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SIG at IWCA 2019
October 19, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Conference: International Writing Centers Association (view OWC-related sessions at IWCA 2019)
Date and Time: Saturday, October 19, 12:15 – 1:30pm EST
Presenters: Sarah Prince, Beth Nastachowski, Jenelle Dembsey, and Megan Boeshart
Onsite Participation: Room Union A, Hyatt Regency, Columbus, Ohio
Virtual Participation: Zoom. Register to attend our SIG virtually! Save your confirmation email with the link to join the session.
This special interest group (SIG) is for writing centers working with or thinking about working with students online as either a partial or fully online writing center (OWC). During its second year at IWCA, this SIG will be structured in two parts: First, we will report back on current and upcoming initiatives, including the OWC Community website, our on-going virtual conversation hours, a special issue of ROLE on OWCs, and our efforts make this SIG an IWCA standing group. Second, attendees will participate in small-group discussions on the benefits and challenges specific to OWCs, including ways OWC tutors and professionals can better connect.