Finding and Focusing Your Dissertation Topic: Setting Out on Your Dissertation Journey
January 14, 2016
Finding a topic is the first step in your dissertation journey. In this webinar you will learn how to focus your topic and identify a gap in the literature.
The Dissertation Proposal: Aligning the Problem, Purpose, and Research Questions
February 11, 2016
Completing a dissertation proposal requires you to develop and tightly align your problem, purpose of study, and research questions. Join this webinar to learn how.
The Review of Literature: Finding Your Way Out of the Literature Fog
March 10, 2016
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.
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- 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.
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- Writing an Academic Book Proposal
October 28, 2015
In this webinar you will learn to understand each of the sections of an academic book proposal, select the best press for your work, and communicate with academic editors.
- Writing a Journal Article: How to Move from Evidence to Argument
November 11, 2015
In this webinar you will learn how to address the fundamentals of crafting successful article submissions in the sciences and social sciences.
- Publishing Your Dissertation Research
January 20, 2016
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.
- VII. How to Get Better Writing Feedback and Make Better Use of It
Apr 30, 2015 by Amy Benson Brown
Would you like to get better feedback on your writing?
- VI. How to Honestly Assess Your Writing
Apr 23, 2015 by Amy Benson Brown
Take these quizzes to help you spot your strengths and weaknesses as a writer.
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Managing the Imposter Syndrome in Academia: How to Overcome Self-Doubt
October 22, 2015
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.
Developing an Academic Support Network
November 19, 2015
Have you found an academic team that will support you on your academic journey? Learn the importance of an academic support network and strategies to create one.
Academic Branding: Improving Your Visibility, Network, and Career Opportunities
December 3, 2015
Academic branding puts you in the driver's seat, allowing you to tell the story you want to tell about yourself, your scholarship, and your leadership.
Getting in Sync With Your Tenure Clock
February 18, 2016
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.
- V. Rethink Your Academic Network
Oct 08, 2015 by Carol Stack and Kathryn Betts Adams
Learn five ways to develop your network of colleagues outside of your department or school.
- IV. Steer Clear of Service Overload
Oct 01, 2015 by Carol Stack and Kathryn Betts Adams
Be mindful and be assertive about taking on service assignments. Do not commit to more than you can handle or more than your colleagues.