Jumpstart Your Academic Writing 2020
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 9:00am to Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 10:30am


Come join other faculty writers for light breakfast, coffee, and a session on new strategies for a successful, sustainable and successful academic writing life in 2020!  Facilitators, as well as participants, can share ideas for protecting writing time, tips for writing "project management," balancing writing projects with other faculty responsibilities, increasing the odds of successful acceptance in key journals, going in new writing directions (is this the year for that book proposal or other new scholarly project?) and more!  Begin the year with 2020 vision on your writing practice.  

Location: OAI SMSU M209 (Mezzanine floor)

About the Facilitators:

Janelle Voegele has a doctorate in Educational Leadership with a focus on Postsecondary, Adult and Continuing Education. She has over twenty years experience in postsecondary education, and has taught in a wide range of classroom, community-based and online environments - large and small, introductory and advanced level. She has won two student-nominated teaching awards while at PSU, and has presented widely on engaging students in deep and sustained learning. Her current research includes pedagogical assumptions and student learning experiences in partially online courses, the role of academic portfolios in faculty scholarship and professional development, and perceptions of scholarship in the context of institutional change.

Dannelle D. Stevens is a professor emerita, faculty in residence for academic writing and previously professor in the Department of Curriculum and instruction, at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. She received her degree in educational psychology from Michigan State. She has authored numerous journal articles. Through research and working with national and international faculty on the complex tasks associated with balancing teaching, writing and publishing, she developed and refined the key ideas in her fifth book, published this year, Write more, publish more, stress less! Five key principles for a creative and sustainable scholarly practice. She conducts workshops and coaching to faculty and universities on writing and career-related choices that lead to a successful career in academe.

Our events are Inclusive, and all are welcome. Smith Memorial Student Union is ADA accessible, with gender neutral restrooms. If you have additional accessibility requests, please reach out to at prior to the event and we will do our best to accommodate them.