Spring Faculty Development Workshops

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Developing Book Proposals for Scholarly Publishers

Stephen Brookfield, Distinguished University Professor

Wednesday, April 7, 2:30-3:30 pm MOH 402
Thursday, April 8, 3:30-4:30 pm MHC 155

Register by email to pmalexander@stthomas.edu asap

Publishing a book represents, for many faculty, the ultimate scholarly challenge. In fact the prestige surrounding book publishing may be so intimidating that it prevents faculty from even drafting a proposal, let alone approaching prospective publishers. In this workshop Stephen Brookfield will draw on his experience as an author and editor of 12 books to outline the main elements of a book proposal. He will bring examples of some of his successful book proposals to distribute to participants and outline the chief steps in preparing a proposal. Faculty are encouraged to bring ideas or specific questions to discuss with Stephen.

Workshop leader: Stephen Brookfield is Distinguished University Professor at the University of St. Thomas. He has published 12 books with 5 different publishers and is a 4-time winner of the Cyril Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education. His work has been translated into Chinese, German, Korean and Finnish.

Intercultural Communication in Service-Learning Workshop

Led by Kevin Sauter (Faculty Director for Service-Learning, Communication and Journalism)

Wednesday, April 28th, 3-4:30 McNeely 315

Registration Deadline: April 21

For more information, or to register, contact Barb Baker at bebaker@stthomas.edu or 962-5380.

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