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Committee on Second Language Writing (November 2016) - Previous Revision

March 2009 Update

The Committee on Second Language Writing will be sharing a revised draft of the Statement on Second Language Writing and Writers with members of the CCCC community.  The new draft of the Statement will be the subject of discussion at the Second Language Writing SIG on Thursday, March 12, 2009 (TSIG.06 at 6:30 pm in Continental Ballroom 8) at the 2009 CCCC Convention.

Committee Members

Susan Miller-Cochran, Co-Chair
Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, Co-Chair

Michelle Cox
Deborah Crusan
Angela Dadak
Kevin Eric DePew 
Haivan Hoang 
Jay Jordan
Fify Juliana
Jessie Moore
Gladys Scott
Steve Simpson

Committee Charge

Because of the rapid growth in the number of second language writers in US higher education and the increasing linguistic diversity that all teachers of writing encounter in the classroom, the Second Language Writing Committee is charged to:

  1. Serve as an official liaison between CCCC and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL); 
  2. Assist in the distribution and use of the second language writing position statement concerning second language writing issues and continue updating the statement as needed;
  3. Identify, develop and provide second language writing resources for CCCC members;
  4. Make recommendations to the Executive Committee on issues related to second language writing.

Minutes from the March 2009 Committee Open Meeting (pdf)
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