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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.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | June 18 2019

The political and persuasive significance of being intentionally hard to understand.

BY MIRA SUCHAROV | May 31 2019

Once you’ve decided you want to jump into the public commen­tary sphere, how can you land on a specific idea?

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | May 09 2019

How to immerse yourself in the linguistic world in which your readers live, write, and think.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | April 08 2019

A book on lacrosse takes the main prize in English, while a history of Indigenous peoples in American and European societies wins in French.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | April 05 2019

When authoring together, be innovative in language and structure, but conform to convention as you submit your work to be published.

BY JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | March 05 2019

The guidelines require students to have a letter signed by their instructor indicating what kind of editing help is permitted.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | March 01 2019

How three free algorithms can help you to edit efficiently.

BY DAVID KENT | February 20 2019

As Dave starts his second parental leave, we look back at what the Black Hole has been writing about for the last six months.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | February 06 2019

Strategies to surprise and excite your audience.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE | January 11 2019

The IMRAD, hourglass and inverted pyramid structures are all options you can use – it is up to you to find which works best for your article.

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