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Visions and Sites of Online Literacy Education

2021 Conference Program

Below is the program for the 2021 Visions and Sites conference, which will be held January 29, 2021. Note that recordings, with the  exception of the Welcome Video are typically made available only to GSOLE members.

GSOLE 2021 Conference banner: "Global Society of Online Literacy Educators hosts with Old Dominion University: Visions and Sites of Online Literacy Education, January 29, 2021"

January 19, 2021

Opening of Asychronous Engagement

The GSOLE Annual Conference actually starts ten days before the main sessions. Attendees are encouraged to view the Welcome video and visit the Praxis Poster Hall, contributing to the asynchronous discussion prior to the synchronous sessions on January 29.

President's Welcome Video


Praxis Post(er) Hall

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January 29, 2021

8:00-8:15 am EST: Live Welcome

Come join GSOLE Vice President and Conference Chair Cat Mahaffey for a welcome message before the first sessions start.

Agenda:

8:00am - Conference Welcome
8:10am - Praxis Post(er) Drawings

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8:30 - 9:45 am EST: Concurrent Session One

Site Share Panel 1: Lincoln University 

Moderator: Pavel Zemliansky

"The Need for Linguistically and Culturally Inclusive Writing Programs: Toward a More Anti-Resistant, Neurofluent Pedagogy" 

Connor Campbell, Lincoln University

Shelly Norris, Lincoln University

Kathleen Turner Ledgerwood, Lincoln University

Paper Panel 1: Transforming Transnational and Trans-lingual Learning Contexts

Moderator: Ashleigh Petts

"(Re)thinking Access in Transnational Contexts: the Experience of a First-time OLI Instructor"

Nancy Henaku, Michigan Tech

"Teaching International Students Online During" COVID-19

Meghalee Das, Texas Tech

"Orchestrated Discussion in an Online Academic Writing Course for International Students"

Dmitri Stanchevici, George Washington University

Ignite Talk: "Inclusive Translingual and Multilingual Remote Support for the Composition Classroom"

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Barbara George, Kent State University, Salem

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9:55am-10:55am EST - First Plenary Session

"‘Spatio-hybrid,’ ‘chrono-hybrid,’ “classroom,’ ‘homework,’ and other puzzling OLI terms"

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Scott Warnock

Drexel University

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10:55 am -11:25 am EST: First Inter-Session Break

 Sponsors Label:"SPONSORS" in gray at 90-degree orientation starting from the bottom.  PowerNotes Placard: "Power Notes: "Better Writing Through better research. To learn more about our tools for students and educators schedule a demo or visit blog PowerNotes.com  

Join our sponsor demos and GSOLE talks for a chance to win prizes! A new name is drawn for each five-minute time slot below. Visit the Keeping the Conversation Going forum to see if you’ve won.

Agenda:

10:55 am - Sponsor Presentation: PowerNotes

11:05 am - GSOLE Talk: OLI Certification

11:15 am - GSOLE Talk: OLOR (Online Literacy Open Resource)

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11:35 am-12:50 pm EST: Concurrent Session Two

​Site Share Panel 2: College of DuPage, Michigan State U., and Arizona State U.

Moderator: Mary F. McGinnis

"Beyond the Discussion Bored/Board"

Jason Snart, College of DuPage

Casey McArdle, Michigan State University

Jessie Borgman, Arizona State University


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Paper Panel 2: Driving Success through Student-Centered Pedagogies

Moderator: Ashlyn Walden

"Student Perceptions of Writing, Transfer, and Dispositions in Online First-Year Writing Courses"

Brian Urias, Bowling Green State University

"Communities of CURE: Undergraduate Research in the COVID-Era Classroom"

Angela Laflen, California State University, Sacramento, and Moira Fitzgibbons, Marist College

Ignite Talk: "Students are Users Too"

Dina Lopez, Texas Tech University

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Paper Panel 3: Performing a Pandemic Paradigm Shift in Pedagogy

Moderator: Lisa Bell

"Emergency Remote Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges Faced by Secondary Education Teachers in Greece"

Panagiota Samioti, University of Crete"

"Moving a Composition Program Online in a Hurry: The Politics and Policies of Emergency" Remote Instruction

Tyler S. Branson, University of Toledo, and Anthony Edgington, University of Toledo

"Changing with the Times: A Study of Instructors’ Preparedness for Remote Composition Delivery"

Pamela Lieske, Kent State University at Trumbull, Ana Wetzl, Kent State University at Trumbull, and Mahli Mechenbier, Kent State University at Geauga

"Designing Online First-Year Writing Courses Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic"

Mikenna Sims, California State University, Sacramento

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1:00 pm - 2:15 pm EST: Concurrent Session Three

 Sponsors Label:"SPONSORS" in gray at 90-degree orientation starting from the bottom.         Perusall Sponsor Placard: "A free social learning platform that incorporates an ebook reader and video player with collaborative annotation tools. Perusall motivates students intrinsically and extrinsically to come prepared for every class."
 

