January Symposium

January Symposium Friday Sessions

Fri, 8 Jan 2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

January Symposium:  Sustaining Your Scholarship

January 6, 7 & 8th at Rose Library.

Amid the busy professional duties of teaching and service work, carving out time for mindful scholarly pursuits is vital to professional growth and renewal. January Symposium is a place and time for faculty to learn and grow as scholars. Hone skills, increase productivity, network with colleagues, and engage in scholarly pursuits this year at January Symposium. 

Over the past several years, participants of January Symposium have reported positive impact from their participation. Last year alone, one hundred sixty-five faculty attended January Symposium.  On average, last year's faculty rated their overall experience as a 4.1 on a 5 point scale. 

Friday, January 8th

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8:15 AM- 9:00 AM Breakfast and Plenary  "Being a Change Agent:  Experiences with the National Science Foundation"
9:15 AM- 12:00 PM Clarity in Career Purpose
9:15 AM- 12:00 PM Designing Surveys that Work
9:15 AM- 12:00 PM Contemplative Practices for Sustaining the Scholar
9:15 AM- 12:00 PM Grant Writing 101:  Just the Basics
9:15 AM-12:00 PM

Syllabus Design Lockdown 

 9:15 AM-12:00 PM

Scholarly Writers' Lockdown 

Lunch will not be offered on Friday.

Click here to go to the January Symposium Website Click to go to www.jmu.edu/januarysymposium
Click here for a printable January symposium Schedule Click for a PDF of the Schedule

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