Norbert Elliot

Research in Writing Studies

Category: Writing Assessment

The 7th International Conference on Writing Analytics

Conference Theme: Broadening the Community

The conference will explore innovation in writing analytics, with special attention to broadening our community. We invite presentations on present research findings and new directions for research.

Where: University of South Florida, St. Petersburg

When: January 25 and January 26, 2019

Conference Hotel: Hampton Inn and Suites, 80 Beach Drive NE, Downtown St. Petersburg

Registration: $150.00 ($200.00 after December 15, 2018); Graduate Students: $50.00

Proposal Deadlines:  Presentation Proposals due November 16, 2018 (see the call for proposals).

Notification of Acceptance: November 2, 2018

Journal of Writing Analytics Open Submissions for Volume 2

Submissions for Volume 2 of Analytics began on April 1, 2018. The submission period will close on July 1, 2018.

Journal of Writing Analytics launched.

The Journal of Writing Analytics (Analytics) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by Colorado State University Open Press. Additional support for the journal is provided by the University of South Florida and the National Science Foundation.

Conceptualized as a multidisciplinary field, Writing Analytics is defined as the study of communication processes and genres as they occur in digital educational environments. The journal operates at the intersection of educational measurement, massive data analysis, digital learning ecologies, and philosophical ethics. Intended to give voice to an emerging community, the journal is devoted to programs of research providing evidence of fair, reliable, and valid analytics. Dedicated to application, such multidisciplinary research will demonstrate its usefulness to educational stakeholders as they expand opportunities for diverse learners.

Publication of Analytics is annual and coincides with the International Conference on Writing Analytics, hosted in 2017 by the University of South Florida. When the conference is announced in the fall of each year, solicitations will be open for both the conference and the journal. Researchers may submit a manuscript without attending the conference.

The Analytics web site is updated quarterly in the winter, spring, summer, and autumn. Updates include book reviews, advances in code, new quantitative techniques, and research notes.

  • Manuscripts for Analytics are due January 30, 2017
  • Manuscripts are returned following peer review March 6, 2017
  • Final accepted papers are due April 10, 2017
  • Issue 1 of Analytics will be published June 5, 2017

For additional information, write to me at nelliot3@USF.edu. I serve as Editor-in-Chief for the Editorial Team.

Journal of Writing Assessment Special Issue: A Theory of Ethics for Writing Assessment

New theoretical work on measurement. [click here for the special issue]

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