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Unblock yourself & improve your writing productivity

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Work and management techniques | Writing

Starting Point

Do you often postpone your writing? Keep staring at a blank screen, struggling how to begin? Does your manuscript or thesis writing advance too slowly as you fight with every sentence, questioning almost every word? 

No doubt – scientific writing is no piece of cake. Yet, with the right writing techniques and effective self-management you can achieve high writing output on a regular basis. So stop the suffering and join this training!

Aim

You are familiar with techniques that enable you to write efficiently and with ease. You know how to resolve a writer's block. You have developed your individual action plan to sustainably improve your self-management and your writing productivity.

    Content

    • Test yourself: What type of writer are you?
    • Guided experimentation with your writing technique
    • Reflection upon your self-management and writing habits
    • Effective self-management techniques
    • Elements of writing productivity
    • Development of your individual action plan

          Methods

          Input, self-reflection, discussions in group and pairs, writing exercises. Max. number of participants: 12.

          Notes

          Please bring to the training your laptop as well as a recent result of yours (figure, table, etc) or an academic article that you are currently reading. 

          Student workers are welcome, subject to availability.

          Date
          Tue, 01.12.2020, 9:30am-5:30pm
          Scope
          8 hours, 10 working units á 45 min
          Format
          Online course. Participants receive login data by email prior the course.
          Tools
          Videoconference. Participants who want to prepare prior the course are invited to visit our Praxisblog and our Wiki.
          Instructor
          Dr. Martina Michalikova
          Course language
          English
          Fees
          For employees, assistant lectures, registered doctoral candidates at TU Berlin and junior scientists at HU, FU, Charité, the course is free of charge. If you do not belong to these groups of people, please contact  for information on fees.
          Requirements
          Participants please keep a laptop/ PC with video and audio function or a webcam and headset ready.
          Completion
          Assuming successful participation, you receive a certificate of attendance.
          Certificate
          Applicable for certificate Science Communication.

          For registration, please fill in the provided form. In case of any questions regarding the course, please contact .

          In case of any organizational questions please contact .

          Registration

          Your binding participation is very important to us. On the one hand, our courses are connected with high costs. On the other hand, we plan much group work and work interactively with you. Hence, should you be unable to attend the entire course or should you be prevented from attending the course at all, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can allocate the place to other interested persons. In the event of multiple unexcused absence, we reserve the right to exclude you from further ZEWK courses.

          Please help us to develop our program in a targeted manner. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties.

          Registration Unblock yourself & improve your writing productivity

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