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CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
This Conditions of Service document is part of the Dissertation Seminar Request. Please read the information below carefully before enrolling in any of our Dissertation Seminars!
A. Attendance and Participation: Author agrees to participate in the Seminar identified Dissertation Seminar Request Form under the following conditions:
- This Seminar is designed to engage a doctoral dissertation student (Author) in active and intensive research and writing in preparation for constructing selected components of a doctoral dissertation as described in the “Summary of Seminars”, Section #5, in this document.
- Each Dissertation Seminar will be facilitated by a Dissertation Facilitator.
- Author will be engaged in research, reading, writing and active participation in Seminar activities, and Seminar Facilitators will provide support and critical feedback on all written components submitted to Facilitators.
- During this Seminar, Author agrees and is expected to develop literary drafts on the various component parts or topics that form part of this Seminar.
- The readings, academic activities and videos comprising parts of this Seminar are designed and assigned to assist Author with writing and preparing drafts of specific parts of a dissertation as identified in the Dissertation Seminar Request Form.
- It is the Author’s responsibility, and the Author agrees to fully participate and complete all the related and required activities (and including the drafts of specific parts of a dissertation, which are also part of that Seminar) to ensure the satisfactory completion of each component part of the dissertation as assigned, and defined in that Seminar.
- WriteDis definitely will not write dissertation or component parts for the Author. Instead, WriteDis will provide the Author with the necessary instruction, advice, tutorials, guidance, service and information to successfully complete and own a written draft of each concept, and of each page that comprise parts of Author’s doctoral dissertation, as assigned and defined in that Seminar.
- The Seminar will only assist Author to produce written drafts of the document or Chapter identified in that Seminar.
- WriteDis gives Author the “how to” for completing a draft of each concept, each topic and each section of a specific chapter, with professional “hand holding” Seminars, targeted readings, videos, samples and examples of each important component of the dissertation related to each particular chapter.
B. Plagiarism: The Seminar Facilitator does not correct content or make revisions that violate the “Plagiarism” policy of most universities. If there are content issues related to plagiarism, the Author will be advised to seek assistance from the Author’s Dissertation Chair (or other persons or sources) for addressing such plagiarism. The Seminar Facilitator will solely focus on objectives of each Seminar as described in the Summary of Seminar. This notwithstanding, the Seminar Facilitator will provide ample guidance for student on how to access and follow most universities’ anti-plagiarism policy.
C. Duration and Completion of Seminar: Although the length of each Seminar is 8 weeks, a student can fast track through the Seminar Modules and complete a Seminar in less than the eight week period. In such a case, a student can proceed to the next Seminar, provided that each Seminar is completed withing the eight week period. Contingent upon immediate signing of this agreement and payment, the Author can enroll and commence immediate participation. All deliverables, assignments, drafts and documents must be completed within that 8-week time period. In rare circumstances, one additional week may be allotted. Students who do not complete the Modules within the 8 week (plus one week extension) must register again and retake that Seminar the next time it is offered for an enrollment fee of $300. Therefore, it is important to complete each module within the designated time-frame it is offered.
D. Grades: This Seminar is non-graded.
E. Payment: Author agrees to pay WriteDis the applicable fees for participating in its Seminar. Payment is in United States dollars. In addition:
- Author may use credit card or PayPal for payments. All payments for invoices received by the Author are due upon receipt and submission of the payment must be received by WriteDis before Author commences any participation.
- When contracted services listed on Author’s invoice are complete and the balance is paid in full, this contract is considered closed.
- Payment of this invoice is further acknowledgement of the Author’s understanding of the nature of the Dissertation Seminar provided by WriteDis and acknowledgement of the Conditions of Service.
F. Limitations: No guarantees are made as to the transferability or acceptance by Author’s Dissertation Chairs (or other related academic institution) of the completed components of the dissertation undertaken in this Seminar. Nor is there a guarantee that the Author’s dissertation is completely error-free, and meets all the Author’s institution’s academic requirements for acceptance, though all efforts will be made by WriteDis and its Facilitators to meet those requirements.
G. Discretion and Confidentiality: WriteDis provides discreet, professional dissertation services. Do not include the name of WriteDis in your final dissertation. WriteDis further agrees not to reproduce, give, or show to anyone any material sent to it by the Author, unless services from a third party are agreed to.
H. Applicable Laws: Both parties agree that this Conditions of Service agreement shall be interpreted and governed by the laws of the State of Florida, USA.
I. Amendments: This Agreement may be amended only in writing signed by both parties.
J. Withdrawal from Seminar & Refunds: Author will be held financially responsible for all fees associated with a Seminar in which he or she is enrolled until WriteDis is officially (in writing) informed of your intention to withdraw. Withdrawal is subjected to the following conditions:
- WriteDis will issue a full refund to the Author if he or she withdraws from this Seminar and notifies WriteDis within 5 days from the start of a Seminar.
- If Author withdraws starting on the 6th day, there will be no refund. However, a student who withdraws on day 6 or 7 of a Seminar, and officially notifies WriteDis, will be allowed to join a future Seminar at no additional cost. In both cases, participants must contact WriteDis directly within those timelines to be able to receive such considerations. Notifying a Seminar Facilitator will not be considered considered as having notifified WriteDis.
