Graduate Collaborations, Engagement and Technological Confidence

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Graduate Students Digitally Collaborating | Ellen Cecil-Lemkin: Coauthorship through digital platforms has increasingly become an accepted practice in the discipline, yet some spaces that have been slower to embrace these practices, such as the graduate classroom and curriculum. This presentation offers preliminary insight on how graduate student collaborate using digital platforms by reporting on coauthoring within a graduate class and discussing the ways in which graduate students navigated the digital space to collaboratively compose.

Personalization and Engagement in Dissertation Writing Groups | Simone Sessolo, Louis Cicciarelli: In this presentation, we plan to share with the Computers and Writing community the results of our research in creating a website that works as an interactive space to increase personalization, engagement, and creativity in graduate writing. Our research goal is to increase academic innovation and digital education, specifically targeting the difficulties graduate students encounter in writing their dissertations.

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Davis 184
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Concurrent Session B