Will there also be virtual space? This is what has most impressed me
with OWL [Purdue], especially during my last two years teaching writing in
China. OWL is generally available to my students here, even though it lies
so many miles away on the banks of the Wabash. Best of Luck from the banks
of the Songhua.
Michael J. Ryan,
Capilano University/Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin,
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 12:34 AM, Scott Pound <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello List Members,
> I'm conducting research for a proposed writing centre at Lakehead
> and am eager to hear from writing centre professionals who have info/ideas
> about the optimal spatial layout for writing centres. It's a topic that
> doesn't come up a lot in the literature.
> The writing centre at Lakehead will be located on the first floor of the
> main library, possibly (probably) within a Learning Commons (that option is
> currently being studied). Enrolment at Lakehead is close to 7000.
> I'll be considering everything from optimal square footage, floorplan, room
> shape, types and shape of tables, relationship to larger spaces (such as a
> learning commons), and anything else that seems relevant.
> Scholarly leads on the topic are most welcome too.
> Many thanks in advance.
> Scott Pound
> Associate Professor
> Department of English
> Lakehead University
> 955 Oliver Road
> Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
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Michael J. Ryan, Instructor Capilano U - Harbin U of Science &
Technology Harbin, Heilongjiang, China
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