Conard-Salvo, Tammy; Spronk, Caitlan; and Paiz, Joshua, "Soaring into the Future: The Purdue OWL and Supporting the Next Generation of Writers" (2014). Purdue Writing Lab/Purdue OWL Presentations. Paper 3.
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online writing lab, OWL, writing center, history, usability
Twenty years ago, the Purdue OWL was born as a website. Over these past twenty years, the Purdue OWL has become a popular, open-access writing resource utilized by tutors and writers all over the globe. This panel at the 2014 East Central Writing Centers Association (2014) conference discusses how the Purdue OWL has worked to stay relevant to its users throughout the past two decades. Panelists also discuss directions for the future. Attendees are invited to share their stories about the Purdue OWL and OWLs in general and how they support the next generation of writers