Rock your Thesis 2: Starting to Write (Winter 2020)Export this event to calendar

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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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. This hands-on, interactive program has four objectives:

  1. Introduce strategies for describing the contribution and significance of your research project
  2. Give you a chance to create or revising guiding research questions for your literature review
  3. Review a range of organizational options for structuring your literature review
  4. Help you to balance making a clear argument with academic integrity when paraphrasing and summarizing

This workshop is best suited for Master’s and PhD students who have selected a research topic for their thesis or dissertation and are ready to write, or writing, the project proposal or the project itself.

Additional Information: Registration required through GoSignMeUp. Registration is open until February 24, 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 Centrethe LibraryGraduate 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 1: Plan Your Project: 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.

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. 

Location 
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200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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