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Writing Center Sessions at CCCC 2014

Feb 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Thanks to Clint Gardner for compiling this writing center-focused program for the upcoming 2014 CCCC convention: http://bit.ly/NrQrYj . (The list is probably not exhaustive.)



WCJ Live with Harry Denny and Anne Ellen Geller, Friday, Feb. 21 at 3 pm Eastern

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Login and other important information follows: For a session abstract, author bios, and a link to Denny & Gellar’s recent WCJ article “Of Ladybugs, Low Status, and Loving the Job: Writing Center Professionals Navigating Their Careers,” check out The Writing Center Journal’s website at http://writingcenterjournal.org/ (Click “WCJ Live” on the homepage banner.) To join Friday’s […]



Lou Kelly, 94, has passed

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

by Doug Hesse, University of Denver Lou (Louise B.) Kelly was the director of what used to be called the Writing Lab at The University of Iowa, from the 1960′s through the 1980′s.  A couple generations of us had the great opportunity to work with her, learning about student centered pedagogies, which she encapsulated in […]



Proposals Invited for National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing’s Conference (2016 & 2017)

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The NCPTW invites proposals for hosts of its annual conference for 2016 and 2017. Those interested can contact Ben Rafoth at brafoth@iup.edu . See the current NCPTW website (joint with IWCA) at http://iwcancptw2014.com/ . Visit the NCPTW’s website at http://www.ncptw.net/ .



Director, University Writing Center, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Department:  University Writing Center Job Type:  Faculty Job Status: Full-time Post Date:  February 13, 2014 Position Available:  August 11, 2014 Requirements: A Doctoral degree in Rhetoric & Composition or Curriculum & Instruction, or a related field is required. Demonstrated knowledge of Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Discipline is required. At least one year of […]



Writing Program Coordinator, UC Berkeley (Deadline: February 21, 2014)

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Job Title: Writing Program Coordinator (4551U) #17390 Job ID: 17390 Location: Main Campus-Berkeley Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: February 21, 2014 Departmental Overview The University of California at Berkeley, Student Learning Center (SLC) seeks an experienced, innovative, and visionary professional to co-coordinate its Writing program. The Writing Program Coordinator […]



Call for Papers: Academic Exchange Quarterly Winter 2014 Issue on Writing Center Theory and Practice

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The Winter 2014 (Vol. 18, Iss. 4) Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly, an independent double-blind-peer-reviewed print journal, is now accepting submissions for its special section on Writing Center Theory and Practice.  Articles may explore issues of theory, practice, and experience in writing center work, including qualitative and empirical studies and discussions of pedagogy. Articles may […]



Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric, Center for Writing and Rhetoric, Univ of Miss

Feb 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Center for Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi invites applications for Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric. This renewable, non-tenure track, 9-month teaching position carries a 4/4 teaching load, service responsibilities, and starts 25 August 2014. Here at the Center for Writing and Rhetoric (CWR), we are in the midst of filling 9 […]



Purdue Writing Lab, Associate or Full Professor of English, specializing in Writing Center Administration (deadline: March 7, 2014)

Feb 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Department of English at Purdue University invites applications for an associate or full professor specializing in writing center administration, who will serve as Director of our acclaimed Writing Lab and teach graduate courses in writing center research and administration, as well as courses in tutoring writing to graduates and undergraduates. Successful candidates will hold […]



IWCA-NCPTW 2014 Joint Conference, October 30-November 1, 2014

Feb 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The 2014 joint conference of the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing and the International Writing Center Association will take place from Thursday October 30th to Saturday November 1st at Disney’s Coronado Springs Hotel Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort. The keynote speaker will be Beth Boquet, author of  such works as “Our […]



Assistant Director of Writing Studio and Lecturer in Natural or Social Science, Vanderbilt University (Deadline: March 15, 2014)

Feb 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant Director of the Writing Studio and Lecturer in Natural or Social Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (Review continues until filled) The Writing Studio at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of the Writing Studio. The successful candidate will have a secondary appointment as a Lecturer in a natural […]



Univ of Toronto: Lecturer, English Language Learning (March 7, 2014)

Feb 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre seeks an enthusiastic and innovative teacher for a full-time, teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Lecturer in the field of English Language Learning (ELL). The start date of the position is July 1, 2014. We seek candidates who have a record of excellent teaching, demonstrate the intellectual curiosity to […]



Call for Potential Hosts for 2016 SWCA Conference

Jan 31st, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) is accepting host proposals for its 2016 conference. We will offer an open forum for potential hosts at the SWCA conference next week in Greenville on Friday from 2:30 – 3:30pm in room 1426. The SWCA conference draws 250 – 300 participants annually from throughout the region and often […]



Writing Center Coordinator, Salem State University

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

This faculty member will coordinate the work of the university’s Mary G. Walsh Writing Center and teach courses in the English department’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Job Requirements Responsibilities include the following:  overseeing operations of the writing center; developing plans for expanding Writing Center programs and services; tutoring students across the disciplines; working with the […]



ECWCA Conference Tutor Travel Awards (Deadline: March 8, 2014)

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

The East Central Writing Centers Association is pleased to announce that it will offer up to five awards for tutor presenters who are from institutions in the region that have not previously presented at the ECWCA conference or have not had a representative of their institution present at the ECWCA conference during the past three […]



University of New Mexico, Associate Director of Center for Academic Program Support (CAPS) (Review begins Feb. 16, 2014)

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The University of New Mexico invites applications for the position of Associate Director of the Center for Academic Program Support (CAPS). CAPS, a nationally recognized student success program, is the learning & writing center at the University of New Mexico. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, UNM is a large, research-oriented Institution focused on serving the […]



Rochester Institute of Technology Associate Director of University Writing Program (Review begins February 17, 2014)

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Rochester Institute of Technology seeks a Writing Center specialist to serve as an Associate Director of the University Writing Program (UWP). This is a 12-month, full-time, professional staff position. Expected start date for this position is July 1, 2014; review of applications will begin February 17, 2014. As an Associate Director of the UWP, this […]



2014 IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC Scholarships (Deadline: February 14, 2014)

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

The Southeastern Writing Center Association offers competitive scholarships for professionals within the southeast region attending the 2014 IWCA Collaborative at the CCCC for writing center research dissemination and/or professional development.  Individuals awarded scholarships will receive a cash award and be recognized on the SWCA website. Details and application instructions can be found below and on the […]



Congratulations to Mr. Djalal Tebib!

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The Middle East-North African Writing Centre Alliance (MENAWCA) would like to congratulate Mr. Djalal Tebib for being awarded MENAWCA’s complimentary registration to this year’s TESOL Arabia conference March 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency, Dubai, UAE. As the sole writing center representative for the University of Constantine 1 (Algeria),  Mr. Tebib will be presenting “Changing EFL […]



Scholarship Opportunity for IWCA @ CCCC Collaborative (deadline: Feb 10, 2014)

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Scholarships are available for those attending the IWCA Collaborative at the CCCC in Indianapolis on March 19, 2014. Consider applying for one of the following competitive scholarships for individuals within the SWCA region: TRAVEL Scholarship (for  professionals) Awards: One $525 scholarship to assist with travel to the conference. REGISTRATION Scholarship (for professionals) Awards: Five $105 […]