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Thursday, June 5: The registration table will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. The Graduate Student Conference on Second Language Writing will take place between 8:45 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., followed by a social gathering.

Friday, June 6: Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. The Symposium itself will start at 9:30 a.m. After the final session, which will end at about 5:30 p.m., there will be a cash bar and a dinner (included in the registration) in the Purdue Memorial Union. Publisher's exhibits will be available throughout the day.

Saturday, June 7: Continental breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m., and sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m. The Symposium concludes at about 5:00 p.m. Publisher's exhibits will be available throughout the day.

Writing Lab Tours 
Tours of Purdue University's Writing Lab will be conducted Thursday through Saturday for all interested Symposium attendees. Tour times are listed in the schedule below. For details, please contact Jaisree Jayaraman.


8:00-8:45 Registration

8:45-9:00 Introduction

9:00-10:15 Session A (STEW 214ABCD)
Group 1 - Lessons from First-Year ESL Writing - Session Chair: Crissy McMartin-Miller

Elizabeth L. Angeli, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Risk in the Second Language Writing Classroom: Students' Perceptions and Teaching's Response

Nick David, Brigham Young University
A University ESL Writing Course Evaluation

Tanita Saenkhum, Arizona State University
Transfer of Knowledge from First-Year ESL Writing Classes to Writing in the Disciplines: Case Studies

Group 2 - L2 Writing for Children - Session Chair: TBA

Alexandros Bantis, University of Southern California
Using Task Based Writing Instruction to Provide Differentiated Instruction for English Language Learners

Yun-I Tung, Yuan Ze University
Study of Teaching Cohesive Devices through Reading Storybooks Aloud: Its Effects on Elementary School EFL Students' Writings

Group 3 - The Relationship between Speaking and L2 Writing - Session Chair: Yin Ling Cheung

Michael D. Hubert, Purdue University
The Relationship between Writing and Speaking in the US Foreign Language Classroom

Kazumi Matsumoto, Purdue University
The Relationship between Spoken and Written Languages in L2/FL Writing Development

Ho Jung Yu, Arizona State University
Reading in the L2 Writing Processes through the Lens of the Classroom Talk: Exploratory Case Studies

Group 4
- The Impacts of Peer Review in L2 Writing - Session Chair: Xinqiang Li

Chen Chia-Ling, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
Effects of the Use of Rubric Implemented for Peer Evaluation in EFL College Writing Class

Ricky Lam, The University of Hong Kong
Impact of Peer Review on EFL Students: A Case in Hong Kong

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:45 Session B (STEW 214ABCD)
Group 5
- L1 in L2 Writing - Session Chair: Brian Guthrie

Scott Chien-Hsiung Chiu, Michigan State University
Double Translation for Teaching L2 Writing: Exploiting the L1 in Foreign Language Contexts

Jeongsoo Pyo, The Ohio State University
Heritage Language Literacy Development: A Case Study of a Korean Middle School Student

Group 6 - Perspectives on Genre and Audience - Session Chair: Elena Lawrick

M. Sidury Christiansen, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Building Multicompetent Writers in the L2 Classroom: Do Specific Audiences Change the Way Students Write?

Yu Kyung Kang, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Texts, Tests & TOEFL: Making of a Genre

Kwanghyun Park, Pennsylvania State University
Localized Recontextualization of Genre Awareness in an ESP Approach to L2 Writing

Group 7 - Sociolinguistic Perspectives - Session Chair: Jihyun Im

Yin Ling Cheung, Purdue University
The Challenges of Nonnative-English-Speaking Students in Publishing in Refereed Journals

Işıl Erduyan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Teaching Writing in Both Worlds: Notes from a NNS Writing Instructor

Gael Fonken, St Cloud State University
Glocal Complexity, Baroque Alignments, and Working-Class Adolescents: Co-Constructing Intel/legible Lessons in a Bengali English-Medium School

