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2019 TFLTA Annual Conference
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Friday, November 8 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Writing from the Heart: Engaging Gen Z Students with Pamphlet Journalism

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Emerging scholarship on Generation Z college students reveals their preference for scrollable, itemized, image-rich texts on six-inch screens. This scholarship coincides with present struggles instructors face when including literary texts in upper-level, foreign language courses where traditional long-form writing assessments are included. This session presents a way of reconciling both realities by programming texts that immediately show writing as a powerful expression through which to advocate for social justice, a passionate topic for Generation Z students. By using the little-known pamphlet—the Chevalier de Saint-George’s masterful text Nous sommes donc trois? ou le Provincial à Paris (1790)— I present ways to foster engaged reading and inspired writing among today’s foreign language students.

Speakers
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Julian Ledford

The University of the South


Friday November 8, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm CST
Appaloosa

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