Spring Boot Camp for Graduate Writers


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Monday, May 14, 2012
Spring Training Boot Camp for Thesis and Dissertation Writers
Mon, May 14, 2012 8:00 AM – Thu, May 17, 2012, 3:00 PM UBC Okanagan campus. This four-day event is designed to help you get your spring and summer writing projects off to a productive and healthy start. There is no charge for this four-day boot camp, but space is limited, so be sure to register soon. There will be plenty of good advice, coffee, healthy snacks, interesting workshops, opportunities for exercise and stress reduction, as well as time to write, think, revise, and edit. Don’t let the spring and summer slip away: join our Boot Camp and GET GOING on your dissertation or thesis!

Workshop Topics and Presenters
– Writing Goals
– Formatting Your Thesis
– Writing a Humanities Dissertation
– Writing a Science Dissertation
– Writing a Social Science Dissertation
– Writing an Applied Science Dissertation
– Writing a Fine Arts Dissertation
– Writing a Health Sciences Dissertation
– Integral Yoga: Preparing for your writing session
– Intellectual Property: Who owns your ideas?
– Using LaTeX to Prepare Your Thesis
– Refworks and Mendeley
– Using Word: How to create and maintain a clean, organized, document
– Using Excel to Keep Your Numbers Under Control
– Copyright: What You Need to Know About Using and Sharing Ideas, Words, Images
– Writing About Numbers: How to Express and Use Quantifiable Information Correctly,
Accurately, and Ethically

REGISTRATION FOR THIS FOUR DAY BOOT CAMP BEGINS APRIL 12, 2012

Boot Camp Leaders and Presenters:
Dr. Carolyn Labun
Pauline Brandes
Jennifer CookDr. John LeBlanc
Dr. Melanie Jones
Dr. Heinz Bauschke
Dr. Robin Dods
Dr. Richard Klukas
Professor Stephen Foster
Dr. Colin Reid
Dr. Karen Ragoonaden
Derek Gratz
Dr. Thomas Johnson
Barbara Sobol
Dr. Jan Cioe
Dr. Deborah Roberts

Location: ARTS BUILDING, VARIOUS ROOMS

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