High School to College Writing Symposium

Join us for a symposium that provides the opportunity for high school English teachers and first-year college writing teachers a chance to discuss common practices and shared goals. Look forward to a collaborative conversation about the teaching of writing, assignments, and assessments. Become better informed about your students’ future writing expectations and how you can prepare them for the challenges of writing in college courses.

Keynote presentations include:

The View from the Writing Center: Student Experiences, Expectations, Readiness, and Struggles with Nancy Linh Karls, director of the UW Madison Writing Center

Modern Language Association (MLA) + Conference on College Composition & Communication (CCCC) AI Taskforce Update with Sarah Johnson, director of the Madison College Writing Center

Impact of AI on Writing Instruction, Assignments, and Assessment with Emily Hall, director of UW Madison Writing Across the Curriculum and Writing Fellows & Laura Grossenbacher, director of UW Madison College of Engineering’s Technical Communications Program

Breakout sessions include:

  • English 100 @ UW Madison & Madison College
  • Information Literacy
  • Multimodal Composition
  • Writing Center Pedagogy and Perspectives
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Assessment Responses to AI
  • AI Adapted Assignments
  • AI Writing & STEM


Where: Wisconsin Idea Room, UW-Madison Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, Madison, WI

When: Thursday, November 30, 2023 9AM – 3:30PM

Cost: $125 / person; $100 / person for groups of 3 or more OR for GMWP alumni; all registrations include lunch

Registration Now Open!