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Posts by: Raul Pacheco-Vega

  1. The Memo-Based Writing Strategy: Helping students write large-ish (>2,500 words) assignments August 14, 2021

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  2. A proposed heuristic to choose which note-taking technique we should use: Index Cards, Cornell Notes, Everything Notebook and Conceptual Synthesis Excel Dump (CSED) rows/Synthetic Notes July 16, 2021

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  3. Lessons learned from designing a qualitative data analysis and interpretation graduate-level course, from scratch July 4, 2021

    Posted in academia, qualitative methods, teaching.

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  4. A Scholar’s Guide to Getting Published in English: Critical Choices and Practical Strategies (my reading notes) June 20, 2021

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  5. On multiple academic projects’ management, time management and the realities of what we think we can accomplish in a certain period of time versus the realities of what we actually are able to. June 17, 2021

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  6. A sequential strategy for teaching how to write a literature review June 15, 2021

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  7. Time, energy and health: Three considerations for academic commitment and project planning June 3, 2021

    Posted in academia, planning.

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  8. Writing an End-of-The-Month Achievements Review: Making *everything* count May 7, 2021

    Posted in academia, organization, planning.

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  9. How to make your claim of novelty and contributions to the scholarly literature VERY clear with an example April 29, 2021

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  10. Overcoming “Writer’s Block” with Index Cards and Memorandums April 5, 2021

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  11. Delving into an entirely new topic and doing a literature review, performed with an example (on hospital ethnography) March 22, 2021

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  12. Revising the dissertation/thesis: From first draft to readable draft to shareable draft March 3, 2021

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  13. The March 2021 #AICCSED Reading, Annotating and Systematizing Challenge March 1, 2021

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  14. Batch-Processing groups of reading materials (articles or book chapters) February 27, 2021

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  15. A few strategies to “stay on top of the literature” (more like, “catching up with the literature” February 25, 2021

    Posted in academia, reading strategies.

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  16. Tackling an R&R (Revise-And-Resubmit) – a full-fledged process February 13, 2021

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  17. On student workload, cognitive load, number of hours per credit hour and the future of online teaching February 5, 2021

    Posted in academia.

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  18. Skimming articles using the AIC (Abstract, Introduction, Conclusion) Method, plus an AIC-> Synthetic Note Template for undergraduates (and graduates!) January 28, 2021

    Posted in academia, research, research methods, writing.

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  19. Using ethnographic field notes in the actual writing of a paper January 19, 2021

    Posted in academia, qualitative methods, research, research methods, writing.

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  20. Planning for Survival with a Cherry on Top January 16, 2021

    Posted in academia, planning.

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

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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. Linking theory with research, choosing a theoretical framework and developing alternative explanations December 22, 2020

    Posted in academia, research.

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  25. 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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