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Friday Writing Session: Making Good First Impressions: Writing a Title and Abstract

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm











Friday, February 16, 2024
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Making Good First Impressions: Writing a Title and Abstract
Presented by J. Michael Rifenburg
Admit it, you rarely read past the title and abstract when digging into the last academic journal in your field, right? Of course! You are busy and looking for material that connects with your teaching, your current research project, your current conference presentation you are putting together. We lean heavily on titles and abstracts as readers, but we also know, as writers, how challenging they can be to put together. This interactive presentation draws on titles from a variety of academic disciplines to offer basic principles that make for effective titles. The presentation then breaks down a selection of abstract, so participants leave with potential titles for their writing and the building blocks of abstracts.

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These one-hour Friday Writing Sessions are designed to provide advice on key parts of the academic writing process and connect you with other faculty at UNG who are taking on research and writing projects. All sessions will be live on Zoom and video-recorded for archival reasons.