Category Archives: Teaching of Writing

Peter Christie, “A fear of stories” does a disservice to our university (1 November 2012)

As published in the Kingston Whig-Standard, 1 November 2012: A few years back, American Scientist magazine published an essay urging people whose job it is to explain the world—scientists, in this case—to stop being afraid of stories: narrative is often … Continue reading

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Queen’s Posts “Queen’s University Academic Plan 2011″ (27 March 2012)

For this post, please see the Queen’s Senate Faculty Caucus blog.

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APTF: Summary of Consultative Town-Hall Meeting on Writing (9 March 2011)

As posted by the Academic Planning Task Force (APTF), 9 March 2011. See also the APTF’s Questions on Writing. Senate Academic Planning Task Force Response to Consultative Town-Hall Meeting on Writing Ellis Hall, March 7, 2011, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Summary of … Continue reading

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APTF: Consultative Town-Hall Meeting on Writing Scheduled for 7 March 2011

Academic Planning Task Force (APTF) Notice, emailed and posted on 3 March 2011: Senate Academic Planning Task Force Consultative Town-Hall Meeting on Writing Ellis Hall, March 7, 2011, 5:30-6:30 p.m. The Task Force has been considering recommendations that Queen’s Academic Plan … Continue reading

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APTF: Summary of Senate Consultation on Writing (17 February 2011)

Excerpt on Writing from “APTF Take Away from the Senate Informal Session on February 17, 2011.” After its preliminary oral report to Senate on January 20, the Academic Planning Task Force (APTF) requested an Informal Session at Senate on February … Continue reading

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Open Letter: Frank Burke to Principal Woolf and Dr. Susan Cole (17 November 2010)

17 November 2010 Dear Principal Woolf and Dr. Cole, I am writing in conjunction with [several] colleagues’ correspondence regarding the importance of teaching writing at Queen’s. I believe that there should not only be open debate within the academic planning … Continue reading

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CHE: The Shadow Scholar (12 November 2010)

The man who writes your students’ papers tells his story By Ed Dante [pseudonym], Chronicle of Higher Education, Chronicle Review, 12 November 2010. See http://chronicle.com/article/The-Shadow-Scholar/125329/

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