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Category Archives: academia

  1. Carving time to read: The AIC and Conceptual Synthesis Excel Dump combination method December 5, 2017

    Posted in academia, reading strategies.

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  2. A different metric of #AcWri success: Completing sentences and paragraphs December 3, 2017

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  3. Dealing with Shiny New Project Syndrome: How to remain focused on the task at hand November 14, 2017

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  4. #AcWriMo Day 2: Deciding on which writing projects to tackle and in what sequence November 5, 2017

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  5. #AcWriMo Day 4: 3 strategies to catch up when you fall behind on your writing November 4, 2017

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  6. #AcWriMo Day 1: On the importance of gradually building an academic writing practice November 1, 2017

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  7. Bringing enough work along while travelling – a time-based approach to research October 5, 2017

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  8. Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste (my reading notes) October 4, 2017

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  9. Strategies to read (and excerpt) an entire book II: Non-edited volumes (single/multiple authors) September 29, 2017

    Posted in academia, reading strategies.

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  10. Strategies to read (and excerpt) an entire book I: Edited volumes September 29, 2017

    Posted in academia, reading strategies, research, research methods.

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  11. On the fine balance between crafting new ideas and fighting writers’ block September 11, 2017

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  12. Pushing against Taylorism in academia: Say no to the “billable hours” concept September 9, 2017

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  13. Professors as Writers (Robert Boice) – my reading notes September 6, 2017

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  14. Air & Light & Time & Space – How Successful Academics Write (Helen Sword) – my reading notes August 26, 2017

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  15. Write It Up! (Paul Silvia) – my reading notes August 26, 2017

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  16. How to Write A Lot (Paul Silvia) – my reading notes August 26, 2017

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  17. Stylish Academic Writing (Helen Sword) – my reading notes August 25, 2017

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  18. On Writing Well (William Zinsser) – my reading notes August 25, 2017

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  19. Grad school time management: If you *must* work weekends, work on Sunday August 10, 2017

    Posted in academia, graduate school.

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  20. How to prepare for doctoral comprehensive (preliminary, qualifying) exams August 8, 2017

    Posted in academia, research methods.

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  21. “The art of letting go of things”: Toilets as places of refusal August 2, 2017

    Posted in academia.

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  22. The multiple faces of water insecurity August 2, 2017

    Posted in academia, water insecurity.

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  23. Four strategies to help build an academic writing routine July 29, 2017

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  24. A full-engagement-based approach to research July 25, 2017

    Posted in academia, research.

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  25. Narrowing the research thesis topic July 15, 2017

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