Mary Lourdes Silva

Associate Professor, Writing
School: School of Humanities and Sciences

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Presentations

2022 Somos Tango: Social Political Activism in Contemporary Tango Lyrics, will present virtually for the Global Society of Online Education webinar series 

2021 SCWriP Technology Institute Reflections and Revisions: What Have We Learned About Teaching Online During a Pandemic?, presented virtually at the South Coast Writing Project Technology Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara 

2021 Argentine Tango as Movement-Touch Literacy:  “In Bodying” & Writing as Modalities for Learning, presented virtually at the Writing Research Across Borders Conference, Xi’an, China

2020 How to Create a Tutorial for Students, presented virtually at the South Coast Writing Project Technology Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara. 

2020 It Takes a Class to Tango: Movement and Touch as a Mediational Tool for Connection, accepted at the “Teacher to Teacher” workshop at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (canceled due to pandemic)

2019 Writing to Dance, Dancing to Write, presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 

2019 Imaging the Research Process: Developing the Curious Mind, presented at the South Coast Writing Project Technology Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

2018 The Wicked Problem of Designing our Teaching: Problem-Solving and Teacher Collaboration, presented at the South Coast Writing Project Technology Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

2017 Anchoring in Patchwriting: An Exploratory Study of FYC Student Citation Practices, presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, Oregon

2017 Anchoring the First-Year Research Paper: An Exploratory Study of Student Citation Practices, presented at the Writing Research Across Borders Conference, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Columbia

2016 Survey Results of Student Attitudes of an Institutional Eportfolio Assessment, presented at the Research Network Forum at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, Texas

2016 Playing with Writing: Multimodality and Game Theory in the K-12 Writing Classroom, presented at the South Coast Writing Project Technology Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

2015 Grounding the Multiple Baseline Design: A Methodology for Studying Transfer, presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, Florida

2015 Chronicling the I to C to C: A Longitudinal Study of Eportfolio Implementation, presented at the Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Boise, Idaho

2014 Meaningful Assessment, Effective Pedagogy: Balancing Institutional, Departmental, and Classroom Priorities, co-presented at the SUNY Council on Writing Conference, Onondaga, New York

2014 Camtasia in the Cloud: A Case Study of Higher and Lower-Order Concerns in Peer-to-Peer Student Feedback, presented at the Writing Research Across Borders Conference, Université Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Défense, France

2014 Looking for Transfer: The Generic Discursive Resources and Rhetorical Strategies of Citation Use in First-Year Writing, presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, Indiana

2013 The iPad Study Group: Novice and Expert SCWriP Fellows Connect, presented a poster session at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts

2013 Rubrics, Assessments, and the Integrative Core Curriculum: Involving Students in the Development of an E-Portfolio System, presented at the Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Georgia Southern University

2012 Evernote in the Classroom: Using a Clipping, Note-Taking, and Tagging Software to Organize Students’ Online Research Activities, presented at the Computer Connection and Digital Pedagogy Poster Sessions as part of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, Missouri

2012 Camtasia in the Classroom: A Comparative Study of Students Providing Audio/Video Feedback via Camtasia and Written Feedback via Google Docs, presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

2012 Getto, G., & Silva, M.L. Doing Multimodal Research the Easy Way: A Workflow for Making Sense of Technologically Complex Communication Situations. Paper presented at the SIGDOC’12 Proceedings of the 30th ACM international Conference on Design of Communication, Seattle, Washington, USA, 3-5 October (pp. 89-94). New York, New York: ACM. Available at: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2379075&dl=ACM&coll=DL&CFID=158234547&CFTOKEN=18077075

2011 Designing the Next Generation of Composition Textbooks:  The 4-Minute YouTube Video, presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, Georgia

2011 From Google to Pegasus:  A Case study of the Navigational Strategy Development of Undergraduate Writing Research Students, presented at the Writing Research Across Borders Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

2010 From Google to Pegasus: A Case Study of the Metanavigation Support of Undergraduate Writing Research Students, presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, Purdue University, Indiana

2009 From Google to Pegasus: A Case Study of the Online Navigational Practices and Writing Development of Composition Students, presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2009 JustForFun:  Documents as Tools for Social and Cognitive Action Within a Professional Writing Classroom, presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, California

2009 From Google to Pegasus: A Case Study of the Online Research Behaviors, Metacognitive Development, and Writing Development of Composition Students, presented at the Graduate Research Network, UC Davis, California

2008 Our Quest to Create a Compelling Web Presence: South Coast Writing Project, presented at the National Writing Project Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas

2008 Camtasia in the Classroom: Student Responses to Teacher Feedback Videos, presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

2008 Learn to Write/Write to Learn in an Online Tax Database: Not Another Google Search, presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana

2008 From Navigation to Transformation:  Writing Research Within an Online Accounting Database, presented at the International Santa Barbara Conference on Writing Research, University of California, Santa Barbara 

2002 The Worksheet Mind, presented at California K-16 Partnerships and Student Success Conference, California State University, Long Beach

2003 Don’t Ask Questions—Answer Questions, presented at the College Composition and Communication Conference, New York, New York

2003 No. 2, presented at Writing: Language and a Postmodern Society English Graduate Student Association Conference, California State University, Fresno

2000 The Writing Collage, presented at Northern California Writing Centers Association, University of California, Berkeley

1999 The Writing Collage, presented at Pacific Coast Writing Centers Association, California State University, San Bernardino