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Keynote Speakers

Tony Donohoe, Head of Education and Social Policy, Ibec

Tony speaks on the importance of writing to business at the Regional Writing Centre's 10th Anniversary Symposium on Writing, 'Why good academic writers perform poorly in the workplace: Teaching for transfer across contexts of writing'.

 

Barry McLoughlin, Senior Training Consultant, The Communication Clinic

Barry presents his talk: '"Writing for Business- not Academia". An analysis of what employers tell us they don't like about Graduate Writing' at the Regional Writing Centre's 10th Anniversary Symposium on Writing, 'Why good academic writers perform poorly in the workplace: Teaching for transfer across contexts of writing'.

The slides from Barry's presentation can be found here.

 

Anthony Paré, Professor and Head of Language and Literacy Education Department, University of British Columbia  

Anthony delivers his speech: 'A writer for all reasons: Transitions in and out of school' at the Regional Writing Centre's 10th Anniversary Symposium on Writing, 'Why good academic writers perform poorly in the workplace: Teaching for transfer across contexts of writing'.

The slides from Anthony's presentation can be found here.

 

Susan Norton, PhD, DIT School of Languages, Law & Social Sciences

Susan delivers her speech: 'Writing with radical empathy: Reader response theory as an aid to learner awareness' at the Regional Writing Centre's 10th Anniversary Symposium  on Writing, 'Why good academic writers perform poorly in the workplace: Teaching for transfer across contexts of writing'.

The slides from Susan's presentation can be found here.

 

Edel Clancy, Director of Communications & Corporate Affairs Musgrave Group

Edel presents on 'The Power of Written Communication: The experience of one of Ireland’s Top 10 Businesses' at the Regional Writing Centre's 10th Anniversary Symposium on Writing, 'Why good academic writers perform poorly in the workplace: Teaching for transfer across contexts of writing'.

The slides from Edel's presentation can be found here.

The origin of the Musgrave logo:  https://musgrave.wistia.com/medias/mgi4ej9g0t

Musgrave Coming Out of the Shadows: https://musgrave.wistia.com/medias/0ynnybchjo

 

Kathleen Blake Yancey, Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English, Florida State University

Kathleen speaks on 'How Composers Write across Contexts: Teasing out Conditions for Transfer' at the Regional Writing Centre's 10th Anniversary Symposium  on Writing, 'Why good academic writers perform poorly in the workplace: Teaching for transfer across contexts of writing'.

The slides from Kathleen's presentation can be found here.