e_580 - The 2010 Symposium on Student Writing: Revision by...

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The 2010 Symposium on Student Writing: “Revision by Design” Sponsored by the University of Louisville Composition Program Thursday, April 8: Shumaker Research Building (behind Humanities) General Overview of Symposium : Revision is often messy, difficult work that tends to be brushed under the rug when writers present a finished project. In the 2010 Symposium on Student Writing, we want to bring to light the difficult decisions that writers make as they revise their work. We believe that the best revisions are the ones that look at the overall design of a text—how it is structured, what it is arguing, how it is presented—in order to re-envision new possibilities and new directions. Thus, we are calling for student presentations from writing classes across the university that illustrate the design choices that writers make as they revise their work. The symposium, therefore, provides an opportunity to make visible the learning and critical thinking processes that are already the cornerstone of most writing classes. Our Project (as described in the pamphlet that will be distributed during the Symposium)
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