September 17, 2021 –
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
'This interactive online writing workshop is de signed to help students develop an individualized plan for understanding g raduate school more generally and graduate writing more specifically. This workshop is designed for students in both the early and latter years of t heir master’s degree.
This 3-hour workshop will concentrate on unders tanding the transition to graduate school, navigating master’s degree cou rsework and graduation options (thesis, exams, portfolios, etc.), loca ting and using professional and personal support resources, and writing f or both the degree and future job. Participants will create academic timel ines for their master’s work (coursework, conference presentations, inte rnships, etc.) at MSU and discuss technologies and habits that can help t hem stay on task. Participants will also discuss how to manage the stress that often pervades the life of master’s students and how to select and wo rk with a committee.
The workshop will end with participants explorin g and sharing their current writing practices, writing and revision strat egies, and strategies for overcoming writer's block and procrastination. Facilitators will help guide discussions on adopting and maintaining produ ctive practices to help maintain focus on academic and professional goals in times when we are collectively working through the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Zoom link will be shared with registrants prior to the workshop.'