Group 8 - Sociocultural Perspectives - Session Chair: Cris Elder

Steve Fraiberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mediating Multilingual and Multimodal Contexts: A Sociocultural Study of an Israeli Web-Based Start-Up Company

John Hitz, Purdue University
The Social Impact of EFL Writing Instruction in Turkey

11:45-12:45 Lunch Break

12:25-12:45 Purdue Writing Lab Tour:
Meet at Stewart Center 202

12:45-2:00 Session C (STEW 214ABCD)
Group 9 - The Effects of Feedback
- Session Chair: Beth Kramer

Helena Hall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Feedback: A Tricky Matter

Rachel Hansen, Brigham Young University
The Effects of Second Language Learning on the Perception of Direct and Indirect Speech

K. James Hartshorn, Brigham Young University
The Effect of Manageable Corrective Feedback on L2 Writing Accuracy

Group 10 - Plagiarism in L2 Writing - Session Chair: Steve Simpson

Brooke E. Musser, University of Toledo
The Writing Center as a Defense Against Unintentional Plagiarism

Talinn Phillips, Ohio University
Modeling Lessons, "Plagiarizing," and L2 Graduate Writer Authority

Sachiko Yasuda, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Corpus-based approach to EAP writing courses: Analyzing citation practices in different disciplines

Group 11 - Writing Center - Session Chair: Tanita Saenkhum

Natalie Dielman, The University of Toledo
Differences Among ESL Students in the Writing Center

Jaisree Jayaraman, Purdue University
Tutoring ESL Writers in the Writing Center: How to Avoid the Proofreading Trap

Group 12 - Interactions in L2 Writing - Session Chair: Michael D. Hubert

Muhammad Abdul-Mageed, Indiana University, Bloomington
Metadiscourse in Electronic L2 Writing: The Case of English E-mail Shared among Egyptian Academic E-groups' Participants

Hana Kang, The Ohio State University
Teaching Chinese Writing with a Contrastive Rhetoric Perspective: A Case Study in Chinese Email Writing

2:00-2:15 Break

2:15-3:30 Session D
Group 13
- New Modes of L2 Writing - Session Chair: Fatima Esseili

Rossana Camacho & Megan Palmer, Brigham Young University
Developing Writing Fluency through Computer-Mediated Communication

Carter Winkle, Barry University
Audio-Enhanced Feedback for Emergent Students' Writing: How English Language Learners Respond to Virtual Mediation

Group 14 - Perspectives on Problem Solving in L2 Writing - Session Chair: Jaisree Jayaraman

Houxiang Li & Mei-Hsing Tsai, The Pennsylvania State University
Advice Delivery and Receipt in Peer Review Sessions in an ESL Graduate Writing Class

Daehyeon Nam, Indiana University, Bloomington
ESL Writers' Vocabulary Choices in Cultural Contrasts

Group 15 - Pedagogical Practices - Session Chair: John Hitz

Mutsumi Inokawa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Comparison of In-Class and Outside Class Essays

Sungwoo Kim, Pennsylvania State University
Dialogue Journal as a site for Dynamic Assessment: A Preliminary Study

Tor Lindbloom, University of Minnesota
Conversations with the Community: Applying Critical Pedagogy in the ESL Composition Classroom

Group 16 - Role of Feedback and Motivations in SLW - Session Chair: Beril Tezeller Arik

Leslie Altena, University of Pennsylvania
Second Language Acquisition and Second Language Writing

Soo Hyon Kim, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Effects of Noticing and Reformulation on Revision in Second Language Writing

Yan Zhao, University of Warwick, UK
Creative Writing in L2: Processes and Learning Potential.

