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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 […]



IWCA Rapid Research Survey: What’s the hourly rate for your undergraduate peer tutors?

Mar 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

IWCA Rapid Research surveys are one-question surveys that ask for information that writing center directors commonly request from other writing center directors. IWCA Rapid Research surveys are voluntary and are not IRB approved. However, the results may be used for administrative reports, research, and other documents because no identifiable information can be linked with individuals […]



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 […]



Nominations for ECWCA Tutor Awards (Deadline: March 18, 2013)

Mar 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ECWCA OUTSTANDING TUTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD ECWCA TUTOR LEADERSHIP AWARD Deadline:  March 18, 2013 Each year the East Central Writing Center Association (ECWCA) acknowledges the outstanding service provided by tutor/consultants throughout the region. Designed to celebrate the contributions of undergraduate-student, graduate-student, and staff writing center tutors, these awards serve not only […]



The Fifth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia, April 20, 2013

Mar 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) is pleased to announce the Fifth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia to be held on April 20, 2013. Background: In February 2009, the University of Tokyo held the first Symposium on Writing Centers in Japan. Since then, the writing centers symposium has become an annual event, […]



2012-2013 Regional Conference Calendar

Mar 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Canadian Writing Centres Association Theme Writing @ the Centre Date May 31, 2013 Location University of Victoria Conference Chair Brian Hotson Keynote Speakers Therese Thonus and Rebecca Day Babcock Website http://cwcaaccr.wordpress.com/conference2013/ Chicagoland Organization of Writing, Literacy, and Learning Centers (COWLLC) COWLLC is hosting the NCPTW conference this year. More about the NCPTW 2012 Conference at […]



Registration Open for Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2013 Conference

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

The registration link for the Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2013 conference (to be held on April 5th, at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa) is now active: www.uiu.edu/IWCC Links on the left-hand side of the page include directions to Upper Iowa University, accommodations and amenities available in Fayette, as well as a registration link.



Call for Proposals: National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, November 1-3, 2013

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing http://brandtom.wix.com/ncptw-2013 November 1-3, 2013 Tampa, Florida Submission deadline: April 15, 2013. The theme of this year’s  conference is The Year of The Writer, and attendees are invited to submit proposals based on tutee identity, reflecting on their own experiences as tutees and their encounters with other tutees.  Attendees […]



IWCA Collab @ CCCC: Registration Now Closed; Program Available

Jan 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

International Writing Centers Association Collaborative @ CCCC Preliminary Program Now Available Writing Center Work–All of It March 13, 2013 – University of Nevada, Las Vegas In anticipation of common questions about the Collaborative, we’ve provided some helpful information. What is the IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC? The Collaborative @ CCCC is an independent, annual IWCA event […]



Conference Scholarships for 2013 MAWCA Conference

Jan 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

If you are planning to attend the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Conference and/or recently received an acceptance to present, please read on… Because of the success of past conferences and because of the generosity of Twenty Six LLC (the publisher of WCOnline) MAWCA is able to offer 1) scholarships for travel (all who wish to […]



Southeast Writing Centers Association Announces 2013 Christine Cozzens Research Grants

Jan 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

The SWCA Christine Cozzens Research Grant and Initiative Committee would like to announce the co-winners of the spring 2013 CCRGI Award: Gwendolyn N. Hale, Ph.D. and Mr. Ethan Bottone, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, for their project, “Virginia is for Writers,” which is designed to begin multiple high school-university writing center collaborations throughout the […]



Research Exchange Call for Research Reports

Jan 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

The Research Exchange Index (REx) speaks to and expands on Rich Haswell’s call for replicable, aggregable, data-driven research and to our field’s need for more readily available research models and mentors. In addition, REx is a site for both well known and otherwise unpublished, local studies conducted over the last ten years: all those studies […]