The workshop evaluates some of the difficulties typically encountered by graduate students writing the dissertation and proposes time management and organizational strategies to manage these types of issues more effectively. The workshop will examine how issues like motivation, procrastination and perfectionism affect productivity and progress. The workshop concludes by reviewing a number of strategies for managing large projects and assists workshop participants in determining which may be most effective for them.
The workshop is interactive and includes several small group exercises as well as frequent opportunities for questions.
The workshop facilitator is Greg Lambeth, PhD who is a clinical psychologist at the Counseling Center and liaison to the Graduate College. Dr. Lambeth completed his graduate work at the University of Texas at Austin and has led the Dissertation Writing Workshop on this campus and elsewhere for more than 15 years.