Doctoral writing classes work, randomised trial finds
- March 10, 2022
- First randomised controlled trials of doctoral writing classes find major improvements in researcher confidence and study habits
Doctoral writing classes significantly reduce feelings of anxiety among PhD candidates
about receiving negative feedback or rejection while also improving research habits,
a new study says. Lead author Barbara Sarnecka, professor of cognitive sciences at
the University of California, Irvine, said she hoped that the study would provide
much-needed evidence for the importance of this type of training …. [and] hoped that
the study could debunk the misconception that “writing the dissertation happens separately
from the other parts of the research.
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