Catherine Shaw

Lecturer

Department of English and Cultural Studies, English
Other Titles: English
Office: CCS 351A
Phone: 250.807.8268
Email: cathi.shaw@ubc.ca


Research Summary

Composition and Rhetoric, Foundational Writing, Multilingual Learners, Curriculum Theory and Implementation, Graduate Student Writing

Courses & Teaching

Preparation for University Writing, Studies in Composition, Topics in Composition, Technical Communication, Professional Communication

Biography

Cathi Shaw is a Lecturer in English and Cultural Studies at the University of British Columbia in Kelowna, BC. Dr. Shaw’s research focuses on foundational writing and composition instruction, as well as multilingual learners. She is the co-author of the composition textbook Writing Today (Second Canadian Edition) by Pearson Canada and a published creative writer of young adult novels and a mountaineering biography.

Websites

cathishaw.com

Degrees

BA Simon Fraser University (English Literature), MA Simon Fraser University (Education: Diversity & Inclusion), PhD Simon Fraser University (Education: Curriculum Theory and Implementation)

Selected Publications & Presentations

2019 Johnson-Sheehan, R., Paine, C., Shaw, C., & Stouck, J. Writing Today, 2nd Canadian Edition. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada. ISBN-10: 0134025326• ISBN-13: 9780134025322

2016 Shaw, C. Journey the Rift, Book 1 of Coimirceori: Guardians of the Marked Ones. California: Ink Smith Publishing.

2016 Bjarnason, E. and Shaw, C. Surviving Logan. Victoria: Rocky Mountain Books.

2014 Shaw, C. Finding Refuge: Book Two of The Marked Ones. California: Ink Smith Publishing.

2014 Shaw, C. Five Corners: Book One of The Marked Ones. California: Ink Smith Publishing.

2014 Mamchur, C. and Shaw, C. An ethnographic examination of a course in academic literacy for at-risk students. Journal of Educational Policies and Current Practices, 1(1), 41-56.

2013 Johnson-Sheehan, R., Paine, C., Shaw, C. & Stouck, J. Writing Today, Canadian Edition. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada. ISBN-10: 0205951228 • ISBN-13: 9780205951222

2010 Shaw, C. Writer’s voice: The gateway to dialogue. SFU Educational Review, 1.

2010 Shaw, C.  “Blood Memories.” A poem published in the Taj Mahal Review, 9:1.

Awards & Distinctions

2017Surviving Logan, Finalist for the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature

2017Surviving Logan, Finalist for the Book Excellence Awards

2016 – Recipient of the Golden Apple Award for Teaching, University of British Columbia (Okanagan)

Professional Services/Affiliations/Committees

2017-Present Editor, Collection of Essays on Learning and Teaching (CELT), The peer-reviewed publication of scholarly and practice-based articles associated with the annual conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE)

 

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