All OWCA members can attend the OWCA virtual conference and access the recordings for free, with no additional registration fees or forms. The OWCA conference will be scheduled annually, beginning in 2023.
The next OWCA conference will be held April 13-14, 2023.
CFP coming in August, Proposals due in October.
The OWCA hosted its first virtual conference from October 4-8, 2021. You can find information about this event in our Event Archive.
The following conference sessions are now available to the public in our scholarship database.
- “Achieving the ‘Inter’ in ‘Interdependence’: Reframing a Theory of Expertise for Online Writing Center Relationships” by Adrienne Lamberti
- “Aligning with the Language of Justice in the Writing Center” by Cynthia Cochran, Joshua Knight, Justine Kennedy, and Katelyn Scott
- “Demonstrating Interdependence: Aligning Writing Coach Skills & Multimodal Writing Practices” by Jennifer Gray and Mary McGinnis
- “Inspiring Writing Tutors to Move beyond Competence and Courtesy to Compassion Online” by Katherine Schmidt and Sean Tellvik
- “Online Adult Student Perceptions on Racial and Linguistic Identity and Academic Writing” by Julie Johnson Archer
- “Promoting ESL Students’ Writing Development in Online Synchronous Tutoring: a Dynamic Assessment Approach” by Ruge Zhao
- “Rethinking Dependency: Promoting Motivation, Rapport, and Solidarity in Online Consultations during Times of Crisis” by Annelise Norman
- “Using Computer-Assisted Language Learning to Foster Self-Editing Skills: The Interdependence of Writers, Tutors, and Technology” by Kimberly Becker, Sarah Huffman, and Kristin Terrill
- “Videoconferencing Is Not a Replication of Face-to-Face Tutoring: Training Tutors to Prepare for Technology Interdependence in Synchronous Tutoring” by Kim Fahle Peck
- OWCA Plenary on “Embracing Interdependence in Online Writing Center Work” with Beth Nastachowski, Lisa Nicole Tyson, and Megan Boeshart
- Workshop on “Consulting on Multimodal Texts” by Jacob Herrmann
- Roundtable on “Interdependent Interventions: Exploring Co-creative Practices for Online Writing Centers” by Emma Catherine Perry and Christina Lee
- Workshop on “Expanding Disability Access: Developing your Multimodal Toolkit for Writing Center Sessions” by Ellen Cecil-Lemkin and Lisa Marvel Johnson
- Workshop on “Incorporating Kindness in Asynchronous Video Tutoring” by Lisa Nicole Tyson and Megan Boeshart Burelle
- Roundtable on “Leading Towards Interconnectedness” with Janine Carlock and Heidi Marshall
- Panel Presentation on “Experimenting with Peer Mentoring: Models for Professional Development Among Staff and Administrators” by Paula Rawlins, Michelle Cohen, Emily Gresbrink, and Beth Nastachowski