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June 18: A Day of learning led by Troy Hicks
Troester Media Center, 8:00am to 3:00pm
Lunch on your own from 11:00am to 12:00pm

Bio: Dr. Troy Hicks is an associate professor of English at Central Michigan University and focuses his work on the teaching of writing, literacy and technology, and teacher education and professional development. A former middle school teacher, he collaborates with K–12 colleagues and explores how they implement newer literacies in their classrooms. Hicks is director of CMU’s Chippewa River Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project, and he frequently conducts professional development workshops related to writing and technology. Also, Hicks is author of the The Digital Writing Workshop (Heinemann, 2009) and a co-author of Because Digital Writing Matters (Jossey-Bass, 2010). In March 2011, Hicks was honored with CMU’s Provost’s Award for junior faculty who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in research and creative activity. Most importantly, he is the father of six digital natives and is always learning something new about writing and technology from them.

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Blog: Digital Writing, Digital Teaching
Wiki: Resources for Digital Writing and Digital Teaching
Twitter: hickstro
Slideshare: hickstro
Books: The Digital Writing Workshop and Because Digital Writing Matters

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