Category Calls for Papers & Participation

CFP || Play in Graduate Student Writing, CJSDW

This call for papers considers the use of playful, visual, or otherwise innovative approaches to graduate student writing development. The call is for a special section of the Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie. Authors are encouraged to email the special  section editors with their questions. Link to the call in English: http://journals.sfu.ca/cjsdw/index.php/cjsdw/announcement/view/8 […]

CFP || Special issue of the Journal of Writing Research

How to report instructional interventions in writing research? Guest editors: Fien De Smedt (Ghent University | Belgium) & Renske Bouwer (University of Antwerp | Belgium) To improve students’ writing skills, instructional programs should consider both the focus of instruction (i.e., what is taught) and the mode of instruction (i.e., how it is taught). In research […]

CFP || Writing Development Across the Lifespan

Call For Papers: Writing Development Across the Lifespan Proposals by 30 April 2017. The road to adult competence in writing is long, beginning before the earliest childhood scribbles and passing through many locations in and out of school and beyond. As well, writing competence enlists multiple dimensions of changing lives–experience of the world, development and […]

Call for Participation || Writing Through the Lifespan Research Study

Call for Participation Writing Through the Lifespan: A Longitudinal Study of Writing Experiences & Development Seeking to put Charles Bazerman’s thought experiment into action, we seek potential collaborators interested in contributing to a long-term investigation of writing throughout the lifespan. We seek to develop a century-long longitudinal, mixed-methods study that will use qualitative and quantitative […]

CFP || College Conference on Composition and Communication workshop

Dear colleagues, We are inviting brief proposals for up to twenty-four researcher-participant roles in a U.S. College Conference on Composition and Communication (CCCC) workshop focused on research about writing in higher education around the globe (see details below). We know that researchers around the world are interested in finding sites, physical and figurative, for serious […]

Survey Invitation || Working with English as a Second Language students

Yale University is inviting writing professionals to share their thoughts about training graduate staff to work with English as a Second Language (ESL) students. If interested, please complete the survey. About the research: We are focusing on the topic of training graduate writing staff to work with ESL students.  We would like to compile various […]

Survey || IWCA Writing Center Research Project Survey for 2014-15

From Harry Denny (@hdenny), Associate Professor of English & Writing Lab Director, Purdue University, via Director of Writing Centers “I am excited to announce the re-launch of the IWCA Writing Center Research Project Survey for the 2014-15 academic year. This survey collects and aggregates research on the usage, demographics, staffing, institutional support, personnel structures and […]