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Category Archives: academia

  1. On the value of drafts January 7, 2019

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  2. Taking stock as a motivational strategy: Sum up what you’ve accomplished, not what you haven’t done December 30, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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