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Writing Center Journal Writing Retreat (Virtual)

Jul 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Are you writing up your writing center research this summer? Are you wrapping up or starting a new writing center research project? Consider joining our week-long virtual writing retreat . . .  The editors of WCJ will be “hanging out” in a special Google Hangouts location during the week of July 28-August 1. We’d like […]



Announcing Scriptorium

May 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Announcing the launch of Scriptorium – a new Center for Portuguese Academic Writing. It offers face-to-face courses, peer tutorials and online resources to help students to improve their writing skills.   More information: · Promotional video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=se_6aO8Bt6o · Website: http://scriptoriumescrita.wix.com/scriptorium · Email: scriptorium.escrita@gmail.com



Deadline extended for Outstanding Article Award

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

There’s still time to nominate an article for IWCA’s 2014 Outstanding Article Award.  The deadline has been extended to midnight April 15, 2014.   Digital option (preferred): By April 15, email a short rationale with an attached digital copy of the nominated article to Steve Sherwood, IWCA At-Large Representative and IWCA Outstanding Scholarship Committee Chair at […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



Registration for the 2014 IWCA Summer Institute Now Open

Jan 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Visit http://iwcasummerinstitute.org/ to register. The International Writing Centers Association (an NCTE Assembly) annual Summer Institute is ideal for all current and future writing center directors and assistants, writing program administrators, tutors, writing teachers, curriculum developers, graduate students, new PhDs, and academic leaders – both in the U.S. and abroad. Institute leaders offer presentations and roundtable […]



Registration Open and Draft Program Available for the 2014 IWCA Collaborative @ Cs

Dec 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC Overview The all-day IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC is an independent, annual IWCA event and will not appear on the CCCC program. The Collaborative @ CCCC focuses on providing an interactive, informal, and invigorating day for all comers. This year the event will take place from on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from […]



Call for Nominations: SWCA Annual Awards

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

The Southeastern Writing Center Association is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for our annual awards. Awards will be presented at the 2013 SWCA conference to be held at Eastern Carolina University in Greenville, NC, February 6-­‐8. For more information, please visit our conference site:  http://www.iwca-­‐swca.org/Conferences.html. We hope to see you there! SWCA […]



IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC, 2014

Sep 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC Overview The all-day IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC is an independent, annual IWCA event and will not appear on the CCCC program. The Collaborative @ CCCC focuses on providing an interactive, informal, and invigorating day for all comers. This year the event will take place from on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from […]



3rd Annual Secondary Schools Writing Center Conference

Aug 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Text from website at http://nvwp.org/2013/06/05/register-now-for-3rd-annual-secondary-schools-writing-center-conference/ : Registration is now open for the upcoming Transformation from the Center: The 3rd Annual Secondary Schools Writing Center Conference that will take place this fall.  This is a collaborative conference with the Northern Virginia Writing Project, George Mason University, and Fairfax County Public Schools that builds on the success of two prior Writing […]



Collaborative Writing Opportunity for IWCA@CCCC Call for Proposals

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

We invite you to participate in a collaborative writing project as we prepare the Call for Proposals for the 2014 IWCA Collaborative @ CCCCs. The IWCA Collaborative @ CCCCs traditionally promotes an “unconference” model, turning away from a typical dissemination of scholarly knowledge and adopting a more collaborative, interactive approach to scholarship and professional development. […]



2014 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference

Jun 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

“Shifting Currents / Making Waves” 12th IWAC Conference: June 12-14, 2014 Call for Proposals Submission begins: August 1, 2013 Submission deadline: November 4, 2013 Conference website: http://www.cce.umn.edu/iwac2014 “Literacy today is in the middle of a tectonic change… [T]hese are structural changes—global, educational, technological… How is it that what we teach and what we test can […]



2012 IWCA Best Article Award Winners and Nominees

Jun 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Congratulations to Dana Driscoll and Sherry Wynn Perdue whose article “Theory, Lore, and More: An Analysis of RAD Research in The Writing Center Journal, 1980-2009” appearing in the December 2012 issue of The Writing Center Journal, won the 2012 IWCA Best Article award.  This award honors a writer or writers whose publication: addresses issues of […]



Passaic County Community College Roundtable, June 13, 2013

May 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Passaic County Community College’s (PCCC) Library and Writing Center would like to hold a roundtable on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the college, from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The focus of the roundtable will be Faculty Collaboration and Information Literacy, though we hope to generate discussion on a lot of topics relevant to library […]



Update! *Final* Revised IWCA Constitution Available for Review: Member Vote Now

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

On behalf of the IWCA Board, the Constitution Committee presents the final version of the revised constitution available for review. We made a few small but clarifying revisions based on your comments, so a hearty “thank you” for your help. We believe this final draft accomplishes the Board’s main goals. 1. The revision aligns our […]



Proposed IWCA Constitution Revision and Current IWCA Constitution

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Please review the proposed revision of the IWCA constitution and record your comments below. The Constitution Committee will review all comments when the comment period has closed. Follow this link to download a side-by-side comparison of the two documents at  http://writingcenters.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Constitution4_13.pdf . Follow this link to download a typical set of bylaws (not open for comment): http://writingcenters.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Bylaws_Sample_4_13.pdf […]



ECWCA Conference Tutor Travel Grants (Deadline: April 1, 2013)

Mar 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Are you a tutor/consultant presenting at the East Central Writing Centers Association Conference at Clarion University in Clarion, PA, April 12-13? If no tutors from your institution have presented at the conference in the last three years, you can apply for one of ten travel grants to help defray conference costs. Send the following information […]



Request for Participation in Writing Center Survey for New WC Administrators

Mar 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

All writing center administrators (directors, assistant directors, managers, technology coordinators, etc) who have been writing center administrators for less than 3 years are invited to participate in a brief survey on the models of staff management used by writing center administrators and the preparation they received in the area of staff management. Your assistance in […]