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Category Archives: academia

  1. Salsa Dancing into the Social Sciences: Research in an Age of Info-Glut (my reading notes) May 22, 2018

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  2. Mental and physical, home and office “spring cleaning” and a conversation about habits May 20, 2018

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  3. How to Complete and Survive a Doctoral Dissertation (my reading notes) May 20, 2018

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  4. Writing the Doctoral Dissertation: A Systematic Approach (my reading notes) May 18, 2018

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  5. On Writing (Stephen King) (my reading notes) May 17, 2018

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  6. Resources to help non-native English speakers who are writing a PhD dissertation May 16, 2018

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  7. Authoring a PhD Thesis: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Finish a Doctoral Dissertation (my reading notes) May 16, 2018

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  8. Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day: A Guide to Starting, Revising, and Finishing Your Doctoral Thesis (my reading notes) May 16, 2018

    Posted in PhD training, academia, research.

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  9. Building community online through promoting others’ scholarly work: A Twitter strategy May 16, 2018

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  10. Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits–to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life (my reading notes) May 5, 2018

    Posted in academia, productivity.

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  11. Thinking Like Your Editor (Rabiner & Fortunato) – my reading notes April 29, 2018

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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  12. On the importance of teaching the mechanics of doing research April 21, 2018

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  13. Providing better student feedback: Avoid the “think hard” trap April 21, 2018

    Posted in academia, teaching.

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  14. 12 tips to give a solid scholarly talk within a short time frame April 20, 2018

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  15. Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious About Serious Books (William Germano) – my reading notes April 16, 2018

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  16. The “Accomplish Two Things Before Anything Else” approach: Dealing with academic life under pressure April 16, 2018

    Posted in academia, productivity.

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  17. 125-250 words, 15 minutes: Setting small writing goals to build an academic writing practice April 13, 2018

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  18. From Dissertation to Book (William Germano) – my reading notes April 11, 2018

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  19. Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics (Joli Jensen) – my reading notes March 24, 2018

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  20. An updated description of my colour-coding scheme for highlighting and scribbling March 18, 2018

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  21. Two methods for writing a paper outline: Answering questions and listing topic sentences March 17, 2018

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  22. The mid-March-to-mid-April 2018 Reading Challenge #AICCSED March 12, 2018

    Posted in academia, reading strategies.

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  23. On the economic geography of industrial decline in Mexico February 25, 2018

    Posted in academia, cluster theory.

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  24. Can a soft path approach to water management fix Cape Town’s water crisis? February 4, 2018

    Posted in academia, water governance, water insecurity, water policy, water stress.

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  25. Forward citation tracing and backwards citation tracing in literature reviews February 3, 2018

    Posted in academia, research, writing.

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