We are pleased to invite University professors and students of PhD programs to participate in a 2-day training “Academic Writing Tools for Integrity” that will be lead by Victoria Taylor, PhD in Rhetorical and Communication.  The seminar is aimed to provide an English Language Specialist’s assistance to Ukrainian higher education institutions, professors and PhD students uncovering practical implications of academic writing, using it as a tool for further promotion of students’ scientific potential worldwide. English as a language of international scientific communication will enable students to promote their research ideas as well as to seek and develop potential ideas across fields of studies.

ORGANIZED AND SUPPORTED BY:

  • Regional English Language Office –RELO (US Embassy in Ukraine)
  • American Councils for International Education (Strengthening Academic Integrity in Ukraine Project – SAIUP)

WORK PLAN:

DAY 1: Writing theory especially issues applicable for teaching non-native English speakers / writers; working through the research process from Inquiry to drafting a research question or hypothesis; gathering information, reading and annotating scientific articles; summarizing and paraphrasing.

DAY 2: Plagiarism: definitions, why students cheat, how students cheat, what teachers can do with or without the support of the institution; writing the research paper Introduction; writing a synthesis and literature review; peer reviews; responding to writing; revising and editing strategies.

DEMANDS TO THE CANDIDATES:

  • To have level of English B1+
  • To have experience in preparing academic papers/abstracts
  • To be a professor/PhD student in Ukrainian University

INSTRUCTOR: Victoria Taylor, PhD in Rhetorical and Communication (The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1990)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Coordinator, Graduate Academic Writing, 2006 – present (Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Coordinate course seminars, conduct training for instructors, liaise with GSSSH and GSSE coordinators to plan and update seminars
  • Conduct orientation and training for new instructors
  • Teach Advanced Academic Writing for Graduate Students
  • Teach Scientific Writing and Publishing for PhD level students
  • Teach Introduction to Academic Writing and Advanced Academic Writing for undergraduates
  • Provide editing assistance to faculty as needed

 

KYIV

DATE:  May 10-11, 2017

VENUE:  Kyiv National Linguistic University, vul. Velyka Vasylkivska 73, room #217

SCHEDULE FOR EACH DAY:

13.00-15.00 – first workshop session

15.00-16.00 – lunch time (lunch is not provided by organization committee)

16.00-18.00 – second session

TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE REGISTER FOLLOWING THE LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/iprCLkYJcVwlul272

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS IS LIMITED.

 

KHARKIV

DATE:  May 13-14, 2017

VENUE:  Beketov Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy, Kharkiv, vul. Bazhanova 17, room #317

SCHEDULE FOR EACH DAY:

9.30-10.00 – registration and coffee

10.00-12.00 – first workshop session

12.00-13.00 – lunch

13.00-15.00 – second session

LODGING FOR PARTICIPANTS IS NOT PROVIDED

TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE REGISTER FOLLOWING THE LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/W7q0Se2REzX0B4jd2

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS IS LIMITED.

 

ODESA

DATE:  May 16-17, 2017

VENUE:  Mechnikov Odesa National University, Odesa, Dvorianska 2, Academic Council room

SCHEDULE FOR EACH DAY:

12.30-13.00 – registration and coffee

13.00-15.00 – first workshop session

15.00-16.00 – coffee break

16.00-18.00 – second session

LODGING FOR PARTICIPANTS IS NOT PROVIDED

TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE REGISTER FOLLOWING THE LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/qgXHYJzb3e62awfd2

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS IS LIMITED.

 

LVIV

DATE:  May 20-21, 2017

VENUE:  Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, vul. Kozelnytska 2a, room#307

SCHEDULE FOR EACH DAY:

9.30-10.00 – registration and coffee

10.00-12.00 – first workshop session

12.00-13.00 – lunch

13.00-15.00 – second session

LODGING FOR PARTICIPANTS IS NOT PROVIDED

TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE REGISTER FOLLOWING THE LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/qk8E1wuptFW1qyIX2

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS IS LIMITED.

 

ALL TOPICS WILL BE DELIVERED INTERACTIVELY WITH A TRAIN-THE-TRAINER APPROACH.

PARTICIPANTS WHO ATTENDED FULL TWO-DAYS TRAINING WILL BE AWARDED WITH CERTIFICATE.