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Saturday, February 26 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
L2 Writing: An Asset Based Lens Promotes Writing Proficiency

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Based writing from Marshallese students, this presentation suggests an instructional approach beyond error identification to include first language and culture assets in writing instruction and assessment. Implications, connections, and implementation are discussed for educators serving Pacific Islanders.

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Jill Pagels

Professor, Sam Houston State University
I recently completed my doctorate in literacy, with a bilingual literacy focus. This degree (Sam Houston State University 2021) compliments my MA TESOL (SHSU, 2013) and BA Linguistics (University of Arizona, 1985). Language, culture, and diversity have always fascinated me, as interaction... Read More →

Saturday February 26, 2022 11:15am - 12:00pm PST
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