Makmillen is delighted to make her home here in Orangeburg, and with the Claflin community. Makmillen's research interests in language, writing, genre theory, postcolonial literatures, and emancipatory pedagogies all come together to inform her commitment to seeing students conduct themselves successfully as writers of the world. Her particular teaching interests include composition and composition pedagogy, oral communication, linguistic pragmatics, rhetoric, and Indigenous literatures. Rhetoric and Genre Theory.
Kathryn Alexander "As a bonus, they will acquire amazing life-long friends and colleagues, as one of the most fantastic aspects of graduate life are the mentors and peers one meets along the way. Education Curriculum and Implementation I often think of myself as an accidental academic.
I thought I might be able to support myself as a freelance copywriter and pursued a BA in English in InI stumbled across an independent MA program in the Faculty of Education where I could develop my own studies just as the field of critical literacy studies was being launched.
This was what I had always been looking for — a degree that combined philosophy, feminist and critical theory, explorations of language and writing in the world, as well as research that was founded on principles of social justice and community empowerment.
For lack of a better term, I now recognise my research as belonging to an emergent field now known as as writing studies which encompasses literacy studies, composition and academic writing, ethnographies of literacy, and social cultural studies of genre, writing and rhetoric. By the time I took up my appointment as an assistant professor in Writing, Rhetoric and Professional Communications at the University of Western Ontario inI had achieved personal and professional goals that I could have only dreamed of as a young woman.
I had achieved a PhD and I had the privilege of working at SFU as a limited term lecturer developing writing strategies for students across the university curriculum.
What attracted you to come to SFU? I encountered so many amazing scholars and academics in my studies and work at SFU, but I have to say working with Dr.
Suzanne de Castell and Dr. Janet Giltrow English literally changed my life because of their profound critical brilliance, support of their students and commitment to change the university culture.
What would you say to prospective students who are considering graduate school at SFU?
Any graduate student contemplating coming to SFU should be prepared to be challenged and have their world-view expanded in ways they cannot anticipate, even if they view grad school as a hoop for gaining a higher pay scale.
If they authentically engage with their studies they will be rewarded with an expanded repertoire of life altering experiences and critical frameworks that they will carry with them their entire lives.
As a bonus, they will acquire amazing life-long friends and colleagues, as one of the most fantastic aspects of graduate life are the mentors and peers one meets along the way. Hearing voices in textual spaces:I encountered so many amazing scholars and academics in my studies and work at SFU, but I have to say working with Dr.
Suzanne de Castell and Dr. Janet Giltrow (English) literally changed my life because of their profound critical brilliance, support of their students .
Academic Writing: an introduction, with Richard Gooding, Daniel Burgoyne, Marlene Sawatsky. Broadview.
‘Curious Gentlemen’: the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Royal Society, business and science in the eighteenth century. Janet Giltrow's Academic Writing: Writing and Reading in the Disciplines has been widely acclaimed in all its editions as a superb textbook-and an important contribution to the pedagogy of introducing university and college students to the conventions of writing in an academic milieu.
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It is steeped in contemporary rhetorical theory, packed with examples of writing in the disciplines, and full of unusual and effective exercises. The book is eminently practical: it helps the reader understand and enter into the discourse of academic life."Price: $