Finding and Focusing Your Dissertation Topic: Setting Out on Your Dissertation Journey
May 5, 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 Review of Literature: Finding Your Way Out of the Literature Fog
June 2, 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.
The Dissertation Proposal: Aligning the Problem, Purpose, and Research Questions
July 7, 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 Methodology: Selecting a Research Design for Your Study
August 4, 2016
Learn the characteristics of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research methodologies and the research designs used with each of these methodologies.
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- VII. Work With Your Chair and Committee
Mar 23, 2016 by Carol Ray Philips
Follow basic conventions of collegial discourse to maintain good relationships with your dissertation chair and committee members.
- VI. Organize Before You Write
Mar 16, 2016 by Carol Ray Philips
Learn to recognize the iterative nature of the dissertation process with numerous rounds of revision and set yourself up for success by creating organizational systems.
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- Publishing Your Dissertation Research
June 15, 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.
- Writing a Journal Article: How to Move from Evidence to Argument
July 13, 2016
In this webinar you will learn how to address the fundamentals of crafting successful article submissions in the sciences and social sciences.
- Writing an Academic Book Proposal
November 2, 2016
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.
- I. Publishing an Article in a Social Science Journal: Introduction
Apr 26, 2016 by Kathryn Betts Adams
This blog series takes you through the steps involved in planning, writing, submitting, and revising your manuscript for peer-reviewed journals in the social sciences.
- VI. Work the Transitions
Mar 15, 2016 by Amy Benson Brown
Arguments live or die by how well they use substantive transitions.
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Academic Branding: Improving Your Visibility, Network, and Career Opportunities
June 9, 2016
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.
Managing the Imposter Syndrome in Academia: How to Overcome Self-Doubt
June 30, 2016
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.
Conducting an Academic Job Search with Clarity, Positivity, and Resilience
July 21, 2016
Learn techniques to manage the uncertainty of an academic job search in ways that will increase your clarity, positivity, and resilience.
Designing Your Online Presence to Communicate Your Academic Brand
July 28, 2016
This webinar will introduce you to the most popular online platforms and tools and help you decide which ones to use to promote yourself and your academic work.
Developing an Academic Mentoring Network
August 11, 2016
Have you found an academic team that will support you on your academic journey? Learn the importance of an academic mentoring network and strategies to create one.
Getting in Sync With Your Tenure Clock
September 8, 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.
- VIII. Create a Climate of Coaching on Your Campus
Mar 03, 2016 by Kathryn Kleypas
Mentoring is one way to use coaching. Coaching skills can be applied to teaching, advising, and to other aspects of your campus communities.
- VII. Champion, Challenge, and Create Accountability
Feb 25, 2016 by Kathryn Kleypas
Learn about the coaching skills of championing, challenging, and creating accountability for coaching agreements.