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Writing Analytics, Data Mining, and Student Success

The newly-launched Journal of Writing Analytics and the University of South Florida invite proposals for papers to be given Writing Analytics, Data Mining, and Student Success. This two day conference will be held in St. Petersburg, FL on Thursday and Friday, January 12-13, 2017. This two-day event includes plenary speakers, breakout sessions and workshops, and will be held on the campus of USF-St. Petersburg.

This conference will bring together theorists and researchers from Writing Studies, Analytics, Corpus Linguistics to explore the emergence of writing analytics and data mining as a primary concern for academe (both as a business and a methodology for constructing knowledge), business, and critical cultural research.  At this conference, we will explore the HOW of writing analytics by considering methods of implementation, the WHAT by brainstorming the application of various corpora, the WHY by discussing the implications of goals and outcomes, and the WHO by identifying the orientations that motivate our work with writing analytics...Read on.