Wisconsin Literacy Research Symposium

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Wisconsin Literacy Research Symposium


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Writing Instruction: Research into Practice

JUNE 21-22, 2018 
 Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton

Come spend two days with well-known literacy researchers! Hear about cutting-edge research on writing instruction and consider how to make it practical in your classroom, school, or district! Interact with other participants and with presenters to reflect, share, and learn together. Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch on both days and digital access to materials provided by speakers.

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$249 | $99 - Graduate student

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Presenter Bios

Thursday, June 21     

Friday, June 22        

Deborah Brandt

Deborah Brandt

Writing Instruction and
Writing in the "Real" World  

Anne Haas Dyson  

Anne Haas Dyson

Young Children Writing

Marcelle Haddix 

Marcelle Haddix

Urban Adolescents Writing Their Lives 

Maria Paula Ghiso

Maria Paula Ghiso

Writing of Elementary Students
Who are Emergently Bilingual

Troy Hicks 

Troy Hicks

Digital Writing, Digital Teaching

Shawna Coppola

Shawna Coppola

Bringing it All Home: Research into Practice



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Single: $97 | Double: $109
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Enter the dates of your stay then enter the group code which is 0618WLRS

or call to make a reservation the number (920)-733-8000 or 1-800 242-3499

Recieve Credit

For information about course credit for participation in the Symposium, contact one of the campuses below.

Cardinal Stritch
Dr. Julie Steuber
(414) 410-4361


UW La Crosse
Dr. Yuko Iwai
(608) 785-5407

UW Madison
Dr. Dawnene Hassett 
(608) 263-4666


UW Milwaukee
Dr. Leanne Evans
(414) 229-7324
UW Oshkosh 
Dr. Cathy Toll
(920) 424-4444

UW Stevens Point 
Dr. Lynda D. Fernholz
(715) 346-3223
UW Whitewater

Dr. John Zbikowski
(262) 472-4860


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Cathy Toll


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