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The Writing Center

Workshops for Faculty


Writing a Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)

Presenter: Justin Bain, Writing Center Director

This workshop is designed for participants who are considering a career in higher education and those simply interested in revising their CVs. The workshop will provide an overview of creating a Curriculum Vitae: a specialized academic resume. We will discuss who needs a C.V. and why, what goes in a C.V., and examine a variety of professional samples. Time will also be allotted to look at drafts of your own C.V.
Dates/Times:
November 6, 12:00-1:00pm, Anschutz Medical Campus: 
P28-Education 2 NORTH 1308
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December 1, 5-7pm, North Classroom 4014
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Writing Effective Grant Proposals

Presenters: Justin Bain

Designed for newcomers to the world of writing grant proposals, this workshop describes key features of designing, writing, and submitting an effective grant proposal. We will discuss specific types of grants; common sections and content; and strategies for successful writing, as well as several sample grant proposals.

Dates/Times:

This workshop will be offered again during the Spring 2015 semester


Crafting a Literature Review

Presenters: Kelsie McWilliams

In this workshop, participants will be shown the basics of crafting an effective literature review. The workshop will cover methods of approaching research, analyzing information, grouping sources, finding common themes and contentions, and expressing the findings in a clear and direct way.
Dates/Times:
September 26, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Anschutz Medical Campus
P28-Education 2 NORTH 1308
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October 8, 2-3pm, North Classroom 4014
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Tools for Teaching Writing: Adapting to Short Semesters

Presenter: Justin Bain, Writing Center Director
Co-Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development

This workshop is designed for those teaching Summer and Maymester courses who are interested in ways to integrate writing into their courses. The workshop will cover the redesign of course goals and activities, including how to adapt current assignments to short-term courses, how to scaffold in-class activities, and how to design and grade assignments.

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Please email Writing.Center@ucdenver.edu for more information.