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Posts by: Raul Pacheco-Vega

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Project management for academics III: Juggling multiple writing/research projects September 13, 2020

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

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Economical Writing: Thirty Five Rules for Clear and Persuasive Prose September 6, 2020

    Posted in academia.

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

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

    Posted in writing.

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

    Posted in academia, organization, writing.

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

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  13. A step-by-step process to write a book review for a journal August 8, 2020

    Posted in academia.

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  14. Writing a Response-To-Reviewers-And-Editors letter August 7, 2020

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  15. An expansive framework to go from idea to abstract to introduction to table of contents to full paper/dissertation/thesis/book August 7, 2020

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  16. Creating tables and diagrams to describe theoretical, conceptual, and analytical frameworks August 6, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  17. Preparing a research statement for an academic job application July 31, 2020

    Posted in academia.

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  18. Organizing work/school-related digital files July 5, 2020

    Posted in academia, organization, productivity, writing.

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  19. On the importance of routine in academic writing June 7, 2020

    Posted in academia, organization, productivity, writing.

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  20. Writing the dissertation (thesis) II: Getting started and progress/project planning May 31, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  21. How to write the introductory chapter to a thesis or doctoral dissertation May 26, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  22. A typology of academic (daily) work: “runway work”, “grunt work” and “writing/research” work May 17, 2020

    Posted in academia, productivity, writing.

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  23. Time spent “on the runway” is time well spent May 2, 2020

    Posted in academia, productivity.

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  24. Writing to understand: A personal tale of my journey to become an academic writer and overcome impostor syndrome May 2, 2020

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  25. On why I love libraries so much (an ode to librarians, libraries, and library science) May 1, 2020

    Posted in academia.

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