ILRLR 7085

ILRLR 7085

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with space to prepare an academic article of publishable or fundable quality. Each student will work on a project related to her/his research, and you must begin the semester with an outline or draft of a qualifying paper, dissertation chapter, manuscript or funding proposal that you want to develop. Each week will discuss a group of readings focused on the craft of social science writing and go over assigned writing exercises. Key issues we will discuss include: refining research questions, constructing relevant literature reviews, how to leverage empirical evidence to advance your argument effectively, journal selection, responding to reviewers concerns, seeking external funding, and practical tips for writing productivity. You will also be responsible for doing a close reading of a peer's draft, and facilitating a workshop discussion. Everyone will get a chance to put their writing under the microscope at least once. While the course is geared towards PhD students engaged in academic research and publication, Masters-levels students are also invited to join.                                                                     

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17734 ILRLR 7085   SEM 101

    • W Ives Hall 109
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Gleeson, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person