Driscoll Gives Keynote Address at Writing Center Conference

Posted on 3/26/2018 8:12:16 AM

Dana Lynn Driscoll (English, Composition and TESOL doctoral program) offered the keynote address at the East Central Writing Center Association in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, March 23, 2018.

The title of the keynote address was “Tutoring the Whole Person: Emotions, Writerly Development, and Emotional Labor in the Writing Center.”

The keynote explored the role of addressing student emotions surrounding writing in tutoring sessions, and described how emotional management is a key skill for developing writers for long-term learning.

Department of English