Materials for “Baptism by Fire: Fostering Connection in the Virtual Classroom,” UC Writing Programs Conference

video engagement with self/peers/teacher/course – introductions

paired engagement with peers/texts/tasks – speed friending

group engagement with peers and own story via course material – literacy narrative

group engagement with peers and writing integrity via language editing – “write to express not impress”

group engagement with process of presentation – group led discussion workshop

individual and group engagement with text via creativity – fan fiction

group engagement with peers and self via language editing – noting how concrete writing feels

group engagement with peers via structural editing – re-configuring the essay’s narrative

group engagement with peers and course concepts – critical lens

group engagement through self reflection and sharing – reflecting on Moana essay process

individual engagement with campus writing support systems

group engagement via syntax work – practice in the paramedic method

group and individual engagement with detail and flow – memoir writing

paired engagement with memoir editing – speed friending

group engagement with text, construction of text, and preparation for author visit – Dhaliwal visit questions

group engagement with the writing portfolio – familiarizing with multiple support options

group engagement with peers via portfolio content’s page – considering sample portfolios