Boba Samuels

Boba Samuels

  • Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
  • Director, Health Sciences Writing Centre
Health Sciences Writing Centre
55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON M5S 2W6

About Boba

Academic Training

BA (Hon), Psychology – University of Western Ontario

PhD,  Education Studies – University of Western Ontario

Research Interests

Writing in the disciplines

Writing pedagogy

Rhetorical genre studies

Selected Publications

Garbati, J., McDonald, K., Meaning, L., Samuels, B., Scurr,C. (2015).Writing assignments and instruction at Ontario’s publicly funded universities: A view from three disciplines. Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. www.heqco.ca/SiteCollectionDocuments/WLU_Writing_Assignments_and_Instruction_ENG.pdf

Garbati, J. F., & Samuels, B.M.  (2013). Publishing in educational research journals: Are   graduate students participating? Journal of Scholarly Publishing (July), 44 (4), 355-372.

Samuels, B.M., McDonald, K., & Misser, E. (2013). Writing instruction using an online Assignment Planner.  Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.  www.heqco.ca/en-CA/Research/Research%20Publications/Pages/Home.aspx

Graves, R., Hyland, T. & Samuels, B.M. (2010).  Syllabi analysis:  Undergraduate writing assignments at one Canadian university. Written Communication 27(3), 293-317.
http://resolver.scholarsportal.info/resolve/07410883/v27i0003/293_uwaaaosaocc

Klein, P.D. & Samuels, B. (2010). Does teaching argumentation enhance writing to learn? Alberta Journal of Education 56(2),196-217.

Samuels, B.M. (2009). Can the differences between education and neuroscience be overcome by Mind, Brain, and Education?  Mind, Brain, and Education 3(1), 45-55.   
www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1751-228X.2008.01052.x/pdf

Professional Memberships

President 2016-17, Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing (CASDW)

Canadian Writing Centers Association (CWCA)

Canadian Society for the Study of Language and Learning