Jump Starting your Scholarly Writing
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This 4 day workshop (offered during Reading Week) combines the best elements of a writer's retreat with the exercises of a writing course, to support academics writing a journal publication. This course will guide scholars through the process of transforming a draft document into a paper ready for the academic peer review process.
- Faculty members who would enjoy a retreat from their busy careers to finish a writing project in a supportive environment.
- New faculty looking to jump start their publication track record in a supported environment.
- Post-doctoral fellows.
- Belcher, Wendy. Writing your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A guide to Publishing Success (2009). Available for purchases through WLU bookstore.
- Blueline A1650 Account Book, A1650.03T, 3 Columns Available from Staples or other retailers.
- Additional readings from key authors on scholarly writing (Boice, Badenhorst, etc.) Available mid-January, please email email@example.com
Ms. L. Prange-Martin
Ms. Prange-Martin is a PhD candidate iin the Business Economic Programme at Aalborg University, Denmark. The title of her dissertation is:
The process of emergence of new sectors in
remote regions: A case of the ICT sector in Yukon
Ms. Prange-Martin recently completed a Master of
Education (Information Technology) degree under
the supervision of Dr. Cecile Badenhorst at
Memorial University of Newfoundland, one of the
leading scholars in the research field of supporting
academic writing. More recently she was Coordinator
of the Teaching & Learning Centre at Yukon College.
Her current work as Quality Assurance Coordinator
has driven her work in exploring ways to support career academics to jump start or
return to scholarly publishing.
Laurie started her academic career as an
academic librarian after graduating from Western
University with her MLIS in 2001.
Laurier Office of Research Services
The Office of Research Services supports the growth and expansion of research and scholarly activity at Laurier. Our goal is to assist researchers in obtaining the resources necessary for pursuing their research activities. The office provides assistance to faculty at all stages of applying for and administering research funding.