Using a writing group to promote faculty scholarship

Julia Fisco Houfek, Katherine Laux Kaiser, Constance Visovsky, Teresa L. Barry, Audrey E. Nelson, Margaret M. Kaiser, Connie L. Miller

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Writing productivity is an essential component of scholarship. Barriers to writing include intrapersonal characteristics, faculty role complexity, and time constraints. Writing groups can increase faculty members' writing, contributing to dissemination of nursing knowledge and advancement of professional nursing. The authors discuss the structure and processes of a writing group that can be adapted by faculty interested in using comentoring to increase their scholarship.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-45
Number of pages5
JournalNurse educator
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing
  • Education
  • Fundamentals and skills
  • LPN and LVN


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