Canadian Writing Centres Association

CfP and Save the Date || Academic Writing and English Language Learners Conference, November 1 & 2, 2019, Saint Mary’s University, NS

Save the Date! November 1 & 2, 2019 &  CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The conference for Academic Writing and English Language Learners (AWELL) is a two-day conference designed for faculty, language instructors, composition instructors, and writing centre professionals who teach and tutor ELL students. The goal of the conference is to provide tools and approaches in a workshop format that may be used directly in classrooms and tutoring sessions.We want to provide an open forum to all those interested in any area of additional language studies and academic writing, including digital writing pedagogies, multiliteracies, plurilingualism, and intercultural writing supports. Questions for consideration may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pedagogy and practice for multilingual classrooms
  • ELL pedagogy relating to globalized students
  • Learning community writing practice
  • Technology in writing practice relating to ELLs
  • Multimodal and digital approaches to ELL writing instruction and practice
  • Considerations of general teaching and learning practice to ELL

 

Day One registration only ($75.00).
Day Two registration only ($75.00).
Two-day registration ($150.00).
Saint Mary’s University faculty or staff ($100.00).
Student or writing tutor ($75.00).

 

 

Annual ACWCA Conference – Saint Mary’s University, Feb 21st

Annual Atlantic Canadian Writing Centres Association Conference, 2019

February 21, 2019

Saint Mary’s University, Halifax

Atrium 101 (CAMPUS MAP)

Special workshop talk on gendered language and writing, provided by the South House Sexual & Gender Resource Centre.

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Conference schedule

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Do you work in writing centres in Atlantic Canada, or are interested in the field?
Please join us at Saint Mary’s in February.

To attend, please complete this form; there is no charge for attending.

An optional lunch of $15 is available.

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A reduced rate of $125.00 / night with the Lord Nelson Hotel is available for Feb. 20th. You will need to call to make the reservation, and mention you are booking for a Saint Mary’s University event.

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For more information, please contact writing @ smu.ca

See you then!

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ACWCA is an affiliate of the Canadian Writing Centres Association.

Call for Papers: CWCA/ACCR Annual Conference, May 30-31, 2019

Emily Carr University of Art & Design

May 30-31, 2019

 

Submission Details
CWCA/ACCR is a national affiliate of the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA), and this year we are using their submission and review portal.

Deadline for submissions is January 10, 2019.

You do not need to be a member of IWCA to submit a proposal, and there is no cost associated. However, it’s a two-stage process: First, you create an account by providing your name, address, and institutional affiliation. Then you enter the details of your proposal to CWCA 2019.

To create an account and submit your proposal, start at https://www.iwcamembers.org/join.php

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