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Date: Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Time: 8:30AM - 9:15AM
Add to CalendarCOWICHAN Teaching and Learning Show ‘n’ Share: Boring Academic Writingand Why We Should Un-Zzzzzzzzz It03/16/2017 08:30 AM03/16/2017 09:15 AMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverPresented by: Jay Ruzesky, Department of Creative Writing and JournalismNot all academic writing is boring, but a lot of it is, and it dates back to the seventeenth century and the belief that detailed, boring writing was more likely to imply painstaking experimental work. Across the curriculum student writers see essay writing as a painful chore and their professors see marking those essays as, well, a painful chore. Instead, the phrase “write an essay” ought to illicit untold volumes of pure joy. Let’s talk about that. Date | Thursday, March 16Time | 8:30 - 9:15 amLocation | Cowichan Campus Room 380Registration | InVIU Direct LinkQuestions | Kathleen.Bortolin@viu.ca | Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learningfalse

Presented by: Jay Ruzesky, Department of Creative Writing and Journalism

Not all academic writing is boring, but a lot of it is, and it dates back to the seventeenth century and the belief that detailed, boring writing was more likely to imply painstaking experimental work. Across the curriculum student writers see essay writing as a painful chore and their professors see marking those essays as, well, a painful chore. Instead, the phrase “write an essay” ought to illicit untold volumes of pure joy. Let’s talk about that. 

Date | Thursday, March 16

Time | 8:30 - 9:15 am

Location | Cowichan Campus Room 380

Registration | InVIU Direct Link

Questions | Kathleen.Bortolin@viu.ca | Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

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