Judith Robinson is a qualified high school English and Music teacher in the province of Ontario. She has taught a wide variety of subjects for numerous public and private schools across Ontario.  She has also taught Theatre History/Dramaturgy at the University of Iowa, and she is currently teaching Writing for Publication online for the University of Western Ontario and Freelance Writing for the School of Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto.

Courses Taught

University

High School

University Courses Taught

University of Western Ontario - 2005 - Present

Faculty of Arts & Humanities - Writing Certificate Program

Writing for Publication - Writing 203

This course is designed to improve writing for various forms of publication. Students will develop skills in the preparation, writing, copy-editing, and formatting of materials for publication, focusing in particular on effective organization at every level of writing. The course will focus on the basic principles and techniques of good expository writing, and will aid students in developing precise and elegant prose.

University of Toronto - 2004 - Present

School of Continuing Studies Department of Creative Writing

The Freelance Writing Business -SCS 1390

This course offers students the opportunity to find their niche, polish their freelance writing skills, and sell their stories to newspapers and magazines.  Topics include market analysis, pitching ideas, researching, interviewing, writing, editing and polishing stories.

University of Iowa - 1991 - 1993

Theatre Arts Department - Teaching Assistant

Playscript Analysis

This course enabled students to understand the structural development of plays from the Greeks to the modern era. Through the analysis of twelve international plays, students began to get a sense of how plays grow and develop, and how they are shaped by their respective cultures and societies.

Theatre in Society

This course gave students a basic understanding of modern theatre, and its place on the world stage. Ten international plays were studied with regard to their relationship to their respective societies.

High School Courses Taught

English

Grade Nine -

Basic (ILC) - 1994/95

Grade Nine -

General - 1979/80

Grade Ten -

General/Applied 1994/95 (ILC) & 2001/02, 2004

Grade Ten -

Advanced - 1983/84

Grade Eleven -

Life Skills - 2000/01

Grade Eleven -

Essential (ILC) - 2002-2004

Grade Eleven -

General/Applied - 1994/95 (ILC) & 2001-2003 & 2004

Grade Eleven -

Advanced - 1979/80

Grade Twelve -

Essential - 2000/01

Grade Twelve -

General/Applied - 1983/84 & 1994/95 (ILC) & 2001-2003

Grade Twelve -

Advanced/Enriched - 2004

Grade Twelve -

Business English - 2002/2003

Grade Twelve -

Writers' Craft - 1983/84 & 2002/03

Grade Thirteen/OAC -

1983/84 & 2004

Business & Technology

Grade Eleven -

Applied - Marketing - 2001-2003

Grade Eleven -

Applied - Small Business - 2001/02

Grade Eleven -

Applied - Word Processing - 2001/02 (BTA 30)

Grade Twelve -

Entrepreneurial Studies - 2002/03 (BMR4G)

Guidance

Grade Eleven -

Applied - Career Planning - 2001/2003

Grade Eleven -

Applied - Peer Helping - 2002/03

Grade Twelve -

Advanced Learning Strategies - 2002/03

Co Op Education

Grade Eleven -

Applied - 2001-2003

History

Grade Ten -

Applied - 2000/01

Grade Ten -

Advanced/Enriched - 1979/80 & 2004

Playwright      |      Journalist      |      Teacher

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