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Posts by: Raul Pacheco-Vega

  1. Which “writing” book is best suited for me? A map of the literature based on a re-read of Helen Sword’s ALTS August 16, 2019

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  2. Dealing with The Dreaded Blank Page August 15, 2019

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  3. On reading up a lot, mind mapping the literature, “finding the gap” and writing paragraphs in your literature review August 14, 2019

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  4. Writing a literature review assignment (and for instructors: providing guidance) August 9, 2019

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  5. Using Overview Devices in scholarly research and academic writing August 6, 2019

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  6. A synthetic memorandum on advice on academic research and writing July 29, 2019

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  7. Writing the literature review chapter of a book July 25, 2019

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  8. The Craft of Research (Booth, Colomb, Williams) – 3rd Edition – my reading notes July 17, 2019

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  9. A proposed research process mind map July 14, 2019

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  10. Reading heuristics: Finding a core idea in a paragraph by searching for keywords/terms July 12, 2019

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  11. Reading when a paragraph starts with a topic sentence, and when it doesn’t July 8, 2019

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  12. Reading techniques for undergraduate students: A few thoughts July 7, 2019

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  13. How to write the conclusions chapter of a book manuscript June 27, 2019

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  14. Evaluating progress by comparing myself to This Time Last Year’s Version of Me June 11, 2019

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  15. Put your oxygen mask on first, and 23 other life lessons I recently learned May 15, 2019

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  16. Writing in Political Science: A Brief Guide (Short Guides to Writing in the Disciplines) (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

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  17. The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

    Posted in academia, research, research methods, writing.

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  18. Science Research Writing for Non-Native Speakers of English (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

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  19. Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

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  20. The Scientist’s Guide to Writing How to Write More Easily and Effectively throughout Your Scientific Career (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

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  21. Preparing a research statement and crafting a research trajectory April 17, 2019

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  22. Planning work over the summer (for faculty and undergrad/graduate students) April 14, 2019

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  23. How to write the discussion section of an academic paper April 10, 2019

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  24. Preparing for the doctoral dissertation defense (the “viva”) March 13, 2019

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  25. What does Joli Jensen’s “low stakes, constant contact with a writing project” mean in practice? March 7, 2019

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