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Stevie Bell

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Writing Department

Associate Professor

Office: Ross Building, S378
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 77471
Email: stepbell@yorku.ca


Stephanie (Stevie) Bell joined York University's Writing Department in 2012 after graduating with a PhD in rhetoric and composition design from the University of Waterloo. She teaches academic and professional writing in the Professional Writing Program and as a one-to-one instructor in the Writing Centre. Her research interests include writing program administration, civic engagement education, academic integrity with a specific emphasis on understandings and treatments of student plagiarism, digital writing pedagogy, and the complicity of writing higher ed curricula in Western neocolonialism. She spends much of her energy advocating for enhanced writing support for students across disciplines.

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Degrees

PhD, University of Waterloo
BA, Wilfrid Laurier University

Professional Leadership

Co-founder & Managing Co-Editor, SKRIB: Critical Studies in Writing Programs & Pedagogy
Conference Co-chair, Canadian Writing Centres Association
Vice President, Canadian Writing Centres Association
Canadian Writing Centre Review. Co-founder, Co-Editor

Community Contributions

Writing Centre Resource Specialist - Check out our writing resources! https://www.yorku.ca/laps/writing-centre/resources/

Research Interests

Writing
Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (2021). Where is the support? Learning support for multimodal digital writing assignments by writing centres in Canadian higher education. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 12(1).

2021

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (2020). Defining Our Digital Identities. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, 45(1-2).

2020

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (2020). Tooling up the Multi: Paying Attention to Digital Writing Projects at the Writing Centre. Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie, 30, pp. 19-42.

2020

Bell, S. (2019). Learner-Created Podcasts: Fostering Information Literacies in a Writing Course. Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie. 29, 51-63.

2019

Bell, S. (2018). Addressing student plagiarism from the library learning commons. Information and Learning Science, 119(3/4), 203-214.

2018

Bell, S. (2017). High impact creative pedagogy using a maker model of composition. Journal of Faculty Development, 31(1), 19-24.

2017

Bell, S., & Lewis, J.P. (2015). A survey of civic engagement education in introductory Canadian politics courses. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(1), 1-19.

2015

Lewis, J.P. & Bell, S. (2015). The place of civic engagement in introductory Canadian politics and government courses in Canadian universities. Journal of Political Science Education, 11(2), 157-173.

2015

Lewis, J.P., & Bell, S. (2014). Mapping the civic education policy community in Canada: A study of policy actors’ attitudes. Citizenship Teaching & Learning, 9(3): 297-315.

2014

Schryer, C., Bell, S., Spafford, M., & Lingard, L. (2011). Professional citation practices in child maltreatment forensic letters. Written Communication, 28(2), 147-171.

2011

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (forthcoming). Writing centres and global coloniality:
How writing centres are being commodified and exported as U.S. neocolonial tools. Writing Center Journal.



Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/WRIT1003 6.0 A Professional Writing: An Introduction LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/WRIT2004 3.0 M Writing in Digital Cultures SEMR
Winter 2022 AP/WRIT1004 3.0 M Research for Professional Writers LECT
Winter 2022 AP/WRIT1004 3.0 M Research for Professional Writers TUTR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/WRIT1003 6.0 A Professional Writing: An Introduction LECT


Stephanie (Stevie) Bell joined York University's Writing Department in 2012 after graduating with a PhD in rhetoric and composition design from the University of Waterloo. She teaches academic and professional writing in the Professional Writing Program and as a one-to-one instructor in the Writing Centre. Her research interests include writing program administration, civic engagement education, academic integrity with a specific emphasis on understandings and treatments of student plagiarism, digital writing pedagogy, and the complicity of writing higher ed curricula in Western neocolonialism. She spends much of her energy advocating for enhanced writing support for students across disciplines.

Degrees

PhD, University of Waterloo
BA, Wilfrid Laurier University

Professional Leadership

Co-founder & Managing Co-Editor, SKRIB: Critical Studies in Writing Programs & Pedagogy
Conference Co-chair, Canadian Writing Centres Association
Vice President, Canadian Writing Centres Association
Canadian Writing Centre Review. Co-founder, Co-Editor

Community Contributions

Writing Centre Resource Specialist - Check out our writing resources! https://www.yorku.ca/laps/writing-centre/resources/

Research Interests

Writing

All Publications


Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (2021). Where is the support? Learning support for multimodal digital writing assignments by writing centres in Canadian higher education. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 12(1).

2021

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (2020). Defining Our Digital Identities. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, 45(1-2).

2020

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (2020). Tooling up the Multi: Paying Attention to Digital Writing Projects at the Writing Centre. Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie, 30, pp. 19-42.

2020

Bell, S. (2019). Learner-Created Podcasts: Fostering Information Literacies in a Writing Course. Canadian Journal for Studies in Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie. 29, 51-63.

2019

Bell, S. (2018). Addressing student plagiarism from the library learning commons. Information and Learning Science, 119(3/4), 203-214.

2018

Bell, S. (2017). High impact creative pedagogy using a maker model of composition. Journal of Faculty Development, 31(1), 19-24.

2017

Bell, S., & Lewis, J.P. (2015). A survey of civic engagement education in introductory Canadian politics courses. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 6(1), 1-19.

2015

Lewis, J.P. & Bell, S. (2015). The place of civic engagement in introductory Canadian politics and government courses in Canadian universities. Journal of Political Science Education, 11(2), 157-173.

2015

Lewis, J.P., & Bell, S. (2014). Mapping the civic education policy community in Canada: A study of policy actors’ attitudes. Citizenship Teaching & Learning, 9(3): 297-315.

2014

Schryer, C., Bell, S., Spafford, M., & Lingard, L. (2011). Professional citation practices in child maltreatment forensic letters. Written Communication, 28(2), 147-171.

2011

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

Bell, S., & Hotson, B. (forthcoming). Writing centres and global coloniality:
How writing centres are being commodified and exported as U.S. neocolonial tools. Writing Center Journal.



Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/WRIT1003 6.0 A Professional Writing: An Introduction LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/WRIT2004 3.0 M Writing in Digital Cultures SEMR
Winter 2022 AP/WRIT1004 3.0 M Research for Professional Writers LECT
Winter 2022 AP/WRIT1004 3.0 M Research for Professional Writers TUTR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/WRIT1003 6.0 A Professional Writing: An Introduction LECT