Resources

Technology

Read Text Aloud – a google doc of text-to-speech options for every device

Scrivener  – Scrivener is a content-generation tool for writers.

Pomodoro – Pomodoro is a time-management tool for writers.

Scrapple – Scrapple is a mapping and visualization tool.

Links

Doctoral Writing SIG

Explorations of Style: A Blog about Academic Writing

Readings

Brooks-Gillies, Marilee, Elena G. Garcia, and Katie Manthey. “Making Do by Making Space: Multidisciplinary Graduate Writing Groups as Spaces Alongside Programmatic and Institutional Places.” Graduate Writing Across the Disciplines: Identifying, Teaching, and Supporting, edited by Marilee Brookes-Gillies, Elena G. Garcia, Soo Hyon Kim, Katie Manthey, Trixie G. Smith. WAC Clearinghouse, 2020. 191-210.

Lovitts, Barbara E.  The Transition to Independent Research  The Journal of Higher Education. Vol. 79, No. 3, May/June, 2008, p 296-325 (Article).

Gardiner, Maria and Hugh Kearns. The care and maintenance of your advisor Nature.  Vol 469.  p 570. Jan 2011. (Print.)

Botshon, Lisa and Eve Raimon. Writing Group As Sanctuary.   Chronicle of Higher Education, April 2009. (Print).

Barron, Paul and Louis Cicciarelli. “Stories and Maps: Narrative Tutoring Strategies for Working with Dissertation Writers”; Writing Lab Newsletter: Special Issue on Writing Center Support for Graduate Thesis and Dissertation Writers; 40: 5-6; Jan/Feb 2016.

Ackerman, Erin. “Analyze This- Writing in the Social Sciences.” They Say, I Say. Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein. 2nd ed. New York: Norton, 2010. 175–192. Print.

Gillen, Christopher. “The Data Suggest- Writing in the Sciences.” They Say, I Say. Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein. 2nd ed. New York: Norton, 2010. 156–174. Print.

Gopen, George D., and Swan Judith A. The Science of Scientific Writing. American Scientist 78.6 (1990): 550-58. Web.

Plaxco, Kevin W. The Art of Writing Science. Protein Science : A Publication of the Protein Society 19.12 (2010): 2261–2266. PMC. Web. 3 Aug. 2016.

Feak, C., & Swales, J. M. (2009). Telling a research story: Writing a literature review. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.