In Common: The SLC blog
The Lyre Call for Submissions
Dealing with criticism for our writing
Art History 101: How to Write an Effective Art Analysis
5th Annual SLC Undergraduate Writing Contest opens November 29th
Our 5th Annual Student Learning Commons' Undergraduate Writing Contest opens on Nov 29, 2021. If you have submitted a paper for an SFU undergraduate course in 2021, you may be eligible to enter and win cash prizes! New this year is the Plurilingual prize that celebrates diverse, multilingual approaches to writing that pushes the envelope of traditional academic writing.
Making your assignments perfect: Step #2: Editing
You've finished revising your essay. Now what? Let's talk about editing!
I did the thing!
Alumna Robyn J. shares some reflections and insights with us on her academic journey that led to graduation day!
Making your assignments perfect: Step #1: Revising
What does it mean when we say revising? Grammar checks? Correct typos? Nay! Revising is examining whether you've met your assignment requirements, looking at your controlling ideas, and working on the big picture issues in your assignment. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you.
Thesis Statement 101
SLC Graduate Facilitator, Daniel C. shares his thesis statement tips with us in a video!
Getting feedback for your writing
Asking for feedback for your writing sounds great. But how do you do it? How do you know what helps and what doesn't?