Registration for TAA’s September Dissertation Writing Boot Camp now open

bootcampGain access to resources, accountability check-ins, and support and encouragement as you work to complete your dissertation by joining us for TAA’s September Virtual Dissertation Writing Boot Camp. This second boot camp in a series of 9, will be held September 20-21. It will feature a 30-minute webinar presented by Margarita Huerta, Assistant Professor of English Language Learning/Early Childhood Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, entitled, “Writing With POWER”.

As a postdoctoral research assistant, Huerta was integrally involved with P.O.W.E.R. Writing Services program at Texas A&M University, a program that provides “motivational and instrumental support for graduate students’ and faculty’s academic writing”. In this webinar she will share tools and strategies from the P.O.W.E.R. writing program that can help you jump-start your dissertation project. You can learn more about P.O.W.E.R., which stands for Promoting Outstanding Writing for Excellence in Research, by visiting power.tamu.edu. Registration deadline is September 18. Free for TAA members!

Join TAA’s Dissertators United Chapter for only $15 and gain access to all 9 monthly virtual writing accountability boot camps plus a wealth of dissertation writing resources. The boot camps each focus on a different aspect of the writing process, including goal-setting, developing good writing habits, the revision process, and accessing your creativity to enhance your academic writing. Read 6 Reasons to Participate in a Writing Boot Camp. Current TAA members can register here.

The boot camps are led by Ashley Sanders, a doctoral candidate in History at Michigan State University. She is a full-time author for GradHacker, her own academic blog, Colonialism Through the Veil, and has written on various digital humanities topics for the Cultural Heritage Informatics blog.

As a Dissertators United Chapter member, you will be eligible to register for ALL of the boot camps, and gain access to the Dissertators United Chapter Resources page containing resources gathered specifically for those completing a dissertation. In addition, you will have access to TAA member resources, including webinars, podcasts and how-to-articles, and be eligible for a $1,000 publication grant, and have access to mentors who can help you take your writing to the next level.

NEW! Registrants of TAA’s Dissertators United Chapter Writing Boot Camps will be invited to sign up to get connected with an accountability partner. Knowing that you need to communicate your progress to someone else can provide the accountability you need to keep your dissertation on track! Sign up instructions will be included in the boot camp registration confirmation email. 

Follow #DUChapter on Twitter for the latest information on our writing boot camps and resources! If you are not already on Twitter, but would like to receive the tips and motivators that will be posted on Twitter throughout the boot camp, view this Twitter Tutorial for assistance in setting up a Twitter account.

Learn more about TAA’s Dissertators United Chapter and register for the September boot camp.