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Vol 57 No. 10 : May 18, 2005
Vol 57 No. 10 | May 18, 2005

Scholarly Writing Institute held June 8-10

The Office of University Research (OUR) and the Faculty Center for Professional Development will hold a summer session for faculty called The ScholarlyWriting Institute (SWI). The session will take place Wednesday-Friday, June 8-10, in the Steve and Nini Horn Center Conference Room.

The previous Scholarly Writing Institutes held on campus in 2004 and early 2005 were successful, addressing faculty expressed need for assistance in overcoming obstacles in beginning or completing scholarly writing projects required to reach immediate- and long-term scholarly milestones. Those who participated in previous Institutes appreciated the time to write, reflect and consult with colleagues about writing issues. The SWI provides a two-and-one-half day intensive workshop to assist faculty in completing a substantial amount of writing on a specific scholarly writing project.

The program will provide participants 12 hours of dedicated writing time and resource consultants who are recognized for their expertise in specific areas such as editing, illustration, and statistical analyses. Consultants will be included in the institute depending on the types of challenges individual faculty face.

SESSION SCHEDULE
Date Times
Wednesday, June 1 Registration Deadline
Wednesday, June 8 Day 1 - 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, June 9 Day 2 – 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, June 10 Day 3 – 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Faculty interested in registering for the Scholarly Writing Institute are asked to have most of their research completed (i.e., ready to write) and to have a laptop or desktop computer available for their use.

It is important for faculty attendees to attend all three days of the workshop. You can access the SWI registration form at the Office of University Research Web site (see “Educational Opportunities”) or at the Faculty Center for Professional Development Web site (see Events/Workshops). If you have any questions or need a registration form mailed to you, please contact Kathy Smalley in the Office of University Research.

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