Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19, 2015
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Meyer Library, Room 204
Faculty Facilitator: Stephanie Norander, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Communication
This interdisciplinary academic writing retreat is designed to:
- Create a motivated and positive environment that fosters excellent work
- Encourage productivity through peer accountability and immediate feedback
- Help you start off your summer by completing a writing project
The retreat includes five days of committed writing time, mini-sessions on removing productivity challenges and fostering good writing habits, and feedback on writing style, grammar, and more. The retreat is open to anyone working on a scholarly writing project. The goal is for each participant to arrive with a work in progress and leave with a manuscript prepared for submission.
Writing Retreat Session Agenda:
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Discussion Session
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Settle In
9:30 – 12:00 p.m. Writing Time
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Writing Time
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Debriefing Session
The cost of the retreat is $150. The Summer Writing Retreat is noncredit fee waiver benefit eligible and payment is completed online through the registration process. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Please register in My Learning Connection. Click Course Catalog, Show All Classes and search the dropdown Category, Professional Development – Teaching and Learning. Online registration is open until June 5th with limited seating. For registration assistance, contact HR Employee Development & Performance at 6-5779. Cancellation Policy: Fees are non-refundable after June 10, 2015.