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Preconvention Workshops

Preconvention workshops at CCCC 2017 are an amazing and relatively inexpensive way to expand your learning experience in Portland. These workshops take place on Wednesday, March 15, and are only $20 for morning or afternoon workshops and $40 for all-day workshops.

Register NowTo register for a preconvention workshop, simply visit the online registration form or register onsite in Portland.  If you have already registered for CCCC 2017 and would like to add a workshop registration, simply select “I would like to add items without a registration” on the registration form.

Full workshop descriptions are available in the following PDF files:


Morning Workshops

  • MW.01 Expanding Research Voices in Online Writing Instruction
  • MW.02 Information Literacy and Intellectual Property
  • MW.03 Community Writing Mentoring Workshop
  • MW.04 Handcrafted Rhetorics
  • MW.05 The Prison Next Door
  • MW.06 Using Digital Creative Arts
  • MW.07 Cultivating Archival Connections
  • MW.08 Foundations in Programming
  • MW.09 Career Pathways . . . Rhet/Comp Graduates
  • MW.10 Engaging the Global
  • MW.11 Cultivating New TPC Instructors
  • MW.12 Assessing Multimodal Writing
  • MW.13 Story-driven Podcasting
  • MW.14 Cultivating Consensus among Teachers
  • MW.15 Cultivating Community: Exploring the Affordances and Limitations of Custom Publishing
  • MW.16 Cultivating Inclusion and Integration
  • MW.17 Publishing in an Independent Journal

Afternoon Workshops

  • AW.01 Cultivating Inclusive, Multilingual Pedagogies
  • AW.02 Beyond Common Ground . . . Digital Story Project
  • AW.03 LatinX Taking Action In and Out of the Academy
  • AW.04 Cultivating Change Through Counter-Public Writing Pedagogy
  • AW.05 Austerity, Labor Conditions, and Academic Freedom
  • AW.06 Cultivating and Sustaining Social Media Analytics
  • AW.07 Defining, Locating, and Addressing Bullying
  • AW.08 Access and Justice
  • AW.09 Rethinking Technical, Professional, and STEM . . . WAW
  • AW.10 Making [Institutional] Ethnography Our Own
  • AW.11 Challenging Participatory Norms
  • AW.12 Engaging Disability and Accessibility in Class Assignments
  • AW.13 Writing for the Mountains
  • AW.14 Retention, Persistence, and Writing Programs
  • AW.15 Writing, Making, Cultivating, and Doing: An Indigenous . . .
  • AW.16 Beyond Professional and Technical Writing
  • AW.17 Cultivating Interdisciplinary Relationships

All-Day Workshops

  • W.01 Feminist Workshop: Intersectionality within Writing Programs and Practices
  • W.02 Cultivating Research Capacity Through International Exchanges
  • W.03 Cultivating Our Creative Capacities
  • W.04 TYCA Presents Cultivating Our Capacity: Preparation and Professional
    Development for Teachers of English at Two-Year Colleges
  • W.05 Rhetorics and Realities
  • W.06 High Touch Tech
  • W.07 Implementing Long-Term Changes to BW Programs
  • W.08 Moving Labor Advocacy
  • W.09 Cultivating Sustainable Writing Assessments
  • W.10 Cultivating Capacities, Creating Change . . . Activists and Video Makers
  • W.11 Cultivating Vernacular Eloquence – Peter Elbow
  • W.12 Launching and Developing Sustainable WAC/WID Programs
  • W.13 Leadership in Action


Full workshop descriptions are available in the following PDF files:


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