- There will be no refunds or considerations for Author who withdraws after the 7th day of a Seminar.
- Except for the Seminar on the How to Prepare for the Defense of a Dissertation, participants students can start a seminar on the first day of every month.
- For the Seminar on How to Prepare for the Defense of a Dissertation, a student can register and participate in this seminar at any time. However, student must complete this seminar within a 10-day period, from the end date of the seminar. There will be no extensions or refunds once a student has enrolled in this Seminar.
- Dissertation Seminar Facilitators do not lecture or lead group discussions in the seminars.
- Each Dissertation Seminar has several Modules.
- Each Module has a “deliverable” in the form of a document, due at the conclusion of that module.
- A student must submit that deliverable to complete a module.
- Students submit deliverables (documents, etc.) through the course LMS (MOODLE) within the 8-week period of the Seminar, and at the end of each Module.
- Dissertation Seminar Facilitators will provide feedback (through MOODLE) within 48 hours of submission of deliverable by student
Summary of Dissertation Seminars
Seminar 1: Developing the Concept Paper of a Doctoral Dissertation— In this Seminar, participants will:
- Evaluate the preliminary steps involved in writing the doctoral dissertation
- Develop annotated bibliography to be used in future dissertation writing
- Explore, select and define the research topic of the dissertation
- Develop and support of a problem statement
- Cite scholarly sources
- Draft preliminary research questions and hypotheses
- Develop writer’s ability to critically examine issues in her or his discipline
- Develop an argument, take a stand, explore the implications, or review the literature on a topic
- Write analytically.
- Practice crafting a large piece of research-based writing
- Select a knowledge base to build on for the Dissertation; Practice to write lengthy scholarly papers
- Follow the Manual style guidelines
Seminar 2: Writing Chapter One— This Seminar guides dissertation participants through developing Chapter One: Introduction of the Doctoral Dissertation. Participants will develop a series of individual component pieces to create the first draft of Chapter One of the dissertation. Those pieces will address all of the following:
- The background of the study,
- Statement of the problem,
- Purpose of the study,
- Significance of the study,
- Definition of key terms,
- Theoretical framework (including summary of key research),
- Research questions and/or hypotheses,
- Limitations, Delimitations, and Assumptions.
Seminar 3: Developing Chapter Two of a Doctoral Dissertation— This Seminar is designed to guide participants on how to systematically search and write a clear and effective Literature Review of the doctoral dissertation (Chapter Two) while paying strict attention to the Manual style and plagiarism. Participants will:
- Selectively organize the research material
- Make an outline
- Write the introduction, use headings and transitions
- Write a paper that demonstrates a critical synthesis of the body of literature related to the dissertation topic.
- Write a summary
- Use peer reviewed bibliography
Seminar 4: Developing Chapter Three of a Doctoral Dissertation— This Seminar is designed to guide participants writing a detailed description of their research plans for undertaking the doctoral dissertation (Chapter Three). Participants will:
- Describe the selection of participants, instrumentation, data collection and data analysis.
- Write a draft of Chapter Three (Methodology) that clearly defines how the study will be conducted.
Seminar 5: Developing Chapter Four of a Doctoral Dissertation— This Seminar highlights the presentation and analysis of the data that you collected in Chapter Three of your study. Whether you are conducting a qualitative or qualitative study, this Seminar will help participants:
- Create the “information” that will be required to complete Chapter Four—Analysis and Results
- Take specific steps to present and analyze data
- Write the common features and components that typically appear in the Results section of a doctoral dissertation
- Use step by step guides to present each section (including tables, graphs and WriteDis “45 Important Considerations in Writing Chapter Four”)
- Write an outline and introduction; organize data—creating tables and figures to present, summarize and report data
- Use statistical analyses where applicable
Seminar 6: Developing Chapter Five of a Doctoral Dissertation— In this Seminar (on Chapter Five), participants will link the interpretation of results to the theoretical framework, existing literature and data (with citations) as well as evaluate what their results mean; and how they fit with your theoretical framework and literature you reviewed in Chapter Two (citing relevant studies). In addition, participants will:
- Explore the various topics that typically characterize this chapter
- Examine, explain and evaluate the significance of the results
- Make final pitch on why the dissertation matters. Show in detail how those conclusions logically follow from the data
- State their conclusions about the research questions or hypotheses they posed in Chapter One and Chapter Three
- Prepare the conclusions and summaries regarding the findings linking them to relevant research (with citations)
- Discuss the implications of findings based on data from study
- Identify and discuss limitations associated with your study
- Make recommendations for future research and practice.
Seminar 7: Preparing to Defend a Dissertation— In this Seminar you will prepare for the oral defense of the finished dissertation, often referred to as the “Oral Defense of the Dissertation”. This is just as important as all the previous writings you have done on your dissertation. The Oral Defense is always prepared after the student has successfully written the final chapters of the dissertation and all data have been collected, analyzed and discussed. In this Seminar, students:
- Will prepare a 30-40 minute presentation summarizes their study and covers all major aspects of their research.
- Include citations, graphs, tables, numbers, etc.,
- Develop 20-30 well-crafted PowerPoint slides.
- Will learn how to prepare a clear and concise presentation that covers all of the important aspects of the research conducted.
- Receive information on how to present and defend on the day of the Oral Defense.