Saint Mary's University Writing Centre

Halifax, NS


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File cards of bravery: First-year writing anxiety — Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders (CWCAB)

Brian Hotson is editor-in-chief of the WLNBlog and Director of Academic Learning Services at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, NS. Each August, our centre holds a two-day Summer Writing Workshop. Its main purpose is to provide incoming, first-year students an opportunity to experience writing at a university level prior to September. It’s also a chance […]

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Ibid., but Different | Changes to The Chicago Manual of Style, with Carol Saller of CMOS Shop Talk — Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders (CWCAB)

The 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style is almost here, incorporating many changes and updates. We spoke with Carol Saller, editor of The Chicago Manual of Style Online Q&A and of the CMOS Shop Talk blog, about the new edition. WLN Blog: What is the progenitor of the CMOS changes? How did they […]

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The Oxford Guide for Writing Tutors : An Interview with Lauren Fitzgerald and Melissa Ianetta — Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders (CWCAB)

Andrea Rosso Efthymiou, guest contributor Devoted to fostering research and conference participation for peer writing tutors, the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW) is gearing up for its 2017 conference at Hofstra University. In this post, NCPTW 2017 Chair, Andrea Rosso Efthymiou, interviews this year’s keynote speakers, Lauren Fitzgerald and Melissa Ianetta, co-authors of […]

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Writing Centers in China | The Writing Center @BNUZ School of Design | Part 1 of 5 — Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders (CWCAB)

Over the next few months, we will be posting on writing centre work in China. Contributing are 杨雪 Xue (Rachel ) Yang, Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai School of Design; 宋凌珊 Lingshan Song, Writing Center Assistant Director, Mississippi College; Jessie Cannady, Module Convenor Writing Centre, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University; Brian Hotson, Director, Academic Learning Services, Saint Mary’s University; and Julia Combs, Writing […]

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