CFP: Computers & Writing Online 2006 (11/30/05; 2/6/06-2/28/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Pam Brewer
contact email: 
pam.brewer@murraystate.edu

Call for Proposals

Computers & Writing Online 2006: Making Knowledge on the Digital =
Frontier

February 6 to 28, 2006=20

Proposals Due: 30 November 2005

We are pleased to announce Computers & Writing Online 2006: Making =
Knowledge
on the Digital Frontier-a conference for all educators. This conference
occurs completely online and complements the face-to-face conference =
that
will be held in May at Texas Tech University.

We invite proposals from individuals and teams addressing the interface
between writing practice, writing pedagogy, and technology. Proposals =
can
be submitted for synchronous, asynchronous, or poster presentations.
Synchronous presentations and poster sessions will occur on Saturday,
February 18th in the English MOO (encore Learning Environment) at Texas =
Tech
University. The schedule allows one hour for synchronous presentations =
and
45 minutes for poster sessions. Posters will remain up the entire day, =
and
poster presenters are encouraged to spend one or more poster sessions in =
the
virtual room with their posters. Asynchronous presentations will occur =
over
five-day periods from February 6th through 28th using the
ComputersandWriting.org site, the information portal for the Computers &
Writing community. =20

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We encourage proposals on a wide range of topics that address the =
conference
theme of "Making Knowledge on the Digital Frontier." These topics =
include
but are not limited to:

* "New" technologies such as wikis and blogs in the writing
classroom-technologies that are changing the way we deliver and =
administer
courses in support of our students' learning=20

* Reconsideration of past propositions about how computer networks are
best suited for learning and instructionWriting and learning communities
online across distance and culture=20
* The sociology of digital communities=20

* The interface between Rhetoric and Composition theory and technology

* The technologies of Technical Communication: theory, practice,
pedagogy=20

* Online portfolios-the state of the art=20

* Visual rhetoric and new media

Proposals are due 30 November 2005. Send 250-word abstracts by email (in =
the
body, not as an attachment) to <mailto:cwonline_at_lyris.ttu.edu>
cwonline_at_lyris.ttu.edu. Please be sure to include the following =
information:

* Email subject line: CWonline2006 Proposal=20

* Name=20

* Institutional affiliation=20

* Title of proposed presentation=20

* Whether the proposal is for an asynchronous, synchronous, or poster
session=20

* Phone number=20

* Email address

For more information on the conference and session formats, please see =
the
conference website:
<https://mail.ttu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=3Dhttp://english.ttu.edu/=
cw/cw
o2006/> http://english.ttu.edu/cw/cwo2006/ or contact Conference
Coordinator, Lennie Irvin: <mailto:lennie.irvin_at_ttu.edu>
lennie.irvin_at_ttu.edu. The conference hosts will provide support (a
technology buddy) for those who may be unfamiliar with any of the online
technologies used for the conference.

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Pamela Estes Brewer
Lecturer -- Coordinator, Professional Writing
Department of English and Philosophy
Murray State University
PhD Student in Technical Communication & Rhetoric, Texas Tech University
270-762-4719
fax 270-762-4545
pam.brewer_at_murraystate.edu

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cfp categories: 
humanities_computing_and_the_internet