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Meteab M.

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OWCp selected by Microsfot.com as a model for interactive and collaborative writing I am glad to report to you that our project (OWCp) was selected by Microsfot.com (Educational Center) as an educational model that incorporates Online forums for interactive and collaborative learning and as a model for online community-building. I am glad to see OWCp listed there to be an example for educators who wish to use online forums as a tool for teaching and learning English as a second or a foreign language. Source: http://www.microsoft.com/office/previous/frontpage/columns/edcolum n01.asp Educational Community-Building with Forums By Greg R. Notess

Mark Warschauer recommends OWCp project as an effective collaborative learning environment. He posted these lines to the Papyrus News in January 24 2004. "Online Writing Collaboration Project ( OWCp ) is the meeting place on cyberspace for English teachers and learners from all over the globe. OWCp is an International project administrated by professors from different universities in USA, Middle East, Canada, Europe and Far East. The professors listed in the OWCp leaders list are the supervisors who work as one team with OWCp moderators and e-tutors to provide FREE Advanced educational services for students. OWCp moderators are English teachers, Ph.D candidates, master students and advanced level students. Moderators work as one team to make this online interactive collaborative learning community to be the

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number one meeting place on the net for English teachers and students to construct and share knowledge." http://www.owcp.net/about.htm Papyrus News is an e- mail list established by Mark Warschauer in 1999, and currently edited by Steve McCarty.

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Online Writing Collaboration Project http://www.owcp.net/about.htm The Online Writing Collaboration Project (OWCp) is an online meeting place for English teachers and learners from all over the globe. OWCp is an International project administered by professors from different universities in USA, Middle East, Canada, Europe, and Far East. The scholars listed in the OWCp leaders list are the supervisors who work as one team with OWCp moderators and e-tutors to provide FREE advanced educational services for students. The goal of this project is to create the best online learning community for English teachers and students to construct and share knowledge.

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OWCp project is listed as the third active project among IUP English Departments projects. These Projects serve a variety of functions. Each project is designed by Faculty members in order to enhance and assist understanding and development of Literature and Composition studies.
Active Projects eDRAFT (electronic Discussion, Revision, And Fluid Texts) The Next Step Program Online Writing Collaboration project (OWCp) The Prometheus Project The Southcentral Pennsylvania Writing Project 12 Hours as an English Major

Paul Thompson

http://www.rism.ac.th/class/IS/Pault/ Online Writing Collaboration Project is an excellent site covering all aspects of writing.

English as a Second Language site by Rong-Chang Li

http://www.rong-chang.com/writing.htm Rong-Chang Li Listed OWCp as the first site among all other sites which provide ESL/EFL students with writing learning materials. Online Writing Collaboration Project is the meeting place on cyberspace for English teachers and learners

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Southern Illinois University, Center of English

OWCp; Online Writing Collaboration Project

OWCp is the meeting place on cyberspace for English teachers and learners from all over the globe. OWCp is an International project administrated by professors from different universities in USA, Middle East, Canada, Europe and Far East. The professors listed in the OWCp leaders list are the supervisors who work as one team with OWCp moderators and e-tutors to provide FREE Advanced educational services for students