2011 Diverse Literacies Conference
Saturday, September 24, 2011
The 2011 Diverse Literacies Conference, organized by Penn State Lehigh Valley in collaboration with the Penn State Lehigh Valley Writing Project, will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at the Bear Creek Resort and Conference Center in Macungie, PA. The theme of the conference will be Developing New Literacies: Capitalizing on Diverser Learners' Experiences and will feature keynote speakers David and Yvonne Freeman. The Freemans are renowned second language learning scholars, whose current research focuses on the development of academic language for English Language Learners. The Freemans’ research looks critically at language learning, the development of linguistic structures for the academic classroom, bilingual education, and biliteracy.
Bear Creek Resort and Conference Center