For College Writing Instructors

CCCC 2016 included four “keynote workshops” for writing faculty to develop strategies for action. Each workshop was offered several times during the convention, providing attendees multiple opportunities to attend. Workshops were created and offered by organizers to offer strategies for making make change.

If you’re a writing instructor, program director, consultant, or student interested changing stories about writers or writing in smart, safe, savvy ways, these materials can help you get started.

Glenda H. Eoyang (Dynamic Systems Institute):  “Narrowing and Naming your Sticky Issue

Jenna Fournel (Communications Director, NCTE and co-writer of Everyday Advocacy) :  “Strategic Framing for Effective Action” (handout)

Lori Shorr (Philadelphia Mayor’s Office/Temple University) and Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt (Yakima Valley Community College/NCTE Policy Fellow):  “Influencing Policy.” (handout)

Cathy Fleischer (English professor at Eastern Michigan University, author of Teachers Organizing for Change and lead writer for Everyday Advocacy): “Developing an Action Plan.”