Connect, Confer, Respond

Jessie Borgman, Troy Wayne Hicks

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In this CCCC webinar, three faculty members—Troy Hicks (Central Michigan University), Jessie Borgman (Arizona State University), and Casey McArdle (Michigan State University)—share their theories and practices for online writing instruction. Hicks will share his strategies for connecting with students in an online environment through conferring with as well as responding to writing using web-based tools. Borgman and McArdle will discuss the Personal, Accessible, Responsive, Strategic (PARS) approach to online writing instruction, their co-created website, The Online Writing Instructors Community (, and their recently published book, <i>Personal, Accessible, Responsive, Strategic: Resources and Strategies for Online Writing Instructors</i>. They will offer several quick and easy strategies that online writing instructors can incorporate into their classes to facilitate a better user experience for both faculty and students. An audience-driven and facilitated Q&A with the speakers follows, facilitated by Brett Griffiths, Director of Reading and Writing Studios at Macomb Community College.
Original languageEnglish
StatePublished - Apr 22 2020
EventOnline Environments and Your Students: Strategies to Inform Writing Instruction Webinar - Online
Duration: Apr 22 2020Apr 22 2020


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