Originally posted on Kaplan University Writing Center Faculty Blog:
Amy Sexton, Kaplan University Writing Center Tutor © 2014 Clipart.com As educators, we realize the many positive outcomes for students who read recreationally (see The Reading and Writing Connection and The Forget Kale or Chipotle Peppers-the Best Way to Learn English Quickly is Reading Method), but what…

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Registration is now open for AWELL, a conference designed for faculty, instructors, and writing centre professionals who teach and tutor ELL students. The goal of the conference is to provide tools and approaches that may be used directly in the classroom and tutoring sessions.   Call for papers Any session on a topic related to […]

The Journal of Writing Reasearch (JoWR) is an international peer reviewed journal that publishes high quality theoretical, empirical, and review papers covering the broad spectrum of writing research. This resource has been added to the Community of Practice page, where you’ll find other resources and tools.

Mark your calendars for Canada’s inaugural cross-country Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP)! LNAP is an all-night event in which writing tutors (other tutors, librarians, or staff can be included as well) are available to assist students. While LNAP events have previously been hosted at individual institutions, we thought we would kick things up a notch […]

Originally posted on The Writing Centre @ UWC:
I attended a really interesting seminar presentation last week by Cecilia Jacobs from Stellenbosch University near Cape Town on ‘academic literacies and the question of knowledge’ (this is also the title of a paper the talk was based on – well worth reading). One of the points she…

Originally posted on Kaplan University Writing Center Faculty Blog:
Melody Pickle, Kaplan University Academic Center Manager © 2014 Clipart.com In the online digital space that is Kaplan University Writing Center, we (the KUWC) engage with students to make meaning and create spaces for learning.  The Kaplan University Writing Center is a completely online Writing Center.  All…

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