Academic Coaching & Writing

ACW Spring-Summer Webinar Series

May 10, 2018
Academic Coaching and Writing (ACW) supports and guides graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty members, staff, and administrators to advance their academic dreams.  Here’s a preview of the free webinars in our ACW Spring-Summer Webinar Series. These are topics you’ve been asking about again and again. Sign up soon to reserve your space.

Please circulate this information to colleagues and others at your institution who might be interested in ACW’s Webinar Series.

Academic Publishing

Writing an Academic Book Proposal

May 3, 2018

In this webinar you will learn how to identify essential documents to include in book proposal submissions, understand the purpose of each of the sections of an academic book proposal, select the best press for your work, and communicate with academic editors. REGISTER HERE


Publishing Your Dissertation Research

June 21, 2018

This webinar will walk you through the process of getting your dissertation ready for publication—whether you decide on a book manuscript or articles for submission to journals.  REGISTER HERE


Publishing Your First Journal Article

July 19, 2018

In this webinar you will learn how to address the fundamentals of crafting successful article submissions in the sciences and social sciences. REGISTER HERE


Academic Branding

Academic Branding: Improving Your Visibility, Network, and Career Opportunities

July 26, 2018

Academic Branding puts you in the driver’s seat, allowing you to tell the story you want to tell about yourself, your scholarship, and your leadership. REGISTER HERE


Bringing Your Brand to Life Online

August 16, 2018

This webinar will introduce you to the most popular online platforms and tools to help you decide which resources to use to promote yourself and your academic work. REGISTER HERE


Academic Coaching 

Getting in Sync With Your Tenure Clock

May 31, 2018

How do you create peace of mind when working against the tenure clock? Learn strategies to create a tenure plan and rethink your relationship to your tenure process. REGISTER HERE


Managing the Imposter Syndrome in Academia: How to Overcome Self-Doubt

June 28, 2018

Do you ever feel like an academic “imposter” or have negative thoughts about your capabilities? This webinar will help you rethink how you present yourself. REGISTER HERE 


Developing an Academic Mentoring Network

August 2, 2018

In this webinar you will learn to understand why you need an Academic Mentoring Network, define the roles of members in your Academic Mentoring Network, use tools to plan and build your network, and develop strategies to “Make the Ask.” REGISTER HERE 


Conducting an Academic Job Search with Clarity, Positivity, and Resilience

October 4, 2018

Learn techniques to manage the uncertainty of an academic job search in ways that will increase your clarity, positivity, and resilience. REGISTER HERE


Dissertation Writing

Finding and Focusing Your Topic: Setting out on Your Dissertation Journey

May 17, 2018

Finding a topic is the first step in your dissertation journey. In this webinar you will learn how to find and focus your topic and identify a gap in the literature.  REGISTER HERE


The Review of Literature: Finding Your Way out of the Literature Fog

June 14, 2018

In this webinar you will learn how to begin the literature review, organize your materials, decide when you’ve read enough, and synthesize the research. REGISTER HERE


The Dissertation Proposal: Aligning the Problem, Purpose, and Research Questions

July 12, 2018

Completing a dissertation proposal requires you to develop and tightly align your problem, purpose of study, and research questions. Join this webinar to learn how.  REGISTER HERE


The Methodology: Selecting a Research Design for Your Study

August 9, 2018

Selecting a research methodology and design that align with your problem statement, purpose, and questions is one of the most critical tasks in your dissertation journey. This webinar offers a crash course in understanding qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methodologies and common designs used for each.  REGISTER HERE


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