Professional Development: Writing a Journal Article: Advice for Graduate Students

Date: January 21, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual event
Category: Training

The Institute of Geronotology (IOG) and Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute (MPSI) 2021 Research Colloquia & Professional Development Series is pleased to present: 

Writing a Journal Article: Advice for Graduate Students

Jule Thomas, PhDSenior Lecturer
Director, Writing Center
Wayne State University, Detroit MI

Abstract: This workshop will cover best research skills, note taking and synthesis of research, and the IMRAD writing structure typical for research articles. Students are encouraged to bring questions they might have. There will be time for questions during and after the presentation.

Speaker BIO:
Jule Thomas directs WSU’s writing center and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. She has won multiple teaching awards: President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2014; Community in Excellence in Teaching Scholars, 2015; National Collegiate Scholars Distinguished Teaching Award, 2016; English Department Teaching Award, 2018. She received a CLAS assessment grant recipient AY 18/19. Currently she is a member of an AY 19/20 CLAS assessment grant and received the 2020 Academy of Teachers award and membership. She is the director of the Composition Learning Community and is involved in multiple student and faculty outreach programs and committees. Her research interests are in writing center assessment, genre studies, and writing in the discipline.

Free and open to all.
IOG 2021 Spring Colloquia Schedule: PDF HERE
Colloquia presented courtesy of the Mary Thompson Foundation 






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