Professor Dana Driscoll of the English Department was selected as the Keynote Speaker at the Middle East–North Africa Writing Centers Alliance 2016 Biennial Conference taking place April 21–22, 2016, in Muscat, Oman.
During the visit, she will also be doing a professional development workshop for English language teachers on teaching for learning transfer. In addition, she will be visiting two different writing centers for consultations.
The title of Professor Driscoll’s keynote presentation is “Ideals vs. Reality in Students’ Literate Development: Learning Transfer, Metacognition, and the Role of Writing Centers.”
The joint writing centers conference was hosted by the Oman 16th International English Language Teaching (ELT) Conference.
Department of English