Call For Papers

The New England Alliance for Computers and Writing Annual Conference

Salem State College, Salem, MA, July 11-12, 1996

The New England Alliance for Computers and Writing is a consortium of K through college educators in language arts, reading, and composition who have joined together to further the uses of technology in teaching literacy skills. This year, the NEACW's annual conference is being held at Salem State College, Salem, MA, on July 11-12, 1996. The conference features a day of hands-on workshops (July 11) and a day of panel discussions (July 12). At the opening banquet on July 11, the keynote address will be given by Dawn and Ray Rodrigues.

Registration for the conference is $50.00 ($60.00 after June 20) and it includes wine and cheese reception and banquet Thursday evening, light breakfast and lunch on Friday. Workshops are $15.00 each. On-campus housing is available (double rooms) for $25.00 per night per person.


Thursday July 11
Th 8:30 Workshops
W1 Literacy, Writing, and the Net K-6
W2 Advanced Daedalus Integrated Writing Environment

Th 1:00 Workshops
W3 Beginning Daedalus IWE
W4 Using the Web

Friday July 12
F 8:30
A1 Beginning HTML
A2 Practical World Wide Web for Classes
A3 Getting Started with Technology

F 10:15
B1 The Web
B2 Stretching Technology
B3 Using Email In Writing Courses

F 1:30
C1 Discourse Conventions, Net
C2 Internet in Grades K-8
C3 Resistant Faculty and Students

F 3:15
D1 Teaching Writing in a Networked Classroom
D2 Technology and Pedagogy
D3 Three uses of the Web

Further information is available at NEACW websites :



Rick Branscomb
Department of English
Salem State College
Salem, MA 01970

Phone 508-741-6142

KAIROS Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments.
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