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CFP: CWPA Best Book Award for 2015

Please circulate widely!

The Council of Writing Program Administrators seeks nominations for its Best Book Award for 2015. This award recognizes books whose authors or editors have made an outstanding contribution to the field of writing program administration over the past calendar year.

Award Requirements

The book:

Assistant Professor of English | Director of First Year Composition at Columbus State University (GA)

The Department of English at Columbus State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of English | Director of First Year Composition. This position is available August 2017.

Assistant Professor of English – English Composition or Writing Studies

The Department of English in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma City University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2017. 

Primary teaching responsibilities include first-year writing courses with opportunities to teach in appropriate secondary area(s).  The required teaching load of 21credit hours per year will be adjusted for first academic year.

Qualifications

Assistant Professor and Director of Writing, Montana Tech

Tenure–track Assistant Professor and Director of Writing. Doctorate or ABD, completion within one year, in communication related field required. Experience with teaching introductory and upper division writing at the college level is also required. The positon is also responsible for directing, coordinating, budgeting, scheduling, and assessing writing instruction at all levels on the Montana Tech campuses. Successful applicants should demonstrate a commitment to student-centered learning and a knowledge of rhetorical principles, and their application to writing and writing instruction.

4th Annual Conference on Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking--Oct. 28, 2016

Embracing Innovation: Transcending Tradition in Twenty-First Century Higher Education

The Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking will present its fourth annual interdisciplinary conference on Friday, October 28, 2016. The primary objectives of this year's conference are to explore innovative pedagogical practices that both enrich and transcend traditional teaching methods, and to inspire a contemplative, cross-disciplinary dialogue regarding higher education in the twenty-first century.

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Availability for meeting to discuss a Consultant-Evaluator visit

If you have been considering requesting a visit to your writing program by a team from the WPA Consultant-Evaluator Service, I will be available at the upcoming conference in Raleigh to meet with you to discuss your goals for a visit and answer any questions you may have. We can arrange a meeting time in advance or seize a good opportunity sometime during the conference.

You can also find information about the C-E Service on the CWPA website: http://wpacouncil.org/consultant

Shirley

Shirley Rose, Director

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