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Enhance Your Skills in Grant Writing and Writing for Publication

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ADEA and AAL present the Compass Program for Academic Advancement, a series of independent modules designed to provide early- and mid-career faculty with guidance and understanding about skills critical to academic success. Each module is facilitated by experts in dental education and is designed so that participants leave the program with tangible products on which they can continue to build.

Grant Writing Module: February 20–21 in Atlanta, GA

Learn the skills to write successful grant applications:

  • Strategies for finding sources of funding
  • Differences between research and training grants
  • Key components of grant applications
  • Strategies to get maximum impact from each section of a grant application
  • Writing techniques that enhance reviewer-friendliness and persuasiveness
  • Strategies to maximize scores with grant reviewers
  • Effective critiques of research and training grants
  • Grant administration and outcome reports

Writing for Publication Module: April 17–18 in Atlanta, GA

Enhance writing skills and avoid the mistakes that lead to rejection by professional journals:

  • The characteristics of writing clear and compelling manuscripts
  • Avoiding mistakes identified by reviewers
  • Common academic writing problems
  • Use of text editing techniques to enhance clarity of manuscripts
  • The bookends approach for writing single-concept paragraphs
  • Writing strategies for each section of an educational research manuscript
  • The reasons for rejection of manuscripts
  • Manuscript critique and evaluation

Tuition for each module is $595. Discounts are available for groups of three or more faculty and those who register for multiple modules. Register today.

For questions, contact AAL Vice President George Weinstein at gweinstein@aalgroup.org or 678-927-9670.

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