Doctoral Dissertation Writing (DDW) is a 12-unit hands-on or self-paced instructor-led workshop to help doctoral students write (a) a doctoral proposal, (a) the first draft of a doctoral dissertation, (c) final draft of the dissertation. Participants will work on each of the 5 chapters and the references, table of contents and appendices. Course members will receive one-on-one mentorship and coaching throughout the process.
The chapters will be reviewed by Dr. Nellie Deutsch. The participants will receive comments within 1 week after completing the chapter, so that the first draft will be ready for submission by the end of the course. Participants may work at their own pace.
This is an advanced academic self-paced instructor-led on online course. The emphasis of the course is on research writing and articles. The course is for native or near native speakers of English who are in undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate programs and/or instructors who are required to write journal articles. It is not suiting for doctoral dissertation writing.
The emphasis of the course is on the paragraph and learning through practice. Participants will receive one-on-one mentorship and individual attention to their writing needs. The course begins with the paragraph and progresses on to essay writing. Participants learn to identify and use rhetorical modes and methods of development, to apply writing strategies in developing ideas, to write paragraphs and essays with unity, substance, and clarity; to develop effective sentence structure and variety, and to identify and correct errors in their writing. The major purpose of the goals is to give students the skills required to put together a well-organized paragraph in preparation for a research paper.
Dr. Nellie Deutsch, an experienced academic writing coach will help students acquire the skills required to put together a well-organized research paper as well as edit students' past, current, and future papers during the course.
For further information, please access the course syllabus.