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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By January 25, please nominate articles for the 2013 IWCA Outstanding Article Award. The award will be given at the IWCA Collaborative @ Cs in Las Vegas, on March 13, 2013. Please note the policies, criteria, and nominating process below. The following policies should be noted: *Nominated publications must be dated within the calendar year […]
Please save the date for SWCA’s 33rd annual conference at East Carolina University—in Greenville, NC— from February 6-8 2014. The CFP is coming soon, and more details will be available on the IWCA Conference Calendar and the SWCA’s website this summer.
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Registration is now closed. The International Writing Centers Association (an NCTE Assembly) annual Summer Institute is ideal for current or would-be writing center directors and assistants, writing program administrators, tutors, writing teachers, curriculum developers, graduate students, new PhD’s, and academic leaders – both in the U.S. and abroad. Institute leaders offer presentations and roundtable discussions […]
Participants are invited to participate in a survey about disabilities and diversity initiatives in writing centers. During the week of November 12, the survey link was distributed via e-mail requesting your participation in this demographic and informational survey. The results of this survey will be analyzed and incorporated into a report that will be presented […]