This page will host links to the recorded graduate writing webinars and other related handouts and materials.
Webinars can also be viewed on the Graduate Writing Coach YouTube page.
Critical Thinking and Research Questions
This webinar/workshop discusses a series of analytical questions that can help with knowledge-building essential to conducting research. Strategies for creating and developing strong research questions are also discussed.
Introductions for Academic Papers
An effective introduction that is both captivating and informative can be puzzling. This webinar discusses key features of introductions for academic papers, with particular focus on research papers.
Writing Strong Paragraphs
This workshop will focus on identifying elements of strong and effective body paragraphs in academic writing. This workshop will also introduce strategies for building strong paragraphs that are focused, coherent, and well-developed.
Integrating Sources and Evidence
Successful academic papers rely on sound and credible evidence. But how can we make sure we’re using sources ethically without sacrificing style and flow? This workshop will describe common strategies in integrating sources, with particular focus on academic expression. We will also consider in detail steps to avoid plagiarism and to ensure that we understand ethical use of sources as professionals in training.
- Webinar Recording
- Integrating Sources and Evidence Presentation PDF
- Integrating Sources and Evidence Handouts
Writing Literature Reviews for CMGT 540
- Writing Literature Reviews for CMGT 540-Presentation PDF
- Handouts and other materials (pdf)
- Parts of an Article Worksheet: Use this worksheet to document key information from your various sources. This worksheet will help you identify important concepts, ideas, and arguments so you can systematically compile relevant information from various sources for the literature review.
- Literature Review Sample Outline: This model outline is only one way of organizing your literature review by theme. Remember that your outline must be specific to your research question.