- VI. The Importance of Following Guidelines for Citing and Documenting Sources
Sep 29, 2013 by Dr Sally
In this blog you will learn the importance of citing correctly and following the documentation guidelines used in your discipline to establish your authority in the academic discourse.
- V. Presenting the Work of Others: When to Paraphrase and When to Quote
Sep 18, 2013 by Dr Sally
In this blog, you will learn when to quote directly from a source and when to paraphrase the quotation or idea.
Our Dissertation Doctors provide focus, structure and support during your dissertation journey and help you achieve your academic goals. Learn More
- Finding Your Topic: Setting Out on Your Dissertation Journey
March 24, 2014
Finding a topic that you are passionate about will sustain you as you traverse the various obstacles that lie ahead on your dissertation journey.
- The Review of Literature: Finding Your Way Out of the Literature Fog
February 4, 2014
In this webinar you will learn how to begin the literature review, organize your materials, decide when you've read enough, and synthesize the research.
- The Dissertation Proposal: Putting the Pieces Together
January 22, 2014
Completing a proposal is like doing a jigsaw puzzle with 1000 pieces. Join Dr. Kat to learn how to put the pieces together.
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- VIII. Do You Need a Literary Agent: Several Ways to Tell
Nov 08, 2013 by Amy Benson Brown
Are you working on a "big book?" Big is not about page count or amount of data, but rather the scope and significance of your argument.
- VII. How to Define Your Audience
Oct 24, 2013 by Amy Benson Brown
Understanding your audience is a kind of "X" factor that can enhance your ability to resolve many of the challenges inherent in crafting excellent book proposals.
- Publishing Your Dissertation Research
February 27, 2014
This webinar will walk you through the process of getting your dissertation ready for publication—whether you decide on a book manuscript or articles for submission to journals.
- Writing a Journal Article: How to Move from Evidence to Argument
January 15, 2014
This webinar will address the fundamentals of crafting successful article submissions in the sciences and social sciences.
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- XI. Academic Blogging: Building an Audience
Dec 05, 2013 by Lee Skallerup Bessette
How is your audience going to find your academic blog? This post includes tips on getting people to your blog.
- X. Academic Blogging: Finding Time to Blog
Nov 21, 2013 by Lee Skallerup Bessette
"I don't have time to blog" is a common complaint. Blogging works best when it is seen as complementary to the other writing that you do.
- The Performance of Academia: Overcoming Self-Limiting Beliefs to Build Your Academic Presence
March 13, 2014
Do you ever feel like an academic "imposter" or have negative thoughts about your capabilities? This webinar will help you rethink how you present yourself.
- Timing Your Tenure Clock
February 13, 2014
How do you create peace of mind when working against the tenure clock? Learn strategies to create a tenure plan and rethink your relationship to your tenure process.