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Editing your academic thesis (Bendigo Campus)
Wed. 9 November 2016, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm AEDT
THIS SESSION IS FOR LA TROBE STAFF AND STUDENTS ONLY
ABOUT THIS SESSION:
Presented by a highly experienced professional editor with more than 12 years industry experience, this half-day workshop provides participants with insight into:
structuring a thesis
working at the paragraph and sentence level to edit their own work.
At the end of the session, participants will have hands-on editing experience working with their own and others' work for effective academic writing.
PLEASE NOTE that you will be required to bring:
a one or two paragraph sample of what they consider to be good writing in their field, as well as an example of bad writing.
a one- to two-page sample of their own writing to share with the group.
This workshop accommodates strictly limited numbers.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Dr Adam Casey has a BA (hons) in Professional Writing and Communications (Victoria University) and a PhD in Creative Writing (Deakin University).
Dr Casey has taught Professional Writing and Editing, Public Relations and Literary Studies at both undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels for the last 16 years at various tertiary institutions and was an MA and PhD supervisor and examiner for 6 years at RMIT. He presently is the Head of Program for the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing at Melbourne Polytechnic, Fairfield campus.
In addition to supervising and examining postgraduate theses, Dr Casey has provided freelance editing and academic mentoring to many clients completing PhD and MA theses and academics from various fields preparing scholarly articles for publication.
Late-stage graduate researchers.