Finding and Focusing Your Dissertation Topic: Setting Out on Your Dissertation Journey
May 11, 2017
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 8, 2017
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 13, 2017
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 10, 2017
Learn the characteristics of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research methodologies and the research designs used with each of these methodologies.
Our Dissertation Doctors provide focus, structure and support during your dissertation journey and help you achieve your academic goals. Learn More
- 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.
Our Writing Experts help you formulate and communicate your ideas and master the craft of academic writing and research.Learn More
- Writing an Academic Book Proposal
May 4, 2017
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.
- Publishing Your Dissertation Research
June 15, 2017
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.
- Publishing Your First Journal Article
July 27, 2017
In this webinar you will learn how to address the fundamentals of crafting successful article submissions in the sciences and social sciences.
- V. Bringing Your Authentic Self to the Classroom and to the Page
Nov 08, 2016 by Kathryn Kleypas
To succeed in your graduate program, push yourself to participate in class discussions and to develop your own ideas in your writing.
- IV. Advancing Your International Perspective in Your Research
Nov 01, 2016 by Kathryn Kleypas
Shift your focus from feelings of inadequacy as a nonnative speaker to realizing the advantages of brining an international perspective to your field of research.
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Getting in Sync With Your Tenure Clock
June 1, 2017
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.
Academic Branding: Improving Your Visibility, Network, and Career Opportunities
June 22, 2017
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.
Bringing Your Brand to Life Online
July 6, 2017
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.
Managing the Imposter Syndrome in Academia: How to Overcome Self-Doubt
July 20, 2017
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
August 3, 2017
Learn techniques to manage the uncertainty of an academic job search in ways that will increase your clarity, positivity, and resilience.
Developing an Academic Mentoring Network
August 24, 2017
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.
- 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.