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Little prepares graduate students for the enormity of writing these extended and original academic arguments. To accomplish this mission, Sweetland:. Photo courtesy Sweetland Writing Center. This allows us to focus on the writing itself,” he says. Composing Effective Academic and Professional Email This workshop equips graduate students to formulate effective academic and professional email communication in English, offering perspectives on audience, register, and strategies for achieving common purposes of email, e.
Academic Writing in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Disciplines This workshop will provide an overview of writing at a professional level in the sciences. This session considers personal statements as a form of argument and dissertatipn on their underlying rhetoric. While proper citation of sources is required of any writer who wants to avoid plagiarism, academic norms regarding citation and source use are complex and extend beyond law and ethics.
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Review examples of calls for proposals and decode their language to see more clearly how best to respond Construct general principles about audiences for statements of purpose and how to write to meet their needs Offer tips on easy ways of preparing to write and enrich the statement Share exercises on how to conceive of the statement as an argument Consider what UM statistics say about why proposals are rejected Review a list of things and words to avoid in statements of purpose This workshop will be useful for any graduate student applying for fellowships, grants, or other opportunities whose applications require some form of statement of purpose.
Contextualize, frame, and test an effective argument Strengthen the structure of an argument Identify writing conventions in your discipline Situate your work within the existing scholarship of your field Write with clarity and precision at the level of sentence, paragraph, and section Solicit and respond to feedback from advisers and peers This workshop will be useful for Social Science and Humanities graduate students writing seminar papers, dissertations, conference papers and articles.
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It is also a challenging organizational project. The Role of Citation Norms in Establishing Scholarly Credibility While proper citation of sources is required of any writer who wants to avoid plagiarism, academic norms regarding citation and source use are complex and extend beyond law and ethics.
This workshop provides participants with useful information and skills for creating successful resumes. This workshop will offer practical suggestions on how to: In our writlng with all students, we aim to cultivate the habits of mind necessary for full commitment to a functioning democracy: If you are 10 minutes late, you will lose your appointment and incur a penalty.
Disserfation Writing Institute Fellows Seminar.
Click the title above to learn more about becoming a peer writing consultant. This workshop will be most useful for graduate students in any discipline who are beginning to think about disseminating original research, whether at conferences or for publication.
Dissertation Writing Institute
Submit Site Search Search. University of Michigan Sweetland Center for Writing. It will not address how to identify grant or fellowship opportunities. We will discuss specific approaches to:. Little prepares graduate students for the enormity of writing these extended and original academic arguments.
The information discussed will apply equally to journal papers, dissertations, and other graduate level writing. Events No upcoming events at this time. Writing for Content and Clarity Writing for Content and Clarity is a workshop that offers graduate student writers an opportunity to develop strategies for clear, effective, and flexible prose for a diverse array of academic writing occasions. Sweetland Center for Writing. Participants may not hold another position during the eight-week period of the Institute and must work full time on their dissertations.
The nomination, containing the following information, should be emailed to Laura Schuyler schuyler umich. Twitter Facebook Tweets by umichSweetland. The workshop will provide an overview of the types of criteria that reviewers use in evaluating proposals as well as an opportunity to evaluate examples of successful research proposals and personal statements.
Participants attend the Institute for at least six hours each day during the eight weeks of the Spring term. This workshop will offer practical suggestions on how to:.
The workshop will also cover options for integrating broader impact statements into proposal language. The Sweetland Center for Writing’s Dissertation Writing Institute, now in its 10th year, is helping to boost doctoral program completion rates of graduate students.
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Maximum of 7 appointments per half term.