Let's Write Together: Three-Hour Virtual Writing Retreat by Dannelle Stevens

Presenter: Dannelle Stevens, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Portland State University, Writing Coach

  • Hosting fee: $1,000
  • Each retreat includes 65 one-year TAA faculty memberships.
  • Hosting institution must have an expectation of 15 or more participants.
  • Email templates will be provided to the host institutions to promote the event.

This three-hour retreat provides faculty the opportunity to focus on their writing projects while gaining inspiration and support from fellow academic authors. With guidance from academic writing coach Dannelle Stevens, participants will begin by setting realistic goals and warm up with a focused freewrite. Following that, Dannelle will facilitate group discussion, small group breakouts, and three dedicated writing sessions.

Participants will:

  • Learn practical, focused writing strategies to enhance your writing practice
  • Make meaningful progress on your writing project during three focused writing sessions
  • Benefit from the fellowship and support of a community of like-minded scholars

To schedule a retreat, please contact Maureen.Foe[email protected].

Presenter: Dannelle D. Stevens is a Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Portland State University. Her research and writing interests lie in studying and writing about ways for all educators to be more effective and productive. She has written numerous articles and co-authored four books, including Journal Keeping: How to Use Reflective Writing for Learning, Teaching, Professional Insight and Positive Change and Introduction to Rubrics, An Assessment Tool To Save Grading Time, Convey Effective Feedback, and Promote Student Learning.

TAA can help your faculty move from writing to publication by sponsoring an expert-led virtual workshop on academic writing for your institution. TAA's sponsorship covers the presenter fee and TAA will manage online registration for the event. The host institution is responsible for a fee of $1,000, which includes up to 65 TAA faculty memberships, available to faculty whether or not they participate in the workshop. These workshops are offered on a first-come first-serve basis until program funding has been exhausted.

To schedule a workshop, please email [email protected], or you can contact Dannelle directly: (503) 705-9828 or [email protected]