Registration is now open for February TAA virtual dissertation writing boot camp

bootcampGain access to resources, accountability check-ins, and support and encouragement as you work to complete your dissertation, by joining us for TAA’s February Virtual Dissertation Writing Boot Camp, which will be held Sunday, February 15, 2015. Registration deadline is February 12. Register

This month’s boot camp will feature a 30-minute webinar presented by Ashley Sanders, a Digital Scholarship Librarian at the Claremont Colleges Library, and PhD Candidate in History at Michigan State University. In this mini-webinar, Ashley will present ways to utilize visual tools to clarify your thoughts, make connections between important ideas, and improve your writing. Attending this mini-webinar will give you tips and tools to put the research on visual thinking to work for you in your writing.  [Read more…]

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! [Read more…]