• Training Room

    Turbocharge Your Writing (for staff)
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are clear and practical strategies that can increase your writing productivity.

Duration 1 half day

Course Type Presentation

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Target Audience: Academic/Research Staff, all levels

Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing comes naturally. However, an overwhelming body of research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

By the end of the workshop participants will know:

  • Why it's hard to get started
  • How we deliberately use distractions to slow down writing
  • The principles of quick starting
  • How to deal with destructive internal beliefs
  • How to set a writing plan and stick to it
  • How to set achievable goals by writing in a silo
  • How to greatly increase the number of actual words you produce
  • How to clarify your thinking, and improve the quality of your work

 

** This is an optional module of the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme (see link to webpage below) **



Delivered By: Hugh Kearns, ThinkWell

Prerequisites

If you are taking this course as part of the Strathclyde Supervisor Development Programme to become a First or Second Supervisor, you must enrol on this MyPlace class to register for the programme and to track your progress:

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