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Erickson Presents at TSCA

October 15, 2013

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This past weekend, Dr. Joe Erickson, assistant professor of English and Director of the First-Year Writing Program, attended the Texas Speech Communication Association Conference in Corpus Christi, TX where he met with educators from Texas high schools, community colleges, and universities to discuss his participation in the AVATAR project last spring. The title of his presentation was “Academics for Vertical Alignment Training and Renewal (AVATAR): Helping Students Transition from High School English to College Composition.”

 

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