Writing

Thirty-Eight Strategies for Completing your Dissertation

  1. Select a topic early in your doctoral program. 
  2. Ensure your topic is doable in one year. 
  3. Develop a clear statement of your research problem and solidify the scope of your project. 
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The Portable Dissertation Advisor

Corwin Press, 2004
Miles Bryant

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Dissertation

Advice for Completing a Thesis or Dissertation

Research on graduate students' experiences with writing a thesis or dissertation suggests many students aren’t always sure what to expect when they begin the process. Dr.

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Professors as Writers

by Robert Boice

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The Ethics of Authorship

You've spent the last year researching and writing an article you’re hoping to publish.

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Academic Integrity

Think and Act Like a Writer

by Jan Allen, Associate Dean for Ph.D. Programs, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Columbia University (reprinted with permission)

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Tips for Publishing in Graduate School

One skill that can be critical to the success of a graduate student is the ability to publish. We collected the following tips from experienced faculty who have guided students successfully into the publishing world.

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Types of Plagiarism

As students, teachers and researchers, it is our responsibility to act ethically and with integrity in class, our writings and research.

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Grading

Writing About Your Research: Verb Tense

Consistency of verb tense helps ensure smooth expression in your writing.

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