Thesis and dissertation writing workshop series

Eligibility: SSESW research students who have completed at least one year full time of a research degree and have passed their thesis proposal meeting  
Day: Thursdays, March to May (check below for exact dates)
Time: 4–6pm
Venue: Room 521, Education Building A35
To register, email: Dr
 


Workshop synopsis


This series of workshops has been designed for HDRSs in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work who have completed at least one year full time (or part-time equivalent) of a research degree and have passed their thesis proposal meeting. The focus of the workshops is on writing and structuring a thesis/dissertation. Students will examine past theses/dissertations, consider the context of their own thesis and receive feedback on their writing. The aims of the workshops are to:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of expectations and requirements of thesis/dissertation

  • Develope awareness of effective strategies for producing a thesis/dissertation

  • Develop awareness of effective language use in a thesis/dissertation

  • Establish peer support networks for writing a thesis/dissertation


All sessions are held in the Education Seminar Room 521, Education Building A35.

Workshop timetable 2019

 

Thursdays 4–6pm

Topic

1

7 March

Introduction to thesis writing

2

14 March

Types of theses

3

21 March

Expectations and requirement of theses

4

28 March

Writing in academic style

5

4 April

Writing the literature review 1

6

11 April

Writing the literature review 2

7

18 April

Writing the methodology chapter

8

2 May

Presenting results

9

9 May

Writing a discussion

10

16 May

Writing workshop

11

23 May

Drawing the thesis together

12

30 May

Beyond the thesis or dissertation


To register for these workshops, or for further information, contact Dr .


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