Professor John Munro passed away on December 23, 2013. This site is maintained and kept online as an archive. For more infomation please visit the Centre for Medieval Studies
Professor (Emeritus) John H. Munro passed away December 23, 2013
Department of Economics,
University of Toronto
150 St. George Street
My Home Page: freely accessible to everybody.
Updated on: Friday, 20 September 2013
Memorandum from the College Writing Centres: on Support for Student Writing Assignments in the Faculty of Arts and Science
as addressed to the faculty in Arts and Science
1. Students can find information about college writing centres at this web site . The
teaching approach of the college writing centres is described at this web site.
2. The start page for the website "Writing at the University of Toronto"
is found here. You can use the dropdown index or the search
function to find files relevant to your course. Students benefit from your
recommendation of specific material. More than 60 Advice files on all aspects of academic writing are
available from www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice. Printable PDF versions are
listed at this website .
3. You may especially want to refer students to "How Not to Plagiarize"
and other advice on documentation format and methods of integrating sources;
these are listed in the section at this website
4. Please refer students to the Writing Plus workshop series, described at this website. We also attach the flyer for
5. Information about the English Language Learning program (ELL) is
available at this website . You might
particularly want to recommend these activities: 1)the Communication Cafe,
which meets weekly at four different times and locations for the first five
weeks of each term for practice with oral skills like class discussion and
presentations;and 2)Reading eWriting, an online program that helps students
engage course readings more effectively. You can also find further
instructional advice files for students and for classroom instruction on
this site. For more information, please contact the ELL Coordinator Leora
Freedman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use the links described below in your assignments and Blackboard
pages. Your encouragement will help students use the wide range of resources
for writing support made available in Arts and Science. If you would like a
writing centre instructor to visit your class to briefly talk about using
writing centres, please let me know and I will do my best to arrange this
Deborah Knott (on behalf of the College Writing Centres)
Director, New College Writing Centre
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