Registration is now open for the third annual Canadian Writing Centres Association Conference. The conference will be held at the University of Ottawa on Friday, May 29th , 2015. The conference immediately precedes the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Annual Conference (CHSS). We welcome writing centre administrators, writing instructors and tutors to join […]

Laurier University press release – Laurier makes workforce reductions to help address budget challenges The Record article – Laurier faculty members feel ‘absolutely gutted’ by staff cuts CTVNews piece – Wilfrid Laurier University cuts 22 positions amid financial difficulties Twitter – ‪#‎mourning22‬

CASDW Annual Research Award – Call for Nominations CASDW invites nominations for its annual research award—an award given to the author(s) of the best journal article or book chapter (single- or co-authored) published by a CASDW member during the 2014 calendar year. Multi-authored articles or chapters will be eligible as long as one of the […]

“If we want to claim and embrace diversity, it needs to show up in our Works Cited lists.” – Adam Banks    

The Canadian Writing Centres Association/L’Association Canadienne des Centres de Rédaction (CWCA-ACCR) is now accepting nominations for the following volunteer executive positions. These positions will be available as of May 29, 2015 immediately following the Annual General Meeting. The positions are: – Vice Chair (a three-year commitment: Vice-Chair to Chair to Past-Chair) – Secretary (a two-year […]

“We need digital writing at the centre of the way we educate…”- Jeff Grabill

The Language Centre at the University of Tampere in Finland has three full-time posts open in the English language. The university is looking for candidates with an interest in academic writing. For further information on the posts, please see https://uta.rekrytointi.com/paikat/?o=A_RJ&jgid=1&jid=546 (university instructor, permanent post, starting on 1 August 2015) https://uta.rekrytointi.com/paikat/?o=A_RJ&jgid=1&jid=547 (two university instructors, 3-year fixed-term […]

 From http://www.rmwca.org/newsletter-jan-2015/upcoming-events (De)Center: Testing Assumptions about Peer Tutoring and Writing Centers The theme of the 2015 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW) and Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference is (De)Center: Testing Assumptions about Peer Tutoring and Writing Centers. Throughout its history, peer tutoring has often operated on a set of sometimes untested assumptions, […]

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