Symposium on Second Language Writing
Second Language Writing Instruction in Contexts
September 30-October 2, 2004
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Xiaoming Li, Tony Silva

Tentative Program

Thursday, September 30. Graduate Student Conference on Second Language Writing.

Friday, October 1. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m.The Symposium itself will begin at 8:45 a.m. After the final session, which will end at about 5:00 p.m., there will be a dinner (included in the registration) in the Purdue Memorial Union. Publisher's Exhibits will be available throughout the day in Stewart Center 218D.

Saturday, October 2. Continental breakfast will be served from 8 a.m., and sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. The Symposium concludes at about 5:30 p.m. Publisher's Exhibits will be available throughout the day in Stewart Center 218D.

Thursday (GSC)
Friday (Symposium)
Saturday (Symposium)

Thursday, September 30 - Graduate Student Conference

8:00-8:45 Registration (Stewart Center 214CD)

8:45-9:00 Introduction (Stewart Center 214CD)

9:15-10:30 Session A

A-1 (Stewart Center 218 A)
Session Chair: Scott Baxter
Gwen Gray Schwartz, "Placing Generation 1.5 Students: Issues of Identification, Ethics, and Agency"

Tamara Burton, "Meeting the Needs of L2 University Students Without Isolating Them from Their L1 Peers"

A-2 (Stewart Center 218 B)
Session Chair: Huiling Ding
Yichun Liu, "Translation Model and Methodological Design"
Saul Santos Garcia, "Vocabulary-Related Problems in L1 and L2 Writing: Strategy Use"
Christie L. Daniels, "Rhetorical Variation and L2 Vocabulary Development"

A-3 (Stewart Center 218 C)
Session Chair: Rachida Elqobai
Theresa Hyland, "Drawing a Line in the Sand: A Comparison of EL1 and EL2 Citation Practices"
Iswari Pandey, "The Plagiarism Industry"
Jeremie Seror, "University Policy and Official Documents' Impact on L2 Writing Development"

A-4 (Stewart Center 218 D)
Session Chair: Kyung-Hee Bae
Julien Simon, "A New Dimension in Literary Genres Apprehension: From X-Ray to Flesh"
Carolyn C. Greco, "'Can I Put a Story in an Academic Paper?'"

A-5 (Stewart Center 214CD)
Session Chair: Kanok-on Glass
Karen Macbeth, "Approaching Culture: The Scenic Route to Academic Discourse"
Yufeng Zhang, "Task Representation & L2 Writers"
Stefan Frazier, "How Students Invoke Culture in ESL Writing Class Group Work"

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00 Session B

B-1 (Stewart Center 218 A)
Session Chair: Christina Ortmeier-Hooper
Ya'nan Fan, "Learning to Write in a Midwestern Urban School: A Case Study of a Vietnamese Immigrant Student"
Jason Stegemoller, "An Exploration of Second Language Writing Experiences of an Immigrant Student and an International Student"
Youngjoo Yi, "Generation 1.5 Students' Writing Practices in Their First and Second Language"

B-2 (Stewart Center 218 B)
Session Chair: Steve Simpson
Jay Jordan, "ESL, Comp, and Composition: Terms, Assumptions, and Implications"
K. Eileen Cannon & Maria N. Fruit, "Advancing Interdisciplinary Models"
Talinn Phillips, "Bridging the Disciplinary Divide"

B-3 (Stewart Center 218 C)
Session Chair: Lu Liu
Marcelle Haddix, "African American Vernacular English as a Resource in the Writing Classroom"
Rachida Elqobai Hamdaoui, "The L1 Effect on L2 Writing: Which L1?"
Minyang Hong, "Reflections on Spirituality in Second Language Writing"

B-4 (Stewart Center 218 D)
Session Chair: Yichun Liu
Fify Juliana, "The Effects of Technological Literacy on Students Perceptions Towards Academic and Second Language Literacies"
Kazuaki Nakazawa, "The Word Processor as a Language Learning Tool: A Research Proposal"
Cathryn Crosby, "Hypertext and the Reading/Writing Processes of L2 Learners"

