The first in the three-part “Rock Your Thesis” series, this workshop will equip you with the skills you need to plan a large academic writing project like a thesis or dissertation. This hands-on, interactive program has four objectives:
- Introduce you to common thesis and dissertation structures and strategies for deciding how to structure your own project
- Share project management tools and strategies and give you a chance to plan a research and writing timeline
- Demonstrate strategies for finding and organizing academic research
- Highlight university regulations that will inform your project planning
This workshop is best suited for Master’s and PhD students who are near completing, or have completed, their coursework but have not yet begun actively writing their thesis or dissertation project.
Additional Information: Registration required through GoSignMeUp. Registration is open until January 28, 2020.
**Note: This workshop series was previously known as Fundamentals for Writing your Thesis**
Learn more about Rock Your Thesis:
Rock your Thesis is a three-part program that will guide graduate students through the first phases of planning and writing a thesis or dissertation.
During interactive sessions throughout workshop series, the Writing and Communication Centre, the Library, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, and other campus partners will offer sessions designed to provide resources, strategies and information to make beginning your thesis or dissertation less daunting. The series will cover topics such as planning and project management, structuring your thesis or dissertation, writing a literature review, using strategies for finding and recording research sources, and revision.
Rock Your Thesis 2: Starting to Write: The second in the three-part “Rock Your Thesis” series, this workshop will equip you with the skills you need to start writing a large academic writing project like a thesis, dissertation or dissertation proposal.
Rock Your Thesis 3: Revise and Submit: The third in the three-part “Rock Your Thesis” series, this workshop will equip you with the skills you need to revise your thesis or dissertation draft and plan to submit and defend it.