Join writing specialists from the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication for a webinar in which we will discuss:
- developing good writing and reading habits
- managing time on your writing projects
- finding and using resources at UBC and online that will support your writing
- strategies for keeping motivated, including working in peer writing groups
Come prepared with questions, as we will include time for Q&A at the end.
Rebecca Shaw. Rebecca is the Program Manager at the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC). In this role, she oversees the operations of the CWSC including the design, development, and delivery of writing support services and other educational programs. She leads a team of peer writing consultants who provide customized face-to-face support to undergraduate and graduate student writers. Rebecca is passionate about developing student leaders and creating support programs that focus on students as active life-long learners with an interest in developing their own agency as scholars and writers. Before her role at the CWSC, Rebecca developed and coordinated experiential learning programs at SFU Residence Life. Prior to that, she worked with the Office of the VP Research to support graduate students, post-doctoral candidates and faculty members with writing and administering grant proposals and research award nominations. She holds an M.Ed. in Adult Learning from UBC, where she focused on the impact of peer support on mental health education and recovery.
Registration opens on Monday, September 25th at 9:00 AM. To register, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/16241-improving-your-academic-writing-habits-webinar