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Faculty: check out this great collection of resources on creating syllabi. Thank you, The Chronicle!
Marquette students write about real issues for real audiences, and make change in their community. Read more about their work in this article: “Can Writing Make a Difference?”
Doctors are now using the graphic novel form to teach patients about their health, in a creative combination of the arts, sciences and humanities. Check out “Art and Medicine Intersect in New Ways” and “Medicine: Graphic, Funny, and Informative” to learn about the recent Graphic Medicine conference.
When doubts bedevil your writing, Jodi Jensen suggests inviting them in for tea. Struggling with your own writing demons? Read her advice here.
Are you interested in joining a faculty writing group this summer/fall? Contact Bridget Draxler for more information!
If an online group would be a better fit for you, check out http://academicwritingclub.com/.
Check out Cathy Davidson’s excellent post on HASTAC: “Writing (In Public) Across the Curriculum.”
Looking for a way to keep your research project organized? Mendeley is not only a reference manager but also a way to import full-text papers, access them online, and share them with collaborators. Thanks, Lori Walters-Kramer, for the great reference! A similar tool I’ve used for years is Zotero, which works great for Firefox users. Check them out, and happy researching!