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Share Research Visually

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week four was: Share Your Work. I asked visual communications expert Lydia Hooper for suggestions.   What approaches do you recommend researchers take for using visualizations and images of various kinds to communicate research findings? Is […]

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Share Your Research on a Blog

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week four was: Share Your Work. As noted, in the digital age we need to think about sharing our work in more ways than the formal publication of articles or books. This post focuses on blogs, […]

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Sharing Work, Inviting Input

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week four was: Share Your Work. The academic writing and publishing process used to look like this: . First, we completed the research and finalized the manuscript. Next, our work went through peer review (or if we […]

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Tools for Academic Writers

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week three was: Focusing to Be Productive. Being productive as a 21c writer means being able to find the right digital tools. My academic writing primarily involves longer projects, namely books. Over the years I’ve […]

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Let’s Tweetchat about Being Productive Writers!

Please join Eric Schmieder from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association and me for a lively chat about ways to improve productivity as academic writers. See this related post, and the #AcWriMo series on Methodspace. No registration is needed, and all are welcome! #acwrichat November 17 at 11 am ET (Global time zones: http://bit.ly/2yHTZlP) In […]

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Focusing: The Muse and the Mundane

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme for this week was: Be Productive.  Integration of research and writing is differentiates academic and other types of writing. We analyze, critique, and build on others’ published research; we report on our own findings. Some might think […]

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Becoming a Productive Academic Writer

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week two was: Be Productive.  “I don’t have enough time to write!” That is the complaint I hear most frequently from frustrated would-be writers. Most frequently writing is not our only responsibility, so we have to carve […]

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Using Visuals to Support Your Writing Process

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week two was: Getting Organized.  A recent post illustrated how to Use Visual Maps to Organize Your Ideas. Thanks to this guest post from Lydia Hooper, we can learn more ways to use visual expression to complement our […]

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Resources for Organizing Your Writing Projects

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week two is: Getting Organized.   Here are some open access resources from SAGE Publications and respected writing centers or bloggers to help you set priorities and meet writing goals:   Chapter 2: “Chapter 2 Goodson_Becoming an Academic Writer 2e (1)” from Becoming an Academic Writer […]

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Research > Publication > Impact (You Might Need a Strategy for That)

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week two is: Getting Organized. This post from the Methodspace archives might help you to align your writing and career goals. Carrying out scholarly research is a challenge, whether you are conducting an empirical study, reviewing literature, or developing a new theory. But research is […]

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Use Visual Maps to Organize Your Ideas

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme this week is: Getting Organized. The previous post explored ways to use outlining; this post presents visual options. I am a visual thinker, so prefer to illustrate my ideas and plans. Visual maps can be helpful when you are brainstorming ideas for your writing project, or […]

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