Dissertation Writing Seminars

Writing a Concept Paper

In this Seminar you will select a dissertation topic, review literature and research methods and create all the components for writing the Dissertation Concept Paper (or Dissertation Plan, etc.), including the statement of the problem, theoretical framework, research questions and hypotheses, and developing a rationale and statement of significance for your study

Writing Chapter One

You will discuss pitfalls to avoid and how to present and analyze the data that you collected in Chapter Three; create tables and figures to present, summarize and report data; and use statistical analyses where applicable. You will also use WriteDis coveted “45 Important Considerations in Writing Chapter Four”..

 

Literature Review

This Seminar will show you how to search the academic databases, and select, organize and critically analyze concepts and scholarly sources to write for a scholarly audience. We will show you how to: make an outline, write the introduction, use headings and transitions, and write a summary. Finally, you will write a clear, cohesive and effective literature review.

 

Writing the Methodology

You will write your research plans describing how the doctoral dissertation research will be conducted.  Here, you will describe the selection of participants, instrumentation plans, data collection and data analysis; specify the type of evidence you will need to test the hypotheses or answer the research questions, and write a draft of Chapter Three (Methodology).




Writing the Results Chapter

You will discuss pitfalls to avoid and how to present and analyze the data that you collected in Chapter Three; create tables and figures to present, summarize and report data; and use statistical analyses where applicable. You will also use WriteDis coveted “45 Important Considerations in Writing Chapter Four”..

In this Seminar, you will explain your results, evaluate their significance, and make a final pitch explaining why your dissertation matters. You will also interpret the results of the research, put the theoretical framework and the literature in context of the overall study, and prepare the conclusions and summaries based on the findings. 

Defense of Dissertation

You will discuss pitfalls to avoid and how to present and analyze the data that you collected in Chapter Three; create tables and figures to present, summarize and report data; and use statistical analyses where applicable. You will also use WriteDis coveted “45 Important Considerations in Writing Chapter Four”.

Consulting & Coaching

If you have written many pages and collected your data, but you are now lost, stuck or confused, our coaches and consultants can help you on anything and everything dissertation: how to choose a topic, develop a concept, write a dissertation proposal, develop research problems, research questions or hypotheses, or write each dissertation chapter and more.

The Overview describes what is included in our Dissertation Writing Seminars, discusses how these seminars can help you in writing a complete and successful doctoral dissertation. The Orientation to the Dissertation Writing Seminars introduces all the important topics pertaining to a doctoral dissertation that doctoral students normally take for granted.