Event: Writing Productivity Workshop

Do unfinished manuscripts languish in your drawers and hard drives? Do you often feel it takes much longer to finish a writing project than it should have? Do more urgent tasks take you away from writing projects? Do you often have high hopes for your writing projects but not meet your own goals?

Please join the Faculty of Education for its inaugural writing and research productivity workshop run by Dr. Trevor Norris to learn writing strategies can you use to increase your weekly writing productivity. The Workshop takes place on Feb. 12 and 13 in Welch Hall 128A. The Workshop is open to all Brock faculty ($300/participant), Brock students and staff ($200/participant), and general public ($450/participant). To register, email Snezana Ratkovic at snezana.ratkovic@brocku.ca.

Workshop aims

  • Develop skills and strategies to thrive and flourish
  • Increase your writing effectiveness and productivity on a daily, weekly and semester basis
  • Develop more efficient writing structures, strategies and habits
  • Help manage projects by setting goals, making a plan and breaking tasks into smaller parts
  • Clarify your sense of professional and scholarly identity


Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

  1. Introduction and overview
  2. Components of writing effectiveness and productivity

Thursday, Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

  1. How to make a plan for the semester
  2. How to make a plan for the week

Thursday, Feb. 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

  1. Writing productivity strategies
  2. Thinking ahead: Coaching and accountability

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