Getting Your Dissertation off the Ground—Parts 1 and 2

These workshops are aimed at helping dissertators stay on track, from proposal to completion.

Part 1: Writing the Proposal

Access the workshop presentation and downloadable materials in Kaltura Mediaspace.

Thursday, October 22, 3:30-5:00 PM
*Registration deadline: 10/21 at 11:59 CST

This workshop gives new dissertators an opportunity to learn more about strategic approaches to choosing a topic, selecting a committee, and writing the dissertation proposal. Participants will have time to ask questions and even do some exploratory writing.

Part 2: Writing the First Chapter

Access the workshop presentation and downloadable materials in Kaltura Mediaspace.

Friday, October 30, 12:30-2:00 PM
*Registration deadline: 10/29 at 11:59 CST

This workshop guides new dissertators through strategies for managing the dissertation and employing key action plans for drafting chapters, seeking feedback, working through writing challenges, and staying motivated to cross the finish line.

To register for these workshops: Please click on your desired section above which will take you to the Office of Human Resources’ online registration system. You will receive an email confirmation from the UW-Madison Writing Center once the registration goes through.

To join this workshop virtually: On the day of the workshop, all registered students will receive an email from the workshop facilitators with information about how to join and participate in the online workshop.