Publications

“Reflections”: New Section in WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship (Deadline: December 12, 2014)

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The Writing Lab Newsletter (as of Sept., 2015 WLN will be WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship) inaugurates its “Reflections” section that invites you to respond to an older article published in WLN. First, a general introduction to Reflections, and then an invitation to respond to Jeff Brooks’ “Minimalist Tutoring”: Mickey ———————– General introduction […]



CFP: Southern Discourse in the Center

Oct 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

In anticipation of the first issue’s release on October 30th at the International Writing Center Association conference in Orlando, Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation (SDC) is issuing an additional call for manuscripts that address the journal’s broader mission. SDC is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal published biannually by the Southeastern […]



Call for Proposals: Nov/Dec 2015 Special Issue of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship

Oct 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

Guest edited by Susan Lawrence, Director, George Mason University Writing Center Terry Zawacki, Director Emerita, George Mason University Writing Center Supporting Graduate Student Thesis and Dissertation Writers in the Writing Center Writing centers are key participants in increasingly vigorous campus conversations focused on improving graduate student completion rates and time to degree, and the role […]



Changes coming from WLN

Sep 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The Writing Lab Newsletter editorial staff has had an interesting summer thinking about expanding and improving WLN. And now we have some announcements and requests for your feedback. Here’s an overview of what we’re about and what questions we have for you. I’ll space out fuller explanations in several posts over the next few days […]



Writing Lab Newsletter TOC for Volume 39.1-2

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

“What a Difference Three Tutoring Sessions Make: Early Reports of Efficacy from a Young Writing Center” – L. Lennie Irvin “Creating a Space for Business Communication” – Elizabeth Tomlinson “Review of Researching the Writing Center, by Rebecca Babcock and Therese Thonus”- Reviewed separately by Sherry Wynn Perdue and Sarah Littlejohn Tutor’s Column: “The Writing Space: […]



Selected WLN and WCJ Articles for Best of Independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals Series (Parlor Press)

Jul 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The 2013 Selected Essays for Parlor Press’ Best of Independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals Series announced. SELECTED ESSAYS Across the Disciplines, “Re-Framing Race in Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum,” Mya Poe Community Literacy Journal, “What’s Writing Got to Do with It?: Citizen Wisdom, Civil Rights Activism, and 21st Century Community Literacy,” Michelle Hall Kells Composition […]



Call for Proposals: Fall 2014 Special Issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

Theme: Course-Embedded Writing Support Programs in Writing Centers Guest Edited by: Russell Carpenter, Scott Whiddon, and Kevin Dvorak Course-embedded writing support programs have existed since the development of the Brown University model in the 1980s. While scholars such as Carol Severino, Brad Hughes, Jill Gladstein, and others have charted the development of embedded tutoring pedagogy, […]



Call for Papers: Academic Exchange Quarterly Winter 2014 Issue on Writing Center Theory and Practice

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The Winter 2014 (Vol. 18, Iss. 4) Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly, an independent double-blind-peer-reviewed print journal, is now accepting submissions for its special section on Writing Center Theory and Practice.  Articles may explore issues of theory, practice, and experience in writing center work, including qualitative and empirical studies and discussions of pedagogy. Articles may […]



CFP: September 2016 Special Issue of Computers and Composition

Jan 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

Call for Papers September 2016 Special Issue of Computers and Composition: An International Journal Guest Edited By: Russell Carpenter, Eastern Kentucky University Sohui Lee, Stanford University Theme: Pedagogies of Multimodality and the Future of Multiliteracy Centers While multimodal composition is not new, writing centers have only recently begun to institutionally embrace the “new” idea of […]



TOC for November/December Writing Lab Newsletter

Nov 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

The November/December 2013 issue of the Writing Lab Newsletter should have reached subscribers’ mailboxes by now, and you’ll find the following articles there: “Going Global, Becoming Translingual: The Development of a Multilingual Writing Center” – Noreen G. Lape Book Review of Changing Spaces: Writing Centres and Access to Higher Education, by Arlene Archer and Rose […]



