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Category Archives: writing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Note-taking techniques I: The index card method November 28, 2018

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

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

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

    Posted in academia, graduate school, research, writing.

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  14. Complete Your Dissertation or Thesis in Two Semesters or Less (my reading notes) September 18, 2018

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  15. How to write the conclusion of a paper August 31, 2018

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  16. Work Your Career: Get What You Want from Your Social Sciences or Humanities PhD (my reading notes) August 24, 2018

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  17. How to Write a Thesis (Umberto Eco) – my reading notes August 23, 2018

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  18. The Dissertation ‘Two Pager’: A strategy to sustain a “big picture” view of a doctoral thesis August 9, 2018

    Posted in academia, research, research methods, writing.

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  19. Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals: Strategies for Getting Published (Kamler/Thomson) – my reading notes August 1, 2018

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  20. How to write an abstract for a paper July 18, 2018

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  21. How to write a book chapter July 11, 2018

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

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

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

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

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