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Backwards planning… Start from your endpoint, break down tasks and time frames to get work done. You also need to create checkpoints along the way, and assess your progress at each checkpoint. Sometimes you will have to make revisions to your plan–course corrects on your path. Consider these questions for planning… When do you want … Continue reading


Reflecting on Writing Process

Metacognition: Thinking about thinking.  In my own reading after class, I came upon this great definition of “metacognition” that I felt was worth sharing. Metacognition is an awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes. It focuses on how people learn and process information, taking into consideration people’s awareness of how they learn. (Jennifer A. Livingston. … Continue reading


Temperament Sorter

  The 4 Temperaments See the temperaments and consider how these relate to your research and writing process. What are your strengths for research and writing? What are your weaknesses going into a masters thesis/project? Guardian: stable, dependable, protector, staid, risk-averse Supervisor (ESTJ), Inspector (ISTJ), Provider (ESFJ). Protector (ISFJ) Guardians pride themselves on being dependable, helpful, and hard-working. … Continue reading