Editorial board members for the journal CourseSource 
(https://www.coursesource.org/) are 
hosting a Writing Studio workshop starting with dinner on Wednesday, July 25th 
and going 
through lunch on Friday, July 27th in Minneapolis, MN, just ahead of the 
Society for the 
Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) meeting.  

This opportunity is open to instructors who teach biology to undergraduate 
(including faculty, graduate students, and postdocs) and are interested in 
publishing their 
work in CourseSource. CourseSource publishes tested, evidence-based biology 
that make difficult concepts obtainable to students.

If you are selected for the Writing Studio, we will provide travel support 
including airfare, 2 
nights lodging, and food during the workshop (dinner July 25th --> lunch on 
July 27th). If 
you wish, you can stay for the SABER meeting and use other resources to cover 
meeting registration and lodging, food etc. starting the evening of July 27th. 

CourseSource, a peer-reviewed and open-access journal, publishes articles that 
details and nuances of various biology activities, in a format, style, and 
voice that supports 

Publishing activities in CourseSource provides you with recognition of the 
experience, and time needed to develop effective classroom materials, while 
supporting the dissemination of evidence-based teaching practices.  Working on 
CourseSource manuscript also offers you a way to learn about teaching while, at 
the same 
time, getting credit for those efforts on your curriculum vitae. 

The Writing Studio will provide time for you to work on your CourseSource 
receive advice and feedback from editorial staff, and connect you with other 

Please complete an application online at 
https://umaine.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Nwey8Qj4aeoso5.  Application review 
will begin 
on May 4, 2018.  Feel free to let us know if you have any questions.


Michelle Smith, Editor-in-Chief, michelle.k.sm...@maine.edu
Jessamina Blum, Managing Editor, jb...@umn.edu
Erin Vinson, Senior Editorial Assistant, erin.vin...@maine.edu

Erin Vinson
Campus Programs Coordinator, Maine Center for Research in STEM Education and 
of Biology & Ecology
Senior Editorial Assistant, CourseSource 
University of Maine


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