The OWCA's first annual virtual conference will take place asynchronously and synchronously around the theme of interdependence in the online writing center.
The following session is hosted during the OWCA conference. It is open to the public and will be recorded. You do not need to be an OWCA member to attend. Presenters include Jenelle Dembsey, Sarah Prince, Beth Nastachowski, Elle Tyson, Megan Boeshart, Paula Rawlins, and Brooke Hessler. Abstract In this session, attendees can meet members …
The OWCA is accepting applications and nominations for Officer positions on the Executive Board. Terms begin in January 2022. Applications are due October 31.
In this informational session, you can meet the OWCA Executive Board and learn about: The structure of the organization Public resources Member dues and benefits Goals and objectives for the year Open positions on the Executive Board (please apply by March 9 for first consideration) Committee volunteer opportunities There will be time for attendees to …
The OWCA Board is looking to fill 3 positions as soon as possible and will review initial applications during their next Board meeting on March 10. For first consideration, please submit by March 9, 2022.
The Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association (RMWCA) and Online Writing Centers Association (OWCA) are excited to announce a co-sponsored event titled “Engaging Writers Online: A Tutor-Centered Conversation” on Tuesday, April 12 at 3 pm EST/1 pm MST.
The OWCA Board is looking to fill the following position as soon as possible and will review initial applications during their next Board meeting on May 12. For first consideration, please submit by May 11, 2022. Conference Co-Chair
Reading club provides a space to discuss writing center scholarship. Based on the article or chapter chosen, participants will share experiences, ideas, strategies, and questions about online writing centers (OWCs). This Reading Club will discuss "Toward a Rhetoric of Labor Activism in College and University Writing Centers" by Liliana M. Naydan in Praxis: A Writing Center Journal.
Registration for the OWCA Membership Group Cohort 2 of 2022 is now open until June 10! Cohort 2 will run from July—December 2022 with a kick-off meeting in early July.
This webinar will engage the audience in a discussion of the story they want to tell administrators about their writing center, and how to work backwards to identify necessary data collection to help them tell that story effectively. We will encourage participants to consider the data they already collect for their writing center, what they need to collect to tell their story, how to set clear goals/outcomes for the writing center and how to align those with institutional goals and outcomes.