Association for Behavior Analysis International

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49th Annual Convention; Denver, CO; 2023

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Panel #150
CE Offered: BACB
PDS: Building Your Productive Writing Repertoire: Tips and Strategies for Graduate Students
Sunday, May 28, 2023
9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Convention Center 403/404
Area: EDC; Domain: Theory
CE Instructor: Tara A. Fahmie, Ph.D.
Chair: Molly Mattes (Western Michigan Universtiy )
TARA A. FAHMIE (University of Nebraska Medical Center)
FLORENCE D. DIGENNARO REED (University of Kansas)
MICHAEL P. KRANAK (Oakland University)

A vital part of becoming a successful graduate student and professional is the ability to be a productive and efficient writer. Writing is hard, however, and students often need support developing strategies that lead to productive writing. This professional development series panel brings together leaders in the field who are historically productive writers. Panelists will share their success stories, hardships, strategies related to productive academic writing, and answer audience questions.

Instruction Level: Basic
Target Audience:

Graduate Students (Master and Doctoral Level) and BCBA or BCBA-D Level Professionals who engage in academic writing

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to (1) Identify at least two strategies they can use to improve the efficiency or productivity of their writing; (2) Explain at least one way that they can begin, or continue to, track their writing progress using quantitative measures; (3) Identify and discuss at least two behavior-analytic principles that relate to productive and efficient writing.
Keyword(s): Career Development, Graduate Students, Professional Development, Writing Strategies



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