Deliberate Practice: What does it mean for mastery of writing skills?

18 February 2014 - 18 February 2014
12:15 PM
Abbotsford Campus

“Deliberate practice is a very special form of activity that differs from mere experience and mindless drill… Unlike playful engagement with peers, deliberate practice is not inherently enjoyable. It does not involve a mere execution or repetition of already attained skills but repeated attempts to reach beyond one’s current level which is associated with frequent failures.”

Come hear Elizabeth Grove-White, who teaches professional writing at the University of Victoria, discuss strategies to enhance students’ deliberate writing practice without increasing the grading load.



Coolege of Arts, Teaching and Learning Centre, Writing Centre

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