Edited by Eric H. Hobson
As computers have brought important developments to composition studies, writing centers have found themselves creating and improvising applications for their own work and often for the writing programs and institutions in which they live. Online tutorials, websites with an array of downloadable resources for students, scheduling and email possibilities--all of these are becoming common-place among writing centers across the country. However, in spite of impressive work by individual centers, exchange on these topics between and among writing centers has been sporadic. As more writing centers approach getting "wired" and others continue to upgrade, the need for communication and collaboration becomes ever more obvious, and so does the need to understand theoretical implications of choices made.
Introduction. Straddling the Virtual Fence, Eric H. Hobson
Part I: Models and Strategies for Wired Writing Centers
Chapter 1. The Look and Feel of the OWL Conference, Barbara Monroe
Chapter 2. Email “Tutoring” as Collaborative Writing, David Coogan
Part II: Critical Assessments of Wired Writing Centers
Chapter 9. Virtual High School Writing Centers: A Spectrum of Possibilities, Pamela B. Childers, Jeannette Jordan, and James K. Upton
Part III: Resources for Wired Writing Centers
Publication Information: Hobson, Eric H. (Ed.). (1998). Wiring the writing center. Utah State University Press. https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/usupress_pubs/123
Books in this series are presented on the WAC Clearinghouse courtesy of the Utah State University Press. The Press offers more than 180 open-access books through the USU Digital Commons. Visit https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/usupress_pubs/ to view these publications.
This book is brought to you without charge in open-access format by the USU Press at DigitalCommons@USU. Copyright © 1998 Utah State University Press. Presented on this site with permission. You may view this book. You may print personal copies of this book. You may link to this page or its page on Digital Commons@USU. You may not reproduce this book on another website.