Public lectures and events

Writing Fundamentals Workshop (55+)

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 9:30 AM

Are you stuck on how to write an essay? Having difficulty organizing your thoughts? Not sure how or where to begin? Sometimes staring at a blank page or screen can be agonizing.

This free workshop is for students who are pursuing or thinking about pursuing our Liberal Arts Certificate. The workshop is designed to help you learn essay writing as a thoughtful personal response to course content. The enhanced writing and organizational skills you gain will also be useful in your personal and professional life.

Date(s): Mon, Jan 25, 2016, 9:30–11:20 a.m.

Location: Room 1315, Vancouver

Admission: Free and open to adults enrolled in 55+ Program courses, but please register 

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts Non-Credit Certificate

Your Instructor


David Tracey is a journalist, writing instructor and environmental designer. A frequent speaker on environmental topics, he is the head of EcoUrbanist and the Executive Director of Tree City Canada, a non-profit ecological engagement group. His most recent book is The Earth Manifesto: Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology (2013).

He has taught Beyond the Block: How to Beat a Fear of Writing for the Liberal Arts Program.



Phone: 778-782-8000 (or toll-free 1-844-782-8877)