Graduate students with approved proposals are eligible to apply for Dissertation Camp or Workshop. Dissertation writers at the University of Pittsburgh reflect on their experiences with Dissertation Camp and Writing Days:. Not only did it provide structured time for writing with great food and coffee! I highly recommend this wonderful opportunity for dissertation writers. Dissertation Camp gave me my first taste of real dissertation writing, in a structured, supportive environment.
Dissertation Writers' Workshop for Doctoral Candidates
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Doctoral faculty have long advocated for writing support for doctoral candidates during the dissertation stage. However, schools of education often fail to provide organizational supports to assist struggling dissertators. EdD students in CPED institutions may need additional supports due to shorter time-to-degree programs and full-time work commitments. This paper reports how one PhD student in a CPED institution acted as a dissertation consultant for 35 EdD dissertators and successfully guided them through their dissertations.