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Thesis & Dissertation Bootcamp

December 17-21, 2018

The Thesis and Dissertation Boot Camp is a 5-day workshop that will provide students with the opportunity for uninterrupted writing time in distraction free spaces while receiving expert advice from experienced faculty mentors from Delaware  State University.The major purpose of The Thesis and Dissertation Boot Camp is to develop new habits that are formed by repeated practice. Each day students will focus on a specific chapter. There will be focus sessions on the topics that tend to “trip up” students, such as, but not limited to:

  • Congruence of problem statement, purpose, research questions, and Conceptual or Theoretical Frameworks
  • Building a dissertation road map and agenda 
  • Contents of each chapter of the dissertation
  • Motivation
  • Managing distractions
  • Organizing physical and virtual workspaces


Day to Day Bootcamp Schedule
Time Activity
8:30 am - 9:00 am Continental breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Instruction from the professors
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch on your own
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Independent writing with coaching from professors


This FREE event will be held in the William C. Jason Library, Suite 613, and led by DSU Professors. Only students who are serious should apply for this opportunity.

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and the enrollment will be limited. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

For more information please contact: Mrs. Marquita Thomas Brown at mthomasbrown [at] desu.edu.


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