Two Week Faculty Writing Challenge


Two Week Faculty Writing Challenge


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Two-Week Faculty Writing Challenge

Complete 10 hours in 14 days to receive a 30-minute coaching session!

The challenge is open weekdays October 5th – 16th, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern


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Orientation Dates & Times

Click the link above to join the orientation call. Advanced registration is not required.

September 29th | 1:00 p.m. Eastern

September 30th | 2:00 p.m. Eastern

October 1st |  3:00 p.m. Eastern

Join Your Orientation

Orientation (30 min group call with faculty nationally, with optional Q & A at the end for 15 min)

1. Join our Orientation call to learn the “3 Rules for Successful Writing”

2. Learn about the importance of accountability in your writing practice by making a commitment to reflect upon your writing process, stepping up your awareness, and learning new skills

3. Understand exactly what is expected once you get in the café on the first day

Login Instructions for Cafe

1. Click the radio button that reads “Enter as a Guest”

2. In the box that says “Name” enter your name

3. Click the button to enter the meeting as a guest

Challenge Instructions

1. Participate in an Orientation Call

2. Commit to attending 5 hours every week & log your hours.*

3. Complete 10 hours in 14 days to receive a 30-minute  coaching session!

*Make sure to download the fillable PDF for setting your goals and logging your hours.

Ensure Your Technology is Ready

This workshop is intentionally designed to allow for maximum learning, connections, and engagement. We advise the following in order to participate fully:

Orientation Recording

Resources, Tips, & Tricks

VW Cafe Worksheet

This fillable PDF will help you create a plan for maximizing your productivity in the VW Café. 

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6 Tips for the VW Cafe

Review these quick tips for 6 ways to find more success with your research and writing practices.

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Enhance the Impact of the Virtual Writing Café
with Faculty Coaching

The Academic Impressions faculty coaching package is an individualized program designed to support you as you establish yourself and excel as a scholar, take charge of your career, balance numerous competing demands, and provide accountability to help you achieve your goals.

Our faculty coaching program is suitable for and customizable to all experience levels. Whether you are tenure track, mid-career, or senior faculty, our coaches will work with you to identify your personalized needs and goals.

All of our coaches hold doctorates and have extensive experience in higher education. They can provide expert support with writing productivity, defining research plans, improving writing skills, and breaking down the overwhelming writing task into manageable pieces of work.


Why is this event retired?

At AI we want to always ensure that the best and most current trainings are available to members, and we regularly review our trainings to ensure that is the case.