B-5 (Stewart Center 214CD)
Session Chair: Laurel Reinking
Robin Roots, "Writing Centers and Their Changing Clients: The Assumptions of Writing Center Practice"
Anna Lee McKennon, "Ethnographic Study of Obstacles Faced by Asian ESL Writers in American Academia"

12:00-1:30 Lunch Break

1:30-2:45 Session C

C-1 (Stewart Center 218 A)
Session Chair: Elizabeth Patton
Yu Qin, "'Social Harmony' in ESL Writing: Chinese Students and the Debate over Critical Literacy"
Yoko Hangui, "Do Native Speakers of English and ESL Japanese Writers Write Request Emails Differently?"
Jim McKinley, "Learning English Writing in Japanese Universities: Developing Critical Argument and Establishing Writer Identity"

C-2 (Stewart Center 218 B)
Session Chair: Michelle Cox
Scott J. Baxter, "Telling the Story of One L2 Writer in Computer Science"
Kent Lee, "Writing about Research Paradigms in EAP and ESL"
Rebekha Abbuhl, "Legal Writing for the Advanced L2 Learner: The Effect of Feedback and Instruction on Writing Quality"

C-3 (Stewart Center 218 C)
Session Chair: Yufeng Zhang
Semire Dikli, "Writing Processes of the Proficient ESL Writers"
William Harle, Jr., "Ensuring a Seat at the Table: Exploring Meaningful Response and Revision in Second Language Composition"
Abbas Zare-ee Tajareh, "EFL Learners' Proficiency in English and Their Writing Performance on a Letter Writing Task"

C-4 (Stewart Center 218 D)
Session Chair: Lukasz Salski
Maureen White, "Speaking English is NOT Enough: An Exploration of Departmental Policies Affecting Graduate ESL Instructor Training"
Mimi Rosenbush, "Writing in the First Year College Classroom: From the Perspective of Polish Students"

C-5 (Stewart Center 214CD)
Session Chair: Nadya Tanova
Tae-Eun Kim, "The Role of Writing and Scaffolded Writing Activity for Korean English Language Learners"
Subarna Banerjee, "Ways of Arguing: ESL Undergraduates' Formulation of Arguments in Academic Papers"

2:45-3:00 Break

3:00-4:15 Session D

D-1 (Stewart Center 218 A)
Session Chair: Tarez Graban
Semire Dikli, "Automated Essay Scoring"
Yuanyuan Hu, "An Approach to Evaluating Writing in the ESL Composition Classroom: Benefits and Ethical Concerns"
Manuel Senna IV & Sachiko Shimogama, "Effective Teacher Commentary Across Levels"

D-2 (Stewart Center 218 B)
Session Chair: Mike Garcia
Gwendolyn Williams, "Voice Versus Identity in Second Language Writing"
Marcia Buell, "Ethnic and Cultural Identity Representation in Application Essays"
Joleen R. Hanson, "The Use of Private Writing in the Adult ESL Classroom"

D-3 (Stewart Center 218 C)
Session Chair: Xiaoye You
Yasufumi Iwasaki, "On the Use of Particles in Compositions by Students of Japanese as a Foreign Language"
Nadya Tanova, "Language-Switching Behavior in the L3 Composing Process"

D-4 (Stewart Center 218 D)
Session Chair: Gigi Taylor
Anna Youngkyung Min, "They Are Comparable Credit. Are They Comparable Courses?"
Silvia Pessoa, "Students Experiences in ESL and Composition Courses"

D-5 (Stewart Center 214CD)
Session Chair: Elena Poltavtchenko
Elizabeth Patton, "Writing Their Way into Purdue and the World"
Lu Liu and Yufeng Zhang, "The Evolution of English 002: A Historical Case Study of an ESL Graduate Writing Seminar"
Fahad Alqurashi, "Why Introducing Electronic Peer-Review Is Hard in Saudi Arabia"


