Academic Writing: Reduce Anxiety
This is a popular workshop. It is a practice-based course is centered on a unique 7-step approach, designed by Dr Catriona Ryan, to help PhD researchers and postgraduates build confidence as academic writers. The 7-step method encourages participants to overcome anxiety issues with writing and leave the session with more confidence in the skill of creating a discursive analysis & improving style. Dr Ryan works in a PhD supervisory capacity guiding the PhD candidate’s development of a discursive framework for their chapters. The workshop can be delivered in the following contexts for PhDs and postgraduates:
1. ‘The Academic Writing: Reduce Anxiety’ workshop focuses on thesis chapters (all research areas).
2. Writing a qualitative journal article.
3. Writing a journal article using IMRAD (science).
4. A combined journal article writing workshop for qualitative & IMRAD structures is also provided.
This workshop caters to all research areas. There is a 3 hour, Full Day, 2-Day and 3-Day version of this workshop. An important aspect of the workshop is Dr Ryan's engaging & encouraging teaching style which has been well received by participants during the covid period. The feedback average for these workshops is a 25-30% increase in confidence in academic writing.
Upon completion of this course students will have an enhanced confidence in:
developing a discursive analysis
overcoming writer's block
developing a writing style
writing a literature review