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NCPTW/IWCA 2010 Conference Report

Brandon Alva, Rachel Meads-Jardine, Andrea Malouf and I attended and presented at the 2010 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing/International Writing Centers Association joint conference this past weekend.  Andrea and Rachel presented “Teaching Writing in Communities” about the excellent work going on in the Community Writing Center.  Brandon presented “From Peer Tutor to Writing Instructor:  Taking a Collaborative Learning Approach” about how he uses his writing center background to influence his teaching. Brandon won an IWCA Travel Scholarship for this presentation and was recognized during the Thursday keynote address.  I presented “The Effects of Working in a Community College Writing Center on Peer Writing Tutors” which is fairly self-explanatory.  It is a presentation I've done at other conferences, but each time I prep for it, I learn something more and revise it to better reflect my evolving thoughts on the topic. Brandon & I also participated in a “Scholar …