Brief session descriptions


Alberta Writes 3: Conference Schedule
8:00-8:15 Registration, coffee, refreshments  
8:15-8:30 Opening remarks  
8:30 Greetings   


Conversation 1: What do studies in writing tell us about how students transform their writing skills across diverse contexts? Doug Brent, University of Calgary


Conversation 2: What challenges do employers face in developing employee writing skills? Pat Salt, Enmax Energy

Refreshments Break



Conversation 3: What interest does government have in supporting the cross-contextual development of writers? Pat Firminger,  Alberta Human Services


11:45-1:00 Lunch  


Conversation 4: How do we and how might we support adult students as they move through education and training and into the workplace? Laurel Madro, Corporate Readiness Training Program, Bow Valley College


Conversation 5: Implications for your own work and for a networked approach to addressing the development of writing ability in Alberta David Slomp, University of Lethbridge, & Roger Graves, University of Alberta

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