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ESL Writing in Higher Education

The Ethics of Assessment and Grading

The ESL Writing in Higher Education Symposium was held on September 23, 2011, and was attended by classroom instructors, program administrators, writing center professionals, and ESL specialists to explore the alignment of student expectations, employer expectations, institutional standards, and research recommendations.

ESL is the term employed at this symposium to refer to bi-lingual and multi-lingual writers who are in the process of gaining fluency in American written English.

Keynote Presentation by Dr. Dana Ferris (PDF)

Recommended Readings, Compiled by Jules Thompson (PDF)

Selected Resources on L2 Writers and Assessment, Compiled by Dr. Dana Ferris (PDF)

Roster of Symposium Attendants (PDF)

Pictures (PDF)

Notes from the Symposium
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About the Symposium
Featured Speaker
Dr. Dana Farris, University of California, Davis
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