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Category Archives: academia

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

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

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  3. Backcasting a Revise-And-Resubmit (R&R) manuscript March 7, 2019

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  4. Reading, scribbling, highlighting, taking notes and organizing information from a journal article or book chapter – walking through my digital and analog processes February 28, 2019

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  5. How to write an academic CV February 23, 2019

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  6. Circadian rhythms and classifying tasks according to energy required February 1, 2019

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  7. My word for 2019: NO January 22, 2019

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  8. Does “writing every day” work? January 21, 2019

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  9. On the value of drafts January 7, 2019

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

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  12. 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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  13. Note-taking techniques III: The Cornell Notes Method December 8, 2018

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

    Posted in academia, productivity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  24. 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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  25. Writing theoretical frameworks, analytical frameworks and conceptual frameworks September 28, 2018

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