Academic Reading, Writing, & Research Workshops
This Graduate School workshop series will address expectations for academic research, reading, and writing at the graduate level and provide specific strategies, tools, and resources to help graduate students develop the skills necessary to be successful in graduate school. Workshops are facilitated by EKU Libraries and the Noel Studio.
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A workshop designed for new graduate students that will provide an overview of essential skills and resources for academic reading and writing success. Participants will be introduced to strategies for critical reading and genre mastery, in addition to the value of writing support services during the thesis/dissertation process.
Organizing and Planning Your Research: Zotero, Research Questions, and Database Searching
Led by Heather Beirne (Heather.Beirne@eku.edu) and Cindy Judd (Cindy.Judd@eku.edu)
February 11th, 2020 | 3:30-5:00pm | Noel Studio Discovery Classroom (Library Room 310D)
This workshop will introduce participants to Zotero, a tool to help organize and format sources. Participants will practice collecting sources through database searching. In this session, participants will also begin formulating a research question(s) and cultivating search strategies in library databases and in Google Scholar.
This academic workshop is designed to introduce graduate students to more advanced and/or genre-specific critical reading strategies. Participants will learn and apply skills and techniques to scholarly sources in order to develop critical reading approaches that facilitate the synthesis of information within the context of writing a literature review.
Published on August 19, 2019