J. Barbara Rose is the Associate Director of the Academic Writing Centre that serves the academic skills and writing needs of students at Woodsworth College. In conjunction with Margaret Procter, Barbara introduced iWRITE, a website showing annotated examples of student work demonstrating expectations at the University in both her ENG185Y and HUM199Y classes. From 2003 to 2011, she has served as the Academic Co-ordinator of the outreach project, University in the Community, a ten-week humanities course for adults outside of the university who would not otherwise have the opportunity to take university courses. For the 2010-2011 academic years, she worked with members of the Senior College at the University of Toronto in conjunction with senior Ph.D. students on a new model of instruction in the program as part of the new Graduate Professional Skills Program. Barbara is also the Editor-in-Chief of VOX, an academic undergraduate journal for Woodsworth students that highlights academic achievements in writing.
In 2012, J. Barbara Rose was awarded the John Dobson ACE Fellowship for her outstanding contributions to Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) University of Toronto.
For the 2006-2007 year, Barbara received the SAC-APUS Undergraduate Teaching Award for ENG185Y. In 2004, she was the recipient of the Joan E. Foley Quality of Student Experience Award.
• MA in English Literature, University of Toronto, 1992.
• Honours BA, University of Toronto, 1991.