Site Share Panel 3: U. of Arizona, Nova Southeastern U., and U. of Texas--Rio Grande

Moderator: Jenny Sheppard

"Students’ Perceptions of the Role of Technology for Learning in FYW"

Catrina Mitchum, University of Arizona

Janine Morris, Nova Southeastern University

Marcela Hebbard, University of Texas--Rio Grande Valley

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Praxis Poster Respondent Forum

Panel Moderator: Kim Peck

Breakout Room Moderators: Mark Shealy, Michelle Bianco, Jen Cunningham

This session is designed to engage with our Praxis Posters. Attendees can interact with small groups of Praxis Poster presenters in breakout rooms. Attendees are encouraged but not required to preview the Praxis Posters before the session.

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Paper Panel 4: Constructing Inclusive Classroom Communities

Moderator: Sarah Zurhellen

"Social Presence and Social Identity in OWI"

Lyra Hilliard, University of Maryland, and Mary Stewart, CSU San Marcos

"Peaceful Teaching Practices in Online Writing Classes"

Crystal Sands, Walden University and Excelsior College

"What Military Students Can Teach Us about Online Literacy Education"

Meghan Velez, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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2:25 pm - 3:25 pm EST: Second Plenary Session

"Hashtag Literacy: Annotating (as) AntiRacism"

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Louis Maraj

University of Pittsburgh

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3:25 pm - 3:55 pm EST: Second Inter-Session Break 

ODU Graduate School Sponsor Placard: "Old Dominion University Graduate School; web address: www.odu.edu/graduateschool; Contact Us: email: graduateschool@odu.edu; phone: 757-683-4885"Visit ELI Review Presentation Page for 2021 GSOLE ConferenceSponsors Label:"SPONSORS" in gray at 90-degree orientation starting from the bottom.    

Join our sponsor demos and GSOLE talks for a chance to win prizes! A new name is drawn for each five-minute time slot below. Visit the Keeping the Conversation Going forum to see if you’ve won.

Agenda

3:25pm - Sponsor Presentation: ELI Review

3:35pm- Sponsor Presentation: Old Dominion University

3:45pm- GSOLE Talk: Webinars

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3:55 pm - 5:10 pm EST: Concurrent Session Four

Site Share Panel 4: Appalachian State University

Moderator: Mikala Jones

"Building and Sustaining Collaborative Communities During Crisis"

Sarah ZurhellenAppalachian State University

Elizabeth CarrollAppalachian State University

Julie KarausAppalachian State University

Kelly Terzaken, Appalachian State University

Miles Britton, Appalachian State University

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Paper Panel 5: Training Technology to Serve Teaching

Moderator: Janine Morris

"The Messy World of Online Literacy Instruction: Using Design-Based Methodology to Understand and Improve Our Students’ Experience"

Miranda L. Egger, University of Colorado Denver

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"Pedagogy Take the Wheel: It Ain't About the Tool"

Ashlyn Walden, UNC Charlotte, and Cat Mahaffey, UNC Charlotte

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"Digitalizing a University Writing Center"

Alana Kuhlman, Nairui Chen, Tanya Bychkovska, and Nathan Lemin, Northern Arizona University

Ignite Talk: "Using Flipgrid to Lighten the Literacy Load and Break Down Barriers"

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Christine Fiorite, Joliet Junior College

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5:20 pm -6:35 pm EST: Concurrent Session Five

Sponsors Label:"SPONSORS" in gray at 90-degree orientation starting from the bottom.Visit ELI Review Presentation Page for 2021 GSOLE Conference    

Site Share Panel 5: Global Society of Online Literacy Educators

Moderator: Angela Laflen

"On the Global Preparation of Online Literacy Instructors: A Tale of GSOLE’s Basic OLI Certification Development"

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Amy Cicchino, Auburn University

Mary Stewart, CSU San Marcos

Kevin DePew, Old Dominion University

Jason Snart, College of DuPage

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Paper Panel 6: Managing Modalities of Expression and Experience

Moderator: Christie Bogle

"Saving Instructional Time & Sanity: The Benefits of Student-Led Online Discussion Boards"

Megan J. Busch, University of South Carolina

"High-Time for Hyflex Learning: The Stress of Teaching Multiple Modalities for Students of Privilege and Students with Challenges"

Mary Lourdes Silva, Ithaca College

"Peer Review and Learning Community in First-Year Writing"

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Jennifer Cunningham, Kent State University, and Natalie Stillman-Webb, University of Utah


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