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 […]
Join us as we kick off WCJ Live for issue 34.2! Beth Godbee, Moira Ozias, & Jasmine Kar Tang will discuss their recent article, “Body + Power + Justice: Movement-Based Workshops for Critical Tutor Education,” Friday, September 11th at noon CST. Read more and download the article at http://writingcenterjournal.org/wcj-live-2/
The Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation Fall 2015 Call for ProposalsJul 15th, 2015 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: Publications
Fall 2015 Theme: “Policy and the Center” Deadline: September 30, 2015 We invite you to submit manuscripts that address/engage the intersections between public policy (whether at the state, national, or institutional level) and the writing center. Possibilities for articles could include the following foci: · Cost/benefit analyses of centers and different methods within them (e.g. […]
Accelerated Learning in Basic Writing: Investigating the Successes and Challenges of ALP Models Submissions due by December 1, 2015 Guest Editors: Leah Anderst, Jennifer Maloy, and Jed Shahar Queensborough Community College, CUNY This special issue of BWe will focus on accelerated models of basic writing and college composition, particularly the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) model […]
WCJ Live gives our readers a chance to hear from and interact with recent authors. Sessions last around an hour and are hosted via Zoom. To login, go to https://zoom.us/j/9223772205 For links to the articles,visit www.writingcenterjournal.org. (Click on “WCJ Live!” at the top of the rotating banner.)
Editors: Shirley K Rose and Irwin Weiser American universities are becoming increasingly attractive to undergraduate students from other countries. According to the 2014 Open Doors Report from the Institute for International Education, there are 51% more international students in the U.S. now than there were a decade ago, and there have been eight years of […]
The Writing Lab Newsletter’s Writing Center Online Resources Database, or WcORD, is open for business!Mar 11th, 2015 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: Publications
WcORD provides links to a variety of electronic resources (writing center websites and blogs, individual WCenter posts, full-text journal articles, videos, and more) in an open-access, searchable database. Right now, WcORD contains bookmarks to almost 1000 articles, conversations, and other resources, but to be a truly useful community resource, it needs to grow! That’s where […]
May/June 2016 Special Issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship: “Religion in the Writing Center”Feb 25th, 2015 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: Publications
Proposals will be accepted though May 30, 2015. Invitations to submit full articles will be issued by July 1, 2015. Manuscripts will be due on December 31, 2015. Guest editor: Lisa Zimmerelli, Assistant Professor of Writing and Writing Center Director, Loyola University Maryland View the full call for proposals.
Writing Across the Curriculum and High-Impact Practices Guest editors: Neal Lerner, Northeastern University Elizabeth Boquet, Fairfield University A central tenet of writing across the curriculum and in the disciplines is that the use of writing (or composing broadly understood, including speaking and visualizing) goes far beyond improvement of students’ skills. Instead, writing is essential to […]
Call for a Blog Editor for “Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders” The Writing Lab Newsletter (which will become WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, beginning with vol. 40, the Sept. 2015 issue) is looking for an editor for the Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders (CWCAB) blog. CWCAB, as the name implies, is an international […]