These workshops are presented by Graduate Division Academic Services.

How to Write an Academic Grant Proposal

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 3 to 5 p.m., 110T Sproul Hall

This introductory workshop covers the basic principles of writing an academic grant proposal.

Editing and Revising Writing Workshop

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 3:30 to 5 p.m., 110T Sproul Hall

In this workshop the following topics will be covered: how a professional editor works with a manuscript; how you can use the techniques of an editor to revise your own writing; and how you can diagnose and avoid common writing errors and weaknesses. The goal of this workshop is to enable workshop participants to be able to step back and use the skills of a professional editor to revise and improve their own writing.

Writing the Dissertation: Strategies and Pitfalls

Friday, April 20, 2012, 3:30 to 5 p.m., 110T Sproul Hall

This workshop will focus on the basic strategies of successfully writing a doctoral dissertation. It will cover both strategies for organizing a large research project and for writing up the results of that project.