2013 Dissertation Boot Camps
WVU Writing Center
Boot Camp 1: May 13-17
Boot Camp 2: June 10-14
Participants will meet Monday through Friday from 10:00am-4:00pm (with one hour given for lunch). While the workshop is free for WVU students, participants will be expected to attend each session. Each day will be divided into three parts: 1) Topic-Based Discussions; 2) Unstructured Writing Time; and 3) Optional Peer Workshopping. Note, editing services will not be provided.
During the Boot Camp, the following topics will be covered:
Day 1: Overview of Boot Camp and Goal Setting for the Week
Day 2: The Proposal/Prospectus
Day 3: The Literature Review
Day 4: Balancing Writing and Researching
Day 5: Planning the Rest of Your Summer
Space is limited to 10 participants per Boot Camp (May 13-17 or June 10-14).