Saint Mary's University Writing Centre

Halifax, NS


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Publication || The WLN Blog — Canadian Writing Centres Association / l’Association Canadienne Des Centres de Rédaction

The WLN’s (formerly the Writing Lab Newsletter) blog, “Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders,” is available at http://www.wlnjournal.org/blog/. The blog welcomes international readers and recent blog topics included: • the dress code conversation • an interview with Julie Christoph, the chair of the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing • Les Perelman’s post about the […]

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News story || UBC Writing Centre to shut down tutorial services (The Ubyssey)

UBC Writing Centre to shut down tutorial services


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CFP || Academic Writing and English Language Learners conference | Saint Mary’s University | Halifax

Academic Writing and English Language Learners conference | Saint Mary’s University | Halifax

Call for papers

Global Methods – Local Practice

ELL Writing Pedagogy and Practice for Global Citizenship

April 29-30, 2016 | Saint Mary’s University | Halifax, Nova Scotia

Topics related to Academic Writing & English Language Learners welcome. Successful submissions will include immediate and practical applications with pedagogical and theoretical foundations that conference attendees can use within their academic communities. Sessions will be in a 30-min paper and 1-hour workshop format. Please indicate preference in your submission.

Questions for consideration may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pedagogy and practice for multilingual classrooms
  • ELL pedagogy relating to globalized students
  • Learning community writing practice
  • Technology in writing practice relating to ELLs
  • Multimodal approaches to ELL writing instruction and practice
  • Considerations of general teaching and learning practice to ELLs

We encourage participation from all academic fields and disciplines.

Please submit your 250 word proposals by March 7, 2016 via e-mail: writing@smu.ca