11.800 Reading, Writing and Research

Class Info

Required subject intended solely for 1st-year DUSP PhD students. Develops capacity of doctoral students to become independent scholars by helping them to prepare their first-year papers and plan for their dissertation work. Focuses on the process by which theory, research questions, literature reviews, and new data are synthesized into new and original contributions to the literature. Seminar is conducted with intensive discussions, draft writing, peer review, revisions, and editing. Guest speakers from faculty and advanced students discuss strategies and potential pitfalls with doctoral-level research.

This class has 11.233 as a prerequisite. This class has 11.801 as a corequisite.

11.800 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by D. Hsu.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Wednesdays in 9-450.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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