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Posts by: Raul Pacheco-Vega

  1. Note-taking techniques IV: Use abbreviations and/or shorthand December 10, 2018

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  2. A brief guide to using Mendeley as a reference and citation manager and as an aid to write scholarly papers December 8, 2018

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  3. Note-taking techniques III: The Cornell Notes Method December 8, 2018

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  4. Building redundancies in personal organization and productivity systems: why it works for me December 8, 2018

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  5. Note-taking techniques II: The Everything Notebook method December 7, 2018

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  6. Note-taking techniques I: The index card method November 28, 2018

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  7. What is a PhD? What does doing a PhD entail? November 22, 2018

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  8. Developing a structured daily routine for writing and research November 17, 2018

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  9. The Sunday night weekly planning strategy October 29, 2018

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  10. Writing topic sentences and crafting paragraphs October 25, 2018

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  11. Planning the timeline and progress of your doctoral dissertation (or Masters/undergraduate thesis) October 6, 2018

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  12. Lateral Writing: A strategy to fight “writer’s block” October 1, 2018

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  13. The October 2018 #AICCSED Reading Challenge (read one article a day) October 1, 2018

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  14. Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences (my reading notes) September 29, 2018

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  15. Writing theoretical frameworks, analytical frameworks and conceptual frameworks September 28, 2018

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  16. Writing journal articles from a doctoral dissertation September 28, 2018

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  17. Destination Dissertation A Traveler’s Guide to a Done Dissertation (my reading notes) September 18, 2018

    Posted in academia, graduate school, research, writing.

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  18. Complete Your Dissertation or Thesis in Two Semesters or Less (my reading notes) September 18, 2018

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  19. Qualitative research is empirical research – stop equating “empirical” with quantitative September 10, 2018

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  20. Interview Research in Political Science (Layna Mosley, Ed) – my reading notes September 7, 2018

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  21. How to write the conclusion of a paper August 31, 2018

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  22. Empirical Research and Writing: A Political Science Student’s Practical Guide (my reading notes) August 24, 2018

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  23. Work Your Career: Get What You Want from Your Social Sciences or Humanities PhD (my reading notes) August 24, 2018

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  24. How to Write a Thesis (Umberto Eco) – my reading notes August 23, 2018

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  25. The Dissertation ‘Two Pager’: A strategy to sustain a “big picture” view of a doctoral thesis August 9, 2018

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