Goal Setting / by andrew pine

What are your goals for this course?

  • begin to develop PD plan

  • learn strategies for success in grad school

  • get to know cohort better

  • What are your goals for your first year of your MA?

    • get a book review published

    • determine next steps (more school, teaching at k-12, etc.)

  • What are your goals for the next two years as a rhet/comp professional?

    • begin to stake out a claim or at least study the map in order to one day do so

    • graduate school—determine areas of study/programs

    • develop as a teacher of writing

  • What are your goals for the next five years as a rhet/comp professional?

    • enter PhD?

    • get teaching job?

    • acquire research methodologies

    • build online ID/portfolio/body of work

  • goals for self outside of the academy?

    • re-gain some proficiency in French

    • re-gain some proficiency with the cello

    • develop my relationship with my wife/become a better husband

    • find time for pleasure reading

  • goals outside of the academy for the next two years, five years?

    • two years:

      • read a major work in French

    • five years:

      • publish non-academic writing—particularly creative non-fiction or poetry

      • join a chamber ensemble