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Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: Selecting a Thesis Committee
Thesis/Dissertation Writing Series: Selecting a Thesis Committee

Whom you select to be a part of your thesis committee is one of the most important decisions of your educational career. These people (usually professors) are there to provide guidance and mentor you through your research. The professional relationship between student and professors needs to be beneficial for all parties, so pick your committee with care. Arrange to meet, and ensure that they can provide the time and knowledge you'll require as you complete the project. When trying to find members of your thesis committee, it is important to be as professional as possible. Scribendi offers email editing and proofreading services so you can ensure your outreach emails are engaging, polite, and free of errors.

Thesis/Dissertation Writing Podcast Series: Thesis Editing Podcast
Thesis/Dissertation Writing Podcast Series: Thesis Editing Podcast

The first time around, your thesis draft isn’t going to be at its top potential, the mechanics of thesis editing need to be developed in order for your essay to communicate your ideas as clearly and precisely as possible. In this podcast, we discuss such things as choosing a style and being consistent throughout the editing process.

Traditional Publishing versus Self-Publishing Podcast
Traditional Publishing versus Self-Publishing Podcast

If you are a writer nearing the end of your writing project, it may be time to consider your publishing options. If you are wondering whether to use a publishing service or self-publish, this podcast provides basic information about both options in order to help you make a decision.

Thesis/Dissertation Writing Podcast Series: How to Write a Literature Review
Thesis/Dissertation Writing Podcast Series: How to Write a Literature Review

Thinking of a thesis topic is only the first step. If you are ready to refine your research questions and thoroughly plan your paper, you will want to write a literature review. This podcast outlines the goals of a literature review and prepares you to organize, write, and edit one.

How to Write a Research Paper Podcast
How to Write a Research Paper Podcast

If you are asked to write a research paper, you must find valid sources and use appropriate formatting. In this podcast, we explain the whole process.

How to Write a Research Proposal—Podcast Part Two
How to Write a Research Proposal—Podcast Part Two

This podcast details the anatomy of a research proposal. While there may be no wrong way to write a proposal, the style you choose must complement your content. Having a clear description of what you wish to research and the necessity of demonstrating your knowledge are just two points covered in this podcast.

Editing Tips—Active and Passive Voice Podcast
Editing Tips—Active and Passive Voice Podcast

As you are writing your novel, it is helpful to keep some tips in mind that will help strengthen your overall storytelling. One way to improve your writing is to use the active rather than the passive voice. If you are interested in learning more about active and passive voice, listen to this podcast!

Expository Writing Podcast
Expository Writing Podcast

If you have to write an expository essay, but don't know how, then this podcast is the perfect tool to help you learn. After becoming informed about the characteristics of an expository piece, how they are formatted, what should be included and methods to writing them, you will be ready to begin!

Thesis/Dissertation Writing Podcast Series: How to Write a Thesis or Dissertation
Thesis/Dissertation Writing Podcast Series: How to Write a Thesis or Dissertation

Writing your dissertation or thesis is a detailed process that will run smoothly if you keep organized. If you are looking for help on how to write the first draft of your dissertation or thesis, this podcast is perfect for you!

The Semicolon and Colon Podcast
The Semicolon and Colon Podcast

Using semicolons and colons in your writing allows you to include more information; however, the proper use of these valuable punctuation tools can also be confusing. This podcast will help you understand how to use semicolons and colons appropriately.

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