Computers and Writing Conference 1997

Invitation for Proposals (due October 1, 1996)

Computers and Writing Conference 1997 June 5--9, 1997, Honolulu, Hawai

The Pacific Beach Hotel

E komo mai "Come Join Us" at Kapi'olani Community College, located on the slopes of Diamond Head, just up from Waikiki Beach.

We invite proposals that pertain in some way to the uses of computers at any level of writing education: K-12 to all types of post-secondary educational institutions. We especially welcome proposals for hands-on sessions, demonstrations, or any other interactive format. Concurrent sessions will accommodate individual 20-minute "talks," panels with four or five speakers, or one-and-a-half hour interactive presentations or demonstrations. Ongoing "poster" sessions for demonstrations throughout the conference are also possible. Furthermore, we are looking for half or full-day workshop proposals, to be offered both pre-conference, June 4th, and post-conference, June 9th. Standard networked PC and Mac equipment is available upon request.

Suggested Strands

Classroom uses, distance education, ESL, foreign-language teaching, networks, the Internet, hypertext and hypermedia, virtual classrooms, gender and technology, teaching writing vs. teaching computers, time management, what to do when the network goes down (as it most assuredly will), and other administrative issues will be considered.

Proposals must be postmarked or dated by Oct. 1, 1996. Notification of acceptance will be by Dec. 1, 1996. Mail three copies of a two-page (double spaced) abstract for a paper, panel, poster session, demonstration or workshop to:

Computers and Writing Conference 1997
Arts and Sciences Department
Kapi'olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816

For further information about the conference or to electronically submit a proposal:

Send e-mail to cw97@leahi.kcc.hawaii.edu

or submit your proposal through the CW97 Web page at:


Please include the name, affiliation, address, e-mail, and phone number of all presenters.

To participate in the planning of the conference, please join cw97-l@hawaii.edu by sending to: listproc@hawaii.edu a message that says: subscribe cw97-l yourfirstname yourlastname

Conference Co-chairs:
Judith Kirkpatrick, Asst. Prof. (808)734-9331 kirkpatr@hawaii.edu
Janice Cook, Asst. Prof. (808)734-9174 cook@hawaii.edu
Dr. Steven Singer, Com. Lab Manager (808)734-9189 singer@hawaii.edu
Alison Regan, Asst. Prof. (808)956-3068 alison@hawaii.edu

KAIROS Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments.
Vol. 1 No. 3 Autumn 1996