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Category Archives: academia

  1. On the importance of cultivating a network of friends and colleagues OUTSIDE of academia December 27, 2019

    Posted in academia, networking.

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  2. Project management for academics I: Managing a research pipeline December 19, 2019

    Posted in academia, planning, productivity, research.

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  3. Analysing and teaching theoretical debates using a set of articles in Point-Counter Point-Rejoinder format December 10, 2019

    Posted in academia.

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  4. Teaching proper citation practices: avoiding “Daisy chains” and grandparented cites when doing citation tracing December 5, 2019

    Posted in academia.

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  5. Prioritizing work and the TOMs/TOTOs hierarchy December 1, 2019

    Posted in academia, productivity.

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  6. Making your research “dialogue” with other scholars’ in your literature review November 30, 2019

    Posted in academia, research.

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  7. Writing your literature review based on the “Cross-Reference” column of the Conceptual Synthesis Excel Dump (CSED) November 13, 2019

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  8. On skimming reading material and the importance of The Second Round of in-depth reading November 13, 2019

    Posted in academia.

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  9. Getting unstuck with your #AcWri: responding to, or critiquing a statement/argument September 21, 2019

    Posted in academia.

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  10. A few pieces of advice for doctoral students in their first year September 21, 2019

    Posted in academia.

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  11. The Dissertation Analytical Table (DAT) – an overview device to formulate a 3-papers thesis/doctoral dissertation September 13, 2019

    Posted in academia, research.

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  12. The Elements of Academic Style (Eric Hayot) – my reading notes September 4, 2019

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  13. “Doubly Engaged Ethnography: Opportunities and Challenges When Working With Vulnerable Communities” – my IJQM article with @KateParizeau September 4, 2019

    Posted in academia, ethnography, research, research methods, waste.

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  14. Setting semester-long, monthly and daily goals (as a student, or researcher) September 4, 2019

    Posted in academia, planning.

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  15. “Fracktivism: Corporate Bodies and Chemical Bonds” (Sara Ann Wylie) – my reading notes September 4, 2019

    Posted in academia, environmental policy, research.

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  16. A few key (popular) blog posts for doctoral students September 4, 2019

    Posted in academia, PhD training.

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  17. Suggestions on qualitative research methods’ articles and books for graduate students September 4, 2019

    Posted in academia, research, research methods.

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  18. A discussion on time management, self-management, organization and routines, #BackToSchool edition September 2, 2019

    Posted in academia, planning.

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  19. A modest proposal for desk organization September 2, 2019

    Posted in academia, organization, productivity.

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  20. Digital Paper: A Manual for Research and Writing with Library and Internet Materials (my reading notes) September 1, 2019

    Posted in academia.

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  21. How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading (Adler/Van Doren) – my reading notes August 31, 2019

    Posted in academia, reading strategies.

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  22. “From Notes to Narrative: Writing Ethnographies that Everyone Can Read” – (my reading notes) August 29, 2019

    Posted in academia.

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  23. Henry Miller on Writing (my reading notes) August 29, 2019

    Posted in academia, writing.

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  24. Preparing for comprehensive-qualifying exams: Seeking guidance and practicing through sample questions August 26, 2019

    Posted in academia, research.

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  25. From review of the literature to mind map of the field August 25, 2019

    Posted in academia, reading strategies, research, writing.

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