Catherine Schryer

Adjunct Professor

Catherine Schryer

PhD, Louisvulle
MA, Guelph
BA, Toronto

Extension: 32118, HH 222


Dr. Schryer specializes in professional writing, composition and rhetoric, and genre theory. She is especially interested in qualitative research techniques as well as genre research and the development of on-line courses. Dr. Schryer has published in such journals as Written Communication, Textual Studies in Canada, Technostyle, Journal of Advanced Composition, Journal of Business and Technical Communication, and Social Science and Medicine. She also has an interest in writing across the curriculum and together with Laurence Steven has published Contextual Literacy: Writing Across the Curriculum and Towards Writing Across the Curriculum. She is presently engaged in several collaborative, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded projects constructing case studies that investigate discourse in medical settings and online learning in professional contexts. She is a past recipient of the National Council of Teachers of English award (2001) for Best Article Reporting Qualitative or Quantitative Research in Technical or Scientific Communication.

University of Waterloo

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