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Pedagogical Approach


Learning Outcomes

Goal: Become more effective in research and writing for advanced levels of university study.

 Expand and strengthen ability to deploy a repertoire of acdemic literacies required to conduct and communicate research.

 Engage in constructive academic discourses with colleagues

Demonstrate a critical perspective on the conventions of writing/research in academic contexts

 Demonstrate an increase in the level of your autonomy as a researcher.


Mixed methods determined in collaboration with students, aligned with learning outcomes.

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Course Resources

  • Methods of Discovery: A Guide to Research Writing
    Possible course 'text' reader
  • Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 1
    Source of readings and skill-related info. NB chs on navigating genres, what is academic writing, back packs vs... More
  • Exploring Perspectives: A Concise Guide to Analysis
    How to write an analytical essay
  • Super Research Idea Generator! App for iOS
    Brainstorming app for developing discussion/ research questions
  • Expanding Composition Audiences with Podcasting
    excellent examples of assignments and podcasts, explores various uses of podcasting that effectively engage different... More