How to Eat an Elephant: Managing the Thesis Writing Process - Dr Deborah Laurs
Writing a doctoral dissertation is an exciting challenge, but its very nature can make it, at times, seem like a never-ending task. This presentation offers strategies to deal with potential hurdles such as procrastination and writer’s block, as a way of helping you to get started and remain on track.
Link to presentation: How to Eat an Elephant: Managing the Thesis Writing Process - Dr Deborah Laurs
Dr Deborah Laurs, Senior Learning Advisor, Victoria University of Wellington
Deborah completed her PhD on ‘Representations of Adolescence on Twentieth-Century New Zealand Young Adult Fiction’ from Massey University in 2004. As VUW’s Postgraduate Learning Adviser, she has a particular interest in the academic writing process, the factors associated with successful thesis completion, and the postgraduate experience in general.