Learning to be a Writer, Again: Lessons from the Oregon Writing Project Summer Workshop

Presenter: Penelope Diebel, Oregon State University

Email: penny.diebel@eou.edu

Home Page: http://www.eou.edu/~osuag

Abstract: The presenter shared experiences from the Oregon Writing Project Summer Workshop including writing as learning, making better writers…not better papers, expectations of ESL writers, and whether the best teachers of writers are writers themselves. The presenter's plans for changing writing assignments and grading practices and overall perspectives of writers were described.

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Contact Information: 
Penelope L. Diebel
Oregon State University
OSU Agriculture Program
One University Blvd
LaGrande, OR 97850
Voice: 541- 962-3789
Fax 541-962-3444