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The 2019 Council for Programs in
Proposals for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine (RHM) Symposium, to be held September 5-6, 2019 in Orlando, Florida, are due April 10. Potential categories, submission criteria, and instructions are available on the RHM website.
We are looking for proposals for this workshop and hopefully a future collection of essays on WAC and Health Care programs for CCCC 2020, Milwaukee. If accepted the workshop will be requested in a Wednesday afternoon slot before the conference.
The presentation "Fifty Years of WAC: Where have we been? Where are we going?" was presented at the 2019 Conference on College Composition and Communication in Pittsburgh.
Students analyze quotations to increase understanding, as shown in the related image.
Network Sense: Methods for Visualizing a Discipline, by Derek N. Mueller, has been selected as winner of the 2019 Research Impact Award by the Conference on College Composition and Communication. The award is presented annually to "the empirical research publication in the previous two years that most advances the mission of the organization or the needs of the profession." Mueller's book appears in the #writing series, edited by Cheryl E. Ball. Mueller's book is the first to be published in the series.
These kindergartners are writing across the curriculum to share their love of @FirstInMath
WAC-GO, the WAC Graduate Organization, will host a webinar on “Entering the Community: Building a Professional Identity in WAC.” The webinar is scheduled for Friday, April 12 at 2:30 PM CST.
The WAC-GO Executive Board has compiled a CCCC 2019 reference guide listing sessions more geared toward graduate students or WAC/WID-related research.
The 2019 WAC Standing Group Meeting at CCCC will take place from 3:30-4:30 PM at 401 David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, on Friday, March 15th.