ERIC Number: ED202041
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Feb-7
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Southeastern Writing Center Conference (1st, University of Alabama, February 7, 1981).
Olson, Gary A., Comp.
Presented at a writing center conference by English department faculty members from around the United States--all involved with writing centers--the papers in this collection relate personal experiences and discuss many of the problems faced by writing centers. The ten papers deal with the following topics: (1) the progress and future of writing centers in college English departments, (2) the areas in which writing center staffs are ignorant, (3) experimenting beyond basic grammar instruction, (4) administrative problems at writing centers, (5) overcoming student and faculty resistance to writing centers, (6) defining the role and objectives of a writing center, (7) obstacles in gaining administrative support for a writing center, (8) writing center funding, (9) undergraduate staffing in writing centers, and (10) constant change in writing centers. (HTH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeastern Writing Center Association.