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Writing Center Director, 12 month, Azusa Pacific University (Open until filled)

May 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Academic Administrator Position Job Description Position Title: Director of the Writing Center Position Tracking Number: F586 School/College: Vice Provost for Graduate Programs and Research Department: Writing Center Location: Azusa, CA Description: The Director of the Writing Center administers all aspects of the Writing Center, which serves traditional undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional students. The director provides […]

Writing Center Director, University of Houston-Clear Lake

May 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Link to the official posting: Description: Through a dynamic and team-oriented approach, the Writing Center Director provides administrative and pedagogical leadership for the center’s staff. The Director is responsible for creating a positive and effective environment to support the Writing Center’s mission of making students better writers. The Director will supervise and manage two […]

Secondary Writing Centers Position Statement Passes

Apr 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Reading

At the its Executive Board meeting on Wednesday, April 22, the IWCA adopted a new position statement on secondary writing centers. The statement is now available to guide new and existing secondary school writing centers with regard to core beliefs, outcomes, and implementation plans. Committee members who drafted and revised the statement are Amber Jensen, […]

John E. Nance Writer-in-Residence Application Guidelines

Apr 24th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Applicants must have had a book published by a traditional publisher within the last three years and have another work under contract or in progress. The books can be fiction or creative nonfiction, including memoir. Applicants must submit two copies of BOTH their finished work and three chapters of a work in progress, not to […]

Congratulations to Claire Cunningham from the University of Nebraska at Omaha . . .

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

. . . for creating the winning design for NCPTW2015. Claire states that her design “encompasses the theme of the conference in a unique and comprehensive way. The front of the t-shirt depicts mountains, which represent both Salt Lake City, and also the challenges and assumptions that we as writing center consultants/affiliated persons have to […]

2015 IWCA Report to NCTE

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Letters from the President

April 13, 2015 Prepared by Shareen Grogan, Vice President IWCA hosted three professional development events this year: Summer Institute            Lexington, KY                     Jun 22-27, 2014 IWCA Conference            Orlando, FL                        Oct 30-Nov 1, 2014 Collaborative                    Tampa, FL                          Mar 18, 2015 A new membership portal online and outreach efforts have helped us grow our numbers from 590 to […]

WCJ Live!

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Reading

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Director, Bracken Business Communications Clinic, Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship, Montana State University (Deadline: May 1, 2015)

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Director, Bracken Business Communications Clinic Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship, Montana State University About Montana State University Founded in 1893 as a Land Grant University, Montana State University (MSU) is composed of nine academic colleges and a graduate school and boasts a friendly, supportive faculty and campus environment. Currently, the University hosts an […]

IWCWeek Winners of Ben Rafoth’s Multilingual Writers and Writing Centers and Pizza Party

Apr 20th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The winners of this year’s #IWCWeek drawing have been revealed! Congratulations to Karen Hunter of the Apex School of Theology in Durham, NC, who became an IWCA member during #IWCWeek. Karen wins a copy of Ben Rafoth’s new book Multilingual Writers and Writing Centers! And congratulations to Student Manager Sam Papa and the staff of […]

Director of the Center for Writing Excellence, Drew University

Apr 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Director of the Center for Writing Excellence (CWE) provides leadership and management of services to help students become better writers. The CWE provides both one-on-one and small group tutoring by a trained staff of student tutors as well as audience-specific support for writing and learning. Through the Center, the director contributes to the University’s […]

IWCA 2015 Conference: Writing Center (r)Evolutions

Apr 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

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“World Wide Writing – Tutors around the Globe”: EWCA Peer Tutor Event

Apr 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes, Peer Tutoring

The Nijmegen Centre for Academic Writing would like to invite tutors working at writing centres all over the world for an EWCA peer tutor event this summer. Last year, our tutors were very inspired by the exchange with international colleagues at the EWCA Peer Tutor Day in Frankfurt/Oder. Unfortunately, no Peer Tutor Day was planned […]

Adapting the High School Writing Center Model for Virtual Education, by Cassandra Brownlow

Apr 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Reading

Currently my high school writing center tutors are delivering asynchronous sessions, offering three hours a day of live face-to-face dialogue, and committed to the discussion that is writing. To admit that my tutors are high school students, grades nine through twelve, should not surprise you in that we’ve all seen a movement pushing for writing […]

About Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the ECWCA Conference, by Kim Ballard

Apr 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

As the 2015 East Central Writing Center Association Conference gears up this weekend, Board members want to assure all our members and conference participants that they will be welcomed at the conference, at the conference host institution (the University of Notre Dame) and city (South Bend), and at local venues, including hotels, restaurants, bakeries, stores, […]

Writing Center Administrator, Hofstra University

Apr 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Hofstra University Writing Center is seeking candidates for an anticipated full-time administrative position. Candidates should have experience with writing center tutoring as well as providing services for accomplished but still at-risk student populations. This position involves coordinating resources and following up with other departments throughout the institution to foster student success. Candidates should have […]

Full-time Clinical Assistant Professor for Online First-Year Composition Program, ASU (Deadline: May 8, 2015)

Apr 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Arizona State University’s Writers’ Studio invites applications for a full-time clinical assistant professor to serve as the administrator for our online first-year composition program in the College of Letters and Sciences, starting fall 2015. We seek a scholar who has experience and success in teaching first-year composition and other first-year writing courses, has […]

Second Conference on Latin America Writing Centers and Programs (Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2015)

Apr 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

Date October 28-29, 2015 Location Universidad de los Andes-Bogotá, Colombia Contact Proposal Deadline April 30, 2015 Complete Information & Call for Proposals

English Lecturer, Tennessee Tech University (Deadline: April 27, 2015)

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Lecturer position in the Department of English available at Tennessee Technological University ( Full-time, non-tenure-track position with renewable three-year appointment. Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree from an accredited institution in English with graduate-level coursework in composition pedagogy, experience teaching college-level composition, experience teaching with technology, and evidence of teaching excellence and professional development. Preferred qualifications: […]

WCJ Live! Friday, April 3 at 11:00 am CST

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

Join us for WCJ Live! This time, Sherry Wynn Perdue and Dana Driscoll will discuss their recent article, “RAD Research as a Framework for Inquiry: Survey and Interview Data on Writing Center Administrators’ Beliefs about Writing Research and Practice,” Friday, April 3 at 11 a.m. CST. Join the meeting here:

Two Positions at UNC Chapel Hill Learning Center: Chemistry and Math Specialists

Mar 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Chemistry Learning Specialist The Learning Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the full-time position of Chemistry Learning Specialist. Duties for this position include the following: academic coaching for students from all disciplines; specialized support for students in chemistry courses; design and delivery of Learning Center workshops; and development […]