Webinar | Enacting Antiracism in Asynchronous Writing Consultations with Eric Camarillo (2020)

  • Post author:
  • Post published:October 26, 2020
  • Post category:
  • Post comments:0 Comments

On October 26, 2020, Eric Camarillo presented on “Enacting Antiracism in Asynchronous Writing Consultations.” Over 140 professionals attended. The goal of this presentation was to reframe the value of asynchronous writing center…

Continue ReadingWebinar | Enacting Antiracism in Asynchronous Writing Consultations with Eric Camarillo (2020)

Webinar | Racial Justice and Online Writing Center Praxis with Zandra Jordan (2020)

  • Post author:
  • Post published:October 2, 2020
  • Post category:

On October 2, 2020, Zandra L. Jordan presented on "Racial Justice and Online Writing Center Practice." Over 145 professionals attended. Zandra introduced the theoretical frame of Womanist Ethics and facilitated attendee reflection on racial justice in their online writing centers.

Continue ReadingWebinar | Racial Justice and Online Writing Center Praxis with Zandra Jordan (2020)

Webinar | Shaping Online Tutoring Practice: Research and Reflection over Replication with Lisa Bell (2020)

  • Post author:
  • Post published:September 8, 2020
  • Post category:
  • Post comments:0 Comments

On September 8, 2020, Lisa Eastmond Bell presented on "Shaping Online Tutoring Practice: Research and Reflection over Replication." As Lisa explained, online tutoring at its best is shaped by learners and learning and not simply an attempt to replicate in-person tutoring practices.

Continue ReadingWebinar | Shaping Online Tutoring Practice: Research and Reflection over Replication with Lisa Bell (2020)

Virtual Conversation Hour | Assessment & Reporting with Anne Shiell (2019)

  • Post author:
  • Post published:December 7, 2019
  • Post category:
  • Post comments:0 Comments

On November 15, 2019, Anne Shiell guest hosted a Virtual Conversation Hour on assessment and reporting in OWC tutoring. As one of the managers for instructional services at the Walden University Writing Center, Anne discussed metrics collected at her center, as well as the benefits, barriers, and difficulties of collecting this data.

Continue ReadingVirtual Conversation Hour | Assessment & Reporting with Anne Shiell (2019)

Virtual Conversation Hour | Online Training (2019)

  • Post author:
  • Post published:May 22, 2019
  • Post category:
  • Post comments:0 Comments

During the hour, we discussed the following questions: What unique training, if any, do you offer staff engaging in online writing tutoring? How do you structure your training (is it integrated with your face-to-face training or is it an additional “level” of training?) What training materials or activities have you found especially effective? What barriers are you facing in terms of training staff engaged in online writing tutoring?

Continue ReadingVirtual Conversation Hour | Online Training (2019)

Virtual Conversation Hour | Synchronous Tutoring Platforms (2019)

  • Post author:
  • Post published:April 18, 2019
  • Post category:
  • Post comments:0 Comments

During the hour, we discussed the platforms attendees use for their synchronous and why they chose their platforms, exploring: What are the successes or benefits to each of these platforms? What are the weaknesses or failures? What other questions do you have regarding technology platforms?

Continue ReadingVirtual Conversation Hour | Synchronous Tutoring Platforms (2019)

Virtual Conversation Hour | Asynchronous Tutoring Strategies (2019)

  • Post author:
  • Post published:April 1, 2019
  • Post category:
  • Post comments:0 Comments

We had great turnout with over 40 attendees engaged in our discussion questions for the hour: What strategies do you use for providing students feedback asynchronously? What technologies or tools do you find helpful or effective? What kind of training have you done? What kind of training do you need to do?

Continue ReadingVirtual Conversation Hour | Asynchronous Tutoring Strategies (2019)