1. To take action!
As writing professionals, the subject of our work — writing — is at often the center of discussions about teaching, students, and learning. Share your successes and learn new strategies from others!
2. To develop new approaches to teaching and research!
You’ll help others develop their ideas and bring home new ones for your own work!
- Choose from the 406 concurrent sessions, 53 poster sessions, 31 roundtable discussions, and more taking place at the convention.
- View handouts and contribute your own via the Online Searchable Program.
- Attend a full- or half-day preconvention workshop (morning or afternoon) to dive deeply into a topic.
3. To make connections!
CCCC’s Special Interest Groups, caucuses, and informal talking times offer great opportunities to make connections with others and around issues important to you!
- Explore the online program for meetings of special interest groups and caucuses.
- Connect with those offering the latest resources in the CCCC Exhibit Hall.
- Network with other attendees during social events in the area. See the local website for more information on these opportunities.
- Strike up valuable conversations simply standing in line for coffee!
Why do others attend?
Each year, educators and researchers from around the world attend the CCCC Annual Convention for a multitude of different reasons. These include:
- Topical range of convention sessions
- Exposure to new concepts/cutting edge ideas
- Access to information for teaching and scholarship
- Chance to make professional contacts/renew connections
- Meeting new colleagues and networking
- Visiting the exhibit hall of professional materials
Are you attending CCCC 2016? Share YOUR reasons for attending on social media using the hashtag #4C16!