Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project accepting proposals

The Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project at Kennesaw State University has issued a call to local…

Georgia (Oct 22, 2001) — Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project accepting proposals

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The Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project at Kennesaw State University has issued a call to local teachers of all grade levels and subject areas to submit proposals for "Making Research Come Alive! Creating Community Through Performance." This project will focus on ways to excite students with non−traditional research‚ such as oral histories‚ visits to historic sites and gathering family artifacts‚ and performances based on their findings.



Teachers may submit a short proposal for programs that join students' study of their communities with performances to the Keeping and Creating Communities performance team. Proposals will be accepted until Jan. 9‚ 2002.



For more information about "Making Research Come Alive! Creating Community Through Performance‚" or to receive a proposal form‚ please contact Stacie Janecki‚ KMWP program coordinator‚ at 770−499−3654 or kmwp@kennesaw.edu.



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The Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project‚ located on the Kennesaw State University campus‚ has been a National Writing Project site since 1994. The KMWP supports the national teachers−teaching−teachers program aimed at improving writing instruction from kindergarten through college.



Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚000‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. A Carnegie-designated doctoral institution, it is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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