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HYBRID--Dissertation Day Camp - Fall 2020

Open to:
-Graduate Students

Dissertation Day Camp offers a full day of writing and research time. The day begins and ends with goal setting and goal assessment exercises to help frame the day and measure progress. Your goal is to practice the process of writing and research during the designated writing times and to build the habit of regularly assessing your progress and development. The camp availability is subject to change based on the pandemic status.

  • Face-to-Face Registrants
    • Will convene in 231ABC Hesburgh Library by 9:30 am on the day of the event.
    • The event begins at 9:30 am so registrants are asked to be in-seat and ready to go.
    • Note: The library building does not open until 9:00 am.
       
  • Virtual Registrants
    • Will convene online via a Zoom connection link.
    • The event begins at 9:30 am so registrants are asked to be in-seat and ready to go.
    • Will mute their connections during work sessions or request a private/group breakout room via chat with all room members.
  • Day Camp Schedule
  • 9:00 am - Hesburgh Library building opens.
  • 9:30 am - 9:45 am - Goal setting and kick-off
    • Identify an accountability partner.
    • Share daily goals and challenges you intend to address with your work.
  • 9:45 am - 12:15 pm - Morning Work Session
    • Individual or small-group worktime.
      • Small groups in 231 Hesburgh Library are asked to use one of the four breakout rooms for group work, per the room occupancy guidelines for COVID-19 Service Continuity.
      • Small online groups may request online breakout rooms via chat within Zoom You will be automatically recalled at lunchtime.
    • Self-moderate breaks on your own during this time.
  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm - Lunch Hour - On your own
    • Small groups may request online breakout rooms via chat within Zoom to form virtual lunch discussions.
    • Return and be in-seat (on-site or virtual) and ready to go back to work at 1:15 pm.
  • 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm - Afternoon Work Session
    • Individual or small-group worktime.
      • Small groups in 231 Hesburgh Library are asked to use one of the four breakout rooms for group work, per the room occupancy guidelines for COVID-19 Service Continuity.
      • Small online groups may request online breakout rooms via chat within Zoom You will be automatically recalled at lunchtime.
    • Self-moderate breaks on your own during this time.
  • 4:15 pm - Daily wrap up and plan next steps
    • Reconvene in person and virtually by 4:15.
      • Virtual break out rooms will be automatically recalled.
      • In-person participants are expected to complete the day as well.
      • Find your accountability partner and prepare for discussion.
    • Create a notation for where your work will specifically begin at the time of your next research and writing session.

 

Related LibGuide: Graduate Student Thesis & Dissertation and Senior Thesis Camp by Mandy Havert

Date
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Time
9:30AM - 4:30PM
Instructor
Mandy Havert
Categories
Research and Writing Camps

Registration is required. There are 25 seats available.

Contact Info

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Mandy Havert

Hesburgh Library
151 Hesburgh Library
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-6189
mhavert@nd.edu