4:30-5:30 Small Group Discussion (Stewart Center 214CD, 218 A, B, C, D)

5:30-6:00 Closing Remarks (Stewart Center 214CD)

Thursday (GSC)
Friday (Symposium)
Saturday (Symposium)

Friday, October 1 - Symposium (Day 1)

8:00-8:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast (Stewart Center 218D)

8:45-9:00 Introduction (Stewart Center 218ABC)

9:00-9:45 Plenary Speaker 1 (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Tony Silva

Ilona Leki, "The Legacy of Freshman Composition"

10:00-11:00 Session E (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Michelle Cox

Barbara Kroll, "Complicating Factors in Addressing the English Language Needs of International Visa Students"
Stephanie Vandrick, "Shifting Sites, Shifting Identities: A Thirty-Year Case Study"

11:15-12:15 Session F (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Sheryl Slocum

Guillaume Gentil, "EAP and Technical Writing without Borders: The Impact of Departmentalization on the Teaching and Learning of Academic Writing in a First and Second Language"
Jessie Moore Kapper, "Mapping Post-Secondary Classifications and Second Language Writing Research"

12:15-1:45 Lunch Break

1:45-2:30 Plenary Speaker 2 (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Xiaoye You

Sara Cushing Weigle, "Investing in Assessment: Designing Writing Tests to Promote Positive Washback"

2:45-3:45 Session G (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Joleen Hanson

Deborah Crusan, "Politics and Policies of Implementing Online Directed Sself-Placement for Second Language Writers"
Wei Zhu, "Institutional Policies and Writing in University Content Classrooms"

4:00-5:00 Session H (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Alejandro Curado

Christine Tardy & Christine Norris, "Teaching and Learning Disciplinary Writing: A Teacher-Researcher Dialogue"
Kevin Eric De Pew, "Different Writers, Different Writing: Making Administrative Decisions about International Tteaching Assistants"

6:00-8:00 Dinner (Purdue Memorial Union)

Thursday (GSC)
Friday (Symposium)
Saturday (Symposium)

Saturday, October 2 - Symposium (Day 2)

8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast (Stewart Center 218D)

9:00-9:45 Plenary Speaker 3 (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Paul Kei Matsuda

Danling Fu, "A Look at English Language Learners' Writing Development and the New York City Department of Education's Recommendations for ESL/Bilingual Instruction"

10:00-11:00 Session I (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Gigi Taylor

Karen L. Newman & Rosie Maum, "NNESTs in K-12 ESL Writing Contexts"
Kerry Enright Villalva, "Reform, Writing, and Generation 1.5"

11:15-11:45 Session J (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: John H. Steele

Xiaoye You, "Responding to Globalization: Teaching English as an International Language (EIL) Writing in Chinese Universities"

11:45-1:30 Lunch Break

1:30-2:15 Plenary Speaker 4 (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Christina Ortmeier-Hooper

Jessica Williams, "The Role(s) of Writing Centers in Ssecond Language Writing Instruction"

2:30-3:30 Session K (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Dorrie Brass

Angela M. Dadak & John Hyman, "No ESL Allowed: What's a College Writing Program to Do?"
Ryuko Kubota & Kimberly Abels, "Institutional Lack of English Support for International Students: Addressing Problems through Collaboration"

3:45-4:45 Session L (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Jill Burkindine

Josha Thoms, Idoia Elola, Carol Severino & Binnan Gao, "Writing in FL Contexts: Policies and Purposes"

5:00-5:45 Session M (Stewart Center 218ABC)
Session Chair: Chrsitina Ortmeier-Hooper

Jane Stanley, Margi Wald, & Michelle Winn, "From Mixed (Up) to Blended: Using Student Self-Reports to Bridge the L1-L2 Composition Divide"

5:45-6:00 Closing Remarks (Stewart Center 218ABC)

Thursday (GSC)
Friday (Symposium)
Saturday (Symposium)
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