Professional Development

MyPLAN (My Personal Learning and Advising Network) is a campus-wide platform used for tracking student progress and facilitating student-instructor interactions at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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As a graduate student, you engage with diverse ideas and academic work. Writing papers for your seminars and later your thesis and dissertation require you to account for other voices while establishing your own academic voice.

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An elevator speech is a 30–60 second summary of your research interests, main findings, and their importance to society. It's a good way to introduce yourself and your work, whether it's to professional colleagues at a conference or a job interview or just explaining your work to your neighbors and new acquaintances.
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Developing Quality Dissertations: A Graduate Student’s Guide to Achieving Excellence

Barbara Lovitts and Ellen Wert

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Book Reviews

Finishing your dissertation? You don’t have to go it alone.

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Dissertation

IN HER ARTICLE Transferring Your Skills to a Non-Academic Setting in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Margaret Newhouse, cautions against falling into the trap of believing that if you ar

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Article reproduced with permission from Beth A. Fischer and Michael J. Zigmond, Survival Skills and Ethics Program, University of Pittsburgh

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(2nd edition, 2004) Michigan Series in English for Academic & Professional Purposes
John M. Swales & Christine B. Feak

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A course syllabus introduces both you and the subject to your students; communicates your goals and expectations; serves as official notice to students about course policies and requirements; and functions as a good learning tool.

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Section 4.2 of the UNL Student Code of Conduct is specific about the importance of maintaining academic honesty and integrity in our classrooms.

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