Thesis/Dissertation Groups help graduate students make significant progress on their manuscript and article writing. Research shows that academic writers write more pages and of a greater quality when they write regularly and among colleagues.
- Spring 2021 Thesis/Dissertation Groups start in late-January and run through the semester.
- Participate in a group with other graduate students to give and receive accountability to meet writing goals.
- Learn strategies for building and maintaining your writing group in the CSU Writes GROUPS HANDBOOK (download below).
Introduction to Thesis/Dissertation Groups
JAN 25, 12-12:50pm: INTRO SESSION
- If you cannot attend the INTRODUCTIONS SESSION on January 25, please apply to join a group. Complete and submit your application below.
FEB 22, 12-12:50pm: Groups Check-In & Booster
APR 26, 12-12:50pm: RECOGNITION OF WRITING
You schedule group meetings:
Weekly group meetings for accountability or writing together. YOU WILL CONFIRM YOUR OWN MSTeams MEETINGS WITH YOUR GROUP.
The goal is for you and your group to meet regularly (1 x week or 2 x month) over the semester. Please reach out to Kira Marshall-McKelvey at CSU Writes if you have changes or challenges in your group. We’re here to support you!
DOWNLOADABLE GROUPS GUIDE
RESEARCH WRITERS' GROUPS HANDBOOK
A guide to groups for research writers at multiple stages for multiple projects:
- graduate students
- postdoctoral fellows
- soft-money researchers