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Thursday, 27 December

11. Current Research Agendas in Composition and Writing Program Administration

3:30–4:45 p.m., Columbus Hall G, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Council of Writing Program Administrators

Presiding: Linda Adler-Kassner, Eastern Michigan Univ.

1. “The Search for ‘Replicable, Aggregable, and Data-Supported’ Research: Rethinking What Actually Happens in Writing Center Tutorials,” Linda S. Bergmann, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette; Laurel Reinking, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

2. “But What Difference Can It Make? A Small-Scale Study of Course-Based Peer Tutoring,” Dara Rossman Regaignon, Pomona Coll.

3. “How Do Teaching Assistants Put Theory into Practice? Researching the Effectiveness of Teaching-Assistant Education in Composition,” E. Shelley Reid, George Mason Univ.

Respondent: Chris Anson, North Carolina State Univ.

For copies of abstracts, visit www.wpacouncil.org.

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