JPER Writing Workshop for New Scholars
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JPER Writing Workshop for New Scholars

The goal of this workshop is to improve the quality of written scholarship among new faculty of planning and related academic programs.

7/20/2016
When: July 20-22, 2016
Where: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, New Jersey 
United States
Contact: Karen Lowrie, Managing Editor


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The editors of the Journal of Planning Education and Research (JPER) will host the annual JPER Writing Workshop for New Scholars on July 20-22, 2016, at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ. Our goal is to improve the quality of written scholarship among new faculty of planning and related academic programs. The workshop is intended for recent Ph.D. recipients (or candidates graduating in Spring 2016) in urban planning, urban studies, and closely related fields. Untenured assistant professors also are eligible to participate.

The program will include sessions on the writing and publication process, with intensive small-group work on participants' own manuscripts. Selected participants are required to submit an article-length paper (about 30 double-spaced pages) by April 25, 2016. The paper will go through a mock peer review process by three referees. These reviews and additional feedback from faculty and fellow participants will be the basis for small-group discussions during the workshop.

Mission

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.

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