GWIE | Gradute Writing Institute for Excellence

[ Goals and Objectives ]

 

1. Design, develop, and lead the Graduate Writing Institute for Excellence (GWIE) to promote discipline-specific research, curricular modifications and enhancements, academic/professional services and activities to meet the specific educational needs of the target population within their programs of study.

Objective 1.1:

By 2020, 60% of reciprocal mentoring from faculty-to-faculty will have increased at the GWIE.  

Objective1.2:

By 2020, 40% of Hispanic, underrepresented and low-income students will have received capstone and thesis mentoring in the GWIE Scholar’s Program by Faculty-Fellows and cross-age peer mentors.

Objective 1.3:

By 2020, GWIE Faculty-Fellows mentoring and guidance of CAPS Mentors at the Graduate Writing Center will have increased by 80% 2. Measurably advance the academic skill-sets of students from the targeted population, in the areas of graduate-level reading, writing, and research skills within   

Objective 2.1:

By 2020, 80% of Hispanic, underrepresented and low-income students will be able to effectively navigate campus library databases in order to assemble current and relevant sources which directly respond to a given research problem/concept within their discipline.

Objective 2.2:

B y 2015, 80% of Hispanic, underrepresented and low-income students will demonstrate sufficient reading comprehension of scholarly sources—including both primary and secondary sources within their discipline.

Objective 2.3:

By 2020, 80% of Hispanic, underrepresented and low-income students will be able to successfully analyze, synthesize, and evaluate scholarly sources—including both primary and secondary sources.

Objective 2.4:

By 2020, 80% of Hispanic, underrepresented and low-income students will be able to successfully compose a nd publish a literature review or thesis—including both primary and secondary sources. 3. Build practical and professional skills within the targeted student population via academic and/or professional partnerships and/or internships.   

Objective 3.1:

By 2020, 80% of Hispanic, underrepresented and low-income students will acquire experiential knowledge by participating with partner entities for professional and/or academic internships.

Objective 3.2:

By 2020, 80% of the qualified Hispanic, underrepresented and low-income students will receive travel scholarships to present research at academic conferences individually or collaboratively (with peers and/or faculty).