IWCA Update is a semesterly newsletter aiming to keep all IWCA members up-to-date on the latest happenings within our organization, at our conference meetings, and in our scholarly conversations. We hope to keep all our members consistently engaged with and informed about our writing center community. This includes highlights of recent WC scholarship, interviews with […]
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The International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) invites applications for editorial leadership of The Writing Center Journal (WCJ). Candidates will be screened according to the following criteria: Deep understanding of writing center scholarship and of rhetoric and composition studies; Ability to marshal institutional support to sponsor The Writing Center Journal and its editors (e.g., course off-loads, cost offsets, administrative […]
The Northern California Writing Centers Association Newsletter is seeking submissions from writing center professionals — undergraduate and graduate students, professors, staff, workshop facilitators, coordinators, directors, etc. — across Northern California and Nevada for the Fall 2016 issue of our web-based newsletter: Brief Articles (750-1,500 words) We are seeking submissions about tutoring, collaborative writing, and writing […]
The Dangling Modifier is currently accepting submissions for Fall 2016! Our theme for the fall issue is stolen directly from this year’s NCPTW : The Inclusive Writing Center. Do you have a story about inclusiveness you want to share? A piece of poetry, a video? A variation on your NCPTW conference presentation or paper? We’re […]
CAPTA accepting submissions for Secondary School Writing Centers Toolkit (Priority Deadline: August 15, 2016; Final deadline: September 15, 2016)Aug 15th, 2016 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: Publications
Priority submissions for the CAPTA digital publication designed to support the sharing of program materials for new and continuing secondary school writing center directors is August 15, and all submissions must be in by September 15. The goal is to publish this resource online by November 1 in time for the CAPTA Vision and Revision […]
We invite you to submit a proposal for the Writing Lab Newsletter: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship’s special issue on educating writing tutors. Please find attached the call for proposals that includes the schedule, submission instructions, and an excerpt of the CFP at the end of this message. Article proposals are due January 1, […]
Visit Praxis at http://www.praxisuwc.com/ to read the issue. Contents: From the Editors James Garner and Thomas Spitzer-Hanks The Dangerous Method, or “Can Procrastination Ever Be a Good Thing?” Sunny Hawkins FOCUS ARTICLES Disclosure Concerns: The Stigma of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Writing Centers Savannah Stark and Julie Wilson (Re)Examining the Socratic Method: A Lesson […]
The editorial team of IWCA’s The Peer Review invites you to a series of Zoom discussions to discuss what we do, how to get published, etc.Feb 18th, 2016 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: Publications
Thursday, February 18, 2016: The Peer Review will be available virtually throughout the day. Authors from the Zero Issue of the publication will speak about their work, and the editors will field questions about how to contribute to this exciting new endeavor. The names of all individuals who follow TPR on Twitter (@TPR_IWCA) on Thursday […]
co-editors: Shannon Madden, Ph.D. (University of Rhode Island) & Michele Eodice, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma) Call for Submissions For this special issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, we call for submissions that address “Access and Equity in Graduate Writing Support.” For graduate students, the successful writing of a dissertation or thesis is crucial to […]
The Dangling Modifier, an international newsletter by and for peer tutors in writing and produced in association with the NCPTW, announces the Fall 2015 issue and invites submissions for the Spring 2016 issue (due Friday, March 4, 2016).
Exciting News for 2016! Issue 35.1 is now out and our new website and blog are up! We are happy to announce that our latest issue, 35.1., is now out and should be in your mailboxes soon! We are also excited to tell our readers that our new website has launched! One new feature to […]
Call for Proposals for a Special Issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship (May/June 2017)Jan 22nd, 2016 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: Publications
The Affective Dimension of Writing Center Work Kathy Evertz and Renata Fitzpatrick, Carleton College, guest editors During any given conference, writing center consultants and writers may experience feelings that range from joy and satisfaction to anger and frustration, any of which can foster or impede a writer’s development or performance. Yet in a literature rich […]
WCJ is available full text from JSTOR from 1980 (1.1) through 2015 (34.2). More info about WCJ is here.
We are excited to share a Call for Papers for The Peer Review: A Journal for Writing Center Practitioners, an International Writing Centers Association publication. Emerging writing center studies’ scholars and their collaborators are invited to submit their scholarly work for consideration in Issue One, R(evolutions) and Revisions: From Presentation to Publication, which will feature […]
“Lessons from Data: Avoiding Lore Bias in Research Paradigms” Join us for the final WCJ Live for issue 34.2! Roberta Kjesrud will discuss her recent article “Lessons from Data: Avoiding Lore Bias in Research Paradigms”–Friday, November 13th at noon Pacific, 1pm Mountain, 2pm Central, and 3pm Eastern. Even if you aren’t currently engaged with a study, this article is […]
“Evaluating the Effectiveness of Writing Center Classroom Visits: An Evidence-Based Approach” Join author Holly Ryan as she discusses her recent WCJ article, co-authored with Danielle Kane. WCJ Live will take place on Friday, October 30 at 12:00 pm Pacific, 1 Mountain, 2 Central, and 3 Eastern. Visit writingcenterjournal.org for information on how to join the […]
The IWCA was proud to launch it newest journal, The Peer Review, at the 2015 IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh! Co-Managing Editors Rebecca Hallman and Sherry Wynn Perdue presented the journal’s first edition, “Issue Zero: Modeling TPR’s Mission,” to a crowd of several hundred attendees at the organization’s Friday evening reception. More information about The Peer […]
Penn State has long hosted and edited The Dangling Modifier, an online newsletter by and for peer tutors produced in association with NCPTW. We are excited to announce a major makeover to our site starting with the Fall 2015 issue. While we will continue to welcome scholarly articles on peer tutoring, we will begin to […]
“Sharing Common Ground? Writing Centers and Learning Commons” Guest Editors: Hillory Oakes and Steven J. Corbett As schools look to develop students as sophisticated communicators across disciplines and media, more and more writing centers are becoming—or considering becoming—part of multiliteracy-focused learning commons enterprises (Koehler; Deans and Roby). In fact, the success of writing center programming […]