The Academic Writing Specialist pilot was proposed with the following objectives:
Deliver instructional materials and sessions (individual or group) that develop and improve student scientific/academic writing skills to a level appropriate for graduate and postgraduate studies.
Synchronize and provide direction to writing and publishing resources hosted at USU, partner institutions, and offered online.
Develop credit-granting writing courses if requested by schools or colleges.
Advise faculty and students on publishing options, opportunities, and avoiding copyright infringement/plagiarism.
Technical assistance for students writing dissertations, theses, or DNP projects.
Help route completed theses, dissertations, and projects to the University Archives.
31 January, 2022 - Dr. Steinbach's first day at USU.
1 February - 24 February, 2022 - Meetings with USU Faculty from GSN, PDC, and SOM to understand writing assignments, learn about existing resources, identify requirements, and discuss future service/support.