12th Annual McKnight Summer Research & Writing Institute (SRWI) 2018
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INSTITUTE SUGGESTED RESOURCES:
For all Institute participants, the FEF has compiled a bibliography of suggested resources on research and writing journal articles, dissertation proposals/prospectuses, dissertations, and grant proposals. Click here for the resource list.
WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATION MATERIALS
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MONDAY, 7/29/18
9:00-10:30 a.m.
USF CUTR 102
The Realities of Getting Published, Part I: A Focus on Developing the Attributes of a Prolific Writer
Dr. Brad Schmidt, Distinguished Research Professor and Director, Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic, Florida State University
Speaker Presentation
10:45-11:45 a.m.
USF CUTR 102
The Realities of Getting Published, Part II: A Focus on Developing the Attributes of a Prolific Writer in STEM, the Humanities and the Social Sciences
Dr. Mildred Maldonado-Molina, Associate Professor, Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatic Training and Education; Faculty, Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida
Speaker Presentation
12:00-1:45 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
Lunch & Presentation
The Realities of Getting Published, Part III: A Focus on Refereed and Non- Refereed Journal Articles

Dr. Mark Dawkins, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Excellence, Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida
Speaker Presentation
2:00-4:00 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
“Demystifying the Writing Process: Dissertation Writing Mechanics & Writing to Publish”
Dr. Elizabeth Metzger, Associate Professor, University of South Florida
Dr. Vernetta Williams, Visiting Professor, University of South Florida
TUESDAY, 7/30/18
9:00-10:30 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
Writing for Dissertations & Publications in STEM Fields
Dr. Rangachar Kasturi, Douglas W. Hood Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, University of South Florida
Speaker Presentation
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
From Manuscript to Publication: An Introduction to Scholarly Publishing
Dr. Patrick Mason, Professor of Economics & Director, African American Studies Program, Florida State University
12:30-1:45 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
Lunch & Presentation
The Realities of Getting Published, Part IV: The Nuts and Bolts of Placing Your Work with University and Commercial Presses
Ms. Lynne C. Rienner, President and CEO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Lynne Rienner Publishers Proposal Guidelines
2:00-4:00 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
The NSF Grant Writing Workshop
Dr. Diane Allen-Gipson, Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of South Florida
Speaker Presentation
WEDNESDAY, 8/1/18
8:30-10:30 a.m.
USF ENB 228
“SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) Workshop”
Dr. Marvin Dawkins, Professor, University of Miami
8:30-10:30 a.m.
USF ENB 228A
“Stata Software Workshop”
Dr. Patrick Mason, Professor of Economics & Director, African American Studies Program, Florida State University
10:45-12:15 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
Essentials for Dissertation Research & Writing in the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Part I:
Dr. Marvin Dawkins, Professor, University of Miami
12:30-2:00 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
Copyrights & Responsibilities: The Scholar’s Powers & Duties as Author under U.S. Copyright Law
Lyra Logan, Esq., Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Florida Education Fund
Fair Use - Four Factors
Links to Web Site References
2:15-4:00 p.m.
USF CUTR 102
Essentials for Dissertation Research & Writing in the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Part II:
Dr. Marvin Dawkins, Professor, University of Miami