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Posts by: Raul Pacheco-Vega

  1. Developing an entire course around a specific research project December 28, 2020

    Posted in academia.

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  2. How to prepare for a reading-intensive undergrad or graduate seminar (for students) and how to design a syllabus that offers reading guidance to students (for faculty) December 26, 2020

    Posted in academia, reading strategies.

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  3. On the importance of the Reading, Note-Taking, Synthesizing and Writing sequence in developing an academic research and writing practice December 26, 2020

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  4. Linking theory with research, choosing a theoretical framework and developing alternative explanations December 22, 2020

    Posted in academia, research.

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  5. Three hot takes on the (wrong-headed) assumptions that incoming undergraduates and graduates have research skills November 29, 2020

    Posted in academia, teaching.

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  6. Getting the most out of writing groups (online and offline) November 29, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  7. Analog note-taking when highlighting is not possible (e.g. books) November 28, 2020

    Posted in academia, productivity, writing.

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  8. On the benefits of online writing groups November 25, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  9. Expanding Detailed Outlines into Memorandums and those into Full Manuscripts November 13, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  10. How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers (my reading notes) November 10, 2020

    Posted in academia, research methods, writing.

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  11. Writing papers using Initial Outlines and Detailed Outlines November 7, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  12. Reconsidering the Zoom University, synchronic/asynchronic and online teaching and learning October 28, 2020

    Posted in academia, teaching.

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  13. Those who can, DO *AND* TEACH – on what teaching entails October 26, 2020

    Posted in academia, teaching.

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  14. Teaching and pedagogy in the Zoom COVID19 pandemic times: Reducing reading workload and making my courses more practical and pragmatic October 11, 2020

    Posted in academia, teaching.

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  15. Syllabus: The Remarkable, Unremarkable Document That Changes Everything (Germano and Nicholls) – my reading notes October 11, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  16. Project management for academics III: Juggling multiple writing/research projects September 13, 2020

    Posted in academia, organization, planning, productivity, research.

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  17. How to develop a writing practice II: 12 tips to help you start, develop and hone your writing craft September 6, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  18. How to develop a writing practice I: Read “Writing Practice Developmental Books” September 6, 2020

    Posted in academia, reading notes, writing.

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  19. The Writer’s Practice: Building Confidence in your Nonfiction Writing (John Warner) – my reading notes September 6, 2020

    Posted in reading notes, writing.

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  20. Economical Writing: Thirty Five Rules for Clear and Persuasive Prose September 6, 2020

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  21. A typology of books about writing (Inspirational, Thematic and Developmental) September 2, 2020

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  22. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life (Anne Lamott) – my reading notes September 1, 2020

    Posted in writing.

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  23. The September 2020 #AICCSED Reading, Annotating and Systematizing Challenge September 1, 2020

    Posted in academia, organization, writing.

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  24. The “two sentences’ elevator pitch”: A pedagogical exercise to help students think about their research questions and empirical/theoretical contributions August 14, 2020

    Posted in academia, teaching.

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  25. A few structured strategies that we can use to craft paragraphs August 12, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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