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EWCA Summer Institute 2019

EWCA Summer Institute, August 19-23, 2019

In cooperation with the European University Viadrina, the European Writing Centers Association held the first Writing Centre Summer Institute (SI) in Europe. Thirty participants from 16 different countries participated. They were invited and accompanied by five experienced Writing Center leaders from Germany, Ireland, and the USA.

Read more about the summer institute on our blog and in the Viadrina Logbuch.

goup picture EWCA SI 2019 ©Asif Adnan Ananda

Topics of the SI included:

  • Introduction to the field of writing centre work
  • Peer writing tutor education
  • Working with faculty and administration
  • Demonstrating impact: Writing centre assessment and more
  • Grant writing for writing centre projects
  • Possible exchange programs (e.g. Erasmus)
  • Working with multilingual students
  • Writing centre research and publication
  • Writing centre sustainability

Leaders of the SI were:
Pamela Bromley, Pomona College, USA

Shareen Grogan, University of Montana, USA

Katrin Girgensohn, European University Viadrina, Germany

Franziska Liebetanz, European University Viadrina, Germany

Íde O’Sullivan, University of Limerick, Ireland