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BY LETITIA HENVILLE | September 11 2020

Strategies to engage the public in your research topic.

BY JAMES SOUTHWORTH | August 25 2020

The argumentative essay – the gold standard of persuasive writing – may be a better measure of good rationalization than good critical thinking.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | July 24 2020

Be sure your application shows the significance of your work while focusing on your most compelling accomplishments.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | May 15 2020

Part 2: Strategies to extend your monograph’s reach.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | April 22 2020

Created in about a week, the collection offers a “snapshot” of the pandemic from scholars in the social sciences and humanities.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | April 02 2020

Part 1: Strategies to extend your journal article’s reach.

BY ERIKA THORKELSON | March 06 2020

How controversy, curriculum change and emerging perspectives are shifting the study of Canadian literature.

BY MICHAEL MINDZAK | February 17 2020

As AI-facilitated algorithmic writing improves, it poses tricky questions about authorship and what constitutes an “original” paper or assignment.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | February 14 2020

The criticism that some academic writing can be difficult to read shouldn’t be ignored.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | January 20 2020

The use of jargon can be effective in journal articles and grant applications – but use it sparingly when writing for a wider audience.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE & AMIE WOLF | December 05 2019

To adopt a decolonizing approach, you’ll need to know what Indigenous sovereignty looks like.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | November 28 2019

Small steps can make a big difference to engaging students in their own assessment.

BY MARY RYKOV | November 21 2019

Within academia, the professional editor is considered to be an outside, unknown and potentially dangerous entity.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | November 08 2019

How to lighten your reader’s cognitive load in your academic writing.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | November 04 2019

The Bridge Prize was established as the University of Lethbridge’s “Giller Prize for students,” says dean of liberal education.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | October 14 2019

A six-step approach for doing the (seemingly) impossible task of applying reviewer feedback to your journal article.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | September 05 2019

Ineffective colour can make an otherwise compelling image incomprehensible.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | August 08 2019

The singular “they” and your power to choose as an academic writer.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | July 10 2019

There are many tools that measure readability scores, but few contexts in which they’re useful for academics.

BY RANDY BOYAGODA | June 28 2019

The campus novel is fiction for our times, but the best of the genre is timeless.

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