FROM ABD TO PhD
SPRING 2018 WRITING WORKSHOP SERIES
Purpose: Provide writing support for ABD (all but dissertated) students, discuss shared concerns about the dissertation process, and introduce strategies to facilitate writing. All participants should come prepared to write and work collaboratively with peers from diverse disciplines. Coffee, tea, water, and light snacks will be provided, as will pens and ruled notepads.
Can't attend in person? No worries. All workshops have online attendance capability.
Full Schedule and Description
Thursday, January 25 (4:30pm-6:30pm), Science-Engineering Library, Room 311
Topic: Literature Review 2.0: Synthesizing Information
Register at the following link: http://bit.ly/abd2phd_litreview2
Description: In this graduate writing workshop for ABD students, we will discuss how to synthesize information gathered from secondary sources, including how and when to paraphrase and use direct quotations.
Thursday, February 22 (4:30pm-6:30pm), TBD
Topic: Writing In-depth Analyses to Support Your Research
Register at the following link: http://bit.ly/abd2phd_writinganalyses
Description: In this graduate writing workshop for ABD students, we will discuss how to write thoughtful and relevant interpretations of data and findings.
Thursday, March 29 (4:30pm-6:30pm), TBD
Topic: Revision and Grammar Special Topic: Sentence Fluency
Register at the following link: http://bit.ly/abd2phd_sentencefluency
Description: In this graduate writing workshop for ABD students, we will focus on issues that interfere with sentence-level fluency, including grammar patterns, transitions, and sentence structure. Please bring a short sample of your writing (either hardcopy or on a laptop) with you to this workshop.
The ABD to PhD Writing Workshops are facilitated by the Writing Skills Improvement Program and sponsored by the UA Graduate Center and the Graduate & Professional Student Council