Organizing and Writing a Large-Scale Writing Project such as a Dissertation or Thesis

Writing a dissertation or thesis can seem a daunting prospect that raises questions about structure, organization, as well as simply how best to get started. This workshop will offer strategies for how to approach a large-scale writing project such as a dissertation or thesis. We will discuss the genre and rhetorical conventions expected in dissertations and where those may differ from other academic writing experiences of graduate students. We will also offer suggestions and tips for getting started on your project, making consistent progress, working with committee member comments, and staying motivated.  PLEASE REGISTER AT http://louisville.edu/graduate/forms/plan-workshop-registration-form

PRESENTER: Bronwyn Williams is Director of the University Writing Center and a professor of English. He teaches and researches about issues of literacy, identity, digital media, popular culture, and creative nonfiction. He teaches a variety of graduate courses on issues of literacy and teaching writing. In addition he has directed more than 30 doctoral dissertations. His recurring research interests have been the intersections of the literacy practices people engage in in their daily lives and the literacy practices they encounter in schools and universities. https://louisville.edu/faculty/btwill02

Monday, October 28 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm


Houchens Building, Suite 105
2211 S. Brook Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

Event Type

Academic

Departments

School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, PLAN

Website

http://louisville.edu/graduate/forms/...

Cost

Free

Hashtag

##UofLGradSchool #UofLPLAN

Keywords/Tags

PLAN

Contact Name

Michelle Rodems

Contact Phone Number

8525023110

Contact Email

mrrode01@louisville.edu

Subscribe
Google Calendar iCal Outlook

Recent Activity

University of Louisville

2301 S. 3rd St.

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Get in touch

(502) 852-6171

Contact us