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Writing a Dissertation or Thesis: Getting Started - Getting Done!

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 12:30pm to 5:00pm
Wellman Hall, Room 2 and various room Please Register
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Please register at: Tackling the difficult and sometimes lonely process of writing a dissertation or thesis? This half-day workshop will provide you with the tools needed to get started or to make more efficient progress and get done! University Writing Program faculty will discuss practical strategies for writing your dissertation/thesis including tactics for time management and organization, stages in the writing process, strategies for integrating material from sources, and techniques of maintaining momentum and a positive attitude. Topics include: •Writing the Literature Review •Managing a Large Project •Negotiating Multiple Audiences •Overcoming Writers Blocks •Narrowing Your Research Question •Writing with Style and Clarity •Active Reading Strategies •And other resources to help you get started or finish up! Light refreshments will be served - feel free to bring a brown bag lunch Sponsored by the University Writing Program: Writing Across the Curriculum Program and GradPathways (Graduate Studies)