Simon Fraser University — Writing Services Coordinator at the Student Learning Commons, July 2013 – current (and 2006 – 2008)
- Develop and facilitate general writing workshops (such as Top 10 Things to Know About Academic Writing) and discipline-specific workshops.
- Train and mentor undergraduate peers in supporting student writing
- Work with faculty on integrating writing into curricula
- Coordinate SFU tutoring staff (and contribute to training) for Writeaway.ca, a pilot online tutoring service
- Develop and facilitate custom writing workshops for professionals. Clients have included several UBC departments, the Editors’ Association of Canada (BC Chapter), and both public and private-sector organizations in Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, and Whistler.
The University of British Columbia, 2008 – 2013
- Writing Centre / Continuing Studies: designed and taught online versions of Getting Ahead with Grammar, Writing with Style, Writing for Graduate Students; taught Advanced Composition (classroom and online)
- Faculty of Forestry, Wood Products and Processing: designed and taught a discipline-specific writing & communications course
- Faculty of Applied Science: taught technical writing
- Sauder School of Business: Lecturer, Business Writing (and designed/coordinated Sauder’s first discipline-specific writing course)
The University of Winnipeg, 1994 – 2007 (selected courses)
- Fall 2007: Strategies for Technical/Professional Communication Online (as distance-education contract faculty)
- Winter 2007: Rhetoric & the World Wide Web Online (as distance-education contract faculty)
- Spring 2006: Rhetorical Criticism (classroom & online)
- Winter 2006: Rhetoric & the WWW Online; Contemporary Communication Theories (classroom & online)
- Winter 2005: Strategies for Technical & Professional Communication Online
- 2002 & 2003: Professional Style and Editing
- Pre 2003: Academic Writing (AW) in the Social Sciences; AW Multidisciplinary; Courses in Women’s Studies
I have also taught at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY; Langara College in Vancouver, BC; and the UBC Dept. of English.