TOC for Writing Lab Newsletter, Sept/Oct 2013 available

Sep 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

The Sept/Oct. 2013 issue of the Writing Lab Newsletter (https://writinglabnewsletter.org) This issue contains articles about the following: a new and free software program to help writing centers develop their own multi-media presentations for tutor training and other uses; the changing demographic among students; a collaborative program that teaches information literacy; and a tutor’s essay on […]



The Writing Center Journal announces WCJ Live, our new online professional development series:

Sep 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

The new editors of The Writing Center Journal—Michele Eodice, Steve Price, and Kerri Jordan—are excited to announce a new online professional development series: WCJ Live. Each month, we’ll offer an interactive session highlighting a recent WCJ article and its author(s). Our first WCJ Live—this Friday, September 13th—will feature Dana Driscoll and Sherry Wynn Perdue. They are co-authors of “Theory, Lore, and More: An Analysis of RAD […]



CFP: Academic Exchange Quarterly Winter 2013 Special Issue on Leadership and Writing Programs

May 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/12lead.htm Feature Editors: Shanti Bruce, Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University Kevin Dvorak, Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University Claire Lutkewitte, Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University Focus: This issue will examine effective leadership practices in college and university writing programs, including first-year composition, basic writing, and ELL/ESL writing programs; undergraduate and graduate writing degree programs, including rhetoric […]



TOC for May/June 2013 Issue of Writing Lab Newsletter

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

Writing Lab Newsletter, May/June 2013 TOC: • “Recalibrating an Established Writing Center: From Supplementary Service to Academic Discipline,” by Matthew Schultz • “The Idea Check: Changing ESL Students’ Use of the Writing Center,”  by Doug Enders • “Insights and Implications from a Regional High School Directory,” by Lisa Bell • Tutor’s Column: The ‘Model Tutor’ […]



RMWCA Newsletter

Apr 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

The Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association is pleased to release its first e-newsletter (http://www.rmwca.org/newsletter). Every issue will feature ideas for connecting with other writing center professionals across our vast region, a featured center, and upcoming events. Our inaugural issue includes thoughts on organizing subregional and mini-regional opportunities, spotlights the writing center at New Mexico Tech, […]



Call for Papers: Leadership and Writing Programs (Special Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly)

Mar 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

Academic Exchange Quarterly, Winter 2013, Volume 17, Issue 4 http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/12lead.htm Feature Editors: Shanti Bruce, Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University, FL Kevin Dvorak, Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University, FL Claire Lutkewitte, Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University, FL Focus: This issue will examine effective leadership practices in college and university writing programs, including first-year composition, basic writing, […]



Academic Exchange Quarterly, Call for Papers, Writing Center Theory and Practice

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

The Winter 2013 (Vol. 17, Iss. 4) Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly, an independent double-blind-peer-reviewed print journal, is now accepting submissions for its special section on Writing Center Theory and Practice.  Articles may explore issues of theory, practice, and experience in writing center work, including qualitative and empirical studies and discussions of pedagogy. Articles may […]



New book by Toni-Lee Capossela

Jan 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Publications

John U. Monro: Uncommon Educator By Toni-Lee Capossela In 1967, John U. Monro, Dean of the College at Harvard, left his twenty-year administrative career at the prestigious university for a teaching position at Miles College—an unaccredited historically black college on the outskirts of Birmingham, Alabama. This unconventional move was a natural continuation of Monro’s life-long […]



Writing Lab Newsletter TOC for Nov/Dec 2012 Issue

Nov 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Publications

Table of Contents for the November/December 2012 issue of the Writing Lab Newsletter: Ellen Schendel, “We Don’t Proofread, So What Do We Do? A Report on Survey Results” Jared Featherstone and Kristen Welch, “One-To-One Becomes Many-To-Many: A Consultation Between Two Centers” Nancy Effinger Wilson and Keri Fitzgerald, “Empathic Tutoring in the Third Space” Tutor’s Column, […]



PeerCentered[Unplugged] Editorial Board Needed

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Publications

PeerCentered is looking to form an editorial board of peer writing tutors for a special print publication. PeerCentered[Unplugged] Call for Editorial Board Members PeerCentered is looking for motivated peer tutors to comprise an editorial board for a special publication project to be completed by fall 2013. The publication, tentatively titled PeerCentered[Unplugged] will be a collection […]