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Literature Reviews, Part 2: Writing the Literature Review

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
De Carli Room, 2nd floor, MU Please register:
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Please register: This workshop is designed for graduate students who have identified and reviewed relevant sources and need to synthesize those sources into a coherent, focused document. We discuss how identify gaps in the current research with a view toward mapping out a viable research agenda. Instructor: Matt Oliver has served as a lecturer in the UWP since 2014 and specializes in writing in the sciences, writing in engineering, and technical writing. He worked extensively with faculty across the disciplines to establish requirements for discipline specific composition courses at Old Dominion University, where he directed the composition program for five years. He has also worked as a communication consultant for the Department of Defense, Warwick Plumbing and Heating (a mechanical engineering contractor), and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. This, in addition to his ten-years experience in aviation maintenance, where he wrote and revised technical manuals, his ten-years experience running a small business provide him with a wide-ranging background in writing across the curriculum. Sponsored by the University Writing Program: Writing Across the Curriculum Program and GradPathways (Graduate Studies)