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How To … Present Yourself Professionally (on a budget), Part II

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By Kara Hisatake and Katie Trostel

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How to Present Yourself Professionally (on a budget), Part II

Building an Online Presence: Personal Websites, LinkedIn, Twitter …

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Guest Post: Creating a "Writing Bootcamp"

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Summer is a great time to get work done, especially writing if you have no other teaching or course requirements. But how can you make sure you get work done and manage your time effectively? One method is a "writing bootcamp" and guest blogger Danielle Blalock Barefoot writes about what one is and her experience with one.

How to … Teach Composition with Digital Tools

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How to … Teach Composition with Digital Tools

by Kara Hisatake and Katie Trostel

Pedagogy is one skill that graduate students are supposed to acquire over the course of their graduate career. One aspect of pedagogy that many of us deal with is teaching writing - in one way or another - from lab reports to thesis papers.

How to ... Stay Motivated and Hold Yourself Accountable (A review of the Wordly App)

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If you’re like me, getting back to dissertation writing after a long summer can be a challenge...

...particularly as the fall quarter tends to be full of other distracting tasks (Job market! Fellowship applications! Getting your teaching materials ready! Conference abstracts!)

Reading More about Writing

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Last summer, Kerrie Holloway wrote a very useful Resource Blog for H-GRAD,  “Reading about Writing.”  Since a few of my favorite books were absent, my blog offers several additions to her suggested reading list. Writing a dissertation is a long process, and along the way it can be useful to stop and review some of the advice that’s out there on effective work habits, efficient writing/reading/researching and navigating personal obstacles.

How To ... Use Airtable to organize your research materials.

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How do you organize all of the primary source materials that go into writing your dissertation, conference paper, or academic article --particularly when oftentimes the argument you are making requir

Reading about Writing

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Usually, the best way to write is just to write, but sometimes it's good to read what others say about the writing process to help you improve your writing or motivate you to begin writing. The following books have been recommended by fellow H-Grad subscribers as books that have helped them develop their writing throughout graduate school (now with handy Amazon links for more information!).

Digital Humanities

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With digital humanities becoming increasingly important both inside and outside of the academy, grad students should pay attention to its current trends, methodologies, and projects. The following resource list provides information about organizations/networks, blogs, funding opportunities, publications, and universities associated with the growing field of digital humanities.

University Projects and Resources:

Cleveland State University: http://csudigitalhumanities.org/