Canadian Writing Centres Association Conference, 2016 (Calgary, AB) || Call for papers  Call extended to January 10, 2016 Energizing (Writing Centre) Communities May 26 (pre-conference Global Café afternoon) and May 27 (full day conference) 2016 Calgary, Alberta In their essay, “Some Millennial Thoughts about the Future of Writing Centres,” Lisa Ede and Andrea Lunsford (@LunsfordHandbks) […]

SSHRC’s Storytellers Contest has launched! SSHRC describes the Storytellers contest as follows: “SSHRC’s annual Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better. We’re looking for storytellers and data journalists, social media masters and aspiring filmmakers. Your challenge? […]

National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing | Nov. 4-6, 2016 | University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington   From the posting: Call for Proposals We especially welcome presentations that consider linkages between the writing center and critical pedagogy, cultural competence, gender and sexuality, multilingualism, universal design, and interdisciplinarity. Questions for consideration may include but are not […]

Academic Reading and Writing Instructor | University College of the North (UCN) From the posting: Classification:  Instructor (Sessional Stipend) Sessional: December 14, 2015 to April 29, 2016 Closing Date: November 16, 2015 or until position is filled Salary Range: $4,755 per three (3) credit hour course Job Requirements Qualifications: Master’s degree in English Demonstrated ability […]

Writing Lab Newsletter Special Issue call for papers | The Work of the Writing Center Director From the post:   As recent discussions on WCenter demonstrate, the way writing center directors and writing centers are perceived outside our walls is critical to our survival and growth both as organizations and as vital components of our schools. […]

Learning Specialists Association of Canada webinar || Canadian Tutor Training Standards – Where Are We Now? Registration Wednesday, November 4, 2015 @ 2:30 pm (ET) / 11:30 am (PT) Duration: 30 minutes Presenter:  Lyn Benn, Director, Student Development, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Moderator/Co-presenter: Alice Macpherson, Learning Strategist, KPU Learning Centres Following on from presentations at the […]

Over the summer, the Writing Centres of the University of Waterloo, the University of Guelph, and Wilfrid Laurier University collaborated on the production of an online and publicly-available writing resource, Taking a WID approach, the website introduces students to writing three assignment genres — a lab report, a case study report, and a reflective […]


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