I spend a great deal of my teaching time providing feedback on writing. Some of this is technical and some conceptual. Over time, I have found that a number of thematics recur. This set of pages are designed to focus on these recurring thematics.
Once set has to do with APA style. This is a style that I have used all through my graduate studies and my academic career. I have been subject to several editions, each with their own peculiar set of conventions. In one edition a change may be made only to have that change revert back to a former edition's conventions later on. All style manuals can be frustrating. Of course, now software can generate many different styles for you but I have found that none of these is perfect and it is important for anyone working in academic settings to learn the basics. So, that's what I will offer in this section.
In the past, I have been asked to provide advice on curriculum vitae preparation. A few years back, as part of a writing support role for graduate students, I presented a workshop on c.v. preparation...I call it the Zen of C.V. Preparation because c.v. preparation is about a stance you take towards the reader of your c.v.