Academic Writing Centers to appear in the Urals and Western Siberia

Group photo (IPA of TSU)
Photo belongs to the Information Policy Administration of the Tyumen State University

April 11-16, Yekaterinburg English Language Specialist Eve Smith led intensive training sessions in Tyumen State University, Urals State Pedagogical University and Urals Federal University for English teachers who will work as consultants in the newly opened writing centers.  Academic writing centers are aimed at providing assistance to scholars and students on their papers, projects, articles, thesis, etc., and keeping up to the international standards of academic writing.  Additionally, Ms. Smith led a number of workshops for local professors and students that focused on academic writing, student-centered learning and peer review.  They workshops were arranged in partnership with the Urals English Language Teachers’ Association.