The basics of research questions and methodologyThis is the second PhD scholars special set of pre-recorded webinars. Whether you are just starting or almost done, this webinar will build your confidence in the choice you make or have made about how to phrase your questions so your methodology can answer them.
Paraphrasing: How to do itThis is the third in the PhD scholars series. Paraphrasing literature is a secret to credible academic writing. Always one of our most popular topics, this webinar received testimonials from previous students on Professor Maria's way of clearing up the mysteries in how to paraphrase correctly.
Writing a problem statement: What a problemThe heart of your first chapter is your problem statement. It needs to do so much in just a couple of paragraphs, such as summarize your literature, build evidence of the gap that your work will feel and how it will advance your field, properly set up your research questions and methodology, etc.
Following directions: What makes it hard & how to address feedbackWhether in classwork or during the process of research, directions are given in a verbal or written format but may seem mysterious. Or, at other times what is said may not cover all that is meant. We'll discuss what makes for clear directions, how to judge and what questions to ask when you are challenged.
Cognitive flexibility and creativity: A path to successStart 2020 by reflecting on how being creative and cognitively flexible may help you be successful in life. This webinar will help you know how to master such important skills. Consider how you will demonstrate this to your next employer and win the position using the skills needed for the 4th industrial revolution.