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Handout: How to Format a Modern Academic Cover Letter

Cover letters may seem like an arcane way of communicating.  But applying for academic jobs, submitting your article for an award, or providing references for students often requires a cover letter. Here’s a template to formatting a modern academic cover letter.  I know there are lots of stylistic variations because I’ve seen […]

Handout: Gantt Table for Planning Social Research – Spreadsheet

Gantt tables are useful ways of visualizing a plausible plan for a research project.  These often appear in grant proposals and thesis proposals.  The illustrate how several components or methods, sometimes called “work packages” will fit together over a rhythm of tasks, roles, milestones and deliverable.  They can help convince […]

Handout: Gantt Table for Planning Social Research – Word Document

Gantt tables are useful ways of visualizing a plausible plan for a research project.  These often appear in grant proposals and thesis proposals.  The illustrate how several components or methods, sometimes called “work packages” will fit together over a rhythm of tasks, roles, milestones and deliverable.  They can help convince […]

Handout: How to Get from a Social Problem to a Research Question and Research Plan

Here are the generic steps in formulating research questions.  These steps are designed to work across the social sciences and humanities, but also to show how different domains of inquiry are interdependent.