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-5:00 Session E
Group 17
- Historical Perspectives on Second Language Writing - Session Chair: Beril Tezeller Arik

Yuan-Yu Karen Morgan, Purdue University
An Overview of Studies on Writing Chinese as a Foreign Language

Karen Power, Cedarville University
First Generation L2 Composition Scholars:  The Process Era

Group 18 - Qualitative Research and L2 Writing Instruction - Session Chair: Wongjan Poolpoem

Hyunju Lee, The Ohio State University
Teaching First Year EAP Writing: The Role of "Genre"

Hong Ye, University of Melbourne
The Missing Link: Between Creativity and Writing of Chinese English Learners

Group 19 - To Be a Native Speaker or Not to Be - Session Chair: Shihyu Chang

Davi S. Reis, The Pennsylvania State University
Challenging the Native Speaker Myth in the ESL Writing Classroom: How Identity Shapes Practice

5:15-6:00 Small Group Discussions

6:30 Social Gathering - Nine Irish Brothers, 119 Howard Avenue, West Lafayette

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8:30-9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast (STEW 214D)

9:30-9:45 Introduction (STEW 214ABC)

9:45-10:30 Keynote I (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Tony Silva

Melinda Reichelt, University of Toledo, USA
Foreign Language Writing: An Overview

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:45 Session A (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Xiaoye You

Rachida Elqobai, Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco
EFL in the Moroccan Educational System: The Whys and Hows

Yukiko Abe Hatasa, University of Hiroshima, Japan
L2 Writing Instruction in Japanese as a Foreign Language

11:45-1:30 Lunch Break

12:45-1:05 Purdue Writing Lab Tour: Meet at Stewart Center 214D

1:05-1:30 Purdue Writing Lab Tour: Meet at Stewart Center 214D

1:30-2:15 Keynote II (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Liz Murphy

Marcela Ruiz-Funes, East Carolina University, USA
Reading to Write in a Foreign Language: Cognition and Task Representation

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:30 Session B (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Deborah Crusan

Hadara Perpignan, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Ideas into Words: Narrowing the Gap in Doctoral Candidates’ Academic Writing in EFL

Luciana C. de Oliveira, Purdue University, USA
Teaching EFL Writing in Brazil: Issues and Possibilities

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:45 Session C (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Tony Cimasko

Natalie Lefkowitz, Central Washington University, USA
Writing the Wrongs: Foreign and Heritage Language Instructors’ Quest for Accuracy

Hui-Tzu Min, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
A Principled Eclectic Approach to Teaching EFL Writing in Taiwan

5:30-6:00 Cash Bar (Purdue Memorial Union)

6:00-8:00 Dinner (Purdue Memorial Union)

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8:30-9:30 Continental Breakfast (STEW 214D)

9:30-10:15 Keynote III (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Melinda Reichelt

Rosa Manchón, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
The Language Learning Potential of Writing in foreign Language Contexts: Lessons from Research

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Session A (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Harry Harris

Oleg Tarnopolsky, Dnipropetrovsk University of Economics and Law, Ukraine
Teaching English Writing in Ukraine: Principles and Practices

Helga Thorson, University of Victoria, Canada
Student Perceptions of Writing as a Tool for Increasing Oral Proficiency in German

11:30-1:30 Lunch Break

12:30-1:00 Purdue Writing Lab Tour: Meet at Stewart Center 214D

1:00-1:30 Purdue Writing Lab Tour: Meet at Stewart Center 214D

1:30-2:15 Keynote IV (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Julio Roca de Larios

Jean Marie Schultz, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Second Language Writing in the Era of Globalization

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-3:30 Session B (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: M. Sidury Christiansen

Kees van Esch & Marly Nas, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Writing in Spanish as a FL in Nijmegen: In Search of a Balance

Wenyu Wang, Nanjing University, China
Teaching Academic Writing to Advanced EFL Learners in China: Principles and Challenges

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:45 Keynote V (STEW 214ABC) - Session Chair: Paul Kei Matsuda

Icy Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Issues and Challenges in Teaching and Learning EFL Writing: The Case of Hong Kong

4:45-5:00 Closing Remarks (STEW 214ABC)


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