The Strategies for Success program within the Graduate College provides Professional Development for graduate students at ASU. No matter where you are in grad school we offer workshops, resources, and podcasts to help you be successful.
Crafting and Delivering Your Presentation
Dr. Paul Hirt, a Professor in History, discusses crafting and delivering your presentation to engage the academic audience and maximize the impact of your opportunity to interact with scholars in your field.
Keep It Simple
Dr. Marcia Levitus, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, shares some insights and advice on creating and delivering conference presentations, specifically the importance of keeping it simple and speaking to your audience.
Nuts and Bolts of Presentations
Dr. Linda Vaughan, the Associate Dean of the School of Applied Arts and Sciences, discusses the nuts and bolts of an academic conference presentation, from writing the abstract to networking at the conference.
Converting Your Dissertation into a Book
Dr Alberto Acereda, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the School of International Letters and Cultures and Dean’s Faculty Fellow of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, talks about the process of transforming your dissertation into a book, moving from reading stage to the writing stage, and the importance of finding time to write.
Turn Your Dissertation Into A Book
Dr. Sally Kitch, the Humanities Professor of Women and Gender Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ASU describes stages and strategies for getting your dissertation published as a book.
Challenges of Good Writing: Words Matter
Drs. Susan Gray and Anna Holian of the Department of History and Dr Tracy Fessenden of the Department of Religious Studies share with Dr Jeanne Simpson of the Writing Center their thoughts about the value of choosing one's words, the importance of self knowledge and discipline in the writing process, and whether one should ask for feedback on drafts.