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Category Archives: writing

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

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

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

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

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  5. Triaging your reading workload: how to choose when to read something in more depth August 21, 2019

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  6. Dealing with The Dreaded Blank Page August 15, 2019

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  7. On reading up a lot, mind mapping the literature, “finding the gap” and writing paragraphs in your literature review August 14, 2019

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  8. A synthetic memorandum on advice on academic research and writing July 29, 2019

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  9. Writing in Political Science: A Brief Guide (Short Guides to Writing in the Disciplines) (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

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  10. The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

    Posted in academia, research, research methods, writing.

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  11. Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

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  12. The Scientist’s Guide to Writing How to Write More Easily and Effectively throughout Your Scientific Career (my reading notes) May 1, 2019

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  13. Planning work over the summer (for faculty and undergrad/graduate students) April 14, 2019

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  14. How to write the discussion section of an academic paper April 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. Note-taking techniques I: The index card method November 28, 2018

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

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

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  25. Destination Dissertation A Traveler’s Guide to a Done Dissertation (my reading notes) September 18, 2018

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