writing for publication
There will be an examination of the structure/content of qualitative published articles. It will be an active writing session. Dr Ryan maintains an engaging approach to workshop group dynamics which includes ongoing 1-1 consultation throughout the session.
On completion of this course PGR students and academic staff will acquire a new skill in academic writing designed to reduce anxiety. The is a 3 hour and 6 hour version of this course.
Students and academic staff should attend the course with a plan for a journal article and will leave with the discursive analysis planned down to the last paragraph with some paragraphs written. The session will include Dr Ryan's popular 7 step academic writing methodology for reducing anxiety during the writing process.
Feedback from academic staff regarding this course includes:
University College London academic staff reported a 28% increase in confidence in writing journal articles. (This group included qualitative and quantitative (IMRAD) academics)
Upon completion of this course students will have more confidence in:
developing a discursive analysis
overcoming writer's block
developing a writing style
writing an abstract for a journal article