EdD Writing Retreat


Join us at the Annual EdD (Virtual) Writing Retreat!

March 27, 2021
Keynote and workshops on Zoom.

The EdD program wishes to invite all EDST graduate students to join our fourth annual EdD Writing Retreat on Saturday, March 27, 2021, 9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., on Zoom


Speakers and topics:

  • Dr. Michelle Stack — Keynote: Not getting stuck in reflecting on the “WTF have I gotten myself into now?”
  • Dr. Claudia Ruitenberg — Workshop: What is the difference between a theoretical framework and a literature review?
  • Dr. Deirdre Kelly — Workshop: Why “writing up” misleads. Rather, qualitative inquiry is “writing all the way down.”
  • Panel of EdD Graduates — How to Stay Engaged in the Writing to Complete Your Program



If you think you would like to attend, please save the date and also RSVP to Dr. Tony Edwards, EdD Academic Coordinator, at: anthony.edwards@ubc.ca


Meet Our Keynote Speaker:



Dr. Stack is Associate Professor in the Dept. of Educational Studies, with a focus on media and educational leadership and policy.  Her research focuses on educational equity, interdisciplinary knowledge translation, and university rankings.  She is the author of Global University Ranking and the Mediatization of Higher Education and editor of an upcoming book Global University Rankings and the Politics of Knowledge (April 2021, University of Toronto Press).  She has given numerous workshops on how to share research with diverse audiences, whether through media, comedy, or writing fiction.