Tosh --- you and Roger have done a great job. I particularly like the
series of questions. They should provoke a fruitful discussion! Theresa.
Tosh Tachino wrote:
> With Roger's help, this is what I came up with for the proposal.
> Any suggestions before I send it?
> The institutional climate in Canada is somewhat similar to that of the
> U.S. in that we, Canadian scholars, find it worthwhile to attend CCCC.
> However, there are important differences between American and Canadian
> institutional cultures to warrant a space for discussing problems,
> developments, and ideas that are particularly relevant for Canadian
> The proposed SIG meeting will discuss WAC/WID developments, focusing
> on the programmatic initiatives, developments, as well as specific
> approaches in the Canadian context. This session will begin by having
> participants introduce themselves. The moderator will then pose a
> series of discussion questions/issues based on contributions from
> attendees. These discussion questions will be drawn from the follwoing
> - How is the teaching of writing made possible without "teaching
> - How can writing proficiency be assessed in WAC/WID courses?
> - What is the role of writing centers in WAC/WID?
> - What is the inter-faculty relationship between groups teaching writing?
> - How does service learning fit into WID/WAC?
> - What role do meta-skills play in engineering WID/WAC courses?
> - How can writing fellows help in WID/WAC programs?
> Because of shared concerns, We request that the Canadian Caucus SIG
> not be held in the same time slot as the WAC/WID SIG.
> The Canadian Caucus SIG dates back to the 1980s. It has performed an
> important social function in addition to the intellectual exchange
> referred to above. The SIG gives Canadian CCCCs participants a place
> to meet, to talk about sessions they have been to, and for new CCCCs
> members to develop relationships with regular CCCCs attendees. We
> estimate that 20-25 people will attend the SIG session in New York.
> Tosh Tachino, M.A., B.A. Honors
> Ph.D. Student, Iowa State University
> Rhetoric and Professional Communication
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