WSU to Host Reading and Writing ConferenceOGDEN, Utah – Weber State University's Continuing Education department will host the 20th Annual Reading & Writing Conference June 18-19, in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.
The conference will feature James Flood, Ph.D., a professor of reading/language arts at San Diego State University, presenting "Vocabulary and Comprehension Strategies: What We Know Works Best," which is geared towards elementary and early childhood education. Carol Booth Olson, Ph.D., a senior lecturer at the University of California-Irvine, will present, "The Reading/Writing Connection: Strategies for Teaching and Learning in the Secondary Classroom," for secondary education instructors.
For more information and to register see community.weber.edu/readingwriting, or call 801-626-6600 or 800-848-7770. The participation fee varies between $70-140 depending on credit received. Fees include sessions for both days, materials and refreshments. The registration deadline is June 16.