DSU hosts computer and writing conference

Dakota State University will host the 15th annual conference of the Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing, Friday, October 21 and Saturday October 22.

The GPACW is an organization of regional colleges and universities dedicated to the investigation and advancement of computer assisted writing and writing instruction.

The keynote speaker at this year's conference is Holladay Penick, Creative Director of GiantChair, Inc., a company specializing in metadata distribution for the independent and academic publishing industry. Penick will speak on the conference theme: New Ways of Reading / New Ways of Writing. This theme embraces all manner of digital writing environments and their influences on literacy practices in the computer age.

Information on proposing a presentation or attending the conference is at the conference website: http://dantoday.nfshost.com/gpacw-2011

Dan Weinstein
Association Professor
College of Arts and Science

Last Updated: 1/10/12