. PWAC Conference General focus: Writers’ professional development.   When Don McAndrew and Tom Reigstad wrote Training Tutors for Writing Conferences, they provided such unique insight into the principles and practices of tutoring that the book was awarded "Best Publication" by the National Writing Centers , more than a decade later, the authors have expanded and updated their classic monograph to make it even more useful and reflect Cited by:   Developing or deepening your writing or book marketing skills: Look for a conference with hands-on instruction, such as small-group breakout sessions, in those particular areas. Getting individual attention from an expert: Make sure the conference you choose includes Q&A sessions after panels or, better yet, the opportunity to sign up for one-on-one consultations. Two-minute writing conferences may be the main interaction we have with our student writers during independent writing time, but it's not the only type we can have. Strategy Groups As mentioned earlier, strategy groups fit nicely as a complement to our one-to-one conferences, and help to ease the pressure of trying to do too much in two minutes.