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Workshop | Textbook Writing 101
Presenter: Michael D. Spiegler, Professor of Psychology, Providence College
Learn the nuts-and-bolts of writing a textbook with this half day workshop that can be customized to meet the participants’ needs. The workshops are designed both for professors who want to learn about writing a first textbook and for textbook authors who want to learn how to write their next textbook or revision more efficiently and effectively.
What previous participants have said about Spiegler's workshop:
Michael D. Spiegler is a Professor of Psychology at Providence College. He has been a successful textbook and academic author for 40 years with several leading psychology textbooks, including Contemporary Behavior Therapy (5th ed.) and Personality: Strategies and Issues (8th ed.). He has presented numerous workshops on textbook writing at universities, professional conventions, and at the annual TAA conference. He also teaches 2 and 3 day intensive courses on textbook writing. Michael regularly reviews manuscripts for textbook publishers and serves as a consultant/mentor to college textbook authors in diverse disciplines. He is currently writing a comprehensive Handbook for College Textbook Writing.
To schedule this workshop contact Michael Spiegler directly: (401) 865-2618 or firstname.lastname@example.org